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Japanese Inventor Creates Self-Defense Wig For Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.01.2016 | Weird News

A Japanese inventor has created something for Donald Trump that can only be described as "yuge." The so-called "guard wig" is a blond toupee that can ...

Drunk Man Arrested For Assaulting Robot

Newser | David Moye | Posted 09.09.2015 | Weird News

A drunk guy in a cellphone store in Japan was unhappy with a clerk's attitude ... so he kicked a robot, Not just any robot, but a four-foot-high "huma...

Japanese Restaurant Selling Poo-Flavored Curry

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.21.2015 | Weird News

If there ever was a restaurant destined to get crappy reviews, its Curry Shop Shimizu. The Tokyo-based eatery opened earlier this month with the house...

Similar UFOs Appear Over Japanese, U.S. Cities

The Huffington Post | Lee Speigel | Posted 08.03.2015 | Weird News

Two separate cases of unusual-looking lights -- over cities on different continents -- were captured on video, prompting speculation that the objects ...

What Is This Giant Pettable Cat Head Advertising?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.31.2015 | Weird News

A Japanese shipping company is doing some strange things to convince consumers it's the cat's meow. On Tuesday, Kuroneko Yamato -- or Black Cat Yam...

Japanese Man Invents Creepy Talking Girlfriend Pillow

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.04.2015 | Weird News

Pillows are great if you're sleeping, but, frankly, their conversational skills are lacking. Japanese inventor Koichi Uchimura has attempted to sol...

NSFW: Japanese Sex Doll Doubles As Unique Drink Dispenser

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.18.2014 | Weird News

A realistic-looking sex doll that dispenses drink with a squeeze of its breasts is a titillating sight at Japanese bachelor parties. The drink-disp...

Music Group Wants Bikini Weddings With Fans

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.07.2014 | Weird News

Japanese pop music idols are usually forbidden by their managers to date or marry, lest they disappoint their fans. But one J-Pop band called the Happ...

Chair Hugs You When You're Lonely

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.04.2014 | Weird News

One hug used to take two people, but that's changed thanks to a Japanese company that has invented a chair that does the job. The so-called "tranqu...

Beast Jesus Reappears

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.03.2014 | Weird News

The infamous "Beast Jesus" is ba-a-a-ck, only this time it's in a Japanese pastry. Or so says a Twitter user in Japan known as @atahuta_, who said ...

Condom Cookbook Puts Sex Ed On Your Plate

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 09.25.2014 | Taste


11 Treats That Prove Japan Is Winning The Quirky Snack Food Game

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 09.26.2014 | Taste

Japan, keep doing you.

The Latest In Bizarre Fitness Equipment

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.21.2014 | Weird News

Everyone has at least one fitness device in their home that they don't use, like the Thigh Master and the Shake Weight. Are you ready for one more...

Floral-Print Bra For Men Fights 'Moobs'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.12.2014 | Weird News

Here's a truly titillating type of lingerie: a brassiere for men. Kaku Nishioka, owner of a Tokyo clothing store, has just started selling a guys-o...

SAY CHEESE: Japan's Most Famous 'Schoolgirl' Is A Man

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.18.2014 | Weird News

From the neck up, Hideaki Kobayashi is a middle-aged, bald man with a bushy mustache. From the neck down, this Japanese man could pass for a Japane...

Meet Ultraman, The Weird Japanese Superhero Promoting Hawaii Tourism

James Cave | Posted 03.27.2014 | Travel

Apparently Japanese people aren’t visiting Hawaii like they used to. That's why Hawaii Tourism Japan is using the superhero Ultraman (Japan's Iron M...

These Commercials Will Make You Say 'What The.. ???'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.25.2014 | Weird News

The Japanese have a flare for making some of the best food, art, music and literature. But when it comes to their commercial making sensibilities, wel...

You Don't Get To Complain About Your Job Anymore

Posted 02.10.2014 | Weird News

Time to work off those carbs. When snow strikes, you've got to shovel it up. Maybe you dug your car our this morning. Maybe you salted your sidewa...

Japanese Kids' Show Features 'Penis Head' Puppet

Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

Go ahead and laugh, it's not actually a penis on top of that Japanese puppet's head. But if you think it looks phallic, you're not alone. After all...

2013's Most Unusual Monsters

Lee Speigel | Posted 12.31.2013 | Weird News

Monsters popped up all over the place in 2013. They came out of oceans, lakes and forests around the world. And they didn't deliberately attempt to sc...

Stray Cat Crime Spree: 1 Year, 32 Burglaries, 120 Cats

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.14.2013 | Weird News

He said he did it out of love for his "kitties." Mamoru Demizu, an unemployed Japanese man, is charged with 32 counts of breaking into numerous hom...

Robot Handjobs: The Future Is Coming

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 11.19.2013 | Weird News

The Second Law of Robotics is: A robot must obey the orders given to it by human beings. Over the weekend, a virtual sex simulator debuted in Japan...

That Japanese Wine For Cats May Be Dangerous

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.16.2016 | Weird News

Japanese pet supply company B&H Lifes is selling "wine exclusively for cats," according to Kotaku's translation of Japanese news site Sankei Biz. ...

Of Course Nic Cage Did This, But We Didn't Expect The Others

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.27.2013 | Celebrity

Okay, so lots of actors have tried the Japanese commercial thing out, but do you remember when Nicholas Cage, Keifer Sutherland, Arnold Schwarzenegger...

Kinky Japanese Product Makes Outrageous Claim

Posted 09.19.2013 | Weird News

Now you can exercise your face and look like a blow-up doll at the same time. Japan Trend Shop is a web retailer that sells -- among other things -...