A Japanese doctor’s 10 tips for proper medical care

With the world’s knowledge quite literally at our fingertips, the sheer amount of information available to us can be overwhelming. With the ability to look up anything from recipes to diagnostics and treatments for diseases at the touch of a button, how are we to know what to believe?

A doctor’s office in Japan has posted a list of 10 tips to help patients weed through all the falsities in order to make the best decisions about their medical care.

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Jumpsuit with built-in kitty cuddle pouch lets you and your cat snuggle…and poo together, too

Because sometimes a sweatshirt with a kitty cuddle pouch isn’t enough. Oh, and also you have to poop.

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“Cute little sister” sleeved blanket helps wearer achieve new level of awesome/awkward

Do normal blankets not keep you warm enough on cold winter nights? How about one with an huggable anime girl stitched into it?

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Ham sandwich! Japanese netizens are loling at these nonsense car decals

If you live in Asia, you’re probably used to seeing Engrish phrases everywhere. When you’ve grown up reading and writing in kanji, hiragana, etc., the “foreign-ness” of English writing and phrases adds an air of mystery and style. But it’s exactly the same in the west too—people will buy all kinds of products with kanji characters written on them whether or not they know what they mean.

Here are some examples of decked-out cars with random, nonsensical Japanese phrases on them that have Japanese netizens laughing their socks off over.

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Ask Mr. Sato Episode 1 – Love, Dreams, Cats vs Dogs【Video】

Episode 1 of our brand new series, Ask Mr. Sato, is here! Join us at the link below to listen to the great man’s sagely advice!

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So a bikini model and a kaiju walk into Japan’s most famous porn location…to sell toys 【Video】

A rubber suit monster, surreal humor, and a heaping helping of sexual subtext that has nothing to do with the product itself? This might be the alpha and the omega of Japanese commercials.

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Magical anime fan art has characters appearing to leap off the page in tender act of friendship

2-D heroines get a boost from 3-D perspective and an extremely talented fan.

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Oxford Dictionaries picks single emoji as Word of the Year, seemingly forgets what “word” means

Oxford Dictionaries, the online arm of the publisher of the Oxford Dictionary of English, has announced that its 2015 Word of the Year is an emoji. No, not the word “emoji,” but a single, specific emoji.

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Sumo horse racing game returns with guest appearances from Street Fighter characters!

With laser-blast-firing sumo wrestlers on horses, Japan Sumo Derby was one of the best things we’ve seen this year. So, how can it be topped? With Street Fighter characters!

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Beautiful manga-style festival poster is drawn by the person you would least expect

This lovely and feminine poster was made for the Sakura Jidai Festival, also known as the Festival of the Ages. While it is certainly beautiful, it’s garnering attention online because it was created by an 81-year-old man.

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Star Wars X-wing fighter docks at Singapore airport, travelers encouraged to sit in its cockpit

If you ever thought you’d have to go to a galaxy far, far away to sit in the cockpit of a Star Wars X-wing fighter, you were wrong. All you have to do is go to Singapore.

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A $2,350 sleeping bag/bear? Japanese artist’s wild creation hits Japanese Twitter with a roar!

So, what do you look for in a sleeping bag? Most people would probably say not much, except that it’s soft and warm. But once you take a look at this unique creation by Amsterdam-based Japanese artist Eiko Ishizawa, you might say that an interesting design also counts for something as well. It’s the “Great Sleeping Bear“, which began as one of Ishizawa’s art projects and is now getting a whole lot of attentionfor its amazing life-like detail and also its hefty price tag!

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We try the sweets, soups, pastas, and fried chicken of KFC’s all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant

We visited the all-you-can-eat KFC buffet restaurant in Japan before the official opening day and found more than just fried chicken on the menu. There’re also pastas, soups, breads, sweets, and even an all-you-can-drink beer plan!

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Japanese firefighters show off the awesome ninja skills we never realized they had 【Video】

If you thought ninjas had died out during the fall of the Shogunate, then do we have a surprise for you. Introducing Japan’s modern-day ninjas who look strikingly like firefighters.

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Manga-inspired sailor-style school uniforms now redesigned as dresses for everyday wear

School uniforms inspired by Japanese manga have come to life as dresses designed for everyday wear by women of all ages.

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Anime sword fighting isn’t like reality. Why? Biomechanics (again)

You know all those cool-looking anime warriors with a katana strapped to their back? It turns out some of them would be really easy to beat in a fight, and it’s all the artist’s fault.

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Galaxy in a bauble: Japanese artist creates spacescape pendants from glass, opals, and gold

Satoshi Tomizu calls his amazing creations Space Glass, and there’s really no better way to describe them.

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Japanese composer expresses smelly breath as music【Videos】

Hear the stench of fermented soybeans, herring.

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New Alien mini figurine set shows Big Chap breakdancing, daydreaming and practicing yoga

Big Chap, the terrifying extraterrestrial antagonist from the 1979 Alien movie, gives us a sneak-peek into his day-to-day life outside of the spotlight with this new set of detailed mini figurines.

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Check out the ninja-like table wiping skills on this Japanese waiter!

You’ve never seen table wiping like this before.

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