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Kyoto has a shrine that’s supposed to make you rich, so our reporter Mai tested its power

With blessed money and a blessed wallet, is Mai about to strike it rich?

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Japanese study finds KFC’s paripari crispy chicken sound increases blood flow in brain, appetite

Recent research study investigates the role that not only taste and smell play in increasing your appetite, but sound as well.

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We dare Tokyo’s pigeons to crap on us because we think it’ll make us rich【Experiment】

Will our crap investments make us filthy rich, or just filthy? Read on to find out!

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Japanese Internet mythbusting: Can a corn dog soaking in energy drink charge a smartphone?

It’s a SoraScience experiment as we test out a piece of viral Internet trivia from Japan.

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Let’s make some French cuisine using two bucks worth of junk food from the convenience store!

This dish made with a cheese stick and Pringles pairs well with a nice Auvergne red.

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Sexy science experiment tests one of Japan’s most persistent pieces of folk wisdom.

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How much private info can a thief glean from a stolen smart phone? We investigate

Our resident scam investigator turns criminal to see how much information he can steal from a stranger’s smart phone.

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We try to destroy Japan’s sturdiest eyeglasses with the power of Mr. Sato’s butt【Video】

Can Mr. Sato succeed where an entire team of sexy bar hostesses failed?

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Can these 500-yen (US$4.50) Daiso wigs make our 39-year-old writer look as fabulous as he feels?

There’s a party in these wigs and everyone’s invited.

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Testing Japan’s sold-online love potion: Mr. Sato makes his coworkers drink the romantic mixture

Love is in the cups, and maybe the air, as Mr. Sato sees if he can make the SoraNews24 staff fall in love with each other.

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Foreigner’s 200-yen social experiment shows once again how unbelievably safe Japan is【Video】

Programmer from overseas leaves change out in public to test Japanese honesty, ends up with more money than he started with.

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Breakthrough discovery lets people detect various cancers using just their urine sample

This simple procedure can be done in the comfort of your own home, changing the world as we know it.

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How much treasure can you find on a Japanese beach with a metal detector?

It’s amazing what you can unearth on a day out at the beach.

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The method to save a seat in Japan shows how awesomely safe the country is【Video】

Leaving your belongings unattended to save a seat doesn’t mean you’re sure to lose your stuff, experiment shows.

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Mr. Sato dials a mysterious phone number he found tied to a lamppost in downtown Tokyo【Video】

After spotting a suspicious stranger in Shinjuku, Mr. Sato is connected with someone he’d never have expected.

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Mr. Sato pretends to be a teen to see if he’ll be sold cigarettes

SoraNews24 takes you on a super-serious expose of the dark world of underage smoking.

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What happens when you put a hot crepe on a handsome man’s face?【Video/experiment】

Just how different is life for the beautiful people?

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Smartphone remorse – Commuting with a blindfold to better understand blind pedestrians’ plight

After staring at his phone and almost crashing into a blind pedestrian in Tokyo, our reporter decided to walk a mile in his shoes.

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What happens when you try buying 5,000 followers on Instagram? Our reporter finds out【Experiment】

Our reporter Go Hattori takes the plunge into the greasy underworld of buying social media followers.

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With Japan’s day care shortage, how hard is it to bring your baby to work with you? We experiment

Today, there’s a RocketBaby in the RocketNews24 office.

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