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Via ANNnewsCH
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A Japanese news website is reporting that this giant squid was filmed on December 24, by an underwater camera swimming near boat moorings.

It was reportedly about 13 feet long and 3 feet around. Some on Twitter have suggested that the species may be Architeuthis, a deep-ocean dwelling creature that can grow up to 43 feet.

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The headline here says it all, guys...This piece of news sounds like something pawned off the script of Pacific Rim or something. And let it be known here that we're just a few mere months away from Megabots, Inc. sending off its deadly robot to take on whatever Japan has put together. Take a look for yourself though, of this badass bot:







Via Engadget
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Japan's robotics research collective Bravo Robotics unveiled a preview of its latest prototype model for a remote-controlled sports car that transforms into a bipedal robot, which will be presented during the upcoming Maker Faire in Tokyo. The 1/12 scale model is operated by a modified PS3 controller and comes equipped with a missile launcher on each arm and a wireless camera that feeds into mobile devices like iPad.

Via Bartko
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That train is zipping by at 374 miles per hour! Though the train is only in its testing phase now, Japan Railway hopes to bring these vehicles to the public by 2027.