So, now we all should feel proud? We are part of history! Or do you think its time to take it more seriously? Work on decreasing carbon emission, better use of energy, work on alternatives, save the forest, plant more tree? Otherwise if we keep making this type of record soon there will be no one left to celebrate!
Japanese firm is building a quarter size transformer robot that can walk and drive at a great speed. Built around a special operating system, this robot is giving hope to the team, and they are intent on building the full scale transformer in 2020.
Lately, it's been reported that Japan has decided to build world's first huge floating solar power plants. One power plant will have a power capacity of 1.7 MW, while the other will have a capacity of 1.2 MW. Both the floating solar power plants will be running successfully by April of next year.
With higher skyscrapers comes the need to travel in a faster lift. Hitachi aims to fulfill this need by creating the world's fastest lift for a skyscraper in Guangzhou, China. This lift's speeds will go as high as 72 km/h.
Scientists are baffled at a rather unexpected outcome of the trip of some 250 seeds to the space. After the trip, a few cherry trees have blossomed years ahead of their regular schedule, with no explanation for the phenomenon so far.
360-degree videos are not a new concept, becoming somewhat more popular and accessible with Oculus Rift. The Japanese companies NTT and NicoNico Douga are now collaborating to attempt 360-degree broadcasts of live events.
Ever since the Fukishima nuclear power plant disaster back in 2011, the Japanese government and authorities have been busy in cleaning up the facility. The company behind the plant has now been granted permission to transfer nearly 1,000 fuel rods from the Fukushima plant to another location.
Apple has just unveiled its new top-end smartphone, iPhone 5S. Whereas it costs you significantly if you purchase it, together with a two-year contract in the U.S., the handset is being offered for free by carriers in Japan. Of course, you'll have to sign up for a two-year contract to avail the offer.
NTT Docomo is one of Japan's major carriers and the company has been trying to reach an agreement with Apple that would let it handle iPhone sales in the country. Docomo does have a good chance of finalizing such a deal about iPhone 5S sales in Japan.
Back in December, Nintendo had promised that it would soon be bringing the Google Maps with Street View to its new Wii U console. However, the company didn't divulge when will it make the feature available except hints that it may arrive in January this year. But even those plans were delayed and now, Google Maps with Street View is finally available on Nintendo Wii U.