Re­sortJa­pan launch­estested for new deadly ro­bot 'brain-eat­ing­to­ward as­teroid amoeba'

China Daily (Canada) - - HOLIDAY - By CHINA DAILY

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The surf re­sort vol­un­tar­ily closed fol­low­ing Sta­bile's death.

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