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Japan Goes There With Mayo Pizza

America's controversial condiment just became Japan's newest pizza topping...

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Tuna Sells For a Cool $1.76 Million Dollars

It's a story that should make everybody want to invest in a fishing boat. A 489 pound bluefish tuna caught off the coast of Japan has just been sold for $1.76 million during an auction at Toyko's Tsukiji fish market. 

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The World’s Shortest Escalator

Here's one tourist attraction that won't leave you breathless!

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Japanese Burger King Offers All-You-Can-Eat Burger And Fries

Japan, you confuse us so. First you tell us about Pepsi Special, which actually makes you lose weight. Today we find out that Burger King Japan offers an all-you-can-eat deal. What do you want from us?! Stop with the mixed messages!

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Japanese Pepsi Could Actually Make You Skinnier

First there was soda, carbonated sugar water that was sure to expand your waistline. Then there was "diet" soda, which didn't add any calories to the equation but was sweetened with chemicals that may not be so great for you.

Now, in Japan, there is something called Pepsi Special. This drink is so chock-full of chemicals -- mainly indigestible dextrin -- that there are claims it can actually make you skinnier.

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Japan Made a Mind-Reading Tail For Some Reason

Just in case you need everybody to always know exactly how you feel and exactly where you felt that way AND you need it to happen while wearing a tail that interprets your mood based on an EEG, this is the product for you.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Ninjas

The ninjutsu, better known as ninjas, are a bit of mystery, especially when it comes to their origins. Historians believe the practice is a mix of different cultural self-defenses and philosophies from a mix of eastern nations. We like to think it’s all part of the ninjas’ plans to make them even more feared, unseen and mysterious.

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Want to Protect Your Car? Try a ‘Butt Scanner’

If the folks at Japan's Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology have their way, providing car security will be as simple as reading contours on the driver's rear.

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Japanese Soccer Player Scores on Longest Header Ever [VIDEO]

Fagiano Okayama defender Ryujiro Ueda set a world record for scoring a professional soccer goal from a little beyond the midfield line -- or 64 yards away. If you are wondering how a player could possible score with his or her head from so far out, the answer is atrocious goal keeping.

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Bizarre Japanese Band ‘Baby Metal’ Combines Bubble Gum Pop With Heavy Metal [VIDEO]

Sakura Gakuin is a Japanese girl group dress in school girl uniforms and sing sugary pop songs. But, because Japan always likes to keep it weird, some of the young ladies from Sakura Gakuin are also involved in a side project, Baby Metal, in which those syrupy lyrics are backed by a thrash metal band.

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Japan Unveils Strawberry Milk-Flavored Cola ‘Pepsi Pink’

Here in America, soft drink companies generally avoid pink beverages, as blush-colored bottled liquids will surely remind consumers of the chalky antacid medicine Pepto-Bismol.

Apparently that's not a problem in Japan, where, on November 8th, Pepsi will launch a seasonal flavor called Pepsi Pink, which is described as having "the rich aroma and refreshing taste of strawberry milk flavored cola."

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Japan Has a Hair Washing Robot [VIDEO]

Leave it to Japan to develop a hair washing robot. So far it looks like they are only using it on mannequins. It's only a matter of time before the robots move from hair washing to human subjugation. Watch below

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Surgery to Make Straight Teeth Crooked Now a Trend in Japan [VIDEO]

Decades of advances in orthodontics have conditioned us to think it's healthy and more attractive to straighten our teeth out with braces or dental surgery. However, a new procedure popular amongst young Japanese women that actually makes teeth crooked is countering that notion.

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Japanese Trailer for ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’ Evokes Original ‘MI’ [VIDEO]

Different countries have different versions of movie trailers and TV spots for movies -- and sometimes the international editions are better than their stateside counterparts, like this Japanese preview for 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol.'

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Woman Sets World Record for Fastest Jump Roping [VIDEO]

Japan’s Megumi Suzuki is now holds the Guinness World Record for the most times skipping rope in 30 seconds. Watch her jump an amazing 162 times in the video below:

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