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RecklessAug. 26, 2016 - 04:44PM JST
had a run in in a Sapporo KFC recently after more than 10 years or so avoiding the stuff and have to say it is less oily and salty than I recall and quite tasty, I even did not get a breakout of pimples as fast food usually gives. next taste test 2026.
Posted in: Newspaper says it uncovered KFC's secret recipe
RecklessAug. 26, 2016 - 04:40PM JST
I have never even heard of the movies in the article,,, avant garde crap?
Posted in: BBC lists Top 100 films of 21st century; 'Mulholland Drive' No. 1, Japan's 'Spirited Away' ranked No. 4
RecklessAug. 26, 2016 - 02:01PM JST
hey Gary you mean -1%?
Posted in: Consumer prices fall for 5th straight month
RecklessAug. 26, 2016 - 01:28PM JST
also please keep in mind her public tears are very likely to lead to a much more lenient sentence as the judges will be very unlikely to make the public figure mother who is so contrite suffer more. having famous parents is very helpful.
Posted in: Actress Takahata apologizes over son’s arrest on rape charge
RecklessAug. 26, 2016 - 10:56AM JST
recently gas is cheaper, there are reasonable options for cheap foodstuff at discount groceries, but sales tax and road tolls have gone up quite a bit. cheaper to stay home,,,
RecklessAug. 26, 2016 - 09:53AM JST
so funny, i can just imagine what my petite herbivore coworkers will say in japanese to each other if they are candidates to go to the Congo...
Posted in: Japanese firms need to expand into Africa, a region with high growth potential, to be more competitive internationally. Any company can't be international without thinking of making money across the globe.
RecklessAug. 26, 2016 - 09:51AM JST
Ummm, call me crazy, but how about some limit on the guests in the pool??? It is crazy how many people they let in... I was at Summerland once and even though the wife seems to like it, I just couldn't stand the unrelenting crowds, including many weirdos.
The Rainbow Pool at Showa Memorial Park is much better for families and has an afternoon plan that gets less crowded as people go home.
Finally, this is hysterical::: "I can imagine the criminal might be a school teacher or other type of respected figure in society who is viewed as a ‘serious’ person, and who sees such acts as a way to satisfy his urges without damaging his public image"
Posted in: Tokyo water parks go on code red alert after pool attacks
RecklessAug. 25, 2016 - 05:10PM JST
Great guy. Very uplifting to see a person as thankful as him.
Posted in: Henry Winkler bonds with icons in new show, dreams of Tony
RecklessAug. 25, 2016 - 05:05PM JST
speechless,,, had everything in the world going for him: fame, good looks, money, etc.
sometimes i think people are driven to self destruction in defiance of expectations,,,
Posted in: Actor Yuta Takahata arrested on rape charge
RecklessAug. 25, 2016 - 04:12PM JST
the idea of waking up at 1 am does not appeal to me,,,
Posted in: Mt Fuji increasingly becoming popular destination for foreign tourists
RecklessAug. 25, 2016 - 12:13PM JST
that's sad,,, in cases in my country guys like this never seem to have only 1 victim,,, time to kastrate gramps,,,
Posted in: Woman sues ex-vice head of primary school for obscene acts 25 years ago
RecklessAug. 25, 2016 - 10:54AM JST
@5SpeedRacer5 "i think farming is something anybody COULD be good at."
Who wants to eat my rotten tomatoes? farming like any other business probably has a very high failure rate,,, you can do it, but do it and make a living is a whole different game. Probably most Japanese farmers survive because of subsidies and protectionism.
Just up in Hokkaido and pulled to farm selling corn expecting a good deal on boiled corn. Was 250 yen for one ear! In my hometown of Pennsylvania, if you go up to the farm you can pick 10-12 ears for a buck...
Posted in: It’s easier to be a salaryman. You can’t be a farmer unless that’s your passion.
RecklessAug. 25, 2016 - 10:51AM JST
must drive defensively even if you are absolutely in the right! any accident could ruin your good health!
my problem is the white benz patrol that attach to my rear bumper at 130km/hr and flash the high beams to tell me to get out of their ghoshly way. they must be after the super fast pokemon,,, called speedy gonzalez ito...
also, under no circumstances get out of your car to confront an angry driver. the car is a tank of safety. calmly pull out your iphone and record the fool and his/her fool dance...
Posted in: Driver, playing Pokemon Go, hits and kills pedestrian, injures another
RecklessAug. 25, 2016 - 09:25AM JST
so my monthly tax from the sales tax increase is in effect, and they are gonna take that money and now give it back to me?
Posted in: Extra budget to push FY 2016 outlays to over Y100 tril
RecklessAug. 25, 2016 - 09:19AM JST
i imagine with all the red tape, regulations and unwritten rules for farm organizations, it would be like a hare krishna trying to join a baptist church in georgia.
RecklessAug. 24, 2016 - 02:02PM JST
I was making 300,000-480,000 yen a month as a part-time English teacher in the mid-90's with private lessons. If I had applied any business ideas, such as larger classes, renting a small school and hiring teachers, branching out into business English and translation I am sure I would have done well. I took the company path, but English still is a decent way to make a good living in Japan, and will be in the future.
Posted in: Low-income over-40s: How it happens and how they live with it
RecklessAug. 24, 2016 - 10:29AM JST
Posted in: U.S. kids eat three times too much added sugar: health group
RecklessAug. 24, 2016 - 09:48AM JST
Well, with three sons in Japan I can tell you all that just dealing with employment for women will not be sufficient. Anyone who has kids in JP schools here knows that they E X P E C T the mothers to volunteer large amounts of time for PTA, and other F R E E activities. If a mother does not help there is H E A V Y social pressure from the other mothers. Also, kids get out of school early and have long holidays naturally, but there is no where really for them to go except Juku, so someone has to watch the kids (i.e., typically the stay at home mother), unless you just let the kids run around wild. Thus, at least the educational aspect also needs to be addressed. Frankly, if I was a woman in Japan I would not work either. Every element is against you unless you happen to have your own small business... Slow decline is spot on because Japan is not able to make timely changes to its social order unless you consider 15-50 years timely.
Posted in: I think there is a decent percentage of married women for whom a neutralized tax and social security system would incentivize them to work more, including full-time roles as opposed to just part time. This would ultimately lead to higher incomes and greater benefits for their whole families.
RecklessAug. 19, 2016 - 04:01PM JST
the smart thing seems to be to hire a lawyer and maybe apologize from the States.
Posted in: What would 'Lyin' Ryan' Lochte do? Run away
RecklessAug. 19, 2016 - 01:26PM JST
once global warming "heats up" and the civil litigation against Toyota overwhelms them for causing destruction of the environment there won't even be a single reason to go to nagoya...
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Aug. 29, 2016 - 07:18AM JST
Fascinating reading. Any tips to make a Japanese garden low maintenance without resorting to concrete?
Posted in: As nature intends: Berkshire designer’s strong business ethic
Aug. 29, 2016 - 07:13AM JST
East Asian values that contribute to the peace and prosperity of humanity
Surely these would…
Posted in: Japan, S Korea, China agree to hold Cultural City Summit in 2017
Aug. 29, 2016 - 07:12AM JST
They don't care nearly as much about the ones here working as the ones here committing…
Posted in: Trump says he would track immigrants to ensure no visa overstays
Aug. 29, 2016 - 07:09AM JST
Nice idea of Mayor. How come all Japanese female politicians are all smarter than male counterparts?
Posted in: Yokohama hoping to host African development conference in 2019
Aug. 29, 2016 - 07:05AM JST
Islam = BAD THINKING
Posted in: Would-be bomber fails to detonate in Indonesian church
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