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escape_artistNov. 30, 2015 - 12:52AM JST
what's the hurry, really?
Posted in: Docomo successfully conducts 5G trials in actual-use environments
escape_artistNov. 06, 2015 - 02:17PM JST
Here's one place you can search the text...
Posted in: Details of TPP deal released
escape_artistNov. 06, 2015 - 02:08PM JST
For the inflated prices she & her agents in Japan charge, one would sure hope so.
Posted in: Janet Jackson collaborators say fans in for a treat on Japan tour
escape_artistNov. 03, 2015 - 11:53AM JST
Rather expected, actually, since these are exactly the kinds of folks Abenomics is meant to help, while casting the common (non-corporate) people aside.
Posted in: Nissan reports 38% rise in profit
escape_artistAug. 09, 2015 - 04:33PM JST
"Have faith and believe"... I think this is what he's basically saying, to have all of us follow their "religion" of nuclear power, and throw common sense aside.
It really is a huge, huge gamble anytime this dangerous technology (in all its forms) is used, such that those eagerly employing it now profit now but really don't care about the future because they'll be long gone when all those coming after them are left with the mess and the hassle of managing it or cleaning it up (even with no accidents, there's the ever-present question of what to do with the waste, which no one has ever resolved).
The fact that nuclear power arose as an afterthought of the US's nuclear weapons program in the 1940s and '50s should also make us pause to reflect, especially now with some in the LDP being more vocal about what many have long known... the LDP's desire to have Japan build it's own nukes. The connection between nuclear power & weapons is intimate, at least using today's antiquated technology. Simply because some might disagree doesn't erase this fact.
Nature doesn't always follow human-made rules like the ones nuclear regulators swear by. Any rules trying to tame this kind of technology, this kind of energy, will always be inadequate.
Posted in: Nuclear regulator says there will be no repeat of Fukushima under new safety rules
escape_artistAug. 08, 2015 - 01:33PM JST
Isn't this the same list that recently added TEPCO? If so, this list is a joke.
Posted in: Toshiba, McDonald's Japan booted from 'good governance' index
escape_artistJul. 13, 2015 - 09:15PM JST
Do these people pushing all these oddball flavors actually taste-test it themselves? Was any taste-test done at all?
huh? "pursue real salmon flavor fearlessly" ???
I really had no idea such a thing was that scary. (eyes rolling)
If I want real salmon flavor, I'll just eat real salmon, thank you.
And why eat it with plain ol' rice; plenty of candies made from rice out there. Make it ALL candy!
Posted in: Grilled salmon-flavored candy
escape_artistJul. 10, 2015 - 03:51PM JST
More free wi-fi in areas where most people actually live, work and travel would be nice.
Posted in: Docomo launches free Wi-Fi on Mount Fuji
escape_artistJul. 07, 2015 - 07:29PM JST
The public are being shafted time after time after time by Abe and his ilk, and all those who put money above health, safety and common sense. Will another Fukushima-scale disaster be enough to change their minds?
Posted in: Sendai reactor refueled for restart, despite opposition
escape_artistJul. 05, 2015 - 07:16PM JST
Posted in: Kyushu Electric to start loading fuel rods into Sendai plant on Tuesday
escape_artistMay. 21, 2015 - 11:33PM JST
The word "science" in the headline should be in quotes. It's been a huge scam from the beginning.
Posted in: Japan's whaling science under the microscope
escape_artistMay. 09, 2015 - 03:58PM JST
Are they expecting a lot of kids at Cannes this year?
To some, the whole world is like a theme park.
Posted in: Kumamon to promote films at Cannes
escape_artistMay. 09, 2015 - 03:45PM JST
Looking at this watch makes me wonder if Apple's new gizmo will work as it should on this owner's wrist...
Posted in: Japanese man leaves $100,000 watch behind at Newark airport
escape_artistMay. 01, 2015 - 10:50PM JST
Going to college used to mean something. What exactly are the learning here?
Posted in: University students in Gifu can earn credits while working at Aeon shopping mall
escape_artistApr. 28, 2015 - 09:27PM JST
They should have their stars removed, plain & simple.
Posted in: Michelin-star sushi restaurant in Tokyo defends foreigner rules
escape_artistApr. 21, 2015 - 06:23PM JST
There are many better uses for the money being spent than this. What's the frickin' hurry, anyway?
Posted in: Maglev train sets world record speed of 603 kms per hour
escape_artistApr. 14, 2015 - 12:02AM JST
What's a man to do when so many major train station toilets have no soap? (Bad) Habits can easily extend from work to home and back, not to mention in between them both.
Posted in: Woman slashes husband for not washing his hands after using toilet
escape_artistApr. 13, 2015 - 11:59PM JST
Dancing on a train (on a company function or not) would probably get the oldsters riled up, too.
Posted in: 5 ways to bug your older Japanese coworkers at a new job
escape_artistFeb. 22, 2015 - 03:24AM JST
Daiso is the biggest and clearly most popular of several "100-yen" stores in Japan, at least in Kansai. I like Daiso, but also go to whatever's most convenient, like the one connected to Daikoku drug stores. They're a lot smaller than Daiso but often have what I need, and charge no tax, thus truly 100-yen stores, not (currently) 108-yen stores like Daiso.
Posted in: The evolution of 100-yen shops and how they've changed people's lives
escape_artistJan. 16, 2015 - 08:27PM JST
Abe and all his right-wing goons are all wimps, melting in the face of even mild criticism. I, for one, hope more people start voicing their opinions against him and his wayward policies in any creative way they can.
Posted in: Southern All Stars singer Kuwata apologizes over concert antics
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Dec. 01, 2015 - 04:28PM JST
Ha. I catch myself cracking a little smile. :‑) Nice picture!
Posted in: Playful pair
Denny's, like Big Boy, is one of the biggest dining disappointments I've experienced in Japan. No…
Posted in: Denny’s is turning Japanese with its new location, offering rice, noodles, tempura and more
Dec. 01, 2015 - 04:26PM JST
a whaler, apparently having fallen overboard, suddenly coming face-to-face with his enormous quarry.
The whaler may…
Posted in: Whaling film 'In the Heart of the Sea' becomes 'The Battle with the White Whale' for Japanese release
Dec. 01, 2015 - 04:25PM JST
This is why you should never hype something and start patting yourself on the back BEFORE…
Posted in: Glitches mar new Yamanote Line train on first day
Dec. 01, 2015 - 04:24PM JST
Although what he said was vile and loathsome, I believe in free speech, I really believe…
Posted in: J.League says it won't punish student who sent racist tweets to Patric
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