Japanese Android shows off people-lifting skills

In a public demonstration held in Tokyo on March 28, a human-sized android showed off its weightlifting skills by successfully picking up a 30-kilogram (66-pound) package from a desk and lifting a 66-kilogram (145-pound) humanoid doll out of bed. University of Tokyo professor Yasuo Kuniyoshi...

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Joost – finaly true internet television

Joost is an interactive software for distributing TV shows and other forms of video over the Web using peer-to-peer tv technology, created by Niklas Zennstrm and Janus Friis (founders of Skype and Kazaa). Joost began development in 2006. Working under the code name “The Venice...

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Tired of being on leave and Japanese class woes

Yes it’s official, I’m a little over half way way through my two month leave from work and I am now officially tired of being away from work. I’ve been going out, having fun and relaxing but now I feel over relaxed and unproductive. I...

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Kitano Tsunetomi

A very good friend of mine who I met through this site and fellow Japan, Anime, Gaming enthusiast has introduced me and will continue to help to delve further into the world of Japanese/Asian art. My first lesson/peek is of a famous early 20th century...

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Japan Earthquakes rock Pacific nations

An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 has struck off the west coast of Japan’s largest island, Honshu. Initial reports say at least one person was killed and 50 injured in the tremor that was felt as far away as Tokyo. A tsunami warning was issued for...

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Interesting sites and blogs entry 2

Its been three months time to drop another batch of interesting sites and blogs upon you again. Japanese Lesson One of the best websites on the net for high quality, short and relevant Japanese tutorials. Every time I check I can find good stuff to...

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300 Movie Review

I had originally planed to watch this movie tomorrow night but when one of my friends told me he was going to Carib to buy tickets early before the crowd, I couldn’t help but slip my money to him as well when the excitement took...

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Cricket Worldcup 2007 Opening Ceremony

I just had the opportunity to view one of the most positive, heartwarming, emotion inducing events that I have seen on television in a long time – the opening ceremony of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 in Trelawny Jamaica. If that ceremony was the...

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10 Days I want to forget…quickly

The last week and a half has been quite the roller coaster ride for me. My computer at home died not once but twice in less that 3 days, the first death was the result of a virus and the second was due to a...

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