If all the household garbage produced in one day in Tokyo were piled into a square column with base 1ft wide, it would be three times as high as Mount Everest.
Tokyo police responding to an early morning emergency call concerning a man driving the wrong... MORE
In 1875, road accidents, mostly involving horses, led to the death of 1,589 people in... MORE
On 11 June 1939, at a party organised by President Franklin D Roosevelt, King George... MORE
In Japanese, the verb tsujigiri means 'trying out a sword on a chance passer-by'.
Lost property... MORE
Police in Tokyo in 2010 found that the person who was thought to be the... MORE
Paper was invented by a Chinese eunuch named Ts'ai Lun. He was an official at... MORE
In January 2001, the University of Tokyo offered a new service to people who had... MORE
Sydney, Australia was named after the British Home Secretary, Thomas Townshend, Lord Sydney, who set... MORE
A Japanese seafood distributor paid £120,000 for a 445lb blue-fin tuna at an auction in... MORE