A Japanese train station that appointed a local stray raked in an extra $10.4 million over one year.
In other toilet news, Juggalo porta-potties are disgusting, a Japanese toilet is hackable, and a man allegedly bombs a gas-station commode with a skunk.
On this Japanese island, you no longer have to ask strangers to take your group photos.
New tests show the nuclear plant's groundwater is still toxic.
Don't hold your breath to see one of these in the U.S.
Photographer Koichi Shimano portrays the godlike volcano in the grips of seriously profound and weird weather.
Miha Tamura captures the extraordinary side of this everyday ride.
French pedestrians take more "risks" at crosswalks than the Japanese, says a new study.
Google Street View tours a town inside the Fukushima Exclusion Zone.
A new online pop-culture travel magazine out of San Francisco's Japantown interviews artists about their favorite spots back home.
One-quarter of men surveyed also reported sitting down to pee so they could use their phones with both hands.
2 years after a devastating earthquake, 160,000 are still without housing.
Ladies, restrain yourselves.
A Japanese construction company turns demolition into energy using something it calls a "big hat."
On Japan's tsunami-battered coast, a new way to remember the devastation.
Take a tour through savory alleys and delicious plazas from a gingerbread man's perspective.
An urban hacker from Tokyo thinks street poles should look like candy canes, and he's built the 'bot to do that.
The famed architect's vision for Tokyo's New National Stadium is gorgeous and a little intimidating.
Also, the Portland Loo is voted best public bathroom in Canada, and Japan deploys a toilet soccer goalie.