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It"S MEMay. 26, 2015 - 07:51PM JST
Agree India is having a heatwave with a heavy toll according to news.
No air con here as yet and most likely like most years will be hardly used, small fan is enough for me.
Unseasonably hot this year, when did spring happen?
Posted in: Temperature tops 30 degrees in Tokyo for first time this year
It"S MEMay. 26, 2015 - 12:23AM JST
Those moves and ladders were mostly used to remove the burning hatch to prevent a fire from spreading.
Worth a visit to the Fire Museum in Yotsume San-Chome, very interesting and lots of interactive stuff for the kids.
Entrance is FREE.
Posted in: Acrobatic firefighters
It"S MEMay. 25, 2015 - 11:48PM JST
Some gara-kei had cameras, but a lot of people also use camera designed for video chat to do the recording or download from a digital camera.
Lots of options now available.
Personally wondering why people want to record their sexual exploits but than many teens now share nude pictures of themselves with friends.
Posted in: Man gets suspended sentence in 1st trial over revenge porn
It"S MEMay. 25, 2015 - 07:48PM JST
Many other countries have also recently enacted "revenge porn" laws.
Yes, keitai too a large degree are used as is it easy to take a
Shot and share it via SNS.
It"S MEMay. 25, 2015 - 06:27PM JST
As a Buddhist I am offended having to live by another religions code of morals.
Isn't the Bible also based on older religions and texts like the Egyptian, Judaism, etc influences
Posted in: Australian PM resists gay marriage referendum push
It"S MEMay. 25, 2015 - 05:52PM JST
Some of us are also used to strong quakes from before we came to Japan.
My 1st really big one was when I was in my teens on vacation, that one was scarier than 3/11.
Posted in: M5.6 earthquake rocks Kanto region
It"S MEMay. 25, 2015 - 05:15PM JST
You mistake I think Mother and Father for Models/Roles that can even come from outsiders.
Posted in: Ireland says big 'Yes' to gay marriage in world first
It"S MEMay. 25, 2015 - 05:08PM JST
When will you get it that Japan has a constitutional separation of Church and State, State Shinto went out with WW II.
Posted in: Abe honors war dead at Chidorigafuchi cemetery
It"S MEMay. 25, 2015 - 04:16PM JST
Most people in a homosexual relationship either chose the male or female role.
And I fully agree that mother and father roles are not depending on sex as there are many great stay at-home dads where the mother works.
It"S MEMay. 25, 2015 - 03:57PM JST
Not sure how it works in Japan.
Back home you need an organic certification, this required regular testing of soil and groundwater samples to ensure no contaminants are present.
Most of the non-organic like pesticides can come from runoff's, etc from surrounding properties.
Posted in: Organic food rarely found on Japan’s tables
It"S MEMay. 25, 2015 - 03:48PM JST
Friend of mine had to move back to Shimane prefecture to take care of Family, very little work there and he is still looking.
Deal sounds OK if you either got a good nest-egg or job lined up.
Posted in: Shimane Prefecture will give you a house…but only if you promise to stay for 25 years
It"S MEMay. 25, 2015 - 03:43PM JST
I don't have a keitai but fairly easy to feel the strength level.
Bigger worry is the duration and if it is a sideways or up and down movement.
The latter gets me moving fast
It"S MEMay. 25, 2015 - 02:57PM JST
Had a good Shindo 4 here in western Tokyo.
Knocked a few things over. Long time since we had one.
It"S MEMay. 24, 2015 - 08:37PM JST
Show me proof that J-Gov asked for them to be enshrined, which is against the constitution.
Any why did they wait till 1978, decades after the class B & C war criminals were enshrined.
Posted in: China raps Japan after Abe's wife visits Yasukuni shrine
It"S MEMay. 24, 2015 - 08:05PM JST
The J-Gov didn't didn't and can't enshrine anybody at a shrine or temple.
The are no remains or ashes there, just a register of names and only a Shinto priest from the Shrine can add or remove a name.
It"S MEMay. 24, 2015 - 05:44PM JST
Agree the church has always been selective what to include and what to leave out if the old and new testament.
Granted a church needs to be flexible to a degree to retain value and relevance, Going through Christian history is rather interesting.
Good for Ireland to have had the referendum(true democracy) and they have strong Catholic and Protestant population.
It"S MEMay. 24, 2015 - 02:08PM JST
I still say you need separation between legal and religious marriages as is does in my home county.
The christian church can only speak for Christians and shouldn't try to influence non Christians via the government.
Hence the separation of church & state. Doesn't affect me who someone wants to partner with or what they on their own property.
It"S MEMay. 23, 2015 - 06:00PM JST
Only times I have seen overseas cards refused because the weren't International ones.
Most local cards are a no-hassle issue.
Posted in: 21 things people miss after leaving Japan
It"S MEMay. 23, 2015 - 12:34PM JST
Is it that different for men and young students? I doubt it as man struggle yo find a job if they over 40, pert work usually prefer young and hardly look at appp
Posted in: Women sinking into poverty face bleak future
It"S MEMay. 23, 2015 - 12:24PM JST
Cyclists have to ride with the flow of traffic in Japan.
For traffic rules they are classed the same as 50cc Scooters.
I now see more and more bicycles in my neighborhood getting of the pavement and onto the road.
Will still take some time before cars and cycles get used yo share the same space.
Bicycles should Aldo getba shaken type sticker as most are hardly roadworthy and not maintained.
Posted in: Driver who killed cyclist in crosswalk accident found not guilty
May. 26, 2015 - 08:32PM JST
People who talk about China using nuclear weapons have no grip on reality. China has declared…
Posted in: Japan to join U.S., Australia war games amid growing China tensions
May. 26, 2015 - 08:30PM JST
Hi Zichi, What i have found is that, taking into account I have to rely on…
Posted in: Companies not as keen as Abe gov't on nuclear power: poll
May. 26, 2015 - 08:29PM JST
Only if you are gaijin, and your ex is Japanese.
Quote: “We should not judge the whole army based on one incident,” al-Hadithi told The Associated…
Posted in: U.S. does damage control after defense chief’s remarks on Iraq
May. 26, 2015 - 08:28PM JST
Don't forget that 5 and 1 yen coins are already not accepted where the POS (point…
Posted in: Do you think Japan should do away with the one-yen coin?