The deep frying fish tank

Everybody has heard the phrase “oil and water don’t mix”. Well, the Japanese have put this into practice. Here’s a video of the deep frying fish tank.

Because the oil floats on the water, the goldfish are safe (as long as they don’t decide to try to jump out of the tank, that is).

Sugoi desu ne!

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The underwater robot contest.

Can you even imagine any other place than Japan where you’d have an underwater robot contest? Sure, we’ve got things like Battlebots here in the US of A, but seriously it’s on dry land. Japan is just rubbing our noses in the fact that the rest of the world sucks when it comes to underwater robots.

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To read the entire article, in Japanese, CLICK HERE.

Earthquake in Japan, 6.9 on the richter scale

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Japan sits atop four tectonic plates and is one of the world’s most earthquake-prone countries. The last major quake to hit the capital, Tokyo, killed some 142,000 people in 1923, and experts say the capital has a 90 percent chance of suffering a major quake in the next 50 years.

Another earthquake struck Japan on Sunday. At least one person was killed and 170 injured. Click here for the full article at yahoo.