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CliffySep. 19, 2014 - 01:15AM JST
This kind of no dating rule is pretty stupid. You only see this in Japan or any Asia entertainment industry.
Posted in: Pop idols’ management demands Y8 million in damages after two members caught dating fans
CliffyAug. 26, 2014 - 03:48AM JST
Aren't some of the characters not Japanese? I have yet to meet a non-Japanese with a Japanese name.
Posted in: Why do so many anime characters have non-Japanese names?
CliffyAug. 26, 2014 - 03:46AM JST
"Botox has frozen the faces of countless Hollywood stars", I have seen some Asian stars as well. Their faces look very much like plastic - not good at all. If you get old, then accept it. While at it, ask for senior discount.
Posted in: Botox may slow tumor growth in stomach cancer
CliffyAug. 26, 2014 - 03:44AM JST
It does not look appetizing at all.
Posted in: What’s better than sushi? Ramen sushi
CliffyJul. 24, 2014 - 09:40PM JST
Even Chinese themselves do not purchase foods with made in China label. Google Chinese fake foods and you will find loads of images/videos showing those fake foods, etc. Never mind rotten meat, industrial strength chemicals etc. have also been reported being use.
Posted in: More Japanese firms withdraw Husi-supplied products; 5 detained in China
CliffyJul. 16, 2014 - 10:05PM JST
Don't like smoke and also do not like strong perfume (if anyone could smell the perfume from 3 feet away, then it is too much to mask off the person's BO). My nose is way too sensitive for those.
Just put them into a air-tight room and have them smoke all they want.
Posted in: Breaking the rules
CliffyJun. 27, 2014 - 10:11PM JST
Costs too much and really no financial benefit for the hosting country. Except for them to brag or show off. Some countries and their citizens are getting smart, that' why some of them withdrew their bids to host the 2022 winter Olympic, from 6 down to 4.
Posted in: IOC warns Tokyo over potential 2020 venue changes
CliffyJun. 26, 2014 - 09:52PM JST
Still better than shaving the eyebrows and then tattoo or draw them back.
Posted in: 4 Japanese beauty fads Westerners just don’t understand
CliffyJun. 24, 2014 - 09:35PM JST
Posted in: Jump in my car
CliffyJun. 20, 2014 - 12:51AM JST
Probably not the first time she met face to face with the guy; otherwise, why would anyone would meet a person in his/her own home for the first time? Unless one is running some home based business.
Posted in: Nagoya woman beaten and robbed in own home; Line 'friend' chief suspect
CliffyJun. 18, 2014 - 10:17PM JST
Another prove that men's memories are like RAM in computer, it is gone once power is off. And, women's are like hard drive, they will recall it for as long as it needs.
Posted in: 79-year-old woman beats husband to death after arguing about past girlfriends
CliffyJun. 17, 2014 - 03:46AM JST
Actually, any electric conductor is affected by eddy current. If you happen to have those hard drive magnets, when you drop an aluminum ring through it, you will see the rate of decent is a lot slower. If I remember right, those rocket power speed car that they use to break the speed record in salt like, they also use similar mechanism as braking in addition to the parachute as conventional braking system (brake pads) is useless with that speed.
Posted in: Radio-controlled toy car floats with eddy current
CliffyJun. 12, 2014 - 09:45PM JST
5 and 7 are not Japan only. 3 is kind of dangerous as the person could be carrying drugs into countries that make drug trafficking a capital punishment offense. For no.1, does a human taste pallets same as a dog's. Do not know it is an upgrade for dogs or an insult to the tester.
Posted in: 7 unbelievable jobs that actually exist in Japan
CliffyJun. 11, 2014 - 10:23PM JST
So, it is sort of like an escort service then.
Posted in: Akihabara’s first rental nerd looking to cash in on his jobless status
CliffyJun. 10, 2014 - 09:45PM JST
Make sense but from the other pictures shown, they are electronic toy. There is not much of creativity encouragement involve except the human anatomy one that will actually teach something. Just give the kid a card board box and see the imaginations run wild.
Posted in: Best Toy Designers
CliffyJun. 10, 2014 - 03:41AM JST
I had a cat when I was a kid. I remember it jumped into the water and got itself wet when it got too hot and also lay down on the ceramic tiles floor during those days.
Posted in: Keep kitty cool this summer with a cooling pot
CliffyJun. 09, 2014 - 10:39PM JST
Used to like coke, but not so often now. The only time I like now is during winter when I was clearing the snow outside. Then I will put a can in the snow and drink it after that many hours of shuffling. By that time, some of it had turned into slush. I like the feeling of when it hits the throat.
Posted in: Coke ad: It takes 23 minutes to burn off a soda
CliffyJun. 09, 2014 - 10:36PM JST
I have seen a motor attached to a friction wheel against the bicycle wheel to generate power for front light when I was very very young. I do not see any of those anymore today. So, is this just like re-inventing the wheel?
Posted in: Portable wind turbine generator
CliffyJun. 06, 2014 - 11:31PM JST
What so embarrass about? Better than having the kid launch into the road and hit by a car. I have seen a toddler just ran across the street couple of weeks ago and the car had to brake really hard to avoid hitting the child. The mother could just scream to toddle to stop....and hope that the kid did not get hit.
Posted in: Should you put your child on a leash? Japanese mothers weigh in
CliffyJun. 06, 2014 - 10:48PM JST
Just watched it this past weekend in with my sons. Kind of too long for my taste. My wife almost felt asleep. Too many holes in the plot.
Posted in: Godzilla director in Japan feels like 'surrogate mother'
Sep. 22, 2014 - 11:08PM JST
How about disbelievers in the University of Illinois, and satellite images?
Oh, I thought all scientists…
Posted in: Hundreds of thousands rally worldwide over climate change
Sep. 22, 2014 - 11:06PM JST
Good grief... they weren't that good. All they did was take Beatles riffs and butcher them.
Posted in: First ever exhibition dedicated to Oasis coming to Tokyo
Sep. 22, 2014 - 11:05PM JST
I still buy CDs... better sound quality than an MP3.
Posted in: Japan's music market is utterly, totally unique.
They should change the part where it says "200 Japanese businessmen are asking for a meeting",…
Posted in: 200-strong Japanese business delegation visits China
Embassies are considered foreign soil. Everywhere, not just in Libya.
Urban myth. Embassies are just…
Posted in: The U.S. is putting together a coalition, including Japan, to eradicate the threat to the global community from the Islamic State. Do you think military action will be effective or will it make the situation worse?