20
Dec

Sento-kun

Ever since his horned head was unveiled in February, Sento-kun has been the target of ridicule and revulsion. Now the mascot chosen to mark the 1,300th anniversary of Japan’s ancient… Sento-kun

30
Sep

Sharp Netwalker

“Just because.” (bulldog not included) I’d been looking for an ultraportable Internet-ready device, some kind of netbook, for a while. Now that I haul a CPAP machine everywhere, taking my… Sharp Netwalker

28
Sep

Fake Castle

A trick played by Toyotomi Hideyoshi while he was unifying Japan was the construction of a fake castle. Legend has it that once when his army moved into an enemy… Fake Castle