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jumpultimatestarsNov. 29, 2014 - 07:50AM JST
@yabits "How reliable is Wilson's testimony?" The forensic evidence corroborates his story, along with the witnesses who turned out to be credible.
Posted in: Grand jury decides not to indict police officer in Ferguson shooting
jumpultimatestarsNov. 29, 2014 - 03:23AM JST
There are plenty of instances in real racial profiling in america. Why the public picked the one incident that wasn't is beyond me.
jumpultimatestarsNov. 24, 2014 - 08:11AM JST
@gygen & @Educator60 thanks for the info
Posted in: Nagano quake leaves 39 injured as houses collapse
jumpultimatestarsNov. 23, 2014 - 08:04PM JST
Guys i was told that japan has specially designed architecture built to sway and endure earthquakes like these, why didn't it work this time? How come no buildings collapsed in the much more severe 2011 disaster??? Anyone know?
jumpultimatestarsNov. 23, 2014 - 12:30AM JST
He's nothing special, I'd bet the real reason he's considered sexiest is actually because his co-star lover Jennifer Lawrence is the sexiest lovable woman alive.
Posted in: People magazine names Chris Hemsworth 'Sexiest Man Alive'
jumpultimatestarsNov. 22, 2014 - 05:14AM JST
@yubaru, you just gave every man here the worst possible piece of advice you could have given. It sounds like you are not very well informed on this topic. Please read this carefully http://en.rocketnews24.com/2013/05/14/guilty-and-never-proven-innocent-every-male-train-riders-nightmare-in-japan/
It has been proven that running away is literally the best and only hope you have if you are falsely accused, and no, it doesn't "show your guilt." It shows you don't want to get involved with the highly corrupt legal system of Japan. Just run.
Posted in: Man jailed for rape released after accuser's testimony proven false
jumpultimatestarsNov. 18, 2014 - 06:15AM JST
I don't understand why japan today never has a video links for articles like this. thank you @ commanteer
Posted in: Sound no barrier for 'world's fastest' pianist
jumpultimatestarsNov. 16, 2014 - 09:25AM JST
Why do I smell a cheesy feel-good movie being made out of this?
Posted in: Police round up teen gang members, make them form sports team
jumpultimatestarsOct. 19, 2014 - 06:09PM JST
"jittery" volcanoes? lol
Posted in: Japan's volcanoes made more jittery by 2011 quake, expert says
jumpultimatestarsOct. 17, 2014 - 10:32PM JST
I agree with afanof, people feel entitled to whine about the most ridiculous first world problems these days.
Posted in: Bono apologises for free U2 album on iTunes accounts
jumpultimatestarsOct. 16, 2014 - 03:24AM JST
any vote that only relies on 2 choices for the future of a country is destined to fail.
Posted in: Why are there so many opposition parties (at least seven) in Japanese politics?
jumpultimatestarsOct. 14, 2014 - 02:10AM JST
Anyone who was offended by free U2 music makes me absolutely sick to my stomache- You'd literally have to have 0 problems in your life and are looking for something to get upset about if you consider this a move against smalltime bands. Music is NOT some quota that can be fulfilled by having x amount of songs. NOONE is going to say "oh well now that i have these 10 u2 songs I guess I don't have to purchase any more music now, im all set!" People will buy music that they're interested, and people who don't want to buy music will not buy music anyway. This has been proven time and time again.
I think that's enough japan today for today.
Posted in: U2 go from rock legends to accused spammers
jumpultimatestarsOct. 10, 2014 - 03:36AM JST
It doesn't matter how much of a nationalistic dirtbag this reporter is or isn't, freedom of the press should always be protected no matter what.
Posted in: Japan hits out at S Korea over reporter's defamation charge
jumpultimatestarsOct. 09, 2014 - 06:01PM JST
hope the driver isn't charged for anything, the boy suddenly rolls out at ground level... what do you expect will happen
Posted in: 6-year-old boy hit and killed by car while playing on skateboard
jumpultimatestarsOct. 09, 2014 - 04:13AM JST
I agree Turbotsat, at that point you might as well just say super typhoon..
Posted in: Super typhoon on course for Japan
jumpultimatestarsOct. 07, 2014 - 12:05AM JST
ive never heard a difference between CD and digital. And vinyl is just outdated.
Posted in: Which offers the best sound quality for listening to music?
jumpultimatestarsOct. 04, 2014 - 10:04AM JST
Of course we understand their 'logic', we're just saying we have a problem with their logic. I understand the logic of many things I'd never support, because I also understand where their logic fails and why. Just as **you **said, in this context it should be beyond clear that these cases are deaths. That's why it would be far more appropriate to say that x amount of people are "thought" dead. That phrasing would both legally steer clear of declaring death without a doctor's examination, as well as steer clear of inappropriately dancing around the hard truth everyone knows.
Honestly, some of their bodies were even completely crushed, and you say "cardiac arrest"? That is beyond cringe-worthy.
Posted in: 16 still missing on volcano; typhoon threatens recovery effort
jumpultimatestarsOct. 04, 2014 - 09:51AM JST
you could flip a coin 47 times and easily see 19 tails vs 28 heads land just due to the nature of probability. In a study this small (only 59 babies each??) to suggest that small of a difference had anything to do with moisturizing is hardly convincing. Maybe if you showed me a difference of 0 vs 30, it would be enough to be convincing even in such a small study.
Posted in: Moisturising newborns prevents allergies: study
jumpultimatestarsOct. 04, 2014 - 03:04AM JST
Educator and philly, unlike "passed away" which in our language means to have died with 100% certainty, cardiac arrest does not mean dead to us because people are often revived in this state with the use of a defibrillator. It is only after either defibrillator resuscitation fails, or that the lifeless person in cardiac arrest clearly cannot be revived with any such technique that we refer to them as dead. That's why we find the use of cardiac arrest in this context to be insulting, when they clearly died days before they were found. It implies potential for revival which is just cruel.
jumpultimatestarsOct. 03, 2014 - 02:46AM JST
Frungy, what makes you think they didn't trace the call? You do realize those sort of things aren't reported until they catch the person so that the investigation isn't compromised, right? It's extremely easy to immediately leave the location you phoned from and not get caught.
Posted in: 101 elementary schools in Hamamatsu closed due to bomb threat
Nov. 29, 2014 - 12:19PM JST
“Islamophobia is rising seriously and rapidly. We must work together against the threats weighing on our…
Posted in: Pope Francis, in Turkey, pleads for dialogue to end extremism
Nov. 29, 2014 - 12:04PM JST
"We're sorry we erred and tarnished the party message."
Posted in: Yomiuri apologizes for using term 'sex slaves' in English edition
Nov. 29, 2014 - 12:00PM JST
The Yomiuri has publicly soiled itself by doing this.
Nov. 29, 2014 - 11:59AM JST
A government investigation in the early 1990s concluded that many of the women “were recruited against…
Nov. 29, 2014 - 11:58AM JST
Very sad situation. But one has to ask, why was this little boy dressed as he…
Posted in: 12-year-old boy with fake gun dies after shot by Ohio officer