Crazy things you will only find in japan

Bizarre Parking lots
1. As a relatively confined country, Japan is home to over 126 million people. Consequently, spacesaving is one of the major issues the locals have to deal with and parking is no exception. If you drive to a shopping mall, youll probably come across a parking lot similar to this picture. .....
Mayonnaise
2. As far as ingredients go, the Japanese mayonnaise is not that different from what we use in the U.S. or Europe but its the prolific use of it that makes the Japanese mayonnaise strange to Western people. While Americans typically use it on sandwiches and hamburgers, the Japanese use their traditional Kewpie mayonnaise to flavor things like ice cream, potato chips, spaghetti sauce, noodles, and even pancakes. .....
Super umbrella
3. When rain is coupled with strong winds, regular umbrellas are basically useless. The Japanese handled this uncomfortable situation with their typical grace. .....
Lift girls
4. In Western countries, lift operators are almost extinct. Department stores and hotels dont use their services any more to save the expenses. But in Japan, this awesome service is still available. .....
Microwavable pug
5. The super umbrella may protect you from the rain but what are you going to do when it gets cold? Forget blankets, Japan has this adorable pug to heat you up. Stick in the microwave and Voila! Out comes a toasty hot dog. .....
Sleeping in the office
6. While in Western world, falling asleep in the office is considered extreme impedance, earning the person ticking off from his boss, or worse, Japanese business culture allows the employees who work hard the so called inemuri napping on the job. Some people even fake inemuri, so that their bosses believe they .....
Toilet slippers
7. Japanese are famous for their strict hygiene habits and sanitary precautions so it should come as no surprise they have something like toilet slippers which are used to minimize contact between the unclean toilet floor and the clean floor of rest of the house. .....
Japanese whiskey
8. Have you ever heard of Japanese whiskey? You should try one. Available pretty much everywhere in all possible sizes, Japanese whiskeys are rapidly gaining worldwide recognition for their quality. Suntorys Hibiki brand has recently won multiple Worlds Best Whiskey awards. .....
Subway chin rest
9. The Japanese work really hard, no wonder they sometimes tend to snooze in the subway. To have their heads comfortably supported, they may use this special gadget. .....
Fake fangs
10. Japanese women are going crazy for accentuated teeth known as the yabea, which involves spending hundreds of dollars on cosmetic procedures in order to attach minifangs to their canines .....
Ice cream flavors
11. The Japanese unusual tastes are generally wellknown but still, there are certain things which leave Western people just astounded. Would you like your ice cream flavored with horse meat, cactus, charcoal or octopus? .....
Easy ear explorer
12. Do you have times when you feel an urgent need to see inside your ear? This Japanese invention will make your dream come true! Thanks to this invention, youll know exactly where those big lumps of ear wax are hiding. Talk about mining for gold! .....
Vending machines
13. At first glance, most Japanese vending machines arent much different to those found in Europe or America. What makes them so remarkable however, are their abundance and their bizarre contents. You can expect to find them everywhere from ancient temples to the top of the Mount Fuji, with a wide selection of goods ranging from fresh eggs and crepes to batteries, umbrellas and even underwear. .....
Baby mops
14. Yes, you read it right. Baby mops. Just let your toddler clean the house while he/she crawls around. This onepiece outfit with builtin mops on the arms and legs is another invention by creative Japanese inventors. .....
Eternal Poppety Pop
15. Most of us love the relaxing feeling of popping bubble wrap, right? The Japanese took this popular enjoyment to another level. They created something similar to never ending bubble wrap, a toy that constantly fills and refills bubbles in a sheet of bubble wrap. .....
The worlds shortest escalator
16. The worlds shortest escalator is located in the basement of Mores Department store in the city of Kawasaki. It has only five steps and is 33 inches high. Who said the Americans are lazy? .....
A Creepy Suicide forest
17. For most people, a forest is a place where you go to jog, walk, observe the wildlife or just relax in some other way. Well, not always. Officially called Aokigahara, the Suicide Forest is a 4 square miles forest that lies at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan. The forest has such a dense tree distribution that it literally blocks wind, making it an exceptionally quiet and eerie place that for some reason has become a popular spot for suicides. Statistically, about 100 suicides occur here every year. .....
Outrageous Kit Kat flavors
18. You know Kit Kat, the chocolate bar? Though we know Japanese people eat some weird things, it .....
Pillows for lonely men
19. For the gentlemen who lack a spouse or a significant other, there is this amazing lap pillow available. At least, this fake girlfriend will never argue with you. .....
Pillows for lonely women
20. There is no discrimination for the meet when it comes to loneliness, so a woman version of the pillow is also available. .....
Braille on beer cans
21. If you buy a can of beer in Japan, you might be surprised by the strange imprinted symbols on it. But dont worry, it .....
Bikes Bikes and More Bikes
22. Weve already mentioned how Japan is a tight country with limited parking and driving space. This is what also makes bicycles the most convenient method of transportation. As a result, the country is full of sights like this outside of train stations, shopping centers and other places where masses of people gather. .....
Washlets
23. Washlets or, as many people tend to say, crazy Japanese super toilets are electric toilet seats with a water spray feature that cleans your bum hole and genitalia. While the Japanese are totally used to this zesty feeling, foreigners getting a shot of water up their butts are usually startled to say the least. .....
Island of gas masks
24. Located southeast of Honshu, Miyakejima is an island featuring an active volcano, Mount Oyama. Since its most recent erupsion, in 2005, it has constantly leaked poisonous gas, requiring all residents to carry a gas mask at all times. Raid alarms go off if there is a dramatic increase in the levels of sulfur in the air. .....
Capsule hotels
25. A Capsule hotel is probably the craziest Japanese invention ever. Introduced in 1979, these hotels have accommodation for a variety of customers ranging from traveling businessmen to drunken people who wouldnt make it home safely. .....
The world s most expensive tuna was sold in Japan
26. Tokyos famed Tsukiji market auctioned a 593 lb. tuna for over $735,000. .....
Japan has an island full of rabbits
27. Okunoshima, an island located in Japans Inland Sea, is the home of thousands of freeroaming rabbits. .....
Japanese women used to dye their teeth black
28. In ancient Japan, women blackened their teeth with dye as white teeth were considered ugly. .....
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Caffeic Acid and Chlorogenic Acid. Contains anti cancer, antimicrobial, anti LDL (bad cholesterol) and antiviral properties. Studies have shown that the antioxidants rutin, quercetin and gallic acid found in artichoke leaf extract are able to induce apoptosis (cell death) and reduce t .....
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Do not use Benzene. Do not use Benzene, Thinner or Clorox for cleaning. They may damage the surface of the appliance and can create a risk of fire.Freezer units are used in households and in industry and commerce. Food stored at or below ?18 .....
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Homeopathy
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Avoid mosquito attracting smells. Shower to remove sweat and use unscented sunscreen and shampoos. .....
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Speak clearly. Speak politely and clearly. Use simple and understandable words while speaking. Don?t be too aggressive if you are disagreeing with someone. Express your feelings calmly and politely. .....
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Host a party
Play background music to liven up the atmosphere. Make sure its played loud enough to hear, but not so loud that its a distraction. .....
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Healthy Breakfast
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Bluetini Drizzle. 2 teaspoons blue cura?ao into a chilled martini glass; add 2 dashes orange bitters. Shake a shot of blueberry vodka with ice in a shaker, then strain into the glass; garnish with blueberries. .....
Flowers
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Awesome Things You Should Know Before Visiting London
Awesome Things 5. An estimated half million mice live in the London Underground .....
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Pronghorn Dash. A pronghorn fitted with a GPS collar leaps through the snow. Scientists in Idaho have set up a similar collaring program to track the migration of thesegrazing mammals. The Idaho pronghorns make an 80 mile (129 kilometer) journey between their summer .....
Friendship Day
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Tallest Building In The World
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Most Beautiful Flowers In The World
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Benefits of Peaches
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Benefits of Rosemary
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Benefits of Star Apple
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Homeopathy
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Benefits of Saffron
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How To Do Nail Art At Home
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Weird Fruit
Yangmei. This strawberry native to China is also known as the bayberry or by its scientific name Myrica rubra. Its fruit can be eaten fresh, dried or fermented to makebaijiu, a Chinese liquor. .....
Benefits of Elderberry
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Wipe up spills immediately. Keep the floor dry so that no one slips and falls. .....
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