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Robots Will Check You in at Newest Japanese Hotel
There's a hotel inside a theme park in Nagasaki, Japan, that hopes to eventually be 100-percent staffed with robots. Phase 1 is the check-in desk. A handful of animatronic androids fashioned to look like attractive Japanese women will greet you and check you in whether you speak Japanese, Chine…
Japanese Pepsi Could Actually Make You Skinnier
First there was soda, carbonated sugar water that was sure to expand your waistline. Then there was "diet" soda, which didn't add any calories to the equation but was sweetened with chemicals that may not be so great for you.
Now, in Japan, there is something called Pepsi Special. This drin…
What Are the World’s Healthiest Countries?
Earlier this month, we were astonished to learn what countries were the laziest in the world. So, it stands to reason that in order to put the scope of the worldwide condition into perspective it is now necessary to identify the world’s healthiest countries.
Lady Gaga to Appear on Japanese New Year’s Show
Only a huge star like Lady Gaga can ring in the new year on two different continents. Already scheduled to drop the ball in Times Square this Saturday night, Gaga will also be the only international artist appearing on an annual Japanese New Year’s Eve program.
How Close Do You Live To A Nuclear Reactor?
There is really no reason to "Freak Out" about the damaged nuclear reactors in Japan, but CNN Money does let you know where you might want to "Freak Out" by giving you the list of the closest nuclear plants by your address in case they ever get damaged...
7th Largest Earthquake Rocks Japan [VIDEO]
TOKYO -- A powerful tsunami spawned by the largest earthquake in Japan's recorded history slammed the eastern coast Friday, sweeping away boats, cars, homes and people as widespread fires burned out of control. Japan's Fire and Disaster Management Agency says at least 29 people have di…