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sidesmileJan. 30, 2015 - 03:51PM JST
Radio taiso and a tea ceremony
Posted in: What aspects of Japanese culture, lifestyle and tradition would you like to see in the opening ceremony for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?
sidesmileJan. 24, 2015 - 09:16PM JST
Washing your hands well or periodically using one of those alcohol sprays/gels is a start and you should avoid rubbing your eyes, too. But there's little to no protection from the inconsiderate sneezers. If you wear specs there's a bit more protection from it but at the end of the day if those that feel ill would just stay home...
sidesmileNov. 20, 2014 - 11:04AM JST
Well, that didn't go so well.
sidesmileNov. 17, 2014 - 10:24AM JST
Speculation, but...I would guess the stabber will go to a young offenders institute and never step foot in that school again. The principal will be dragged over the coals by the board of education, receive a hefty pay cut, and be moved along come April. I will also speculate that this involved a notorious student and it was only a matter of time before this boy hurt somebody, proper. The question is not only how to effectively punish, but also how to better prevent.
Posted in: 14-year-old boy detained after stabbing younger student
sidesmileNov. 14, 2014 - 01:15PM JST
No problem; I'm doing nothing wrong.
Posted in: U.S. spies on mobile phones from the sky
sidesmileNov. 14, 2014 - 01:10PM JST
Rocky. Forrest Gump. Thomas The Tank Engine: The Movie.
Posted in: Name some movie scores that are so famous that after hearing only a few seconds of the music, you can immediately name the movie.
sidesmileNov. 06, 2014 - 03:54PM JST
Actually it says information "including". It then goes on to say that information will be "made public regarding their age, sex, symptoms, and possible persons with whom the patient has come in contact". How will they announce the info? On the evening news, in the arrivals lounge, running up to folks point and yelling "Ugh! Ebola!"..
Posted in: Gov't to release flight, other info on anyone suspected of being infected with Ebola
sidesmileNov. 06, 2014 - 03:42PM JST
Why didn't he let go sooner??
Posted in: Man arrested after speeding away in car with student clinging to door
sidesmileNov. 06, 2014 - 03:40PM JST
Thats a lot of animals. I can't say I particularly like dogs but this is seriously cold-hearted.
Posted in: 27 more dogs found dead in Tochigi
sidesmileOct. 24, 2014 - 11:26AM JST
Why? Because there's oodles of cash to be made. Next on the list is Easter.
Posted in: Halloween is now the second most popular “imported” festive season in Japan after Christmas. Why do you think it has exploded in popularity in recent years?
sidesmileSep. 12, 2014 - 03:57PM JST
...then invest in some very good locks, a large dog, a fake nose with specs, and grow a beard.
Posted in: ASKA gets suspended sentence for drug use
sidesmileSep. 12, 2014 - 03:50PM JST
Well, if on a promise of a suspended sentence, he did actually roll on the folks who supplied him then he should probably make himself pretty scarce. He was caught with a large amount of drugs and should definetely have done time but no...I'm wondering if the gentlemen he procured it from are fairly big fish?... involved in supplying other big names? Huge speculation, of course, but still...I'd grab me passport and vanish for a while if I was him.
sidesmileSep. 11, 2014 - 01:31PM JST
Posted in: 'Spirit' fades for famed animation studio after Miyazaki signs off
sidesmileMay. 20, 2014 - 08:37AM JST
And the motorcyclist?? How's he doing?
Posted in: 100-year-old man in wheelchair dies after being hit by motorbike
sidesmileMay. 09, 2014 - 11:06AM JST
Thats a nap?? I hope they checked to see if he was breathing.
Posted in: Nap time
sidesmileMar. 13, 2014 - 10:36AM JST
An awful lot of smokescreens thrown up, in the hope that the continuing plight of the folks up in the areas hit hardest will be forgotten. Disgusting, really. By and large I don't think that they have been forgotten but they've certainly become a secondary thought and maybe almost a taboo topic outside of ones own four walls..I don't hear many voices telling the govt to get it's act straight.
Posted in: Time that should be allotted to sorting out Tohoku is squandered debating World War II atrocities, teaching patriotism to school kids, staffing national broadcaster NHK with like-minded conservatives and defending a prime ministerial visit to Yasukuni Shrine.
sidesmileFeb. 13, 2014 - 01:32PM JST
Good grief. What a choad.
Posted in: 'Beethoven of Japan' says he can hear again
sidesmileFeb. 07, 2014 - 10:53AM JST
Just a thought but what if japan just said "yep..okay, guys..guilty as charged..sorry"?? Like I said, just a thought.
Posted in: Japan upset by S Korean 'comfort women' exhibit at French comic book festival
sidesmileJan. 31, 2014 - 01:35PM JST
I saw it. It's rubbish.
Posted in: Miyazaki's 'The Wind Rises' top earning film in Japan in 2013
sidesmileJan. 31, 2014 - 01:33PM JST
"Big" in terms of the ticket prices or collective ages?
Posted in: Big music acts coming to Japan one after another over next few months
Jan. 31, 2015 - 06:59PM JST
Posted in: Toyota to return to World Rally Championship in 2017 after 18-year absence
Terrorism is defined as the use of violence to further a political agenda.
This definition doesn't…
Posted in: Ukraine to ask U.N. members to call Russia a terrorism sponsor
Jan. 31, 2015 - 06:51PM JST
Sometimes as an America, you sort of feel happy that the right wingers in this country…
Posted in: More than 8,700 people sue Asahi Shimbun over 'comfort women' stories
Kevin Lee Brooke
Jan. 31, 2015 - 06:50PM JST
Tokyo Disney blows. Worse waste of money, EVER.
Posted in: Tokyo Disney Resort’s amazing customer service includes safety checks of guests’ cars
Jan. 31, 2015 - 06:49PM JST
How these separatists stock pile heavy modern weapons with clear tactical battle readiness all of sudden?…