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Whisky in space! Japanese distillery sends booze to space station

We want to believe in whisky that's out of this world.

By August 4, 2015

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Festival in Japan features gigantic robot attendees can 'pilot' (Tomorrow Daily 212)

Super Guzzilla is a 33,000-pound robot, so we had to look into claims its manufacturer was allowing festivalgoers the opportunity to pilot it. Fortunately, it looks like nobody will be causing chaos with the big metal machine, as the "pilot" software happens entirely in VR.

By July 21, 2015

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Japanese festival attendees can pilot this huge robot...in VR (Tomorrow Daily 212)

Khail and Ashley discuss how festival goers in Japan can pilot a 33,000-pound robot, watch Valve's VR headset demo for "Portal" and explain how a lab grew a tiny beating heart from scratch. #TDRoboPilot

By July 21, 2015

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Apple, IBM to give 5 million iPads to Japanese seniors

Apple, extending its partnership with IBM, will also collaborate on apps to improve the wellness and connectivity of elderly people, starting in Japan.

By April 30, 2015

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Bellhop bots? This Japanese hotel will be run by robots

Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto, for helping me with my luggage. Hen-na Hotel in Japan is set to open with check-in bots and robot concierges, porters and maids. So we don't have to tip them, right?

By February 5, 2015

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DIY Dalek and dapper Time Lord battle in 'Japanese Doctor Who'

Dalek with legs? Cybermen in Spandex? Sonic Screwdriver as a sword flute? Crave chats with the "Japanese Doctor Who" filmmaker Joshua Kahan about why he gave the popular British sci-fi show the Tokusatsu touch.

By September 1, 2014

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Sony's IFA 2015 press conference: Join us Sept. 2 (live blog)

The Japanese company will talk up its latest gadgets during an event in Berlin. The invite hints at a broad array of devices, from smartphones to cameras to TVs.

By August 28, 2015

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Watch Sony's new drone take off like a chopper

Technically Incorrect: Claiming its prototype drone can fly for 2 hours, and at 106 mph, Sony sends the gadget up, up and away.

By August 25, 2015

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Debating teaching robots karate on Tomorrow Daily

Boston Dynamics unveiled Atlas, a 6'3" robot that appears to be learning karate moves. We say this decision can't possibly end well, but there's also the possibility these robots are being trained to fight an impending alien invasion we're not aware of yet.

By November 11, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 084: A Japanese e-paper bra, robot karate, all-electric watercraft and more

On today's show, we giggle at a Japanese bra that changes patterns and color with the right kind of contact, worry about the dangers of teaching robots karate, and start saving for the futuristic watercraft called the Quadrofoil.

By November 11, 2014