June 25, 2019

Lions are not impressed with Japan zoo’s mock lion escape drill, but we are

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By Sasha Lekach From Mashable To prepare for the worst, the Tobe Zoo in Japan put a staff member in a lion suit. In the event of an earthquake or some other incident that leads to lions escaping their enclosure, the zoo is prepared to handle the situation, according to a translated article from the […]

Japan found water on an asteroid, and it could reveal secrets about Earth

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By Mike Wehner From BGR Nothing would excite astronomers more than to discover a planet somewhere out there with obvious signs of life, but it just hasn’t happened yet. Earth, we think, is pretty special in its ability to foster life, and as far as we know there’s a few things that are vital for […]

Japan ferry ‘hits whale’, injuring more than 80 on board

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From BBC More than 80 passengers have been injured, several seriously, after a ferry hit what appears to have been a whale in the Sea of Japan. The high-speed hydrofoil ship was en route to Sado Island from the port of Niigata on Saturday. Ferry operators said the vessel hit an object, leaving a 15cm […]

Traditional craft and contemporary design in Japan

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By CORE JR From Core77 An opportunity to study traditional Japanese crafts in Fukuoka, Japan SVA Made in Yame returns with its June 2019 opportunity to study traditional Japanese crafts in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan and have a contemporary product design produced and distributed by MoMA Wholesale. SVA Made in Yame accepts applications from all interested […]

The Editor speaks: Recycle

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We have an article in iNews Cayman today illustrating the number of things we would never think of recycling.. It’s published on our top slider under the title “Recycle”. The article, written by Barri Segal, is actually titled “Shocking Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle” and originally published on the CheatSheet website. However, the […]

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx has started orbiting asteroid Bennu

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By Marietta Moon From engadget The asteroid is now the smallest celestial body orbited by a spacecraft. After NASA’s OSIRIS-REx arrived at asteroid Bennu in early December, its ground team quickly started measuring and mapping out the celestial body. They needed all the information they could get in order to enter Bennu’s orbit, since the asteroid has […]

Tokyo Tower

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Tokyo Tower Just After Dusk By Trey Ratcliffe From Stuck In Customs JAPAN HIGHLIGHT VIDEO My team and I recently visited four great cities in Japan as part of our ongoing 80 Stays around the World tour. Check out this short video with highlights from Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, and Okinawa at website below. DAILY PHOTO […]

Dry Coconut Powder | Global Market 2018 Analysis | (Cocomi, Caribbean, Maggi) and more…

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By Leon Gaban From The Finance Goof The Dry Coconut Powder Market report provides overview of Dry Coconut Powder Industry, including industry chain analysis, manufacturing technology, characteristics and latest market trends & dynamics.The Dry Coconut Powder market research report also focuses on future trends and demand,supply and market expansion rate,prices, competition, size, prices and value […]

Robot installs drywall

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Humanoid construction robot installs drywall by itself By Jon Fingas From engadget It’s clever, if also a commentary on Japan’s labor priorities. If Japan’s Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Institute has its way, construction workers might be a thing of the past. Researchers have built HRP-5P, a humanoid bot that can handle a variety of […]

China ‘threatened with isolation’ by veto written into US-Mexico-Canada trade deal

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By Lee Jeong-ho, Keegan Elmer, Zhou Xin From South China Morning Post A clause allowing any member of the North American trio to effectively block each-other’s free-trade deals seems aimed at China and is expected to feature in future US trade agreements A special clause in the new US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement would give Washington a […]