Archive for August, 2010

Scandal threatens Japan’s sumo wrestling

Posted in diary with tags , , , on August 25, 2010 by mikele

The 21st-century cycle shed

Posted in lifestyle with tags , , on August 4, 2010 by mikele

Screen shot 2010-08-04 at 14.20.49.png

I’ve seen these in Japan a few times, now finally I also get to see a video (above) that explains quite well the way they work..

From the Guardian, nov 2009:

Illegal parking of bicycles in Japanese cities is a major problem. But one company has come up with an ingenious and elegant solution

A related piece of (good) news is, London is getting a cycle hire scheme!