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nandakandamandaDec. 10, 2013 - 01:27PM JST
It's ME, the old birds when finished with egg laying will end up in chicken nuggets etc, just like old milk cows will be ground up into hamburgers etc.
Posted in: 1,000 chicken perish in fire at Kagoshima ranch
nandakandamandaDec. 10, 2013 - 01:20PM JST
Murata looked good against an extremely tough and gutsy Dave Peterson who just refused to go down and kept hammering Murata relentlessly. Dave landed far more punches, but Murata kept his cool, took the damage and landed calculated shots when it really counted. A great match.
Posted in: Olympic boxing gold medalist Murata looking to make impact overseas
nandakandamandaDec. 09, 2013 - 09:49AM JST
Sometimes it is hard to justify human actions towards our fellow creatures.
nandakandamandaDec. 07, 2013 - 05:46PM JST
Some of the readers here think that because the translation is 'party' then it is something fun for the teachers to do.
Maybe there are a few schemers and social climbers who actually enjoy these semi-enforced events, but the majority cannot wait to get out of the room.
Whoever wrote the note knew that the thing would definitely be cancelled as Japanese authorities always play safe. The end, to him or her, justified the means, I guess.
Posted in: Children threatened with death if school doesn't cancel 'bonenkai'
nandakandamandaDec. 07, 2013 - 02:06PM JST
The eternal conundrum. At college back in the early 1970s I remember a scientist working at Westinghouse explaining to me the difficulties of nuclear waste storage. He said that putting it into a rocket and blasting it towards the sun would be the ideal solution, except for the fact that a rocket exploding during lift-off would be a far worse problem, no rocket being infallible.
Posted in: Top U.S. nuclear regulator urges waste storage solution
nandakandamandaDec. 06, 2013 - 06:12PM JST
Many years ago I went to Osaka with some Japanese friends to hear Nelson Mandela speak in public. I was impressed by the man. He will take a special place in history.
Posted in: Abe pays tribute to Nelson Mandela; may attend funeral
nandakandamandaDec. 06, 2013 - 10:25AM JST
The very sad thing is that they think what they are doing is right, when it is just plain wrong.
Shout out all your justifications. In the face of shooting medical staff, though, you sound oh so lame.
Where did you go wrong? Look back and examine your path and you will see. We can all see it.
Posted in: Suicide bomber, gunmen kill 52 at Yemeni defense ministry
nandakandamandaDec. 06, 2013 - 10:14AM JST
Potentially very good news for humanity.
Posted in: Australian scientists discover vast undersea freshwater reserves
nandakandamandaDec. 05, 2013 - 03:37PM JST
Just plain nuts.
Posted in: Woman arrested for calling police over 15,000 times in six months
nandakandamandaDec. 05, 2013 - 03:15PM JST
Imbibed at the function, Nessie?
Posted in: 'Fast and Furious' star died of impact, fire, autopsy shows
nandakandamandaDec. 05, 2013 - 11:38AM JST
Disillusioned, there was a very good documentary (NHK?) on TV late last night on this very issue. Sadly I kept falling asleep, but what I did see was possibly the first real assessment of what is happening down there and how their experts are discussing what to do to solve these very serious and complicated problems. They had managed to get a camera on a sort of boat to cruise around inside the torus and photograph two massive leaks in there. No.2 reactor, I believe. Much of the water they have been pouring into the reactors leaks down into the basements and out into trenches and through the soil into the sea. Far from self-contained, much of what they thought they were processing or would like to be processing in the fitfully working 'closed' loop systems that they have set up actually leaks out here and there. These leaks could go on like this for tens of years they were saying. Getting in there to fix the leaks, one of which is in a nasty angle up between large pipe joints, will be a herculean task, they said.
They also showed in a lab that out of Tritium, Cesium and Strontium, the first, Tritium leaks most quickly through soil and would be the first to reach the sea. Since there are huge amounts of these radioactive isotopes still in the basements, there will continue to be massive leakage underground to the sea, they mentioned.
In Japanese, but perhaps there will be a rerun of this soon. (?)
Posted in: Fukushima remains very complex despite progress: IAEA
nandakandamandaDec. 04, 2013 - 08:28PM JST
Must have chosen an apartment without a No Pets policy.
Posted in: Osaka police find 80 reptiles in one-room apartment
nandakandamandaDec. 04, 2013 - 08:25PM JST
According to other news sources, this section of road is seldom used even during the day by ordinary people, drivers or pedestrians. LA cops did not usually bother even to patrol there, which is why it was popular at night with boy and girl racers and car meets. RIP to the guys.
Posted in: Police warn over stunts at 'Fast and Furious' star Walker's crash spot
nandakandamandaDec. 04, 2013 - 06:49PM JST
Watched this fight and I have to say the Nigerian was good. The judging could have gone either way as Naidjala was still fresh at the end. The gap by which they gave the result was a little surprising to me. Tomoki was lucky that none of the Nigerian's punches caught him properly.
Can't say the same for Daiki, his younger brother, who looked weak against Solis. Not an inspiring display at all...
Posted in: Kameda retains WBO bantam title
nandakandamandaDec. 04, 2013 - 05:37PM JST
Pic here for reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:I400_2.jpg
Would be great to see some original film footage of one of these launching its bomber.
Posted in: World War II-era Japanese submarine found off Hawaii coast
nandakandamandaDec. 04, 2013 - 12:49PM JST
hardliner, your old video link above simply feeds the conspiracy theorists. This is irresponsible.
Listen to the sound track, repeatedly saying the 3/11 event took place "160 days ago". This news clip from RT has been retitled by someone as 'Nov 2013', but it was shot way back in August 2011.
Posted in: Typhoons spread Fukushima fallout, study warns
nandakandamandaDec. 02, 2013 - 11:59AM JST
Reading some of the survivors' stories indicated what a horrific crash this was, with people getting dragged under the overturned cars/carriages. Condolences to those who lost family or friends and best wishes for a speedy recovery for everyone else.
Posted in: 4 killed, over 60 injured in New York train derailment
nandakandamandaDec. 02, 2013 - 11:55AM JST
KiyoshiMukai, thank you for your clear explanation.
Posted in: Glitch hits water decontamination system at Fukushima plant
nandakandamandaDec. 02, 2013 - 10:24AM JST
Never seen a 1,000 dollar bill but wouldn't mind catching one.
Posted in: Man cited after tossing cash at Mall of America
nandakandamandaDec. 02, 2013 - 10:21AM JST
The article fails to mention whether the hydrochloric acid was radioactive or not. This would greatly affect the way they went about the temporary repair. Common sense would lead one to question however, whether a vinyl bag would stand up to leaking acid.
Dec. 12, 2013 - 12:17AM JST
Impossible to reach a conclusion either way based on this pathetically sparse amount of information.
Posted in: 70-year-old Japanese politician arrested in China on drug charges
Dec. 12, 2013 - 12:13AM JST
Amid of scandal after scandal popping up in parade of different industries nowadays, suspiciously, an essential…
Posted in: Fukushima contractor denies claims its staff concealed work terms
Dec. 12, 2013 - 12:08AM JST
What respect should they have for a deceased terrorist from tribal royalty who ended in…
Posted in: Man of the moment
Dec. 12, 2013 - 12:05AM JST
A word, respect. None there.
Dec. 12, 2013 - 12:00AM JST
Exactly, Bertie. You express my thoughts far better than I can manage.
Posted in: TPP talks fail to meet year-end deadline for deal