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Only In Japan: Mean TV Prank

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This is a segment from a Japanese hidden-camera show called Panic Face King. The goal of the show is to make an unsuspecting participant… panic like crazy. At any rate, this guy thought he was a part of a documentary about telephone scammers when all of a sudden… the room is under attack by sniper fire! Haha. Wow. Check it out after the break.

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Only In Japan: Light-Up LED Teeth

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What is the newest fashion trend in Japan? LED teeth attachments… What do they do? They glow when you smile, change colors, and make an electric “buzz” when they light up. It’s a party in your mouth! See them in action after the break.

The new fashion accessories were originally created as an experiment by two Japanese designers and are now being used in a commercial advertising a winter sale at a Japanese clothing store, Laforet Harajuku. They are quickly becoming a sought after accessory.
The LED smiles can easily be affixed to your teeth and glow different colors while you smile. The colors can be changed wirelessly through a computer interface.

Mr. Ishibashi and Daito Manabe, the other designer and technologist on the project, are offering workshops in Japan showing people how to build their own LED smiles.

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