Read more about the article High Speed Carbon Dioxide Catcher Heralds New Era In Fight Against Climate Change
Atmospheric air with low concentrations of carbon dioxide is passed through an aqueous solution of IPDA, where the carbon dioxide rapidly reacts to create a solid product. Carbon dioxide is subsequently re-released with mild heating of the product in suspension, for storage or new applications. (Tokyo Metropolitan University/Newsflash)

High Speed Carbon Dioxide Catcher Heralds New Era In Fight Against Climate Change

Researchers at Tokyo Metropolitan University have created what they say is the fastest carbon dioxide catcher ever, possibly heralding a new era in the fight against carbon emissions linked to climate change. The new carbon capture system is said to remove carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere "with unprecedented performance",…

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Read more about the article Animal Cruelty Case Against Olympic Athlete Who Hit Horse During Pentathlon Dropped
German athlete Annika Schleu in the moment when she failed to control her horse Saint Boy. (Newsflash)

Animal Cruelty Case Against Olympic Athlete Who Hit Horse During Pentathlon Dropped

An animal cruelty case against an Olympic athlete who allegedly hit her horse during the Summer Olympics in Tokyo has been dropped. Pentathlete Annika Schleu, 31, and national trainer Kim Raisner were being investigated "for alleged violations of the animal welfare act" after they were seen allegedly hitting her horse…

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Read more about the article Tokyo Shop Takes 3D Pictures Of Faces And Sells Incredibly Realistic Masks
Kamenya Omoto makes masks of real people faces

Tokyo Shop Takes 3D Pictures Of Faces And Sells Incredibly Realistic Masks

This Tokyo shop has created a bizarre niche market by paying people to take 3D pictures of their face and then selling a realistic full-face mask of their image. The Kamenya Omoto (Omoto Mask Shop) is based in the Japanese capital Tokyo and specialises in masks. The shop also offers…

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Read more about the article Olympic Swimming Champ Trains In Paddling Pool
Sharon van Rouwendaal

Olympic Swimming Champ Trains In Paddling Pool

This is the moment open water marathon Olympic champion Sharon van Rouwendaal trains in a small inflatable pool at home for the Tokyo Olympics during coronavirus quarantine. Dutch swimmer van Rouwendaal, 26, posted the video to her army of 28,400 followers showing her fans how she is staying in shape…

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Read more about the article Japanese Animal Theme Cafe With Rodents Bigger Than Cats
Cat in cafe

Japanese Animal Theme Cafe With Rodents Bigger Than Cats

A bizarre cat and capybara - the world’s largest rodent – themed cafeteria has opened in Tokyo shortly after the capital city welcomed the first piglet-themed coffeehouse. While cafes where piglets roam free are considered a novelty in the central-eastern Japanese capital Tokyo, cat-themed coffeehouses are far more common. Video…

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Read more about the article Tokyo Coffee Lovers Hang Out With Swine At Piglet Cafe
A pig

Tokyo Coffee Lovers Hang Out With Swine At Piglet Cafe

This is the swine-themed cafe where clients can enjoy coffee in the company of dozens of cute roaming piglets. According to local media, the ‘Mipig Cafe’ opened in the ward of Meguro in the central-eastern Japanese capital Tokyo last spring and it has proved so popular that the owners are…

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Read more about the article Fire Scare As Smoke Rises From Air China Jumbo Jet
Smoke rises from the Air China plane at Beijing Capital International Airport

Fire Scare As Smoke Rises From Air China Jumbo Jet

This is the moment a huge hole is spotted in the fuselage of an Air China jumbo jet following a suspected fire in one of its cargo holds. The Tokyo-bound flight was preparing to board passengers when thick plumes of smoke were seen rising from the front of the plane,…

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Read more about the article Bizarre New Cafe For Grieving Pet Owners Opens Doors
An altar for a pet dog during the memorial service at Dearpe

Bizarre New Cafe For Grieving Pet Owners Opens Doors

This bizarre cafe has opened its doors exclusively to help grieving animal lovers mourn their dead pets with a shoulder to cry on and a cup of coffee. Pic Shows: Pet Loss Cafe is located inside the headquarters of Dearpet — Japan’s biggest manufacturer of items for pet altars; JAPAN:…

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