There Are Simply Too Many Radioactive Boars In Fukushima, Guys

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The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster has, of course, been devastating to the surrounding community, but it’s been weirdly advantageous for the surrounding wildlife — more specifically, the boars. The wild pigs in the forests surrounding the plant have become so contaminated that their meat is inedible. Because of this, they are breeding like radioactive rabbits. […]

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Every Year, Turtles Get Stuck In These Railroad Tracks — This Is The Cute Solution

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When a bunch of turtles were found riding the rails near the Suma Aqualife Park in Kobe, Japan, something had to be done. Because of the park’s proximity to the ocean, these cute critters often end up climbing over one of the train tracks, becoming stuck between the two. With nowhere to go though, they […]

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10 Reasons Why The Giant Spider Crab Is The Crustacean Of Your Nightmares.

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As land dwelling mammals, we humans know that the oceans are deep, dark, and full of terrifying creatures. One of the most frightening creatures around is the Giant Spider Crab, also known as the Japanese Spider. While these bad boys aren’t are huge and scary as some crabs out there, they are still pretty darn creepy. Here […]

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These 21 Bento Box-Inspired Meals Are Almost Too Cute To Eat. I Want Them All.

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We know we’re not supposed to play with our food, but how can we resist when it’s this cute?? The Japanese art of aesthetically pleasing meals, usually packed in an equally charming bento box, has spread across the globe and created pretty much the most delightful food trend ever. Now, you don’t have to travel the world to see […]

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Pethokoukis cites cosplay as a bad economic sign, angers nerddom.

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Was just referred to an article with this actual real live title: "Why the rise of cosplay is a bad sign for the U.S. economy.” I… uh?? — Imperator Victoriosa (@vqnerdballs) October 9, 2014 Cosplay is a growing subculture in which people dress as characters from science fiction, fantasy, or comics. Often the costumes can be very […]

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So There’s A Tiny Island In Japan, And You’re Really Gonna Want To See What’s There…Trust Me.

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A Japanese photographer named Fubirai spent 5 years photographing and documenting the lives of semi-feral cats who live off the coast of Fukuoka, Japan. This island has been called Cat Heaven Island by many. One look at the photographs and life there, and you’ll see exactly why. Behold. A cat lover’s paradise. The local fishermen […]

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