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  • Kana micro: New, cute and inexpensive DAPs from Greenhouse

    Kana micro: New, cute and inexpensive DAPs from Greenhouse

    Greenhouse in Japan will start selling the Kana Micro, nothing-special-but-cute mini DAPs [JP] from the beginning of next month (ask this shop if they offer the players anytime soon for Non-Japanese people). Read More

  • Where to put all this CO2? Store it underground, Japan says

    Where to put all this CO2? Store it underground, Japan says

    In a move to curb global warming, the Japanese government today announced a number of measures to implemented in the next years. It decided to put into practice a technology aimed at storing CO2 underground. The country hopes to cut CO2 collection costs from the current $39 per ton to $19 by the 2020s through the so-called ‘‘carbon dioxide capture and storage’’ method. Read More

  • Japanese company sells male-only combat cookies to fight obesity

    Japanese company sells male-only combat cookies to fight obesity

    Japanese health and beauty care company Greenhouse [JP] offers a special kind of cookies that are supposedly able to support men who are on a diet. The so-called Otoko no kanpan – Sentou Ryoushoku [JP] (Men’s Crackers – Battle Provisions) come in boxes holding 500 grams of the cookies in 20 bags. Wheat flour, sugar, black sesame, seaweed powder and pumpkin paste are the… Read More

  • Miniature greenhouse takes up yet another USB port

    Miniature greenhouse takes up yet another USB port

    Sigh. Well, it’s off to my local electronics store to purchase another USB hub. I’m honestly running out of ports (and desk space) for all of these wonderful gadgets. I mean, I’ve got my USB ionizer, my hand-warming USB mouse, my vacuum cleaner USB mouse, my USB sheep lamp, my USB wine spout, and my USB coffee warmer, hub, and clock. I’m going to need another port for… Read More

  • Eneplug: Colorful 3-pack of USB chargers ships in May

    Eneplug: Colorful 3-pack of USB chargers ships in May

    I absolutely love gadgets that charge via USB. I have sort of a “home base” where I write from, and there’s a powered USB hub where I can charge up my phone, iPod, whatever I need. GREENHOUSE has a new device called the Eneplug. It’s basically a small standard duplex power to USB power adapter in a small form factor in “fun” colors. I have similar adapters… Read More