July 22, 2008

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    New protein named after Pikachu

    You just have to already know this is coming from Japan. A group of researchers at the Osaka Bioscience Institute has discovered a protein that is vital to transmitting information to the brain Yomiuri writes, The researchers believe that the protein plays a role in determining the efficiency of kinetic vision. They therefore named the […] More

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    NES inside classic controller

    When will the NES mods stop? Never I hope, as they are beyond cool. I wish I had the time, patience, and the Magiver-like genious to know how to do it. Not to be outdone by making a portable NES system out of a game cartridge, G-Force, a moderator at BenHeck.com, and the same mod […] More

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    Tokyo fashion from Japan prisons

    The latest fashion craze hitting Tokyo comes from an place most don’t consider very fashionable… jail. The inmates at Hakodate Juvenile Prison have produced a line of cotton aprons, bags, and pouches that are sweeping Japan. All of the designs are sold out from their prison’s official Internet store. These items officially went on sale […] More