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tmtmsnbMar. 22, 2014 - 03:03AM JST
Posted in: Search plane fails to find Malaysia jet debris
tmtmsnbMar. 16, 2014 - 01:28PM JST
"She lifted 76% of the papers. Nothing sloppy about that. It's just downright theft without acknowledgement. A no-no."
SELF CLEANSING makes you different from dictator countries.
You will drop yourself into the rank of these countries, if you go on using "sloppy management of papers somehow causes one to commit mistakes such as these" kind of romanticizing ugly deeds.
Posted in: Nobel laureate calls handling of stem cell research data sloppy
tmtmsnbMar. 15, 2014 - 08:29PM JST
Some country where all big shots gather together in one building talking about how to further tighten grips upon certain PEOPLE. A once in a lifetime chance for these PEOPLE to slum the building with one huge airliner. What do you do, if you are the gig shots, when you already know about the plan but don't want the world to know that you know?
Posted in: Malaysia says jet's disappearance 'deliberate'
tmtmsnbMar. 15, 2014 - 07:40PM JST
You have a photo of a three-year old me---a sniveling urchin, together with a photo of Bill Gates, wrap them up in some fantastic pieces of super English written by NIH, submit it to NATURE, telling NATURE you have, somehow, turned the URCHIN into founder of Microsoft, NATURE is going to believe you, and put you in NATURE.
Those photos are "natural"? or "unnatural"? That's you problem, not NATURE's..
tmtmsnbMar. 15, 2014 - 12:14PM JST
Outright PLAGIARISM and 'UNNATURAL' PHOTOS---knowing all the way that you are not going to get away with it---makes publication in Nature possible, which creates a nationwide frenzy, which, when combined with a news of a PATENT APPLIED---knowing all the way that you are not going to have it patented because of PLAGIARISM as well as 'UNNATURAL' PHOTOS--- jacks up certain stock prices sky high, which makes some people very, very rich.
tmtmsnbMar. 14, 2014 - 02:29PM JST
Sue JonesMAR. 13, 2014 - 08:58PM JST
"I agree with davestrousers. It would be absolutely ridiculous for her to think that she could publish Nobel qualifying research without her background and the research being checked out. Either there is an explanation for all this, or she is a complete fool who has destroyed her future in science
Outright plagiarism--knowing all the way that you are not going to get away with it--makes publication in science journal Nature possible, which creates a nationwide frenzy, which, when combined with a news of a PATENT APPLICATION, jacks up stock prices, which makes some people rich.
Posted in: Scientist urges withdrawal of his own 'breakthrough' stem cell research
tmtmsnbFeb. 24, 2014 - 02:15PM JST
"- - because he couldn’t say anything at all, during ‘that bout,’ as team manager, he couldn’t protest to the referees by saying, ‘Something’s wrong here.’ That’s because he doesn’t know English."
If there was something wrong in the judgment, a critical one, and if through proper protestations (in English) the wrong could very possibly have been righted, then the leader’s language capability to carry out such protestation is an important issue worth raising, either by Aso, or anybody else. In this case Aso’s own English ability is absolutely irrelevant.
That said, English speaking as qualification for being a leader is a joke. Give him an interpreter: the leader for winning the game, interpreter for protesting.
Posted in: Aso in no position to criticize judo champ's English
tmtmsnbFeb. 22, 2014 - 01:15PM JST
"Guy FawkesFEB. 22, 2014 - 02:03AM JST
"hidoi", generally more "cruel" than "harsh".
It has multitude meanings. Back to the books"
"Hidoi" could be about cruel languages or cruel characters--something fundamental, than about harsh words or harsh attitudes--more incidental, as one could also produce mild talks, sweet talks, etc depending on situations. So "That's cruel" could be your wife's intended meaning (ask her). Nowadays "hidoi" is used in situations ranging from jesting (from a female feigned madness) to criticism, as above.
Posted in: Mori slammed for critical remarks about Asada
tmtmsnbFeb. 21, 2014 - 11:53PM JST
"hidoi", generally more "cruel" than "harsh".
tmtmsnbFeb. 21, 2014 - 10:12PM JST
A sermon: "If you do not win, it's because you do not love your country. You betrayed the people and the media who supported you and cheered you with "Gambare! Gambare!!" till their vocal cords broke and their typewriter worn out, yet you heartlessly let them down, so you are ostracized with a Mura Hachibu---as good as dead in a Japan society."
In nature programs you watch the defenceless, fearful, constantly nervous small animals suddenly drop dead when face to face with the fierce-looking bloody big mouth of a predator. Some commentators say the animal pretends dead. It is not. It simply "can't think, can't feel, can't move, it's as good as dead". It's a state of suspended animation, of apparent death---temporarily, yet really dead.
What saved Mao the second day around is: "I'm already "dead" in my own country. Can I be more dead? To **** with it!!"
tmtmsnbJan. 29, 2014 - 10:50PM JST
"choiwaruoyajiJAN. 29, 2014 - 09:44AM JST
Yes, it's true...
Many Japanese wives think it is fine to unilaterally shut down sex after having kids.
Not only sex, but they will also rebuff any attempts at affection such as hugging and kissing.
Try to talk to them about it and you'll be dismissed with comments such as "It's normal" or "We've had kids so we don't need to have sex any more"...
I think this "cold marriage syndrome" initiated by the wife is the number one reason for divorces between Japanese women and foreign guys."
Generally speaking, Western world is built base on Love between Man and Woman--Ren-Ai, while Japanese, nay, the Asians, are not. Westerner’s chiseled features, the body shape, the voice, colors of eyes and hairs, the sweet talk, the thought, all results of millions of years of natural (sexual) selections through the process of that “Love”, while in Asia (originated from China), those are the results of thousands of years of “Authoritative Selection”---by the parents, the society, the authority. In most Western world Love precede other things, while in many Asian regions Ren-Ai was, or still is, a capital offence. In that light, Sex plays a major role in enhancing and maintaining Love between Western couples, while to an Asian wife, it’s not only unnecessary after child-birth, but even harmful, as her (supposedly) socially superior husband needs to spread his excellent genes far and wide (like the great Walrus), that clinging to her old sexual habit could destroy such system, which her body clock does not allow.
If you are married to a Japanese wife, congratulations, her country’s “system of “Jiyuu Ren-Ai”---freedom to fall in love and to date, and marry, has been going on since after the war, meaning, she is constantly moving closer to you.
Posted in: Foreign men share their reasons for divorcing Japanese wives
tmtmsnbJan. 27, 2014 - 11:43PM JST
Stewart GaleJAN. 27, 2014 - 03:48PM JST
Don’t you think he is merely stating facts which he believes are true.
Those are initials of my aborigine name, should not try to read as a word lest you bite your tongue.
Posted in: New NHK head's 'comfort women' remark stirs controversy
tmtmsnbJan. 27, 2014 - 03:35PM JST
"Why is the head of NHK even discussing this matter? What does it have to do with him?"
If Stewart Gale is discussing this matter, perhaps the head of NHK can do it too.
tmtmsnbJan. 27, 2014 - 10:51AM JST
chucky3176JAN. 27, 2014 - 01:13AM JST
"All the latest polls show, it's the young in their twenties and thirties who are supporting these old politician's thinking."
You need to thank China and Koreans for that. These young people has a long life ahead of them but with China and N. S. Koreas threatening their security by rattling nuclear missiles threatening to turn whole Japan into sea of flame they have nowhere to go except to turn to Abe for protection.
tmtmsnbJan. 21, 2014 - 10:22AM JST
Taiwan under Japan was heaven, till WWII (1937~45). When China came, they kill and they are dirty and they corrupt. Okinawans fancy good life under China? then drive US out. If not, help defend Senkaku. It's the platform for China invasion of Okinawa.
Posted in: Gov't says it will go ahead with U.S. base plan despite Nago election result
tmtmsnbJan. 21, 2014 - 02:18AM JST
Some hikyou Japanese want America to protect them from China invasion, also want to curse America. After free lunch, say thank you, that's etiquette.
tmtmsnbJan. 20, 2014 - 09:55PM JST
Defending Senkaku islands from China invasion needs V-22, which needs to station in Okinawa prefecture for prompt response. Government and US make sure that the new base will be as far away from residence areas as possible. Every citizen or foreigner who loves Japan more than China should support the plan.
tmtmsnbJan. 20, 2014 - 02:08PM JST
Only shinzo Abe is Japan, other's are descendants of Toraijin, pure Chinese. Talk to them? Better talk to yourself.
Posted in: Abe calls for frank talks with China, South Korea
tmtmsnbJan. 20, 2014 - 03:31AM JST
Need some “frank” summit talks with USA too?
Special Aid to Prime Minister Koichi Hagiuda, re US administration expressing "disappointed" over Abe's visiting of Yasukuni shrine, said during a private gathering “- - things such as tripping up others had never occurred during Republican Administrations. It happens only under Democratic government, under Obama Administration. To that ??, Ambassador Kennedy paid a courtesy call on Banri Kaieda, Representative of Democratic Party and LDP’s political foe, in his office at Nagata-cho.
tmtmsnbJan. 20, 2014 - 12:32AM JST
Whales and dolphins are seen as fishermen’s natural enemies, as both compete with the fishermen in their catch. As the capture and slaughter is considered a “cultural tradition”, the whole thing has the trace of a tribal dance of triumph where captured human enemies are killed and the bodies consumed. There is hatred in it.
Instead of help defending the “tradition”, the government should tell the fishermen that from the standpoint of ecosystem as a whole, fishermen should treat whales and dolphins as friends, but not enemies. A dead whale will feed millions of fish (and planktons) for months, giving every bit it had got back to the owner, thus complete the recycle of resources. The huge body of a sick or dead whale will drift along the current into vast expanse of ocean territories, help re-distribute food resources, from surplus to scanty. Ironically it is the fishermen--the whale and dolphin catcher—who are harming themselves. Year after year they haul thousand and thousand tons of whale and dolphin meat-- marine resource otherwise public property of all ocean animals--from the sea on to the land, depriving the ocean of the resource it entitles, causing it to become barren year by year.
Posted in: Japanese fishermen capture dolphins ahead of slaughter
Apr. 17, 2014 - 10:08PM JST
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Posted in: Foreign correspondents 'blindly swallowing' anti-Japanese propaganda, writer alleges
Apr. 17, 2014 - 10:06PM JST
@ Equality - I hope you weren't counting me in your "most posters are jealous" comment.…
Posted in: Women, money and time: Behind the scenes with Japan’s 'King of Hosts'
Apr. 17, 2014 - 10:04PM JST
I accept that ... except it was not "Japan" or anywhere near all Japanese, the vast…
Posted in: 'Railway Man' revisits war prisoner's horror and forgiveness
Apr. 17, 2014 - 10:03PM JST
Innocent until proven guilty, ladies and gentlemen.
Oh, wait, this is Japan. Presumed guilty until a…
Posted in: Man in his 30s being questioned over murder of 7-year-old girl in 2005
I cannot help but notice too many child murders. It seems like constant neighbourhood watch has…