Recently Found Ceramic Work Likely Created By Late Sculptor Taro Okamoto

Recently found ceramic work likely created by late sculptor Taro OkamotoA ceramic piece believed to have been created by contemporary artist Taro Okamato who is well-known for his "Tower of the Sun" masterpiece has been found in the Shigaraki district of Koka.
A ceramic museum in Shiga Prefecture is now displaying the work that was likely done by Okamoto (1911-96) during a period when he worked at a company involved in traditional Shigaraki ware.

Japanese Soldiers' Remains Found On Russian Island

Japanese soldiers' remains found on Russian islandThe remains of 14 people believed to have been soldiers of Japan's former military have been discovered on an island in Russia's Far East.
Shumshu Island is in the northern part of the Kuril Islands.

Japan Has Found A Way To Muffle Embarrassing Toilet Sounds

Japan has found a way to muffle embarrassing toilet soundsOur bodies could well be our biggest enemy by going all out and expressing its dominance over our control and self-respect. This happens oftentimes when we’re relieving ourselves and the toilet suddenly turns into a chamber of embarrassment.

2016 Toyota Mirai Found Remarkably Normal To Drive By Cr

2014 LA Auto Show : Toyota MiraiToyota hopes that the 2016 Mirai will be for fuel cell cars what the Prius was for hybrid vehicles: a trailblazer and a big commercial success.
But the world’s first mass-produced fuel cell vehicle has a very long way to go until it can be compared with the Prius. For now, the hydrogen refueling infrastructure is massively underdeveloped: Consumer Reports’ Gabe Shenhar says there are only 13 refueling stations across the United States.

Parallelogram Found Best For Glass Bottles

Parallelogram Found Best for Glass BottlesA Japanese research team announced a glass bottle whose lid can be easily opened even by the elderly.
The team found an optimal bottle shape through feeling and numerical evaluations. The body of the bottle has a parallelogram-shaped cross-section so that the user can tightly hold it. It has a universal design that enables elderly people, women, children, etc to easily open the lid.