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YongYangApr. 28, 2015 - 07:08PM JST
@Tatsuwashi: What a load of stereotypical crap. I know plenty of Japanese who rock up late and as for finishing on time? NEVER!
Posted in: Michelin-star sushi restaurant in Tokyo defends foreigner rules
YongYangApr. 16, 2015 - 09:29AM JST
“There is no absolute safety in the world… a plane can fall and a train can overturn,” he said.
At last the truth. The truth, inadvertently, The Truth and exactly WHY nuclear power is the stupidest way to boil water.
Posted in: Japan nuclear watchdog hits out at reactor injunction
YongYangApr. 12, 2015 - 01:49PM JST
Posted in: TEPCO considers evaporation, storage of tritium-laced Fukushima water
YongYangApr. 11, 2015 - 01:28AM JST
@Hed, so that's why there were plans to evacuateTokyo. It was, it could have, it very nearly did. Watch the quicksand there, under your argument and statement.
Posted in: Radiation from Fukushima disaster detected off Canada's coast
YongYangApr. 09, 2015 - 11:15PM JST
@GW, agreed but Mike don't listen too good. Ya know?
YongYangApr. 07, 2015 - 02:11PM JST
You can just smell the arrogance on him, this misogynistic miscreant. Why do so many men actually believe they are better than women? It's the 21st Century... isn't it? Or is it. Not over large swathes of the planet, no. Time for one thing:
Well done to the police.
Posted in: Police arrest 30-year-old man over 5 acid attacks in Gunma
YongYangApr. 05, 2015 - 12:45AM JST
@Loeijean, please, do not forget the single fathers too in your reach out to those who need support.
Why? Why again are children are murdered? It's akin to the state murdering them because the parent was not given support to survive and live and take life on. My wife and I would have taken them in, loved them, made them into the people they deserved to be. Just. Too. Sad. Heartbreaking.
Posted in: Mother leaps to death with 1-year-old twin daughters
YongYangMar. 27, 2015 - 09:25AM JST
Inconceivable. Too sad. Really difficult news, just had to switch off and get on with the day.
@Ppap: The co-pilot is recorded breathing naturally and normally all the way to the point where they murdered 149 people.
Posted in: Sad day
YongYangMar. 25, 2015 - 10:51AM JST
This 'man' needs to spend a much longer time incarcerated for this heinous crime.
Posted in: Youth gets 5-9 years in prison for killing Mie schoolgirl
YongYangMar. 24, 2015 - 07:48PM JST
Thing is, that the US measuring system is only a veneer of how science measures: Metric. How is a lb. defined, through a % of a kilo, which in turn is the international standard of weight kept in a vault in Paris.
Pound (mass) = 0.45359237 Kilograms .
Pound (force) = 0.45359237 Kilograms * 9.80665 m/s2 (Gravity)
So, long story short : Pound always refers to kilograms - And it doesn't matter whether you're talking about Pound (Force) or Pound (Mass) .
Suck it up America!
Posted in: Why doesn’t the U.S. adopt the metric system?
YongYangMar. 23, 2015 - 11:57PM JST
@Veejay: We left because we assessed the situation as dangerous. I took my young family out of Japan on March 14th, had left Tokyo to West Japan on the 12th, after Unit 1 exploded. Once Unit 3 went. Bye.
We stayed out of Japan proper for 2 months, and have moved away from Kanto. Our choice, respect it. No one squealed. We respect yours, if you were even in Japan then and decided to stay wherever it is you live / exist.
Posted in: Nearly all fuel in Fukushima No. 1 reactor has melted, says TEPCO
YongYangMar. 22, 2015 - 12:34AM JST
“Though global safety standards kept on improving, we wasted our time coming up with excuses for why Japan didn’t need to bother meeting them.” Madarame Haruki, Chairman, Nuclear Safety Commission, Diet testimony, 2/15/12
YongYangMar. 21, 2015 - 09:08PM JST
@Cleo: Yeah, right. No, it was very gender and character attribute specific. There are feckless mothers and murdering grandmothers, just as there are the male equivalents.
Posted in: Woman arrested for stabbing 15-month-old grandson to death
YongYangMar. 20, 2015 - 09:47PM JST
@Panbellend: TEPCO didn't even begin to admit the truth about the meltdowns --read melt throughs-- until the middle of May.
@Mike: Reactors? WHAT reactors? Unit 1, 2 and 3 have nothing that resembles a reactor contained within their units anymore. There is no apparatus in which a nuclear-fission chain reaction can be sustained and controlled, for generating heat or producing useful radiation in those buildings.
YongYangMar. 20, 2015 - 05:49PM JST
@Panbellend: We knew where the reactors were, mostly in the air as a plume blowing in the wind.
Edna said there has been no radiant release and there will be no release of radiation. He also had the classic, there are no immediate detrimental health effects.
YongYangMar. 18, 2015 - 09:23PM JST
Black Christmas. Funny Games. It Follows.
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YongYangMar. 16, 2015 - 08:42AM JST
@Stranger: I disagree, anyone is undoubtably whole from each, two wholes, not two halves. Your children don't know half a cultural aspect from each contribution but the whole, again, it's not how it is used or received in Japan and by the Japanese, but internationally, "haafu" as the now dated and inappropriate half-cast is another way to divide, a 'us and them' soundbite, that categorises 'others' as different. Nationalities are a human abstract, so defining yourself as such immediately restricts your definition, we can be more than that. Just look at Miss Universe.
Posted in: 'Haafu' to represent Japan at Miss Universe 2015
YongYangMar. 16, 2015 - 07:29AM JST
Ms Miyamoto, you go kick some butt young lady. Well done.
Haafu? From the waist down or up? Left side or right? While the Japanese, on the whole --pardon the pun-- seemingly use the awful 'haafu' with no malicious intent, if they are going to use a katana-ized foreign word to describe something attributed to people they should be aware of its negative connotations. Half? Half of what? AS Sab wrote double, is much more positive, for a start.
YongYangMar. 14, 2015 - 08:55AM JST
Japan's corner is getting sharper, deeper and darker. If you leave it too late to change the angle of escape it will close snap shut. Flatlined. Stop feeding those that don't care with our money.
YongYangMar. 13, 2015 - 02:50PM JST
@Tessa, plenty of Japanese own have breasts that create cleavage. Don't kid yourself, and they go up, pert, when released not down to the ground. There's a truth to chew on.
Posted in: Traditionally dressed Japanese waitress runs so fast her kimono flies off in cheeky Wi-Fi ad
Apr. 29, 2015 - 12:52AM JST
No worries. Assad had plenty of Russian weapons to keep him safe.
Posted in: Fear stalks Damascus after jihadist gains
Revisit- if you have the guts- thefootage that shows the captain slinking off the ship to…
Posted in: Appeals court convicts S Korean ferry captain of murder
Apr. 29, 2015 - 12:50AM JST
I love Gatten-Zushi (in Japan, its great). But in CA, there is no justice. The quality…
Apr. 29, 2015 - 12:39AM JST
Wow! That was an epic post. Just one question. What are you tripping on????
This is a common practise by foreigners. They will book three to four place and decide…