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Yasutaro Mitsui with his own steel humanoid, early ’30s.

I have a feeling this was a real-life robot that someone once built, rather than something from a movie. I could be wrong though. Wasn't it found dismantled in a shed and then restored, a couple of years back?

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Kyoto Garden in Holland Park. Just round the corner from St Paul's cathedral is Postman's Park, so called because it was once popular with workers from the nearby Old General Post Office. Here, you'll find a remarkable Victorian memorial which commemorates men and women who died while heroically trying to save others. kokoon.io

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thekimonogallery: Photo taken on a Tokyo street, featuring a brave man showcasing how one can simultaneously look both modern and hold on to old traditions.

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from Mail Online

Old Age Pirouetter! A VERY sprightly 91 - the former Japanese PoW who is Britain's oldest ballet dancer

Old Age Pirouetter! A VERY sprightly 91 - the former Japanese PoW who is Britain's oldest ballet dancer. (Note: He's 93 now and, as far as I know, still going! http://www.ageofhappiness.com/profile/john_lowe_eng/)

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from Mail Online

Dynasty on film: Fascinating photographs capture the opulent life of the Joseon family in a united Korea more than a century ago

Dynasty on film: Fascinating photographs capture the opulent life of the Joseon…

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