If you think that all those strange Japanese toys were recent inventions, you'd be wrong: as this BibliOdyssey post about Japanese toy design from the turn of the century, Japan has always been wonderfully strange: Link
Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt - Win a Tokyoflash Watch of Your Choice!
Going on right now: Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt #26. Win a Tokyoflash watch and neat stuff from the NeatoShop. It's fun and easy to play: Link