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Japan's Vending Machine Culture Meets the Reality of Climate Change
Dispensing everything from fish to suits, Japan’s 5 million vending machines have made the country the convenience capital of the world. But in recent years, vending machine culture has clashed with the need to reduce plastic waste. NBCLX storyteller Fernando Hurtado reports from Tokyo on the country’s efforts to battle climate change.
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A Behind the Scenes Tour of the Tokyo Olympic Stadium
The Tokyo Olympic Stadium’s 68,000 seats won’t be filled during the events this year, so its incredible views will only be appreciated by a limited group. That includes NBCLX storyteller Chase Cain, who got access to take you on a behind the scenes tour — from the floor where the athletes will compete to the nosebleed seats to even its...
These Olympians and Paralympians Excel at Their Sports. What About Poetry?
Olympians and Paralympians came up with the lines. We put them together. Use our interactive haiku generator to create a Japanese haiku straight from the athletes.
During Olympic Opening Ceremony, Fans Hear Their Favorite Video Game Soundtracks
The soundtracks of Dragon Quest, Final Fantasy, Chrono Trigger, Kingdom Hearts and many more get the orchestral treatment they deserve at the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony
5 of Our Favorite Flagbearers From the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony
Over 200 countries walked out during the Parade of Nations. Who had the best energy and outfits?
5 Trailblazers You Should Know From Oak Park, Illinois
Frank Lloyd Wright, Betty White and Ernest Hemingway are just a few of the famous people who have called Oak Park, Illinois, home
Tokyo Olympics: Looking Forward to Exploring Japan
Media members in Tokyo to cover the Olympic Games have been quarantining in hotels due to Japan’s COVID restrictions, and mostly seeing the country from the windows of a tour bus. But NBCLX Storyteller Chase Cain is excited to set foot at some tourist sites soon and explore the country some more.
Dude Perfect Takes Us Inside Their Trick Shot Headquarters
Dude Perfect, YouTube’s sports comedy megastars, were more than just fun and games for a lot of fans who badly needed the laughs as they were locked down during the pandemic. The Dude Perfect guys took LX News Now host Eric Alvarez inside their Texas headquarters to see where the magic happens and learn what they’re up to...
Rising Temperatures May Change the Summer Olympics to the Winter Olympics
Rising temperatures due to climate change are already forcing Olympic organizers to rethink where events are held and how they are planned. In the future could we be watching the Summer Olympics during the winter? NBCLX storyteller Chase Cain takes a look at how climate change is already changing the Olympic experience and what may come next.
Tokyo's Olympics are a Financial Fiasco; How Your City Can Avoid a Similar Fate
Five ways future cities can host the Games without saddling taxpayers with debt