japan

Drugs

A Japanese Uni Professor Allegedly Taught Students How to Make Ecstasy

The 61-year-old could face 10 years in prison for showing students how to manufacture MDMA.
Gavin Butler
a day ago
Technology

This Medical School in Japan Uses Facial Recognition for Attendance

Students take turns using tablets to take photos of themselves to confirm attendance.
Lex Celera
4.12.19
japan

Sawanobori | Why Climbing Waterfalls is Sacred in Japan

One of Britain's best climbers went out to give it a try.
Chris Sayer
4.11.19
Photography

Photos of Japan's Office Workers During Their 60-Hour Weeks

Sleeping on the street is socially acceptable in Japan, where nightly overtime is normal.
Laura Woods
4.9.19
Art

No Matter Your Flaws, This Artist Wants You To Embrace Your 'Pureness'

We spoke to Japanese comedian and artist Nikuguso Tarou as he gears up for Artexpo in New York
Yuichi Abiko
4.4.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Japanese Workers Are Very Upset About Their Upcoming 10-Day Holiday

"To be honest, I don’t know how to spend the time when we are suddenly given 10 days of holidays," said one worker.
Gavin Butler
4.4.19
Food

Disturbing Video Shows Clam Sushi Still Moving as it's Being Served

Behold the squirming surf clam that has divided Japanese Twitter.
Mayukh Sen
3.31.19
bread

Japan's Psychedelic Baker Turns Bread into Astrological Art and Drinks Immortality Cider

"There are a lot of connections between the world of yeast and the universe," says Junpei Katsumi of Paradise Alley Bread & Co.
Reed Dunlea
3.29.19
japan

University in Tokyo Admits They've Lost Track of 700 Foreign Students

And that's just from the last year.
Mustika Hapsoro
3.20.19
Antidote

At Work, In the Cold, With Your Whole Family | Strange Sleep Rituals from Around the World

If you're finding it tough to get your proper eight hours, we might be able to help.
Anastasia Miari
3.15.19
Burn-Out

Hong Kong Now Has Its Own 'Hikikomori' Problem Where Young People Are Shutting the Door on Society

Why some people are trying to disappear in one of the world's most-densely populated cities.
James Durston
3.14.19
mammoths

Scientists Reawaken Cells From a 28,000-Year-Old Mammoth

Yuka the woolly mammoth died a long time ago, but scientists gave her cells a short second life in mouse egg cells.
Becky Ferreira
3.12.19
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