I think these delightful cats could convince me to buy anything, even a state-of-the-art $500 NEC CD player back in 1987.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to hang out in a Tokyo video-game arcade in the late 70s? This video of raw news footage gives a glimpse into one. The arcade in the video is called "World Game" and is filled with retro games such as Space Invaders. I love the way… READ THE REST
Angela Hoa's drawings of Japanese cafes and storefronts capture what I love about walking in Tokyo – the signs, the plants, the colors, the eccentricity. Check out her Instagram to see her work. She also teaches a class on how to do what she does and I'm tempted to take it. READ THE REST
This astonishing 3D animated cat now presides over Tokyo's Shinjuku Station. Watch the clip below. Cross Shinjuku Vision's curved display enables the truly incredible depth effects. According to TimeOut, "the cat will have its official debut on Monday July 12, when it will wake up when the screen turns on at 7am every morning and… READ THE REST
Trying to sleep during the height of the summer heat isn't always easy. If you live in a warm climate and if you have upstairs bedrooms, you know the heat rises — and while the air conditioning keeps things feeling comfortable downstairs, that isn't always the case upstairs. Once you throw some sheets and blankets… READ THE REST
No one wants to sleep on soggy, unstable, or unsafe ground when they go camping. If you've got an SUV, you're probably halfway tempted to just sleep in the vehicle sometimes, even though that kind of defeats the whole outdoor experience. However, you can still use your SUV to your advantage and craft yourself a safe,… READ THE REST
We all know the chaos that ensues when your home is suffering through Wi-Fi problems. In this day and age, you might as well just turn off the electricity. Your home basically becomes Frontier House, with everyone plunging back into a pre-internet age that feels more and more alien by the day. For homes dealing… READ THE REST