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Mark BradleyMay. 03, 2013 - 04:36AM JST
Why not implement a series of smaller safe guards against bullying.
1) Tell all students there are options if you are the target of bullying
2) If a victim accuses a student of being bullied, automatically the bully has to see a psycho therapist that is brought in. Psychological warfare back on bullies.
3) Student's class schedule can be re-arranged to avoid the bullies
4) If it persists, student has option to switch schools
Posted in: Mother of suicide boy files slander charge against 3 bullies
Mark BradleyApr. 17, 2013 - 11:46AM JST
this case does not make sense. If you type in any name then it will default to the most commonly searched auto-complete results. If those results point to websites with information about that individual then its not Google's fault. but the sites that posted the information. That is like accusing a phone book company of printing public information etc.
Posted in: Tokyo District Court tells Google to stop autocomplete words
Mark BradleyMar. 22, 2013 - 06:25AM JST
There is no price tag that can be put on atrocities. Its the same as saying I can do X and Y for the compensation price of Z?
Also, future generations should be held accountable for something a past generation did? If that is so then everyone in North America should go back to where their ancestors came from because originally it didn't belong to them.
I hope the people of today of every country do not want a war. It is the governments and small radical groups of the world that start wars.
Posted in: S Korea, China fault Japan on 'comfort women' at U.N.
Mark BradleyMar. 22, 2013 - 06:06AM JST
Arsonists just love burning random stuff without a purpose.
Posted in: Serial arsonist sets fire to 10 vending machines in Hachioji
Mark BradleyMar. 14, 2013 - 02:15AM JST
Achilles' heel, the battery. Hopefully, battery technology improves or super capacitors come to fruition.
Posted in: Osaka's great EV taxi experiment does a slow burnout
Mark BradleyMar. 14, 2013 - 01:02AM JST
Define living and dying in terms other than white and black, but grey.
For example, if someone wiped your mind clean of memories, but you would continue to function as a regular person then has the previous person died? Same goes for the scenario of making an exact clone of yourself without the original memories. Technically cells of the original being are still alive.
Posted in: Life after death? Yes, says one doctor
Mark BradleyMar. 14, 2013 - 12:54AM JST
There will always be crazy and eccentric events or places if you look for them.
Hang out in Akihabara then you'll think Japan is 50% Otaku. Go to Roppongi or Kabuki-cho then you will see strange venues...
Posted in: Survey among expats: What did you think about Japan before you started living here?
Mark BradleyMar. 12, 2013 - 02:42AM JST
1 vs 2 and he filmed it first... this sounds very odd. I can only imagine the two were distracted by the driver and also drunk perhaps.
Posted in: One man killed, one hospitalized by passer-by who filmed their argument with car driver
Mark BradleyMar. 09, 2013 - 07:22AM JST
Only problem is that it is a fake recovery. Debt continues to grow. Even the sequestration won't slow it down much. The stock market rise is due to money printing not a recovery. It is just a different form of inflation.
Posted in: U.S. recovery leaving Europe, Japan behind
Mark BradleyMar. 01, 2013 - 06:19AM JST
Look forward to the day when machines can just read our minds and police can get justice quickly and accurately.
Posted in: Woman stabbed to death in Tokyo's Kichijoji; one suspect in custody
Mark BradleyFeb. 25, 2013 - 10:03AM JST
As others have stated, you go to Costco to spend more than 10,000 yen, so if they offer complementary parking not a big problem. They are really combating traffic congestion, especially people who waste gas driving to get two or three items.
Posted in: Hiroshima to finally get a Costco - too bad you have to pay Y3,000 for parking
Mark BradleyFeb. 14, 2013 - 05:59AM JST
There has been research done on decoding and encoding signals for the optic nerve with great success. To me it appears these companies are taking a difficult approach to restoring sight. If it is possible to send signals directly to the optic nerve then a self powered camera embedded in a fake eye would provide much greater vision restoration.
Posted in: Bionic eye gives hope to the blind
Mark BradleyFeb. 14, 2013 - 05:41AM JST
This seems like copycat behaviour of the Akihabara stabbings, but oddly not in Japan. I only say that because I don't know of any other stabbings involving a car.
If anything people shouldn't be afraid of Guam since murderous psychopaths exist everywhere.
Posted in: 2 Japanese tourists killed, 11 hurt after man goes on stabbing spree at Guam resort
Mark BradleyFeb. 13, 2013 - 06:26AM JST
Tokyo as #5 is a bit redundant, but disagree that it shouldn't be high on the list to see. Though I agree with the first four as far places that should be put lower on the list to see. Amazing places to see in Tokyo, include Shinkuku, Shibuya, Harajuku, Ikebukuro, Odaiba, Akihabara, etc. There is a lot to see in Tokyo that isn't comparable to anywhere else in the world.
Disneyland >there is probably one very similar more nearby in the country you live in.
Imperial Palaca > would be amazing, but you can only see the wall from outside
Roppongi > department stores
Posted in: Top 5 worst places to visit in Japan
Mark BradleyFeb. 13, 2013 - 02:41AM JST
North Korea nuking any country would be a suicide wish because the response would be to retaliate in kind with not one, but a carpeting of nuclear missiles.
Posted in: N Korea carries out nuclear test with explosive yield of 6-7 kilotons
Mark BradleyFeb. 08, 2013 - 06:28AM JST
Make a PS4 open to modifications, such as being able to multi-boot into different OS, such as Android, Linux, which would make it worth buying without purchasing any games. Include a built in ethernet+wifi router and huge internal storage to be used as a media server.
Posted in: Sony to announce launch of new PlayStation
Mark BradleyFeb. 08, 2013 - 06:15AM JST
The people not their governments need to express to each other that they have little control over their righteous governments and their military. If there was a survey given to the people of all countries involved with a question like "Would you die or kill for _____ island?" and "would you like to start a war?" then it would be obvious no one wants what the top is pushing.
Posted in: China must stop making threats in maritime disputes: Panetta
Mark BradleyDec. 25, 2012 - 03:22AM JST
I am amazed at how no one ever talks about how bad the current alternatives are to nuclear. People are saying ban nuclear, but what I hear is lets burn billions of pounds of coal and oil for energy instead.
Surely, burning stuff for energy won't cause any environmental or health problems. LOL
Posted in: Abe to review Fukushima crisis before deciding on restarting reactors
Mark BradleyNov. 27, 2012 - 03:47AM JST
The main problem are the barriers that have been created psychologically by cultural programming. If a majority of Japanese are even embarrassed by hugging someone then there isn't much hope of something greater. Everything takes experience, even showing affection. If you don't go out of your comfort zone then you will be stuck in an adolescent phase of how you deal with intimacy. As others have stated that Japanese are fearful of relationships with co-workers, but at the same time the majority don't have time to meet others outside of work. The Japanese government really needs to create some kind of major social reform to end the cycle of despair, such as declaring "Golden evenings", where by every workers daily work must end at 6pm for an entire month.
Catch 22 > "a problematic situation for which the only solution is denied by a circumstance inherent in the problem or by a rule"
Posted in: Sex counselor seeks explanations for waning co-ed promiscuity
Mark BradleyNov. 27, 2012 - 03:22AM JST
Sorry to say without nuclear energy in Japan the economy will go into a depression with many bankruptcies of large companies.
Nuclear = cheap + abundant energy
Oil & coal = expensive and limited energy
Posted in: Sleepy protest
May. 22, 2013 - 04:42AM JST
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Posted in: Companies Japanese people are most proud of
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May. 22, 2013 - 04:41AM JST
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May. 22, 2013 - 04:40AM JST
So out of all the people in this thread who are commenting, how many have ACTUALLY…
Posted in: Miike's action film gets booed at Cannes
May. 22, 2013 - 04:39AM JST
calr751May. 21, 2013 - 11:34PM JST
"in the 1990s Prof. Ahn Byong-jick ,Seoul University did an…
Posted in: Hashimoto says S Korean troops guilty of wartime sex abuse