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Japan has made an electroshock braclet that will deliver pain to Metaverse dreamers.
Japanese Startup Builds Electroshock Bracelet to Inflict Pain On Metaverse Users
A Japanese startup has created a bracelet that transfers and mimics bodily movements into virtual reality settings while also delivering to users haptic, virtually generated stimuli, such as pain. H2L, a Tokyo-based, Sony-backed startup that...
South Korea hit the 10 million milestone in positive PCR COVID tests amid a surge in fatalities surrounding a half million cases in a single day.
South Korea Marks 10 Million COVID Cases in New Milestone Despite Stringent Pandemic Measures
The number of positive PCR test results and COVID-19-attributed deaths keep soaring in South Korea and other countries with similarly high vaccination rates and other extreme COVID-19 mandate regimes.  Last week, the caseload of so-called...
As communist China threatens to invade Taiwan, some see Japan as a stronger ally than the U.S.
Taiwanese Public Trust Japan Over Biden-Led US Against Chinese Invasion
In a two-day poll conducted on Mar. 14, roughly 40 percent of the people in Taiwan believe that Japan is a more likely ally than the U.S. against a possible Chinese invasion. As Russia’s invasion...
As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, unreliable media reports make it unclear how many civilians are caught in the crossfire.
Unreliable Media Coverage Clouds Impact On Civilians in Russo-Ukrainian War
Russia’s military operations in Ukraine have persisted for a month and accounts of civilian casualties and struggles have naturally emerged. However, between inaccurate media coverage and the unreliability of the Internet, there is no clear...
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North Korean Women ‘Rented’ to China for Work Disappear From Shanghai Dorm, Presumed Defected: Report
Twenty North Korean women working for a clothing company in Shanghai have reportedly vanished from their dormitory along with their manager in February – a case kept very quiet by both Chinese and North Korean...
Incredibly Detailed Octopus From a Single Sheet of Paper by Japanese artist Masayo Fukudo
‘National Treasure’ – Japanese Artist Cuts Incredibly Detailed Octopus From a Single Sheet of Paper
At first glance, this octopus seemed to be alive and breathing. A second look, however, paints a different picture —it's a drawing rendered using fine-tipped pens — alas, that's not accurate either. If you take...
7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Coast of Japan Prompting Tsunami Warning
Japanese officials have issued a tsunami advisory today (March 16) after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook off the coast of Japan near Fukushima on Wednesday evening. The quake occurred near the site of a nuclear...
OPEC+ member Saudi Arabia threatens to trade US petrodollars for Chinese yuan amid geopolitical tensions.
Saudis Posture Dumping US Petrodollar for Yuan On Chinese Oil Sales
While Saudi Arabia is posturing that it may begin accepting the yuan instead of the U.S. dollar on at least a portion of its oil sales to China amid intensifying geopolitical conflicts, economic and political...
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Japanese ‘Killing Stone’ Splits Open, Releasing 900-year-old Fox Demon, According to Legend
In Japan, the infamous “killing stone” has cracked open, unleashing a demon that had been captivated for 900 years. It signifies a time of great havoc, according to folklore. The cleaved rock is named Sessho-Seki...