I think these delightful cats could convince me to buy anything, even a state-of-the-art $500 NEC CD player back in 1987.
Whenever we go to Japan, we like going to Akihabara and visiting the capsule toy (gashapon or gachapon) stores there. The little toys are much cooler than the ones that you'll find in U.S. vending machines. I took some photos of my most recent visit to a capsule toy store in 2108 (see below). There… READ THE REST
Takishima Mika (aka Takimika) was born on January 15, 1931. She started training when she was 65 and became a trainer herself at 87. She hopes to continue working until she's 100. In the video below, she demonstrates remarkable strength and flexibility with weights and yoga poses. From Nippon.com: "I only got into fitness because… READ THE REST
Nissin sells packets of powder that turn ramen and cup noodle broth into an inedible solid. It looks like the same water-absorbing powder in disposable diapers. Huh? According to SoraNews24 you aren't supposed to drink all the broth in a bowl of ramen or cup noodle because it's "packed with calories and sodium." I don't… READ THE REST
How do you protect yourself from everybody online trying to get all up in your business? And we aren't just talking about cybercriminals and other malevolent black hats rummaging around the internet either. We also mean all those "legitimate" businesses that use trackers, cookies, and other online tricks to harvest as much usable information from… READ THE REST
Everybody strives for truly unique home decor. That would seem to make a lot of sense, because who wants the same stuff that everybody else has? Of course, unique often translates to handmade, so unless you've got a knack for carpentry or know a great art dealer, unique can be both tough and costly to… READ THE REST
If you aren't horrified by the state of America's food supply chain, then it's because you haven't been paying attention. Prices on food items keep rising, yet the farmers who make that food are taking home less and less. Part of that broken system is because farmers don't sell directly to you, the customer. Instead,… READ THE REST