Floating Car Parks

Floating Car Parks 

 Floating Car Park Planned For Moscow

In the city named after its river, the Moscow powers that be are dealing with a rapidly rising number of vehicles that is currently near four million. The figure keeps rising against the one million parking spaces that are now available, constantly aggravating the situation. According to news sources, 600,000 of these parking spaces are in parking lots and the rest (400,000) are in various garage complexes. Authorities are desperate to accommodate these vehicles and have developed a new way of making lemonade from lemons: namely, using the Moscow River area for the development of floating car parks.

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Kung-Fu-Boy

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Looking for a new desk toy with some attitude? These guys have plenty. Just look at these guys. You know that they would just walk up to you and kick you in the nuts for no reason at all. Then they wouldn’t even laugh. They’d just look at you all doubled over as if admiring their handiwork, nod and walk away. They’re known as KANFUBOI (Kung-Fu-Boy).

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Japan Offers Hi-Tech ‘Vault Graves’

Japan Offers Hi-Tech ‘Vault Graves’

Only the finest for the dead rich people

In one of the world’s fastest aging societies, Japanese seniors are worrying about a life-and-death issue: finding an “after-life” home in an island short of land. For some, going high-tech is the solution. In accordance with Buddhist tradition, most of the dead in Japan are cremated, and the urns carrying their ashes buried in traditional cemeteries with a gravestone marker.
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Getting Married in Space

Getting Married in Space

For a few buck extra, bring your whole wedding party along

Space transportation provider Rocketplane Kistler Japan has teamed up with wedding planner First Advantage to begin hosting weddings aboard the Rocketplane XP suborbital spaceplane. A cool 240 million yen ($2.2 million) buys you a wedding ceremony aboard a 1-hour space flight that reaches an altitude of more than 100 kilometers (62.1 miles), as well as a photo and video album, original dress, wedding certificate and other ceremonial items.

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Look Out, a Mugger! Quick Turn Yourself into a Vending Machine

Look Out, a Mugger!  Quick Turn Yourself into a Vending Machine

 In a survey Japanese muggers prefer Pepsi 2-to-1 over Coke,
so the Coke machine disguise is regarded as a safe bet

Japanese artist Aya Tsukioka has come up with some unique solutions for Japanese women who wish that they could escape notice by transforming into wallflowers. Her invention is a skirt that can be pulled up to transform its wearer into a vending machine, camouflage that is a lot more common than a wallflower, especially on the streets of Japan. (Pics)

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