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FoxieMay. 24, 2013 - 06:48PM JST
The movies have become so boring that I can't watch them any longer. It's a good thing that there are still good books out there.
Posted in: In film, audiences and talent shift from cinema to TV
FoxieMay. 24, 2013 - 06:41PM JST
I find it a bit hard to believe that they felt that earthquake in Moscow when I didn't even feel anything in Hokkaido which is a mere 300 km away. I had to look up JMA otherwise I wouldn't even have known that there was an earthquake. I saw the swaying buildings in Moscow on the Tube but couldn't it have been that this was an another earthquake?
Posted in: M8 earthquake hits Russia's Far East
FoxieMay. 05, 2013 - 05:32PM JST
So, in other words, the only one who was right about this was Putin again. They should have supported the dictator right from the beginning; he would have gotten rid of those religious fanatics. Now everything has escalated and it will only become worse.
Posted in: Israel launches airstrike in Syrian capital
FoxieMar. 26, 2013 - 04:28PM JST
Yes, Turkish Airline is amazing! The food is really the best even on domestic flights in Turkey. The staff is also really friendly. I love flying Turkish Airlines, they always make me feel like a queen.
Posted in: Turkish Airlines
FoxieMar. 07, 2013 - 03:13PM JST
Yes, a great loss for the world indeed. Evo Morales's speech on TV even made me cry. The world needs more leaders like him who can take their stand. R.I.P.
Posted in: World allies mourn Chavez; U.S. urges improved ties
FoxieMar. 07, 2013 - 03:07PM JST
I think the most important thing is to believe in something to get over PTSD. Rather than taking some anti-depressants prescribed by some psychiatrists which only make things worse in the end, it is probably better doing that 'exorcism'. These people need psychological help most of all to help them moving on. Only problem is there are hardly any psychologists in this country. Maybe something should be done about that, bring them in from abroad if you have to!
Posted in: Haunted by trauma, tsunami survivors turn to exorcists
FoxieMar. 06, 2013 - 03:28PM JST
I am really saddened by his early death. He was a man I always respected for his courage and all the good things he did for Venezuela and the world. R.I.P.
Posted in: Venezuelan President Chavez dies of cancer at 58
FoxieMar. 03, 2013 - 10:16PM JST
This was the 2nd worst blizzard I have ever experienced up here. My whole house was shaking from the wind. There was no way I would have gone out in that weather. My deepest condolences to the victims' family.
Posted in: Six dead as blizzards hit northern Japan
FoxieFeb. 28, 2013 - 03:39PM JST
We have space, more than enough, up here in Hokkaido. And Hokkaido has zillions of red traffic lights when there is no other car in sight. The sooner we get roundabouts here, the better!
Posted in: In places where traffic volume is low and securing land is easy, roundabouts can be effective.
FoxieFeb. 27, 2013 - 11:08PM JST
Yes, especially when I want to buy whale meat and they sell me dolphin meat.
Posted in: Do you ever worry that what you are eating might not be what the label on the food item says it is?
FoxieFeb. 26, 2013 - 11:18PM JST
I watch the Oscars every year but this year I thought that it was really boring.
Posted in: Critics blast Oscars for off-color jokes, dull show
FoxieFeb. 25, 2013 - 09:12PM JST
Chamomile tea is reputed to relieve hay fever symptoms and smearing chamomile and lemon oil on a tissue and inhale it to prevent hay fever symptoms.
Posted in: What remedies would you recommend to hay fever sufferers to alleviate their symptoms?
FoxieFeb. 25, 2013 - 02:10PM JST
I never spend more than 2 hours in Costco but I always spend more than 15,000 Yen. So, no problem for me personally but, as a whole, I can't agree with that new policy. It will give Costco a bad image and I think it might be wiser for them not implementing it.
Posted in: Hiroshima to finally get a Costco - too bad you have to pay Y3,000 for parking
FoxieFeb. 16, 2013 - 08:46PM JST
That meteor is really scary. I am only glad that nobody got seriously hurt or passed away. Poor Russians, it is so cold there and not having glass must be terrible.
We should protect ourselves:
First: stock food for at least 4 weeks
Second: Stock drinking water for at least 8 weeks
Third: Install a meteorite-deflection device for only 99,999, - Yen (until stocks are exhausted)
Fouth: Cross your fingers that it misses you
Posted in: Divers scour Russian lake after meteor strike
FoxieFeb. 16, 2013 - 08:30PM JST
Hardly anything new. They have existed in Europe now for years and just cost 1/3 of that price.
Posted in: Oil-free air fryer
FoxieFeb. 09, 2013 - 07:22PM JST
LOL...they should have seen the blizzard that blew over Hokkaido yesterday.
Posted in: Blizzard brings U.S. northeast to a halt
FoxieFeb. 07, 2013 - 03:21PM JST
Up here in Hokkaido, there is a park with tons of sculptures of naked women. Nobody ever complained. Maybe the problem stems from jealous men who could never look as handsome as David.
Posted in: Shimane town demands pants for Michelangelo's David sculpture
FoxieFeb. 03, 2013 - 11:06AM JST
Yea, we had -5 on the Japanese scale in my area. I was already sleeping and running down the stairs. Because it was shaking so much, I fell down the stairs and hurt my back badly - it is all purple now. I also managed to twist my neck, so I am all patched up now. Ouch!! (So NHK, make it 11 people injured). Many objects fell down here and there and I have to clean up the house today. Thanks God the house is ok and I am alive but I am worried about aftershocks JMA announced that will happen for a week...
Posted in: M6.9 quake shakes Hokkaido; 10 injuries reported
FoxieFeb. 02, 2013 - 08:52PM JST
Ah, cute! That was a song by her the US swimming team used in the London Olympics. Too bad they didn't come to the concert here.
Posted in: Carly and friends
FoxieJan. 31, 2013 - 06:30PM JST
I recommend that gaijin to enter the AVEX audition, now held until Feb. 28th
Posted in: 'Gangnam Style' parody 'Gaijin Style' hits the web
Jun. 20, 2013 - 06:27PM JST
police used an artist’s likeness to identify and locate him
21st century high tech, USA have…
Posted in: Man arrested for punching schoolchildren outside station in Ibaraki
Jun. 20, 2013 - 06:22PM JST
" hiving off" up to 20%
is that a typo or a new word I need…
Posted in: Hedge fund boosts stake in Sony
Jun. 20, 2013 - 06:21PM JST
Do you not acknowledge the fact that people of different cultures each different type of food?…
Posted in: Iceland kills first fin whales in controversial hunt
Jun. 20, 2013 - 06:20PM JST
where it was used is the question
For your information it's still in use by…
Posted in: Korean campaigns for removal of Japanese flag from French stores
Jun. 20, 2013 - 06:19PM JST
Another parenting failure.
Posted in: 5 children swept out to sea in Miyazaki; one drowns