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NovenachamaApr. 20, 2013 - 11:50PM JST
There are legal definitions for terrorism however it means different things to different people throughout the world. Thus nowadays it probably amounts to self-glorification with bullying solely on a very large scale. After all these low-life cowards have powerful weapons and fighters who embrace death as martyrdom. Therefore nothing is worse than a dangerous miserable coward who is most likely a religious fanatic and believes that he has nothing to lose.
Posted in: How would you define terrorism?
NovenachamaApr. 04, 2013 - 09:33AM JST
Generally sushi is healthy if you choose wisely. But you will have to avoid certain types of fish such as roe which is high in cholesterol and control the amount of shoyu especially if you have high blood pressure. However the level of mercury can be excessive depending on the type of fish used and some activists feel that a warning should be nationwide and the FDA should do more testing. Yeah, well. Whatever. But the most important part of a sushi roll is the sushi rice. My favorite sushi is the Bluefin Tuna Belly, Snapper, Yellowtail (buri), Salmon, Mackerel and Crab. Once a sushi lover always a sushi lover forever.
Posted in: How healthy a food is sushi?
NovenachamaMar. 28, 2013 - 06:47PM JST
Great tips however the most qualified candidate often never gets the job. You may match the job description perfectly, but that doesn't mean you're the best candidate or are entitled to the job. The job description is only a small part of the hiring decision. Fit is probably the most important hidden criterion and usually the employer will hire the person they like. Doesn't sound fair but it happens. An employer also wants to know that you can do the job and do it well. But what they don't know until they meet you is whether you'll be an effective addition to the organization. Now if you want to know what fit means it's a subjective measure that takes into account the candidate's abilities, as well as innate qualities such as a sense of humor, capacity to learn quickly, maturity, and confidence. It's basically a combination of how the interviewer feels about you, and whether you seem like someone who will fit in well and complement the rest of the team. I've hired many people back in the day and that's how the system works.
Posted in: 3 Step Guide to Acing an Interview
NovenachamaMar. 25, 2013 - 04:32PM JST
Nowadays many girls and even guys dye their hair however keep in mind that their are certain times when you should not colour your hair. Those who believe that a colour job can be done at any time may be in risk of damaging their scalp or hair. In a nut shell don't colour your hair if you have a scalp injury, avoid colouring your hair if it is over processed, postpone hair colouring if you are losing hair or your hair has thinned out due to illness or natural causes, wait to have your hair coloured if you have head lice, body lice, and fleas etc. Last of all for heaven's sake do not colour your hair if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. So why not add some excitement and make a fashion statement by trying a new hair style and dye it. After all it's a common practice that many women use frequently and safely.
Posted in: To dye or not to dye?
NovenachamaMar. 22, 2013 - 10:33AM JST
It's so sad in this hermit country with so much political, social repression, and where people continue to be trapped starving with little or no human rights as their personal effects have been taken. They are mentally constrained, indoctrinated and smothered with fear. Whether the UN or forces under its authority will ever be able to enforce the Universal Declaration of Human Rights will be interesting to see. Nevertheless I agree that this probe will be a critical step for the UN to find the real truth concerning this serious matter. Where there are terrible violations occurring in North Korea with no signs of stopping the best form of enforcement would be usually to apply popular pressure at the local level. However with all the propaganda its obvious that will never happen. Therefore the only other option would be a military-type. In the end all we can say is building a human-rights friendly world is a long and slow process which requires all of mankind to contribute so that one day this world will a much better place to live.
Posted in: U.N. to launch probe into N Korean human rights abuses
NovenachamaMar. 18, 2013 - 02:19PM JST
As much as democracy is understood, it is a government of the people, by the people and for the people. The ability of the people to have a voice in the running of the state, in the economy, health, education, infrastructural development, etc. creates a bit-balanced environment for governance to thrive which can only be achieved in a democratic governance. However in the United States it seems to be increasingly about money and it is obvious where millions are spend on elections with big events and flashy advertising campaigns. This is not what democracy should be about and it discourages other countries from moving along the path to democracy. Indeed it undermines the very ideas of democracy. Democracy when money is involved to the extent that it is in America becomes elitist and for the corporations because only the elite and wealthy businessmen can afford to fund the campaigns for congress let alone for the presidency.
Posted in: Do you think democracy is the best form of government?
NovenachamaMar. 11, 2013 - 09:56AM JST
A.) Play-doh, Barbie, Rika-chan doll. B). Monopoly, Chess, Checkers, Scrabble. C.) Super Mario, Pokemon video games. D.) Mini-golf, Frisbee, Jump or skipping rope. E.) Rollerbladding, Skateboard, Dodge ball. F.) Kendama, Hanafuda, Karuta, Takeuma.
Posted in: Which toy, board game or other playthings from your childhood have stood the test of time and are still popular with children today?
NovenachamaMar. 11, 2013 - 06:15AM JST
The OLED TV is dynamite and there is a lot to choose from. Sony, LG, Samsung and Panasonic have them available and the technology is incredible. The black hues are just pure inky and the colors have hues that are out of this world. The organic light emitting diode technology advances the best plasma television technology ahead. That's what the OLED TV is most most similar to. Forget the 3D and the 4K LED TV and wait for the prices of the 4K OLED TV to go down. Go check out the demo at your local showroom or attend a trade show because it is that much better.
Posted in: The coming of 4K OLED TVs
NovenachamaMar. 10, 2013 - 07:31AM JST
We come to this world with nothing and we leave with nothing and all of us are in line. Some in the front others in the back thus all human beings know that they must die. However some people do not want to know the simple, naked and whole truth about the themes of eternity. So what is the object of coming into existence, then dying and falling away, to be here no more. Thus it is important that we understand all the reasons, causes of the hardships and adversities of life and of death. Hence it is but reasonable to suppose that God or a Supreme Being would reveal something in reference to this matter. It's a subject that we ought to study more than any other for the world is ignorant in reference to their true condition and relation. If we have any claim on our God or Supreme Being for anything, it is for knowledge on this important subject.
Posted in: Life after death? Yes, says one doctor
NovenachamaMar. 05, 2013 - 07:11PM JST
Nobody knows for sure how much China actually spends because certain parts of the budget is probably hidden. In reality China will never be able to match the strength of the United States military because China has too many shortcoming and weaknesses. Therefore a military dominance and or clash will never happen. China also relies too much on American exports and depends on its lucrative business. Thus with strong economic ties there is no need to panic even though its military is growing and improving. China's military is still far from a world class fighting force. The truth is nobody wants to tangle and no sane person wants that period.
Posted in: China's defense budget to rise 10.7% in 2013
NovenachamaMar. 02, 2013 - 10:43AM JST
It's unfortunate but deportation for illegal aliens is essential since many have broken the law. They have taken jobs away causing the middle class of America to deteriorate. Generally taxes never gets paid and free health, education and welfare benefits are made available. In addition the sad truth is that high percentages of young people get involved in crimes. But majority of the Americans are supportive of legal immigration according to some statistics. However this issue seems to have gotten out of control. It has created more problems and the American economy is hurting and will probably get worst. Some feel that it is a racist idea since majority of the illegal immigrants are of Hispanic origin. Good luck America for as long as the border remains widely open more illegal immigrants will come to take advantage of the American dream.
Posted in: U.S. releases over 2,000 illegal immigrants from jails due to budget cuts
NovenachamaMar. 01, 2013 - 08:29AM JST
Guys tell me that this nasty, brutal form of entertainment or contact combat sport is more than just brawling but skill is involved and beating their opponent senseless is not the purpose and even the over-all risk of critical sports-related injury is low. Is that really true guys? Well, I'm not into violent sports however I do respect these mixed martial art fighters. It must take a lot of dedication and courage to do this for a living. The man on the left looks really rugged, tough, mean, and strong like a bulldog and the gentlemen on the right, a captain in the marine looks a bit thin but has a well- balance body. Nonetheless looks can be deceiving. It should be interesting to see the outcome. So who do you pick?
Posted in: No holds barred
NovenachamaFeb. 26, 2013 - 06:05PM JST
Simply stated this is one of the most debatable in the criminal justice system. There will always be many pros and cons to the death penalty issue. However if people weight the arguments properly, and have empathy for the innocent victims, they will be more inclined to favor the death penalty. In my opinion that's why a large percentage of the Japanese favor it. After all life is sacred and anyone who takes a life should have his own life taken away, too. Again capital punishment is a extremely sensitive issue and you do have to weigh both sides of the argument carefully and make a decision based on the action that will serve the best humanitarian purpose of the criminal law.
Posted in: Survey shows 85.2% of Japanese in favor of death penalty
NovenachamaFeb. 25, 2013 - 12:40PM JST
The word thank you means more than just an appreciation of peoples kindness. It means received with love. It's letting love flow like we would with cash in our economic system. If we want a healthy economy, we let the cash flow within the city, for instance. We don't keep the cash. Spending the cash so that the city will benefit from the flow of the asset is very important to the economy to stay robust. Thus love isn't love until it is given away until it flows over to others like giving thanks is a familiar saying. Therefore thank you is not static word like all other words about receiving love. It's not just a word but a responsibility to pass on the love received. However, I agree there are times when it is inappropriate to say thank you to a customer such as being insincere about it over blowing it.
Posted in: Is the Japanese word for 'thank you' losing its meaning?
NovenachamaFeb. 25, 2013 - 09:52AM JST
I read a lot of information every day for research and on my own time, whether it's books, blogs, email, sites or feeds. In the past I even took a speed reading course to get new ideas and see what I can learn. To this day, if there's a better way I'm always looking for it. If we take a look back in time speed reading seem like it was more of a fad than an approach. But speed reading didn't cure the information overload. In fact speed isn't that important. It's no magic cure for information overload. You can increase your speed, even dramatically, but speed is only part and not the biggest part of reading well. Just don't let your eyes limit you because your comprehension or thinking speed is the ultimate limit and don't let your eyes be the bottleneck. You can train your eyes to speed. Once your eyes are no longer the bottleneck, then it's down to your thinking speed. However rather than focusing on speed, focus on the impact and savor the ah-has. When you think about it, aren't some of the most important moments in reading, whether for pleasure or for learning, when you stop and gaze off with that faraway look. At these moment, your reading speeding slows to zero, but your understanding soars.
Posted in: The power of reading in raising a bilingual child
NovenachamaFeb. 24, 2013 - 08:14AM JST
I grew up with dachshunds and they are such cute, loving and wonderful pets that show a lot of affection and can be also be therapeutic for children with issues. This is such a tragedy and it's hard to imagine how mean and cruel some people can be to these innocent creatures. Dogs should be loved and treated well. I feel so badly about the active dog abuse that has been inflicted. Some people aren't aware that dog abuse whether it's active or passive even physical can have lasting psychological effects on the dog. All this yelling, screaming or injuring causing the dog in some way even from verbal abuse may also have physical damage including health issues. I hope these dogs get the proper therapy needed and that the new caretakers take an active roll in rehabilitating these dogs.
Posted in: 161 dachshunds rescued from abusive breeder in Osaka in need of homes
NovenachamaFeb. 23, 2013 - 08:51PM JST
Madonna, a shrewd business women is amazingly creative, hardworking and a perfectionist. She is one of the best pop and recording artist of all time. Regardless of whether people love her or hate her facts are facts and that's what haters can't stand. Top touring artist, top selling female artist album sales, top selling female singles sales, female with most number one sales, female with number one album and the list of records, achievements and awards goes on and on. Just check out the McGuiness Book of World Record and the World Record Academy for proof. She is the queen of pop of all times and the most successful female recording artist with over 300 million in record sales in multiple third-party reliable sources. There are several female artist in second place that have 200 million in record sales. On top of that Madonna has had immeasurable influence on many other well-known recording artist. In fact many want to replicate her success and credibility.
Posted in: Madonna crowned top music earner in 2012
NovenachamaFeb. 22, 2013 - 09:56AM JST
Mr. Putin has suggested in the past that the occupation of the Kuriles had been a mistake while Mr. Mori had stated that Japan was not going to bargain away the claimed South Kuril Islands and quickly resolving this dispute would be the best way to promote peace and security throughout the Asia-Pacific region. But no significant progress was ever made. Thus such a situation strained bi-lateral relations and continued to block normal development of both political and economic cooperation between Japan and Russia. However Japan will probably continue to pursue and settle this territorial dispute because legally and historically it is an inalienable part of the country. Since Mr. Mori is a good friend of Vladimir with a close relationship, he probably took some time off from the golf course to help Mr. Abe. Therefore from a global point of view resolving this conflict would be a positive step and probably turn the northern part of Asia-Pacific into a realm of both security and stability in the future. Of course China will feel threaten. Whether this outstanding dispute ever gets resolved? It's a unsolved mystery.
Posted in: A draw
NovenachamaFeb. 22, 2013 - 06:39AM JST
People nowadays tend to stereotype. By this I'm implying that through cosmetics and or clothing these days, a person can change his or her appearance easily. However what doesn't change is his or her heart and inner personalities. Their mouth forever speaks what lies in the heart. Therefore, external appearance is never a means to judge a person. Inner appearance is what matters the most in one's life. One should never judge a person simply by their external appearance. We appreciate these two prominent celebrities for using their skills, talents and abilities to give back to society and serving mankind. Good luck Sawako and Arnold. We love your smiles and may you continue to have a prosperous and successful career.
Posted in: Schwa-chan is back
NovenachamaFeb. 20, 2013 - 04:03AM JST
Another case of selfish and greedy people who are spiritually immature, materially-minded, fearful of tomorrow and worried that there is not enough to go around. A bunch of cowards and losers in society that have no respect for the laws. Nonetheless we see these attributes of greedy and selfish human beings around us every day.
Posted in: 8 armed robbers pull off big diamond heist at Brussels airport
May. 25, 2013 - 04:30AM JST
@Sunnysideup: I fully agree with you,
Posted in: Korean 'comfort women' cancel meeting with Hashimoto
May. 25, 2013 - 04:24AM JST
No, the solution is to buy more stuff “Made in China”. The logic is the deteriorating…
Posted in: Asia tension could lead to conflict: Philippine foreign minister
May. 25, 2013 - 04:19AM JST
If the time change is purely for financial reasons, why not simply open the Tokyo financial…
Posted in: Gov't considers setting clock ahead by two hours
May. 25, 2013 - 04:15AM JST
Assuming that the sun now rises around 6 AM (it probably doesn't, but I'm just fixing…
May. 25, 2013 - 04:09AM JST
lol, the punk out-maneuvered by two old ladies...