Monthly Archives: February 2016

This is why the world must have drones

Simply to take absolutely stunning video, like here. Oh yes, they’re also good for science and stuff, but just look at it: Pipeline Winter 2013 from Eric Sterman on Vimeo. Advertisements

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Japanese mascots have their very own Grand Prix!

Living in Japan means coming face to face with mascots on a daily basis. Here, they’re by no means the sole property of sports teams. Oh no, here every self-respecting city, government agency, company, organisation – hell, even prison – … Continue reading

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I, for one, have known this for a while….

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Japanese history summarised in nine minutes – or about hundred hours and counting

Bill Wurtz’ YouTube history of Japan has been making the rounds lately, and I have to admit that I really, really, really like it. Here it is in all of its nine minute glory: If the video wets your appetite, … Continue reading

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Photos of Japan: Nara buildings and statues

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A few pictures of temples and statues from a recent trip to Nara.

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Photos of Japan: The Nara deer

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A trip to Nara just wouldn’t be complete without loads of photos of the deer that just about couldn’t care less about the millions of tourists that stream through Nara Park every years. Unless they have food. Or look like … Continue reading

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If you want to ‘understand’ Japanese bboying, watch their hands

There is something a little bit different about bboys in Japan. Sure, many countries would make that claim about something from their country, but I think it’s true in this case because of a simple difference: other bboys might enjoy … Continue reading

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