86-year-old ironman going strong

86-year-old ironman going strong

An 86-year-old Japanese man is the world's oldest to complete the toughest triathlon competition.

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Dried fish from the stratosphere

Dried fish from the stratosphere

An associate professor at Tokushima University dries fish 30,000 meters up in the stratosphere as the first step into th...

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Daigo Fukuryu Maru survivor account

Daigo Fukuryu Maru survivor account

85-year-old Daigo Fukuryu Maru survivor Matashichi Oishi recounts his experience of being exposed to radioactive fallout...

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Daigo Fukuryu Maru - Japan's 3rd encounter with nuclear fallout

Daigo Fukuryu Maru - Japan's 3rd encounter with nuclear fallout

A museum in Tokyo houses the Daigo Fukuryu Maru, a fishing boat where 23 crew members were exposed to radiation on March...

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Blind drummer boy, pt.  2

Blind drummer boy, pt. 2

Blind 12-year-old drum wonder Hibiki Sakai is growing more independent, and has a special message for his mama on Mother...

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Turning disaster into direction

Turning disaster into direction

A man who survived the M7.3 Great Hanshin earthquake in 1995 now lives in Iwate Prefecture, an area devastated by the 20...

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Tasty bits of Osaka

Tasty bits of Osaka

Osaka has a plethora of new souvenir foods it hopes will keep people coming back.

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Thermos flies to space

Thermos flies to space

JAXA taps home goods company Tiger to make a canister that can bring delicate materials from the International Space Sta...

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Revisiting Japan themed ballet

Revisiting Japan themed ballet

Fabrice Bourgeois choreographs the redux of a Japan-themed ballet in Kyoto more than 100 years after its debut.

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Perfect sunset on Engetsu Island

Perfect sunset on Engetsu Island

One man spend months waiting to photograph the perfect sunset on Engetsu Island off the coast of Wakayama Prefecture.

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