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IowanSep. 25, 2014 - 11:07AM JST
I always notice the power lines when I'm in Japan. Most people would think I'm joking--they haven't been to Japan. Being a lineman is dangerous. Being one in Japan seems more like gambling.
Posted in: Why does Japan have so many overhead power lines?
IowanSep. 24, 2014 - 06:35PM JST
Gaming as media is still in its childhood. We have yet to see what it can do and how cool it can be. Consider the first 40 years of movies, animation, or TV; compare that with today's versions. The real shocker is applying this concept to the internet, which is still in its infancy.
Posted in: PlayStation TV to hit U.S. in October
IowanSep. 21, 2014 - 10:00PM JST
Sorry Angel, you don't know firefighting. No other property was damaged. The fire did not rekindle. No one injured. All was done in 90 minutes. They did their job and did it well.
Posted in: 6 new houses under construction torched since Sept 12 in Tama
IowanSep. 20, 2014 - 08:30PM JST
What's wrong with you people? He likes cats. And he wanted to keep the stray cat population down. He's helping. And it's other people's fault for feeding strays. (Sarcasm off) It's amazing how every nut can "justify" their actions. Glad he's caught.
Posted in: Man arrested for poisoning over 40 cats in Tokyo's Ota Ward
IowanSep. 17, 2014 - 09:31AM JST
So that is fast food with no artificial coloring or preservatives?
Posted in: Black burgers
IowanSep. 14, 2014 - 10:39PM JST
Child co-star of two Nickelodean shows, "iCarly" and "Sam and Cat" that feature two girls in zany babysitting adventures. Both shows are retired: 1. The girls stopped looking like kids. 2. Co-star Jennette McCurdy published obviously non-kid-friendly photos.
Posted in: Grande hug
IowanSep. 12, 2014 - 08:28PM JST
They could claim to be "pro-Russian, Japanese separatists who-happen-to-look-Russian."
Posted in: Russian forces to conduct drill in east, including disputed islands with Japan
IowanSep. 11, 2014 - 09:47AM JST
Thank you Mr. Miyazaki. You made the world better.
Posted in: 'Spirit' fades for famed animation studio after Miyazaki signs off
IowanSep. 10, 2014 - 07:56PM JST
Good! Japan is a world power. Japan should have offensive weapons. This is not 1914--things are different.
Posted in: Japan, U.S. discussing offensive military capability for Tokyo
IowanSep. 01, 2014 - 09:53PM JST
Ironically they will also be celebrating the foreign invaders who won: Communists. (2) "On this day of independence and prosperity, get back to work!" (3) Perhaps the other nations of the world could Skype their museums' collections of Chinese artifacts to help China celebrate?
Posted in: With eye on Japan, China announces national 'Martyrs' Day'
IowanSep. 01, 2014 - 09:40PM JST
Speaking on behalf of 6 billion people, "Don't care, don't care, don't care."
Posted in: Dolphin-hunting season kicks off in Taiji
IowanAug. 28, 2014 - 10:16AM JST
Well, 3 out 6 commentators on this article don't c.ap.
Posted in: Field trip
IowanAug. 23, 2014 - 09:07PM JST
Disney should go big time--bring back Jar Jar! "Meesa Star Wars: Jar Jar Commander" or "Jar Jar's Star Wars Rebels: Meesa Spark of Rebellion" or "Episode VII: The Return of Jar Jar."
Posted in: Disney brings the Force with 'Star Wars' game, TV show push
IowanAug. 05, 2014 - 11:36PM JST
Who else goes to places like this and don't know the difference between these objects and stuff your grandparents owned?
Posted in: Art treasures from Taiwan
IowanAug. 02, 2014 - 10:12PM JST
"No 'Star Wars' series would be complete without the iconic Jar Jar Binks." Ahh, so true. So true. [I'll quit now.]
Posted in: Before 'Star Wars' film reboot, a new animated 'Rebels'
IowanAug. 02, 2014 - 02:38AM JST
"...it’s important to drink plenty of fluids, since it’s the best way to ward off dehydration." So, um, what's the second best way?
Posted in: 10 Japanese vending machine drinks that fly under the beverage radar
IowanJul. 12, 2014 - 10:56AM JST
Pretty. We often see them in the Midwest, absent the skyscrapers.
Posted in: Twin rainbows
IowanJul. 02, 2014 - 10:26PM JST
Posted in: Chinese media slam Japan's move to expand military role
IowanJun. 21, 2014 - 11:42AM JST
Yes, curry, or McDonalds.
Posted in: 10 dishes Japanese men want their girlfriends to cook for them
IowanJun. 21, 2014 - 11:39AM JST
I raise my own beef--Thank You.
Posted in: Fukushima farmers seek aid for radiation zone cattle
Oct. 02, 2014 - 05:16AM JST
Article a few days ago said the price on blackmarket iphones in China collapsed.
Posted in: Apple to launch iPhone 6 in China Oct 17
Oct. 02, 2014 - 05:13AM JST
LostinNagoya, the lines were much longer this time - 12 blocks! Seriously?!
Oct. 02, 2014 - 05:04AM JST
Fadamor - thanks.
Posted in: 37-year-old man arrested for kidnapping 12-year-old boy in Chiba
Oct. 02, 2014 - 05:03AM JST
True communism/socialism difficult to sustain because it depends on honestly communist/socialist leadership, over time. Something Chinese…
Posted in: Police ease tactics in Hong Kong protest standoff
Oct. 02, 2014 - 04:57AM JST
I can spend 15 seconds on Google and see a dozen better ones. Just saying.
Posted in: Japan Motor Racing Hall of Fame