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HawkeyeApr. 20, 2014 - 01:24PM JST
Horrible tragedy. Feel so bad for the families waiting to find their child's body and get some closure.
Posted in: Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry
HawkeyeApr. 18, 2014 - 03:02PM JST
Facebook is getting creepier and creepier. Whats the point of wanting to know in advance that someone I know who also has a facebook account is close by? Doesn't that spoil the excitement of walking into your friend around a corner or is it so I can casually avoid or casually make contact with them. Casually awkward but hey no one uses a cell phone to talk anymore because they text everything. Dumb and dumber.
Posted in: Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature
HawkeyeApr. 15, 2014 - 11:16PM JST
Just woke up on the floor after watching the video in this article, blood everywhere and must have bitten my tongue half off in some epileptic fit. This Japanese attempt at metal is talentless and just like the rest of the no talent J-pop that Japan laps up cause they would not know talent if they saw it. Japanese masses get fed a daily dose of J-krap so what's not to like. What's with the GABA ads with that British goober and hot J-chick we see on every page. They need to get some other promo guy or is this what the J-girls like these days.
Posted in: BABYMETAL invasion of the West marches on
HawkeyeApr. 14, 2014 - 03:51PM JST
I think bambi was the victim here. As tame as those deer look, their dna is still wired for flight when startled
Posted in: Taiwanese tourists hurt in deer rampage at Nikko
HawkeyeApr. 07, 2014 - 11:24AM JST
Japanese rice tastes good but read the label to actually see where your rice was grown. A lot of Japanese rice is actually grown in the central valley of California and exported to Japan. I'm not saying that there is not a huge amount of rice grown in Japan but think about it, 130 million people that eat rice literally every day for at least one or more meals and it all can't be grown in Japan because there is not enough arable land, small fields and costly production.
Posted in: How do you think the taste of Japanese rice compares with rice produced in other countries?
HawkeyeApr. 06, 2014 - 12:07PM JST
Funny how the Brazilian government is looking busy for the World Cup and will do the same again for the Olympics but when those events close, the military will disappear from those slums
Posted in: Soldiers occupy notorious Rio slum ahead of World Cup
HawkeyeApr. 05, 2014 - 03:07PM JST
One of those nuclear tests is going to go terribly wrong one day and we are all going to suffer if they are not stopped in their tracks. Perhaps the US should take a whole bunch of B-52's and blanket drop tens of thousands of iPhones, PC tablets, direct TV satellite dishes, Victoria's Secret catalogs, Cheeto puff bags with leaflets saying this is how the west enjoy themselves every day and their whole stinking country would collapse amid a mass revolt.
Posted in: N Korea tells world 'wait and see' on new nuclear test
HawkeyeApr. 03, 2014 - 02:32PM JST
Nato is a leftover from a time when European nations had small useless military forces and the USA carried the load as well as keeping the soviets at bay. Today, Europe's military forces can take care of their own problems and grow up in the process by fighting backyard bullies by themselves.
Posted in: Russia says NATO reverting to Cold War-era mindset
HawkeyeApr. 01, 2014 - 11:50AM JST
Brazil is going to face huge challenges cleaning itself up before the world cup or Olympics. Even if I had the money to attend the Olympics there is no way I would go there as the country cannot handle the security levels it needs for that level of an event.
Posted in: Rio police storm vast crime-ridden favela near airport
HawkeyeApr. 01, 2014 - 11:46AM JST
Less than a roll use a day missing and some staffer had to keep count says a lot for the state of the local government and news reporting in sleepy Tokushima-town but hey they made international news on JT and I even wasted a few minutes posting which shows how really bored or stupid I must be. Probably both. lol Gambatte Tokushima toire kami dorobu chan
Posted in: Tokushima City wages war on toilet paper bandits as 900 rolls go missing from public restrooms
HawkeyeMar. 29, 2014 - 03:55PM JST
Zuckerberg is hosting nsa's next project under the guise of bringing the internet to the masses.when are people going to realize all of these high tech toys are merely smart tools for the governnent to keep tabs on your entire life. Wake up people and cast away yoir dumbphone.
Posted in: Facebook launches lab to bring Internet everywhere
HawkeyeMar. 26, 2014 - 11:36PM JST
I love the tip-less system in Japan. The best system worldwide would include mandatory sliding scale tip/compensation and to train your servers properly but also manage/watch them to make sure the customer is treated like they are appreciated. Too many servers don't treat the customers well so they get low tips and it becomes a vicious cycle.
Posted in: Japanese restaurants in New York introduce ban on tipping
HawkeyeMar. 24, 2014 - 02:33AM JST
This is not a search and rescue mission as the plane has been missing since March 8th. Rescue means to find live humans not dead bodies or debris. It may not even become a recover mission due to the location, seabed depth and extremely harsh conditions in that area of the southern indian ocean. All these so called missions amount to perhaps good expensive training exercises at best and way past the useful threshold of usefulness. At this point it is a big waste of all these country's resources and should be the responsibility of China to pay for all the costs racked up looked for their citizens but you know that will never happen.
Posted in: Good luck
HawkeyeMar. 23, 2014 - 01:39PM JST
China is not stupid. They let everyone else spend millions with loads of military resources trying to look like good neighbors. China's contribution will end up a minor amount and role here as they could care less about the missing jet with 200+ chinese nationals when they have much bigger issues at home to solve. When search and rescue becomes a recovery mission maybe not even that as it looks now, economics play a big part, so let the other guys who want the publicity spend their money, resources and stupidly show China what surveillance toys they have to bear.
Posted in: China satellite detects object in jet search area
HawkeyeMar. 15, 2014 - 05:04AM JST
For almost a week I have been posting on jt's random coverage that there is the technology to locate commercial airliners in flight anywhere they fly and as the news trickles in each day it sure looks like the information overlords already know but are not revealing their information because it will jeopardize their operations.
Posted in: New U.S. lead takes Malaysia jet search into Indian Ocean
HawkeyeMar. 13, 2014 - 03:51PM JST
China has a navy, army and air force so why do we not hear of them searching that area themselves instead of Japan sending aircraft and resources. Next week china and Japan will be back at it over those stupid islands. I still say the uber lords of the shadow spy world know where that plane is or went down but won't release the info because it will compromise their surveillance operations.
Posted in: China thanks Japan for Malaysia plane search aid
HawkeyeMar. 12, 2014 - 06:35AM JST
My cell phone can give me a gps location of all my family members, my car can tell a service where I am and dispatch police, ambulance or a tow truck. Flyte dot com can tell you the speed, altitude and remaining flight time in US airspace but a commercial aircraft in international airspace is invisible. I don't buy that information. Where are the alien abduction theorists?
Posted in: How can a jet disappear? In the ocean, it's not hard
HawkeyeMar. 11, 2014 - 03:59PM JST
My guess is that the overlords of information technology already know where flight mh370 is and what happened. I think the technology is or has been in place for many years but we are not privvy to what depths it can go as this would undermine their operations. If it was terrorism, why no announcement celebrating a victory. Sorry though for all the suffering of those relatives waiting for an answer when the answer is probably already well known by the guys in the shadow world.
HawkeyeMar. 11, 2014 - 08:20AM JST
In an age where there is mass surveillance of all types of electronically transmitted information how is it that the precise location of a multi million dollar aircraft is not being monitored by commercial or military satellites? Ships carrying cargo have gps transmitters on them so why wouldn't an airline have a satellite based gps tracking system monitor all it's aircraft? In the war against terrorism why wouldn't the major governments all over the world be tracking every commercial or military aircraft in the air, it's not like we don't have the technology or is there something I am missing here.
HawkeyeMar. 09, 2014 - 09:25PM JST
Japanese could care less about globalization. It dilutes Japanese culture "wa" and dirties the country. The only reason Japanese want globalization is for business profit and they also get a good supply of Burburry rain coats and Nike running shoes. How many Japanese men want a gaijin in their woodpile? Answer almost none.
Posted in: Are Japan’s efforts at internationalization succeeding or not?
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Apr. 21, 2014 - 11:01AM JST
I still have my original Game Boy somewhere, I think. I know I have my Game…
Posted in: Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
Apr. 21, 2014 - 11:00AM JST
Russia needs to calm down and stop being aggressive.
Russians have been supporting standard patrol routs…
Posted in: Defense minister puzzled by abnormal number of flights by Russian military aircraft
Apr. 21, 2014 - 10:59AM JST
@pointfview: You are stereotyping that all Japanese are idiots ! Right?
Posted in: Michelle Obama's absence likely to be felt in Japan
@hokkaido for Japan a weak currency is better as it makes imports more expensive and exports…
Posted in: Japan's trade deficit quadruples on-year in March to Y1.45 tril
Apr. 21, 2014 - 10:54AM JST
Rosberg is still ahead in the championship.
Alonso seems to be good at wringing every last…
Posted in: Hamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese GP