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CliffyAug. 08, 2015 - 02:23AM JST
I had a Sony Camcorder (I think it is handycam, don't quite remember, but it uses those small tapes and has firewire port connection) that was able to shoot video in the dark a while back.
Posted in: Canon camera can shoot video in dark
CliffyAug. 08, 2015 - 01:48AM JST
How much of those money actually goes into the workers' pockets?
Posted in: Made in North Korea: goods store opens to brisk business in Seoul
CliffyAug. 07, 2015 - 09:37PM JST
Nothing wrong with it. Its the kids own lives. If they decide to let the world know, so what? Most people just like to impose their own ideas and believes onto another. It is no difference from dictatorship. They should just mind their own businesses. Good thing they have never seen my son with his girl friend version 2.0.
Posted in: Japanese high school students are causing a stir online by sharing their 'love videos'
CliffyAug. 07, 2015 - 09:29PM JST
The only thing I can say is "Ha Ha Ha~~~~~~~........"
Posted in: Japanese arcade has floor pads so fans can kneel before their anime crushes
CliffyAug. 07, 2015 - 09:26PM JST
Still looks kind of creepy to me. Skin color is too pale like corpse or someone with serious malnutrition. I would probably goes into my reflex and throw out a punch if something like that pops up in front of me in the middle of the night when I am half asleep.
Posted in: Erica the android can have 'natural' conversations
CliffyAug. 05, 2015 - 10:58PM JST
Giving money during wedding is not just Japan. In NA, the couple prepares a list of gifts. Some people will buy those listed as a gift to the couple and some just give them money. In other part of Asia, giving money for a wedding is also quite common.
Posted in: 7 customs that Japanese people wish would just disappear
CliffyAug. 01, 2015 - 03:40AM JST
Hmmmm? Why didn't they use Outbreak Company then? If any new recruit joined because of some manga, then it is really an issue.
Posted in: Anime 'Gate' tries to recruit for Self-Defense Forces
CliffyJul. 27, 2015 - 09:45PM JST
4 is a good one and some of the newer home designs in NA also has that now.
9 is a good way to play practical joke.
Posted in: 12 awesome features of Japanese bathrooms you won’t find in the West
CliffyJul. 27, 2015 - 09:38PM JST
M3M3M3, My wife actually went to Revenue Canada and some employee told her that's what needs to be done. he also showed her how to fill in the tax form.... It actually saves you a lot of trouble in the future as Revenue Canada is kind of like a licensed mafia (there had been cases that Revenue Canada ruin someone's life regardless how the judgement of the court) and they will do a lot of things to ruin your life if you disobey. After all, filling in with everything 0 only takes a minute. Of course, unless you have billions of dollars which you can hire a lawyer to deal with them (in that case, they will give you a discount on tax owing if you do own them money); otherwise, you are pretty much screwed when they decide to harass you.
Posted in: Canadian Expat Voting Rights
CliffyJul. 27, 2015 - 09:29PM JST
Too many people. My son who works as part-time as a licensed swimming instructor/life guard outside his school could tell you all the gross stories he had seen in a pool. It was funny for me though.
Posted in: Packed pool
CliffyJul. 25, 2015 - 04:41AM JST
Why not just use a cordless vacuum cleaner? If they can make something that could catch a fly in its mid-air stunt flying, that would be interesting.
Posted in: Why squash bugs when you can trap them in this cool vacuum gun?
CliffyJul. 25, 2015 - 04:29AM JST
M3M3M3, you need to declare non-resident with Canada Immigration if you plan to stay in another country longer than 183 days, otherwise, you still need to file income tax. Even if you declare non-resident, you still need to file that annually but it just that the end is 0 dollar that you have to pay back to the government. Also, as non-resident, you do not have the health benefit which is right as you do not pay any tax already. I worked outside Canada in another country for many years, that's how I know. Then, when you return and plan to stay and work in Canada, you also need to declare that with the immigration officers at the border and inform Revenue Canada. Re-apply the health benefit after 30-60 days - not quite remember the duration.
CliffyJul. 22, 2015 - 09:19PM JST
My family will be visiting Tokyo in August. Probably also Odaiba in mid-August. Good that I will miss that as I am not too fond of too many people. However, isn't Fuji TV is doing their annual thing there?
Posted in: Tokyo Idol Festival 2015 to be held at Odaiba
CliffyJul. 21, 2015 - 10:33PM JST
McDonald and fancy restaurant. They just do not go right in the same sentence.
Posted in: McDonald’s to open fancy pop-up restaurant in Tokyo for one night only
CliffyJul. 16, 2015 - 09:59PM JST
I have a few Muslim co-workers, sometimes I make fun of them and ask them strange questions and they know I am joking around and joke with me as well. I think that's my image in the office - except when I am working, when I am chatting, I will make jokes and fun. One of them told me that it is only if your body is good and healthy enough to do so.
Posted in: Muslims in Japan observe Ramadan
CliffyJul. 16, 2015 - 09:54PM JST
First thing comes into my mind is hair + doll + nail + tree = curse? I watched too many horror movies.
Posted in: Man cuts off 12-year-old girl's hair with scissors
CliffyJul. 09, 2015 - 10:14PM JST
Kimono looks pretty with those fancy patterns. When you view it, view it as art. There is something totally wrong with people today. Then, again, I have also read that some place people wants to cover up the Statue of David for reason of indecency. - they better never travel to Rome.
Posted in: Boston museum cancels 'Kimono Wednesdays' after racism protests
CliffyJul. 09, 2015 - 10:05PM JST
Cool! Let's hope that there is some speed and agility into the fight,. I wonder if they will just battle like bumper cars - just slam against each other - then, that would be boring.
Posted in: Clash of the Titans: Japan vs U.S. in mega-robot duel
CliffyJul. 09, 2015 - 10:00PM JST
Huh! Instant noodles a Japanese invention? Or, is it another way to show the world that education in history/fact is really lacking in Japan?
Posted in: Invention most Japanese are proud of is instant ramen
CliffyJul. 08, 2015 - 09:03PM JST
If you are important and/or famous in Japan, does not mean it is equivalent in other nations.
Posted in: Another Japanese celebrity claims discrimination in France; netizens not so sympathetic
Aug. 30, 2015 - 08:51PM JST
"Can't the Chinese take over?"
"Why would they? They have nothing, and want nothing, to do…
Posted in: Turkish jets join U.S.-led coalition in airstrikes against IS
Aug. 30, 2015 - 08:46PM JST
From Hong Kong to Japan, students rising up more
Posted in: Student group injects new exuberance into anti-war protests
Aug. 30, 2015 - 08:44PM JST
Last photo guy wants to get a close-up experience. But he doesn't look too happy
Posted in: Samba Carnival
Aug. 30, 2015 - 08:42PM JST
"we have to be careful not to violate the suspect’s rights,”
What about the rights of…
Posted in: Bangkok bomb suspect uncooperative: Thai army chief
Aug. 30, 2015 - 08:41PM JST
Line has been looking to expand in bigger markets, such as the U.S., but has not…
Posted in: Messaging app Line says it is still considering IPO