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Japan responds to giant robot duel: Let's do it

Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industry hurled a few insults at the American team upon accepting a challenge for the teams' giant robots to battle.

By July 6, 2015

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America challenges Japan to real-life battle of giant robots

Now that America's MegaBots and Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industries have both built giant, pilot-controlled robots, it seems obvious what has to happen next.

By July 2, 2015

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Godzilla is Japan's newest, most imposing citizen

The fine folks of Tokyo's Shinjuku ward have welcomed a famous new resident. The fictional monster Godzilla, who lives atop a movie theater in Shinjuku, gets residency papers.

By June 3, 2015

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We figure out what to get a newly married robot couple (Tomorrow Daily 203)

A pair of robots in Japan got married in front of about 100 guests last week, and we have a few questions. Where are they registered? Will they be thrilled with monogrammed hand towels, or are they more of a kitchen appliance kind of couple?

By July 6, 2015

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Japanese government wants fully-functioning toilets in elevators (Tomorrow Daily 191)

When earthquakes strike Japan, elevator passengers are often trapped with no way to relieve themselves, which is why the toilet industry wants to figure out flushable toilets in elevators. It's a great idea, and some must wish it happened sooner.

By June 9, 2015

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I, robot, take this other robot to be my wedded wife

Here comes the robot bride, all dressed in white. The first ever robot wedding takes place in Japan between humanoid robot Yukirin and slightly-less-humanoid bot Frois.

By July 5, 2015

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Meet our future RoboSimian heroes

Move over, bipeds and humanoid robots. Take a closer look at the ape-like rescue robot from NASA JPL that turned heads at this year's DARPA Robotics Challenge.

By July 5, 2015

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Darth Vader looms large in 'Star Wars' snow sculpture in Japan

Japanese soldiers have built a giant sculpture of Vader and his Stormtroopers for the Sapporo Snow Festival. Who knew the Dark Lord of the Sith looked so good in white?

By February 6, 2015

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We need this giant, real-life version of Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots to happen (Tomorrow Daily 202)

U.S. company MegaBots, Inc. issued a challenge to Japanese-based Suidobashi Heavy Industries, hoping to pit its MegaBot Mk. II against Kurakatas in a no-holds barred battle to the death. ROBOT FIGHT!

By July 2, 2015

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Hooray, the new Spider-Man is Tom Holland! (Tomorrow Daily 197)

Wait. Actually, we have no idea who Tom Holland is. But we're going to find out a little more about him on today's show, and discuss whether we think he can carry Spidey into a new movie trilogy.

By June 23, 2015