Awesome smiling Shiba dog in Japan doesn’t have a job, still seems to know it’s vacation time

The self-satisfied Internet star is back, and this time he’s happier than ever. There’s a little extra spring in Japan’s step this week, thanks to the string of holidays collectively known as Golden Week. In a society where unpaid overtime and mandatory drinking sessions with coworkers are common aspects of working life, a few days […]

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“Pathway that will kill people who walk while using a smartphone” discovered in Japan

If you’re in this part of Nagoya, make sure you watch your step, not your screen. Thanks to Japan’s relatively advanced mobile Internet and high-spec cell phones of the late 1990s and early 2000s, it took a bit of time for smartphones to catch on. They’ve quickly become the norm for young consumers and new […]

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