Any article with “Japanese Schoolgirl Watch” in it, you can be sure I’ll link.
Wired has a photo and mini-story on the new konbini fitness fad. Which is taking the ubiquitous locations of convenience stores and adding them to the ADD bursts of videogame arcades for a new kind of urban gym. Users pay ¥500 (SGD$6.20) to exercise for 10 minutes on a new kind of balance-challenge workout machine that lets you do aerobic activity without breaking a sweat. Awesome.