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HawkeyeNov. 20, 2014 - 02:30PM JST
Beaujolais is not even table wine in France. They use it to sterilize wounds or to tart up a boeuf bourgion stew. I may have mis-spelled some of those moits francais naze nara boku wa Ima chotu yoppari desu.
Posted in: Fans brace for Beaujolais Nouveau
HawkeyeNov. 18, 2014 - 05:06PM JST
Of course i am joking that japanese sushi restaurants outside Japan are responsible for the demise of a delicacy like Bluefin tuna which is a shame but the real reason for so many animal and plant species becoming extinct is due to overpopulation plain and simple. It doesn't make any sense to try to pack ten pounds/kilos of poop in a five pound/kilo bag without expecting drastic consequences. The earth cannot sustain 7 billion wasteful and selfish people. Nature will rebound just like it will create deadly viruses to wipe out humanity. A 100, 000 years from now humans won't exist and the last two bluefin tuna will be like adam and eve and take over the oceans until they overpopulate it and another dominant species starts the chain reaction all over again.
Posted in: Pacific bluefin tuna edges toward extinction
HawkeyeNov. 18, 2014 - 04:37PM JST
So a week ago a man was attacked and killed by a bear only about 600 meters from where the couple was just attacked. If the bear that attacked and killed the man was not located and put down (killed), why would the police/animal control officers not put up warning signs, pass out flyers, go on the radio or tv and tell people to stay out of that area until the rogue bear was found. In Japan usually when this type of incident happens, the local hunters get together and hunt down the offending animal and kill it.
Posted in: Couple injured by bear in Gifu Prefecture
HawkeyeNov. 18, 2014 - 02:52PM JST
Zuckerburg should stay out of LinkedIn type ventures and not whore up the market as LinkedIn is already way too commercial from what it's original intentions were and we dont need a catfight making LinkedIn worse than what it already has become.
Posted in: Facebook at Work talk puts pressure on LinkedIn
HawkeyeNov. 18, 2014 - 02:46PM JST
Paul is rich enough and does not need producers feeding off of the fat trimmings and should tell them enough is enough and retire peacefully in the English countryside.
Posted in: Lackluster tribute to Paul McCartney
HawkeyeNov. 18, 2014 - 02:41PM JST
Japan may not consume all the Pacific Bluefin tuna being fished to extinction but who introduced/turned on the rest of the world to sushi/sashimi? It was Japanese culinary entrepreneurs so they are still to blame.
HawkeyeNov. 18, 2014 - 01:53PM JST
I was always taught that Japan is a country where "consensus" and what is good for the whole society is regarded as a noble trait but the reality is that the average Japanese consumer of Bluefin Tuna does not care if that species goes extinct. They will switch to another fish species until that one goes extinct too and so on.
HawkeyeNov. 17, 2014 - 03:52PM JST
Butter, there is no shortage. Where does regular butter come from? Cow milk and is there any shortage of milk, cheese, ice cream or yogurt which all are produced with cow milk as their primary ingredient. The answer is no. So why the shortage of butter? It's an artificially created shortage to drive prices up. There should be an official inquiry into this matter by the ministry of dairy products as I am sure japan must have such a unproductive government entity in place. Don't get me wrong cause I love butter, real euro type butter, the type that you can eat an inch (thats 2.54cm) thick on an engurish muffin topped with a slice of Canadian bacon, slab of good English sharp cheddar cheese and an almost fully poached but still slighty runny farm fresh egg. Off to the kitchen to make me one of those delicacies.
Posted in: Seasonal celebrations threatened by nationwide butter shortage
HawkeyeNov. 14, 2014 - 04:52PM JST
I totally agree with onaganamo. Therd ard special places on this earth that get so much media attention and unneeded tourism that the uniqueness is destroyed. If you found shangra-la would it be a good idea to reveal it to the rest of the world now that we live in a world of instantaneous news coverage? I think not. There are places that should remain a secret or close to one.
Posted in: Kizuro Village is a hidden natural beauty and feng shui power spot
HawkeyeNov. 14, 2014 - 04:44PM JST
There are many apps available that are pretty good in terms of literal and everyday japanese conversation both written and vocal. Why is ntt docomo wasting ¥ on this project? Probably some middle management bright idea shacho likes.
Posted in: Docomo introduces 'Jspeak' translation app for travelers to Japan
HawkeyeNov. 14, 2014 - 04:23PM JST
Putin in Japan would be an interesting visit. What does Russia have in common economically with Japan? Do you ever wonder why Putin nevet visits France, it's because the news would have a field day putting his name across the front of newspapers or nightly news.
Posted in: Abe wants to invite Putin to Japan next year
HawkeyeNov. 14, 2014 - 04:18PM JST
Another great Trini artist. Minaj should go back to POS where she belongs.
Posted in: Nicki Minaj apologizes for Nazi imagery in video
HawkeyeNov. 14, 2014 - 04:14PM JST
This video made my day. Loved it. I wish more Japanese performance artists would go international as they are so creative.
Posted in: World Order robot-dances their way around London
HawkeyeNov. 13, 2014 - 04:07PM JST
Why was it only partially cremated or maybe roasted in some Alaskan cannibalistic manner. People in extreme circumstances do incredibly horrific things to survive.
Posted in: Remains of Ice Age infants uncovered in Alaska
HawkeyeNov. 13, 2014 - 04:01PM JST
Cellphone zombies are hilarious. I am constantly amused by the bimbos walking around with both hands on their cell phones held about face high and texting with both hands. I see students, work professional's and even physicians in hospitals do it but the interesting similarity of all these zombies is that 99.9% are women that I would say younger than 30 years old. They are from the same crowd who used to (maybe still do) walk around with a cup of Starbucks in one hand while blindly speaking on their cell phones and not paying any attention to their surroundings. Reminds me of babies walking around with a bottle of milk or sweet treat in their hands and never grew up or disconnected from the need to suck their mother's teat . I just want to hang my leg out there and trip them up to watch them fall face first into the floor. It's a shame that so many young people spend more time watching tiny TV screens than watching the beautiful world around themselves. It's not so much that they are zombies but that they are hypnotized by social media and are too stupid to realize it. Orwell's 1984 has come home to roost.
Posted in: Japan's smartphone 'zombies' wreak havoc on the streets
HawkeyeNov. 09, 2014 - 10:18PM JST
The murders of these students is an outrage that should make all Mexicans stand up to their lousy government officials and drug gang ruled country. Hola muchachos, viva la revolucion.
Posted in: Suspects admit killing over 40 missing Mexico students
HawkeyeNov. 09, 2014 - 10:09PM JST
She is a bad machine and all bad machines need to be recalled to the factory for reprogramming and reassignment
Posted in: Detention period for Sasebo girl extended for more psychiatric tests
HawkeyeNov. 05, 2014 - 02:13PM JST
Horse racing, dog racing, boxing etc are all barbaric sports where animals or humans get injured or die because people wager/bet on whether they win or lose. The stock market is another example of betting/wagering against odds that your horse will come in first. The world would be a better place without these sports or institutions.
Posted in: Melbourne Cup horse deaths spark calls for change
HawkeyeOct. 27, 2014 - 01:54PM JST
I have a question. Was the mandatory quarantine imposed in secrecy to the public or news media? My guess is no and it was well known to health workers returning from western Africa to the USA. Kaci Hickox would have to have her head buried in the sand to not know that she wasn't going to get a welcome home party upon arrival back in the USA. Surely she is not that naive. Probably some hot shot lawyer saw his golden goose with Kaci and approached her with a plan to sue the state of New Jersey and the feds for multi millions plus a book story of her life In africa and the ordeal of false Imprisonment.
Posted in: White House questions new Ebola rules; nurse plans to sue
HawkeyeOct. 25, 2014 - 05:37PM JST
Overreact is not the problem. It is sop for cops today to shoot to kill even for parking ticket violations. Why is it that every time a cop discharges their gun, they empty all of it into the victim and don't know how to wing someone, call the cop lawyer, claim that they saw a weapon, feared for their life and are authorized to use lethal force to deal with the perpetrator? I would love to see these trigger happy law enforcement (I believe they consider themselves judge, jury and executioner) types in the middle eastern conflict area. Most of them would fit right in with the blackhawk team.
Posted in: Suspect arrested in death of 2 California sheriff's deputies
Nov. 21, 2014 - 05:38AM JST
A broader recall isn’t supported by the evidence, the company says.
Considering that 3 out of…
Posted in: Showdown looms between U.S. gov't, air bag maker
Nov. 21, 2014 - 05:31AM JST
Isn't this illegal?
Which is probably why the police are still questioning her after she has…
Posted in: Police question NHK reporter over hoax 110 call
Nov. 21, 2014 - 05:28AM JST
Thank you. I was happy to do my small part. :-)
Posted in: No. of foreign visitors to Japan this year exceeds 11 mil
Nov. 21, 2014 - 05:26AM JST
Many other Chinese are unable to afford health care despite government efforts to provide a basic…
Posted in: 6 nurses among 7 killed in latest attack on Chinese medical workers
Nov. 21, 2014 - 05:23AM JST
7? It took 7 before the police put the puzzle together? Now I kinow to keep…
Posted in: 'Black widow' with seven dead partners arrested