If you are talented enough you can make a little plastic cylinder sound like a big drum.
Last week, Yoshiro Mori (83), a former Japan Prime Minister and head of the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee, complained about the women on the committee. He said, "we have to make sure their speaking time is restricted somewhat, they have difficulty finishing." He resigned shortly thereafter, saying his remark was "inappropriate." A few days later… READ THE REST
Here's an amazing fact. More Japanese-language copies of Chaosium's classic horror RPG, Call of Cthulhu, are sold than all other languages combined. CoC is far more likely to be the gateway RPG for new gamers in Japan than Dungeons & Dragons. Call of Cthulhu was first translated into Japanese by publisher Hobby Japan, which localised… READ THE REST
These police officers were very polite to a scooter driver who committed an infraction that caught their attention. "Driver, please stop on the left side of the road," they announced through the patrol car loudspeaker. "Thank you very much." The driver pretended to do as instructed but had a trick up their sleeve. READ THE REST
Self-operated vacuums like Rosie the Robot from The Jetsons were once a science fiction dream. Now, robot vacuums are everyday devices, with U.S households expected to spend nearly $3 billion on robo vacs in 2021 alone. Despite all that innovation, not much much has changed in what we ask from our vacuums. We want clean… READ THE REST
If you ever felt auto insurance rates weren't judged by your driving record alone, you have no idea how right you were. A new study by Consumer Reports seems to confirm what many have suspected for a long time — that auto providers are judging far more than your DMV report and your address before offering you… READ THE REST
For PC gaming, precision and coordination are always important, so compatibility is a constant issue worth considering. If your keyboard doesn't play nice with your mouse, there could be a problem. With that in mind, you can actually pick up an entire gaming controller set that is dynamically engineered to ensure all pieces work together… READ THE REST