Hidden Japanese Settlement Found in Forests of British Columbia | Smart News | Smithsonian

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“In 2004, archaeology professor Robert Muckle was alerted to a site within the forests of British Columbia’s North Shore mountains, where a few old cans and a sawblade had been discovered. He suspected the area was once home to a historic logging camp, but he did not anticipate that he would spend the next 14 years unearthing sign after sign of a forgotten Japanese settlement—one that appears to have been abruptly abandoned.”

Source: Hidden Japanese Settlement Found in Forests of British Columbia | Smart News | Smithsonian

Pokémon Sleep Wants to Make Snoozing a Game Too – The New York Times

Pokémon Go got people walking for hours in the summer of 2016. Now, its makers want to make sleep the next frontier.

Japan is set to be the new main source of rare earths

Japan looks to replace China as the primary source of critical metals, with enough of several elements to supply industries for hundreds of years.

Source: Japan is set to be the new main source of rare earths

Japanese Pepsi Halloween Cola

Japanese Pepsi Halloween Cola

That pink is scary. The flavor is supposed to be secret and guessed. Some guess cherry or strawberry candy, but I think it’s more like raspberry and bubble gum. Not even cola.

I didn’t edit the photo even though the lighting was dark because the colors and contrasts came out more spooky as is.

Purchased from napaJapan.com.