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  • 1

    tapi0ca

    A slight crackle? The man is being shot out of a toothpaste tube.

    Not a very bright day for Harvard, but in other news...

    Posted in: Trade minister got funds from foreign-owned firm

  • 0

    tapi0ca

    M.H.

    "Ebola is not an airborne virus….." exactly.

    The person in the story photo… probably would do better to do something with her hair, before it gets drug through something and some other something attaches itself to it. ne?

    H.S. What if the gov. of gui is requesting/getting something that is based on ignorance? The story does sound 'self serving' on the part of this company.

    Posted in: Japanese firm donates 10,000 high-tech masks for Ebola fight

  • 6

    tapi0ca

    Cleo,

    Thank you.

    Posted in: Hashimoto, Zaitokukai chairman get into shouting match

  • 4

    tapi0ca

    I have a question (not baiting at all). And, please, my Japanese ability, basic and subtle, is nil. Was the word 'racist', translated from Japanese literally? If no, what would be the proximate more-accurate English (if one exists).

    If yes, would 'racist' be a correct word in Hashimoto's opinion? (I do understand his frustration and heated words, but..) My limited knowledge would think that using a Korean slur, by a Japanese person, like 'racist' would be something like a French Canadian calling an, English, other person a racist for not liking people from Arkansas. Or something like that.

    Again, not to derail the topic into semantics… but any clarity to help me think about this in the right way?

    Posted in: Hashimoto, Zaitokukai chairman get into shouting match

  • 1

    tapi0ca

    It would depend on the definition of a 'nursing care' robot.

    From my perspective? The thing looks like it will toughen your nipples up.

    Posted in: Robot caregiver

  • 10

    tapi0ca

    Yeah it is.

    Posted in: Blow hard

  • -1

    tapi0ca

    “I wanted to be an astronaut when I was a kid,” father-of-two Chiba told AFP. “My dad told me to stop being silly. He worked for (Japanese computer giant) Fujitsu for 40 years and wanted me to work for Fujitsu too.

    “But I failed the exam,” he added over the din as a colleague belted out a Japanese folk song. “I’ve been in insurance for 13 years. It is getting tougher with the economy the way it is.”

    Yes, but more important, can you hit the high notes? giggles.

    Posted in: Japan's sozzled salarymen: the lost tribe in a modern pickle

  • 0

    tapi0ca

    Among the 'better-on-down' choices… Vinyl, regardless of wear and tear, vinyl.

    Posted in: Which offers the best sound quality for listening to music?

  • 1

    tapi0ca

    The story has been amended since my original post, it seems.

    Posted in: Coast guard searching for 9 missing after Chinese ship sinks off Shimane

  • -7

    tapi0ca

    This prefecture is north of hiroshima, i believe.

    Is the 'patrol boat' Japan doing 'its utmost' to offer safety and human-basis rescue attempts in this frightening situation?

    Depending on how far 'off the coast' this occurred, were rescue 'copters utilized? or other means that are adequate?

    the article sounds like the response was a 'slow boat to china'.

    Posted in: Coast guard searching for 9 missing after Chinese ship sinks off Shimane

  • 5

    tapi0ca

    funny! and I am still sitting here, still trying to get over my love-loss break-up with vinyl.

    Posted in: Japan overwhelmingly favors CDs to digital music

  • 1

    tapi0ca

    "list of 47 volcanoes believed to be at risk of eruption in the coming century."

    Coming century? Does this mean 2100 - 2199?

    I believe the present/current century is what is being speculated about, here, within.

    'agree with the 'journalistic opportunism' with paper science comment(s) above. What irks me more is, in the rush-to-publish, further confusion is generated by krap writers, editors and pseudo-news entities.

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  • -6

    tapi0ca

    Nice story, Nice comments.

    Here is what I see... (or don't):

    Tales about

    A few French guys who got it together and opened a 'French' restaurant in Takasaki or perhaps Saitama city, bringing their handed down recipes from generations and culture. No. We have Japanese that 'emulate' another country's thing after a few years of 'study' and call it 'French'

    Tales about

    A 'Little Italy' in maybe Tokyo Otsuka; Italian import cheese, wine and specialty meats offered from the passing along of grandfather to father to son, and the skills that have been refined for generations. But No. We have Japanese that 'emulate' fake Italian restaurants, fill olive oil bottles with sugar water, put a faux red/white table cloth down and play the Italian anthem in the background and put corn on, er, what they call 'pizza' where sugar of the corn destroys the components of the the tomatoes and thus the sauce - this after a few years of 'study' - they call it 'Italian.'

    Tales about

    Disneyland conforming and respecting the vision of Walt Disney. Not. (There are articles on the conflict with the bastardization of Disney's vision by we-know-better Japanese, who perhaps visited Disney land during a home stay.

    Tales about... the list goes on.

    Scotch is called scotch for what reason? Scotch is from scotland.

    • I asked associates why this 'non authentic' version was allowed to pass. The question led to two answers. 1. Foreigners are not as clean as Japanese. 2. Food in japan tastes better than (get this) in the other countries.

    Sorry... nice story, blah blah... but the truth of the matter is: 'We Japanese' are clueless.

    Posted in: A taste of Scotland in Japan: Nikka Whisky

  • 4

    tapi0ca

    “We want to become a dynamic private sector company through reforms,”

    you think?

    Posted in: TEPCO faces angry shareholders at 4-hour meeting

  • 0

    tapi0ca

    1. 2001: A Space Odyssey
    2. Aliens
    3. War of The Worlds (Radio)
    4. A Clock Work Orange
    5. Prior Disaster News feeds depicting TEPCO as being at the forefront of 'safety Japan'.

    Posted in: What are your five favorite science-fiction movies?

  • 3

    tapi0ca

    While getting hold of such herbs is straightforward, the dangers of using hallucinogenic drugs for recreational purposes are easy to overlook. For example, reports suggests that users of heavier drugs often start off with soft drugs in their teens and then move to heavier substances when the stimulation effect isn’t enough later in life.

    Sorry. There is no science to back up this blanket claim. Boo.

    Posted in: Japan gets tough on law-evading hallucinogenic herbs

  • 0

    tapi0ca

    Round up the original bunch, i.e. Tepco incompetents, Government look-the-other-ways, the figure and number fudges... and make them drink it. Tea time.

    Posted in: TEPCO seeks permission to dump groundwater from Fukushima plant into ocean

  • -1

    tapi0ca

    Yes, impressive. Just one step further for the like of US, Indiana, Notre Dame former football player Manti Te'o from 'actualizing' his imaginary girlfriends.

    Posted in: 3D printer wows crowds at world's top high-tech fair

  • -2

    tapi0ca

    All-Women's Run

    uh, not exactly. You see me? I.. I was out in front! They must have cropped me out in photoshop. Sigh

    I have this propensity to be chased by throngs of females... happens all the time.

    Posted in: All-Women's Run

  • 1

    tapi0ca

    ... and then there is that of-unknown-purpose thing North Korea has / had meandering in some oft-defined orbit. hmm...

    Posted in: Exploding meteor causes panic in central Russia; nearly 1,000 injured

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