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cwhiteDec. 04, 2014 - 10:32PM JST
What a stupid question. For every tree cut down plant at least 2 new ones. That should solve this debate.
Posted in: What’s better for the environment: a fake or real Christmas tree?
cwhiteDec. 04, 2014 - 10:15PM JST
As if any of you would want to be royalty (at least not as the #1 or #2 in succession) who are constantly watched, scrutinized and pretty much work everyday till they drop dead. Sure, they might be wealthy, but they have no control over it. I bet the amount of paperwork to purchase a new car is insane.
Posted in: Tens of thousands get rare peek at Imperial Palace
cwhiteNov. 22, 2014 - 10:47AM JST
Nobody listens to the same single 100 times let alone 1,500 time. The calculations for a stream x 100 = 1 single doesn't make sense. Why not just say how many streams, downloads and purchases of each song and the reader can decide what each figure is worth to them.
Posted in: Billboard chart revamped to include streaming
cwhiteNov. 21, 2014 - 06:48PM JST
Of course it can and will be done, but depends on what you define time travel as. If travelling to the future is all you want to do then that can be done with relative ease and in the same space time continuum. Going back in time is a bit more tricky and would require an anchor point today to get back to today in the future. Other types of time travel may result in different paradoxes, so probably not what one would like time travel to be.
Posted in: Do you think time travel will ever be possible?
cwhiteOct. 22, 2014 - 09:42PM JST
200kg is nothing, that's like 7-8 large boxes you use when moving house. Paper is heavy!!
Posted in: Pensioner arrested for dumping 200 kgs of porn in park
cwhiteOct. 22, 2014 - 02:29PM JST
sounds like he's just looking for something to get out of life. Many people do stupid things to a higher degree with no purpose. i.e BASE jumping or trying to beat some insane record like deep diving... Not crazy, just depressed would be a better description.
Posted in: One Japanese man tells why he wanted to fight in Syria
cwhiteOct. 16, 2014 - 10:05AM JST
most car companies would way the odds and not disclose any potential life threatening problems...
Posted in: Toyota to recall 1.67 million vehicles globally
cwhiteSep. 28, 2014 - 03:02AM JST
I thought the first thing people did after buying an iPhone was to purchase a rigid case to go with it and a good number of people will also buy a screen cover.
Posted in: Apple acknowledges bug in iPhone software, offers fix
cwhiteSep. 09, 2014 - 02:55AM JST
Morning sickness is an illness? really? Isn't it a symptom of a hormonal change or balance? That would make periods an illness and probably hangovers.... Is growing pains an illness or perhaps cramps when you run? Dizziness from sitting down too long or pins and needles? Hmmm
Posted in: British royal couple expecting second child
cwhiteAug. 25, 2014 - 05:52PM JST
sounds like something a rich nut would do in the Middle Ages. Regardless of the legalities, his motives are just stupid. It would be far easier and cheaper to pay people off. Plus there are no guarantee that his kids would vote for this sicko dad. Just imagine the paperwork if he had 600 kids. The names, the lawyers, the tax, the daddy phone calls, education, inheritance, etc.....
Posted in: Interpol seeks clues to Thai 'baby factory'
cwhiteAug. 25, 2014 - 02:48PM JST
I would have put Yokohama (Nakaku) and Kamakura on the list before most of these, but what do I know....
Posted in: Magazine survey picks Japan’s 10 best places to live in
cwhiteAug. 20, 2014 - 02:03PM JST
nope, things have finally caught up to my expectations, but still a long way to go. When I can create a computer program by just telling the computer to create the program via voice commands then things will be where it should be.
Posted in: Are you old enough to remember a time when there were no cell phones, no email, no Internet and no way to keep you connected to the world 24 hours a day? If so, do you sometimes think back on that time fondly?
cwhiteAug. 13, 2014 - 11:23PM JST
I like the bodyguard..
Posted in: Going Gaga
cwhiteJul. 25, 2014 - 05:58PM JST
anyone know how many people still alive?
Posted in: U.N. panel calls on Japan to compensate 'comfort women'
cwhiteJul. 25, 2014 - 05:56PM JST
depends on how you categorize safe. If it includes petty theft, rape, cyber crime, bullying, harassment, child abuse, public transport accidents and going further into natural causes like earthquakes, floods and typhoons then I would have to say it is not any safer than 10 years ago. Additionally, more people means more problems, so China & India are not having a particularly good time.
Posted in: Do you think the world is more dangerous today than, say, 10 years ago?
cwhiteJul. 21, 2014 - 04:02PM JST
and had he been more careful and a little smarter she could have become another 10 year victim of this kind of crime which seems to be rampant in all corners of the planet. Thank god he was a dumb idiot!!
Posted in: Kidnap suspect said he threatened to kill girl unless she got into his car
cwhiteJul. 12, 2014 - 08:19AM JST
I had a full 45 sec warning on my "The Last 10-Second" app. http://weathernews.jp/quake/html/urgentquake.html
If you add another app it will speak out the location, size, time to impact and if it is worthy of a tsunami warning.
Posted in: M6.8 quake hits Japan, triggering small tsunami
cwhiteJul. 12, 2014 - 08:16AM JST
can't you just add your own fresh lemon and perhaps some gin to go with it?
Posted in: Lemon Coke is back
cwhiteJul. 10, 2014 - 01:50PM JST
nothing is harmless if you're going to smoke it directly into your lungs and bloodstream.
Posted in: Is smoking pot harmless?
Dec. 19, 2014 - 03:00AM JST
So - it is good , to say the truth it is really Really GOOD
Posted in: Obama announces U.S. re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba
Dec. 19, 2014 - 02:49AM JST
Good to know that Hashimoto's logic is not the norm by even Japanese judicial standards.
Posted in: Osaka court rules tattoo check on city employees illegal
Dec. 19, 2014 - 02:26AM JST
After this news, /sony;s stock eent up, CNN news It was 2 yen when Sony's last…
Posted in: Sony cancels Dec 25 U.S. release of 'The Interview' after threats
Dec. 19, 2014 - 02:21AM JST
70% of Japanese companies will report a loss for 2014,
You put this a lot in…
Posted in: Gov't considering 2.5% corporate tax cut from fiscal 2015: Nikkei
Dec. 19, 2014 - 02:07AM JST
dctokyo2002: ‘Team America: World Police’ should Replace ‘The Interview’ at all Theater`s for now