Police in Japan have reported that crime is at a minimum and that they have nothing to do.  They say that there has only been one gun homicide since 2015 when they made firearms illegal.   Gun control is the major reason for this low homicide rate.  Japanese Law states that no person is allowed to own a firearm or sword.  […]

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Japanese robot can recognize human emotion

Meet “Pepper,” said Richard Lawler in Japanese telecom firm SoftBank unveiled a new, robot last week that it claims “can recognize human emotion” thanks to technology that allows it to “communicate through emotion, speech, or body language.” Pepper is also equipped with microphones and proximity sensors, and will feature upgradable software, allowing users to install apps and updates to […]

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Mutant Butterflies In Fukushima

Mutant Butterflies

Researchers in Japan say they have found evidence that radiation from the March 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident has caused the mutation of dozens of butterflies. The mutant butterflies are assumed to be just one of many affected wildlife species. The mutant butterflies have been shown to have stunted wings, irregularly developed eyes, disfigured antennas and different color […]

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Eyeball Licking -Japanese Craze

Eyeball Licking

Japanese schoolchildren have been swept up in a new craze— eyeball licking. The bizarre practice, known as “worming” supposedly is an expression of intimacy, and was sparked by a music video in which a woman licks the lead singer’s eye. Ophthalmologists warned that the practice is causing scratched corneas and infections that could lead to blindness. But Japanese teens have […]

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