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Wednesday: December 30, 2009

Paper airplane manages to set brand new flight record over in Japan.Paper airplane manages to set brand new flight record over in Japan.

If you can make a paper airplane capable of staying in flight for more than twenty-six seconds (using just one sheet of paper and nothing else) alert your local news station because you've just broken a record.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 6:49 AM | Tags (6) | airplane | flight | japan | paper | records | seconds |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 2, 2009

A collection of strange and funny Japanese inventions for you to gawk at.A collection of strange and funny Japanese inventions for you to gawk at.

Most of these are actually strange and funny with the lone exception of the 'butter stick'. I'm surprised that this hasn't gained a more widespread popularity worldwide. Portable, easy to apply, and best of all its butter on a freakin' stick.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 3:30 PM | Tags (7) | butter | funny | inventions | japan | nikibrown | stick | strange |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 85 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 14, 2009

Google shows how Street View works in the cutest way possible.Google shows how Street View works in the cutest way possible.

Awww, it's so cute when they remove potential personal information from captured images!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 2:55 PM | Tags (6) | cute | google | japan | overload | privacy | streetview |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 4, 2009

Sony Walkman outsells the iPod for the first time in four years over in Japan.Sony Walkman outsells the iPod for the first time in four years over in Japan.

Sony's win be may due to a variety of factors, according to BCN. The company focuses on lower-cost music players, with the average price of a Walkman dropping in recent weeks while Apple's prices have stayed firm.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:47 AM | Tags (6) | apple | ipod | japan | sales | sony | walkman |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Six neat things to do while traveling through Tokyo.Six neat things to do while traveling through Tokyo.

Some nifty information for anyone who happens to be visiting Tokyo in the near future. Also good for anyone who happens to be daydreaming about visiting Tokyo in the near future.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 11:26 AM | Tags (5) | japan | things | todo | tokyo | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

Japan orders Amazon.com to pay up on back taxes.Japan orders Amazon.com to pay up on back taxes.

There goes about fourteen billion yen ($119 million).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 12:15 PM | Tags (3) | amazon | japan | taxes |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 1, 2009

Fourteen bizarre Japanese toys for you to gawk at.Fourteen bizarre Japanese toys for you to gawk at.

Yes, an Obama action figure makes a great addition to any home or office desk environment.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 8:04 AM | Tags (4) | bizarre | japan | strange | toys |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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