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Goodbye world, hello personal isolation pod

Time out! This futuristic-looking isolation chamber is perfect for things like chilling out and boozing up. Just the thing to get some quality alone time.

By June 18, 2014

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The 404 1,485: Where Andrew W.K. is the ninth wonder of the world (podcast)

Rocker Andrew W.K. is back on The 404 today handing out sage advice to our listeners about New York, social media, and an inspiring message of positivity. We'll also get his take on the current state of music journalism, check out a few pages from his old modeling lookbook, and finish up with a performance by the man himself, with lyrics written by 404 listeners!

By May 14, 2014

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Japanese Kuratas mecha gets decked out in Microsoft Windows logos

The $1.3 million rideable robot gets the Microsoft Windows treatment for the Windows Spring Festival 2014 held at Akihabara, Japan.

By May 6, 2014

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PS Vita 2000 goes lighter and slimmer

The update to Sony's Vita line will be 20 percent lighter and 15 percent thinner than the current console and comes with 1GB of onboard storage.

By September 9, 2013

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'Patlabor' giant robot prop is broodingly awesome

The classic mecha series is getting live-action treatment with director Mamoru Oshii at the helm.

By August 16, 2013

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Blind spot: How a hoax about eye licking went global

Media finds weird news impossible to resist, even when it sounds too silly to be true. But it can fool people especially easily when coming from a place like Japan, birthplace of wacky trends.

By August 8, 2013

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Is 'Pacific Rim' a retelling of Japanese anime 'Evangelion'?

While there are strong similarities between the two mecha-versus-monster tales, Guillermo del Toro's stunning visual roller-coaster goes in its own direction.

By July 16, 2013

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Get your own Alien Exosuit, kinda

A Japanese electronics company has built a fully operational robotic exoskeleton, accompanied by its very own Manga.

By July 8, 2013

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Working robot mecha suit is built for kids

Sakakibara Kikai's latest drivable robot exoskeleton comes with a power drill hand. What else could junior want?

By May 8, 2013

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Gundam apps for iOS surface at Tokyo Game Show

Out of the Toyko Game Show and onto the Internet sneak a trio of hands-on videos for three Mobile Suit: Gundam-themed iOS apps.

By September 16, 2010