Like so many others, my life revolves around my dog. My dog Remy’s life, however, revolves around fetch. I am woken many mornings by a joyous bouncing of her rubber orange ball, so (naturally!) I am always on the lookout for new innovations in the field of fetch.
This is a big one, ladies, so pay attention. A very special dog hailing from Kobe, Japan has figured out a way to play fetch by himself with the aid of only a few rocks and a strong water ... Read More
BY Amy LaCount in General on Jul 11, 2013 |
Tell me, how stoked are you for the BUST 20th Anniversary Extravaganza?
You can’t stop thinking about it? You’re kept awake at night because all you can do is listen to old Cibo Matto records in anticipation? I’m right there with ya.
Cibo Matto, for those of you who don’t know, is…basically the coolest.
Hatori and Honda
Formed by two Japanese women – Yuka Honda and Miho Hatori – in the early '90s, ... Read More
BY Laurel Walsh in Feminizzle on May 16, 2013 |
Officials in Osaka, Japan are keeping their heads down this week after their mayor, Toru Hashimoto, made some uncool comments about the country’s role in keeping "comfort women" during World War II.
His exact (-ish) words were (as translated and quoted by Japanese media):
"In the circumstances in which bullets are flying like rain and wind, the soldiers are running around at the risk of losing their lives. If you want them to have a rest in such a situation, ... Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner in General on Apr 10, 2013 |
There is weird shit out there for everyone, and students from Japan have just added to the world's long list of odd objects. Created for lonely students, the "girlfriend replacement coat" intends to mimic the satisfaction a wearer can get from receiving a hug from behind by a girlfriend. The lifelike hugging action is accompanied by a female voice that whispers into the wearer's ear through connected headphones.
According to online gaming mag Kotaku, the ... Read More
Objectifying women’s bodies in advertising is hardly something new. However, Japanese firm Wit Inc. is taking it to a whole new level. Wit Inc. is now recruiting women to wear stickered advertisements on their thighs, literally turning these women’s legs into billboards.
Paid up to $121 per day, women are required to be over the age of 18, have a significant number of followers on social media websites, and must wear miniskirts that ... Read More