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The Little-Known Story Of The Nazis Who Defended China From The Japanese
This may be the sole instance where a Nazi could be considered a "good guy."
These Japanese Islands Are Completely Dominated By Feral Cats
On the island of Aoshima, Japan, wild cats outnumber humans six to one.
Japanese Expedition Kills 333 Whales, Defying International Law
Officials disagree on whether or not this controversial practice is unfairly maligned.
This Week In History, Mar. 26 – Apr. 1
Low WWII awareness in Japan, Egyptian mummy unearthed, JFK diary for sale, FDR's ghostwriter, 8,000-year-old art vandalized.
Radioactive Boars Prevent People From Returning Home To Fukushima
The boars have been found to contain levels of radioactive elements up to 300 times higher than safety standards.
Drones Can Now Pollinate Real Flowers, New Study Shows
This tiny drone can pollinate flowers, but can it actually replace the role of bees?
Japan To Create “Ninja Ambassadors,” Academy, And Museum By 2018
The ninja museum and academy has taken it upon itself to certify ninja products.
Dealing With Grief: Japanese Phone Booth Connects The Living And The Dead
Called "the phone of the wind," this device allows Japanese mourners to leave messages for those who died in the 2011 earthquake.
Humans Have More In Common With Monkeys Than Previously Thought, New Research Shows
Researchers long believed that only humans can know when their memory's off.
Inside Japan’s World War II-Era Reign Of Terror
During World War II, Japan fought with such brutality that even today Japanese scholars and diplomats have a hard time admitting these atrocities actually happened.
The Worst War Crimes The U.S. Committed During World War II
From Operation Teardrop to the Biscari massacre, these are the atrocities that the U.S. would rather forget.