A nifty new fountain in Osaka redefines the ancient concept of the water clock.
In what organizers are calling the world's first bipedal-robot marathon, foot-high humanoids compete in endurance test to run a full 26-mile marathon.
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If you can afford a first-class seat, this 160 mph bullet train promises a plush ride to Nagano and the Sea of Japan.
BIREM can go from horizontal to vertical surfaces and could be used to inspect aging bridges and other steel structures.
The Spiral Top, a spinning gadget mounted with LEDs for gorgeous light paintings, brings a touch of artistry to the International Space Station.
The company hoped to sell 9 million Wii U units between April 2013 and March 2014. It now expects to sell just 2.8 million units.
Nintendo's president has said the firm is looking into a new business structure that could include smart phones and tablets.
The company says the move of the consumer-focused entertainment group will allow for a stronger focus on its health division.