Masao Matsumoto, 108, and his 100-year-old wife, Miyako, have been declared by Guinness World Records to be the oldest living spouses. They got married in October 1937. They will celebrate 81 years of marriage next month.
Henn na Hotel is one of the first hotels to be operated by robots, specifically dinosaurs robots, surely becoming the first hotel in the world to boast this feature.
Almost a month went by with no one realizing the plants amid the zinnias and marigolds was an illegally growing cannabis plant, which workers had been watering and tending none the wiser.
Just picture the reaction when a crop of marijuana was found growing in Nagatacho, the Japanese equivalent of America’s Capitol Hill.
If you need a startling example of marijuana’s taboo cultural standing in Japan, look no further.
Though one of the most culturally vibrant and invigorating places in the world to visit, the country’s views on marijuana are retrograde at best.
Because good things are still capable of happening in the world, Studio Ghibli (aka the best animation studio in the world) is building a 500-acre theme park that'll feature creatures from their most iconic movies.
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