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The Japanese Wrist-Mounted Finger Piano

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For those of you out there who love playing the piano and want to hone your skills wherever you are, there are a lot of smartphone apps. But what you see above is a new Japanese Wrist-Mounted Finger Piano which will give you an experience far better than playing on your phone’s touchscreen.

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Radiation Watch $46 Pocket Geiger Counter for iPhone

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Japan is still recovering from the meltdown, earthquake, and tsunami in Fukushima, so it makes sense that public fears over radiation are at an all time high. Whereas a more conventional Geiger counter could easily run you hundreds of dollars, the Pocket Geiger from Radiation Watch starts at just $46. ...

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Space Elevator Concept From Japan

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Are you amazed after hearing about the travel distance of an elevator in the Burj Khalifa? Then get ready for this new concept from Tokyo-based construction company Obayashi Corp. The Japanese company has come out with their space elevator concept which involves constructing a space cable, which extends a quarter of the way to the moon from the Earth’s surface.

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The Blue LED In Your Nose That Pulses When You Breathe (Video)

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I don't really understand why you'd want to do this, but I don't really understand a lot of that whole "body modification" kind of thing to begin with. At least this is totally temporary. In the video below, you can see Noda Akira showing off his latest creation: a blue LED that you stick up your nostril and it will respond to your breathing by lighting up.

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Sharp At It Again With Overpriced Galapagos Tablet

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It seems like every time I turn around a less-than-popular electronics vendor is attempting to boost their sales through the creation of a tablet. In the United States, the company Sharp would qualify as one of these less than popular vendors, although its tablet line is aimed instead at the Japanese market.

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