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    17 Pictures From Japan That Will Make You Say, "That Is SMART"

    America needs ALL OF THESE.

    1. This Japanese airport sorts luggage by color to make it easy for travelers to find.

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    2. This bathroom in Japan has a "privacy" button that plays music to mask any, uh, noises.

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    3. This Japanese pizza box puts a handle in the center to prevent the box from tipping.

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    4. This cab in Japan has a button riders can press when they'd like the driver to go more slowly.

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    5. This tourist bought gum in Japan, and it came with a small pad of paper for easy disposal of each piece.

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    6. These umbrellas found in Japan reveal interesting patterns when wet.

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    7. This Japanese hotel has mirrors in the bathroom with a heated portion that never fogs.

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    8. This restroom in Japan has a kiddy seat for parents to put their children in while they go.

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    9. This elevator in Japan has an anti-static pad for users to touch before pressing buttons, to avoid any shocks.

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    10. And this Japanese elevator lets people know when it's raining outside.

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    11. This staircase in Tokyo tells pedestrians how many calories they're burning with each step.

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    12. This Japanese bathroom has a digital map that shows which stalls are currently in use.

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    13. This Japanese coffee shop can take your picture and print it onto latte art.

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    14. This Japanese police car has lights that raise up, so they're more easily visible in traffic.

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    15. This claw machine game in Japan gives winners CHEESECAKES.

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    16. This Japanese train has the seats facing the windows for a more pleasant ride.

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    17. And finally, this Japanese hotel offers free smartphones with data plans for travelers to use.

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