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DarcNoodles Drops by Daikoku Parking Lot (GALLERY)
Mr. Car/Camera Nerd stopped by the world famous Daikoku Parking Lot recently and snapped a few lovelies. If you don’t know what it means to go to the Daikoku Futo, then use your Google - and whether you do or do not, you'll like this stuff right here.
Toyota's New THUMS 5 Virtual Human Model Visualizes Accident Impact
The brand-new model is called THUMS Version 5. In this version, Toyota has added to the already complex modeling software additional weak and tense muscle models that allow the user to simulate the various positions in which a human body experiences a car crash.
Holding Up the Tokyo Monorail (4K VIDEO)
If it weren't for the wear and obvious age of the cars and elevated tracks, you'd be forgiven for judging the Tokyo Monorail as futuristic and technologically marvelous. And even if the big, big city is old hat, it's hard not to be moved by that ride - but what's holding up the 51-year-old inverted anachronism?
TokyoStreetView: Imperial Palace Part I (4K VIDEO)
One of Tokyo’s most popular areas, Shinjuku only truly reveals itself at night. Dirty, noisy and somehow vulgar, Shinjuku at night is nonetheless one of the most interesting places to visit in Tokyo. The ward is divided into different smaller areas that are not always welcoming to cameras at night, and for good reason...
Mirrored TOKYO Will Melt Your Brain (FLASHBACKERY)
The contiguous urbanization, beginning at Tokyo Bay, crawls westward and disappears beneath the sky, farther than we can see - not only by distance, but also due to the basic curvature of the earth. It’s just that vast. Okay, now double that. Twist and turn. Reflect. Go upside down and merge it all together in a videographic collage...
Commuter Gamer #4: Passing the Time on Tokyo Trains (REVIEW)
Whether it’s collecting cherry blossoms after a cold winter wind, venturing into a unique wilderness in search of birthday cake or stamping documents in a Cold War-era, Eastern bloc country, your next commute to the immigration office will never be the same again.
It's bee a few monts, but Sony finally announced the release date of their spherical speech recognition Bluetooth speaker, BSP60. It is going to be available on July 11. also moves around, getting down to the beat - opening and closing its top speaker covers, with LEDs bouncing along to the rhythm.
Top 5 Japanese Tech (and culture) Videos of the Week
1) New plastic can be heated and reshaped, 2) Too lazy go out to the gacha gacha machines in meatspace? Do it online!, 3) The cloudy dreary Tokyo rainy season can also be beautiful (in 4K), 4) Draw a fish and watch it swim in an AR aquarium, and 5) SELFIE STICK KILLER DEMO!
Selfie Stick Killer: Clip-On Wide-Angle Fisheye Lens for Smartphones
The simple clip doubles your average smartphone’s field of view from 70 degrees to 140, pretty much eliminates the need for increasingly frowned-upon and/or outright banned selfie sticks, dials in some great macro shots, and does it all for well under $20.
TokyoStreetView: Imperial Palace Part I (4K VIDEO)
Located on the former site of Edo Castle (1888) near Tokyo Station, the Imperial Palace is the official residence of the Japanese royal family. Divided into four distinct areas or sectors, it covers a total area of 3.41 square kilometers. And yes - you can go there!

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