Recent Posts by Author http://travel.cnn.com/author/43672/articles en Japan to shoot lasers from the moon to solve power crisis http://travel.cnn.com/tokyo/life/japan-shoot-lasers-moon-solve-power-crisis-454354 <div class="field field-name-field-article-preview-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tokyo/life/japan-shoot-lasers-moon-solve-power-crisis-454354"><img src="http://i.cdn.travel.cnn.com/sites/default/files/styles/140x140/public/2011/07/12/Moon-preview.jpg?itok=EPFATGas" alt="Moon" title="Moon" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-article-sub-head field-type-text field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Simple really -- just cover our neighbor in solar panels and let the sun do the work</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-article-type field-type-list-text field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"></div></div></div> Tue, 12 Jul 2011 01:34:14 +0000 MarkHira 124354 at http://travel.cnn.com Japanese turn sex doll into dental-training robot http://travel.cnn.com/tokyo/life/japanese-turn-sex-doll-dental-training-robot-976056 <div class="field field-name-field-article-preview-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tokyo/life/japanese-turn-sex-doll-dental-training-robot-976056"><img src="http://i.cdn.travel.cnn.com/sites/default/files/styles/140x140/public/2011/07/01/Hanako-preview.jpg?itok=Ay8b3m87" alt="Hanako Showa 2" title="Hanako Showa 2" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-article-sub-head field-type-text field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Tokyo university reveals realistic synthi-patient, claims "root canal" gags play no part in its appeal</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-article-type field-type-list-text field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"></div></div></div> Fri, 01 Jul 2011 05:26:16 +0000 MarkHira 124056 at http://travel.cnn.com Japan turns high-def up to 11 with new world-beating display http://travel.cnn.com/tokyo/shop/japan-turns-high-def-11-world-beating-lcd-805501 <div class="field field-name-field-article-preview-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tokyo/shop/japan-turns-high-def-11-world-beating-lcd-805501"><img src="http://i.cdn.travel.cnn.com/sites/default/files/styles/140x140/public/2011/05/19/HDTV-preview.jpg?itok=FSXKPFYp" alt="Sharp TV sets" title="Sharp TV sets" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-article-sub-head field-type-text field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Sharp and NHK produce first-ever LCD screen ready for Super Hi-Vision</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-article-type field-type-list-text field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"></div></div></div> Thu, 19 May 2011 04:20:05 +0000 MarkHira 120501 at http://travel.cnn.com