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PepinGalargaJun. 01, 2011 - 08:44AM JST
marriedawitch, i agree with Yubaru and a couple other here. 4 kids in 8 years can transfom anyone. Just get a maid to help out, preferably a good looking one. Your wife will learn she has to keep up.
getting a priest to do an intervention wont work in Japan. try to spend more time at home. Looks like you havent been there for three years.
Posted in: NEET spouse in the house not such a neat arrangement
PepinGalargaJun. 01, 2011 - 08:36AM JST
Very interesting article. Starbucks has come a long was form their origins in Seattle, as one of the founders of the specialty coffee industry. Very quickly they went the branding/trendy route rather than quality route. Since i am in the coffee business, i hope that they keep doing what they are doing...
what? no jokes about Startbucks opening stores inside the bathrooms of other Starbucks?
Posted in: Coffee break
PepinGalargaMay. 05, 2011 - 02:47PM JST
that is one of the worst names for a tsunami-related charity. The fact that most people that survived got out of their cars and ran is eerie. Some that tried to outrun the tsunami failed.
Posted in: Rie Hasegawa launches 'Smile and Run' event for tsunami victims
PepinGalargaMay. 05, 2011 - 12:49AM JST
I assume this "Thunderbolt" port is not compatible with the USB 3.0 standard thats already been out for a while. Nearly 2 years ago i bought a external HD drive in USB 3.0 and its 10-100 times as fast as regular USB.
2 years in PC time is an eon. 5 years is jurassic.
Posted in: Apple upgrades iMacs with quad-core processors
PepinGalargaMay. 03, 2011 - 06:18PM JST
yes of course dont use house pets for this. i meant trained professional dogs.
Posted in: 25,000 SDF troops launch massive search for bodies
PepinGalargaMay. 02, 2011 - 11:10PM JST
that picture was a photoshopped one. Already debunked.
Posted in: BIN LADEN BURIED AT SEA AFTER BEING KILLED IN FIREFIGHT WITH U.S. FORCES
PepinGalargaMay. 01, 2011 - 08:27AM JST
wow such a quaint medal. like the ones they handed out on field day in grade school back in the day.
yeah what a sore loser... she doesnt do much to break out of the usual stereotypes.
Posted in: Ice rivals
PepinGalargaApr. 29, 2011 - 03:14PM JST
So this is the lady that has been jamming my mailbox...
PepinGalargaApr. 25, 2011 - 11:32PM JST
they should use dogs more extensively. It would be much faster since dogs can pick up a scent from pretty far away. Also, maybe the stick method works for finding people in avalanches, but after one month the stick would probably go right through.
PepinGalargaApr. 11, 2011 - 07:22AM JST
banks need to start paying higher interest rates if they plan to be part of the economic future of Japan. The spread is way too high.
Posted in: Safes, cash wash up on shores after tsunami
PepinGalargaApr. 10, 2011 - 06:35PM JST
They need some gimmick to justify the higher price tag. Actually, coffee commodity prices have doubled in the past six months, so manufacturers and distributors worldwide are feeling the pinch. As a result, they are starting to use cheaper beans of the robusta variety, mainly from Vietnam and China.
There's a crisis in the coffee industry, and it's not only due to bad weather in Colombia, it has to do with unsustainable ecological and social policies. Consumers in Japan have very little knowledge of the conditions of how coffee is grown, and how less than 1% of every yen paid in a cafe in Japan goes to the original farmers.
Posted in: Tully's Espresso
PepinGalargaApr. 05, 2011 - 08:26PM JST
havent been able to read all the comments, but could it be possible to use Reverse Osmosis desalination trucks to separate pure water from the radioactive particles? Since RO works at an efficiency of around 25%, at least they could be reducing the amount of leaked radiation by at least 25%. The "pure" water could be pumped back into the reactor. if this is done as a closed loop, the refuse water will be getting in higher and higher radioactive contamination, but at least there will not be additional water being added, which then later would need to be dumped into the ocean.
Posted in: Japan says dumping radioactive water in ocean doesn't violate law
PepinGalargaApr. 03, 2011 - 09:09PM JST
Gashafi was carpet bombing his own people. If King Fadh in SA does that then he wouldnt last too long as well.
Those of you in favor of Gadhafi tell me where is the lady that showed up on CNN claiming she was raped. In front of 20 intl news crews she was shoved into a car never to be seen again. Hopefully not, but most likely she's lying in some ditch somewhere.
Posted in: Gadhafi says leaders of airstrikes should go, not him
PepinGalargaApr. 01, 2011 - 07:45AM JST
What an idiot Kussa is for going to the UK and claiming political asylum, when he is suspected of organizing terrorist attacks there.
He should have gone to France instead and hang out with Polanski.
PepinGalargaApr. 01, 2011 - 07:13AM JST
i know its perfectly reasonable to not deny anyone their right to employment, however, recent natural disasters have realigned the economic panorama in Japan, and Tokyo Disney does not fall within that profile.
At least they made a lot of money recently, but now its time for them to take abite out of their "sh!t sandwich" like the rest of us.
Posted in: All's not well at Tokyo Disneyland after quake
PepinGalargaApr. 01, 2011 - 07:05AM JST
My now unemployed ex-assistant got a 11/15! She didnt get worse score because she didnt have any subordinates. Look out, lots of dead wood out there.
Posted in: Telltale signs that you’re turning into an office deadweight
PepinGalargaApr. 01, 2011 - 06:53AM JST
finally some good news!!!!!!!!
Posted in: Concerts by Ayumi Hamasaki, Kumi Koda postponed or canceled
PepinGalargaApr. 01, 2011 - 06:50AM JST
these so called "fighters" always shield themselves by getting held out in schools, residential areas and places where they expose innocent people to danger. They dont have the guts to fight out in the open. Thats fine, we have people that can operate in the dark as well, we'll get to them more carefully from now on.
Posted in: Gunmen kill 56 in grisly Iraq hostage siege
PepinGalargaMar. 30, 2011 - 01:19PM JST
Molenir, the only mention of "three people" is when they talk about the councilmen, which are not the terrorists. I guess you didnt read the story so closely. Irrespective of their political or religious beliefs, they didnt deserve to die.
PepinGalargaMar. 30, 2011 - 12:49PM JST
Not to mention all those iReporters all over the place.
Posted in: CNN mobilizes its news gathering troops for Japan, Middle East
Jun. 20, 2013 - 01:34AM JST
Wow! Boeing just can't catch a break, can they.
Posted in: United 787 Dreamliner heading to Tokyo diverted to Seattle
Jun. 20, 2013 - 01:33AM JST
A "pop culture character" is not excluded if the image is based on a real person.…
Posted in: Which pop culture character do you think is the most recognizable on the planet?
Jun. 20, 2013 - 01:25AM JST
Erdrogan was elected, like it or not. Maybe he's like Nixon but it's still a democracy.…
Posted in: Turkish PM claims victory after protest crackdown
Jun. 20, 2013 - 01:22AM JST
Shoulda left a bigger tip.
Posted in: Mummified remains found in restaurant in Morioka
Jun. 20, 2013 - 01:20AM JST
A cause for celebration? Even one is one too many.
Posted in: No. of suicides drops below 30,000 for first time in 15 years