Even by the hilariously sadistic standards of Japanese prank shows, this is outstanding.
What better way to spend part of a Covid emergency relief fund than on a 43-foot-long pink squid statue? As Japan faces another Covid surge, with Tokyo under a state of emergency, Noto, Japan – known for their flying squid – spent 25-million yen ($228,000) on this cartoonish squid sculpture in hopes of attracting more… READ THE REST
Investopedia defines family offices as "private wealth management advisory firms that serve ultra-high-net-worth investors." Yamauchi Family Office No. 10 was established in 2020 by Nintendo's founding family, which is not surprising given the colorful design and delightful song for its website. Got there and just start scrolling. From the site: "Seeking stability only clouds your… READ THE REST
"A Page of Madness" is an experimental Japanese horror film from 1926. It was directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa. Here's a good review on Letterboxed: Set in a remote mental hospital, the film focuses mostly on the experiences (both internal and external) of an old janitor, whose delusional wife is one of the hospital's patients. As… READ THE REST
It probably comes as no surprise that if you're looking for a dog breed that your insurance company will approve, the best bet is to avoid Doberman Pinschers, pit bulls, and Rottweilers. Or maybe you want a Chihuahua, which is one of the smallest breeds and also the longest living major breed at around 17… READ THE REST
When you go shopping for a new vehicle, it's natural to be dazzled by some of the amazing bells and whistles of some of the most forward-thinking new cars and trucks. However, if you were smart, you went shopping with a veteran of the car lots, who quickly reminded you that you would be paying… READ THE REST
It may surprise you to learn that the bacteria in your body outnumber the native cells by as much as 10-to-1. That means you could have any many as 300 trillion bacteria living inside you at any given moment. While the thought of living cells that aren't your own flooded throughout your body is likely… READ THE REST