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196 headlines found matching 'APA'
Thu March 30, 2017
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(The New York Observer)
 
 
 
Airbnb bribes host with cash under NDA after 200 partiers destroy an entire London apartment complex
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(Oddity Central)
 
 
 
If you thought pineapple was the worst thing to put on a pizza, you were very wrong. Japanese restaurant offers pizza topped with cotton candy and seasoned with honey sauce
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(Metro)
 
 
 
There is porn, and there is entertainment, and there is porn that is both entertaining and arousing to watch. Japanese sexual endurance game shows have none of this
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Tue March 28, 2017
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Terrorists invade English supermarket Asda. Just kidding, they were Japanese tourists who were wearing surgical masks, as is tradition. Never mind
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Sat March 25, 2017
(Japan Times)
 
 
 
To improve speed and passenger comfort, JR East to withdraw double-decker bullet trains from service. In related news, Japan had double-decker bullet trains for 20 years
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Thu March 23, 2017
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
The Internet is not tearing the nation apart, you're just a jerk about politics
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(Canoe)
 
 
 
Japan's 'oldest porn queen' calls it quits at 80
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(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
7-Eleven Japan to equip high-risk stores with lifeboats allowing customers and clerks to ride out sudden tsunami
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(Deadspin)
 
 
 
USA defeats Japan and advances to the World Baseball Classic final due to slippery balls
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Tue March 21, 2017
(CNN)
 
 
 
Japanese funeral home offers elderly drivers a 15% discount if they stop endangering society
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(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
Tom Selleck's not available, but Team USA faces Japan in the WBC semis (9 pm EDT, MLBN). Winner plays Puerto Rico for the Championship, loser has no marbles
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(Onion AV Club)
 
 
 
Japanese wrestling has its own Donald Trump storyline, and it is getting extremely weird (trigger warning: "Anal Explosion Death Match")
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
So, it turns out the FBI really DID have a wiretap at Trump Tower to spy on Russians, but it was from 2011-2013, and its target was the Russian mobsters running a massive money laundering operation out of their apartment there
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Mon March 20, 2017
(ArtNet)
 
 
 
Another tale of executives cashing in while regular employees are on food stamps, this time from those rapacious right-wing capitalist monsters at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Yakuza disappearing from across Japan. It's all been downhill for them since that guest shot on "The Simpsons"
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Sat March 18, 2017
(NYPost)
 
 
 
NYC developer brings a fake INS agent with him to an apartment to scare away the tenants living there on a rent stabilized lease. Was that wrong? Should he not have done that?
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(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
It's do-or-die as Team USA faces off against the Dominican Republic (10 PM EDT, MLBN). Winner faces Japan in the semis, loser to be mocked for failing at their national sport
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Cats are sometimes described as aloof, uncaring, independent creatures who do not have the capacity for affection. Caturday respectfully begs to disagree
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(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
Update on 44 year old Manny Ramirez who's trying to make a comeback in Japan. How good could it really be going if he hit a double and it made headlines
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Fri March 17, 2017
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
What the hell is going on with North Korea and Japan? The short answer: Everybody is preparing for war
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Tue March 14, 2017
(Action News Jacksonville)
 
 
 
Apartment maintenance throws out belongings of unit 223 for non-payment. Fark: Was supposed to be 213
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(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
Manny Ramirez's new Japanese contract includes optional practices, a chauffeured Mercedes, a private hotel suite for road games, and, most importantly, unlimited sushi for the entire season
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Sun March 12, 2017
(The Conversation)
 
 
 
Fukushima did what Godzilla, Mothra, and Biollante never could: turn Japan off of nuclear power
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Sat March 11, 2017
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
In Tokyo, World Baseball Classic experiences its own Maier/Bartman incident. Japanese slugger completely forgives boy: "I hope you continue to work hard at that so one day we can meet and look back at this moment we shared together fondly"
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Fri March 10, 2017
(Entertainment Tonight)
 
 
 
Did Liam Hemsworth just make the worst mistake of his life? Apart from Independence Day 2, I mean
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Thu March 09, 2017
(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Japan's fake food craftspeople continue producing mouthwatering models for nation's restaurant windows. "Any food can be recreated from a silicone mold, whether it's a spongy cake or sizzling hamburger"
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Next on the SyFy Channel: Invasion of the Wild Radioactive Japanese Boars
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(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
Okinawa has its own form of chess, which board game fanatics are trying to keep alive as alternative to Western and Japanese variants. "I am working out of sheer desire to spread our proud traditional culture"
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(Fox 59)
 
 
 
Actual headline: Two brothers take shrooms, get naked and cause mayhem at Indy apartment complex
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Wed March 08, 2017
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
A Japanese theme park is launching sleeping capsules so that hotel guests can float to different attractions on different islands while they sleep. Certainly nothing could go wrong here
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Tue March 07, 2017
(Metro)
 
 
 
Latest trend in Japan: raw meat birthday cakes "made from luxury cuts of raw steak, pork or fish piled up and turned into all kinds of beautiful shapes"
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(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Not news: Gerald Ford was not eaten by wolves. Not news: George H.W. Bush was not eaten by the Japanese. Fark: But he came close
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
North Korea isn't going to nuke the US or Japan. Nope, they're gonna nuke Malaysia for making it so goddamn difficult to kill the half brother of Dear Leader with a nerve agent
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(Japan Trends)
 
 
 
In preparation for hot summer, new $85 Japan-made T-shirt conceals ugly see-through nipples on guys. Because, seriously, no one wants to see those
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
New NASA satellite can predict lightning strikes, offering the promise of saving millions of clock towers and powering flux capacitors worldwide
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Mon March 06, 2017
(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Showa Era licensed brothels and red-light districts fondly recalled in Japan as symbol of bygone era when Japanese had time for sex
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(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
Best Korea fires four missiles into the sea off of Japan, will next declare Obama wiretapped them too if they still aren't getting attention
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Sun March 05, 2017
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
That story about a Japanese man crushed by his porn collection? Yeah...about that
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Sat March 04, 2017
(AL.com)
 
 
 
In Alabama the state prison system is at approximately 180 percent of capacity, the number of correctional officers required is dangerously low, and the fire alarms don't properly work
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Fri March 03, 2017
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
In a love story as old as time itself, a Japanese man died from the thing he loves the most. Gonna go out on a limb and guess that nobody cleared his browser history either
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(University of Texas)
 
 
 
Solid-state batteries that work in the cold, have triple the capacity, charge rapidly, don't explode, and the guy who invented them is 94 and from Texas. Checkmate, Lithinardos
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Thu March 02, 2017
(The Japan News)
 
 
 
American-inspired trend of going naturally gray becomes increasingly popular with older Japanese women. Stylist says gray "makes it easier for you to enjoy fashion. Black hair limits what colors you can wear, but gray hair goes with youthful colors"
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
Cat cafés have become so blasé that Japan has decided to open Owl cafés
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Wed March 01, 2017
(YouTube)
 
 
 
John Denver and Cass Elliot discuss how apathetic college kids don't like where the country is going but don't do anything about it... in 1972. The more things change
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(1190 KEX Portland)
 
 
 
Toyota recalls 2017 Tacomas due to issues with the anti-gravity capacitor
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
For an extra $2.99, Papa John's will get you their crappy pizza even faster
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Tue February 28, 2017
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Dark and stretchy are not usual words to describe ice cream, unless it's Häagen-Dazs' new Japanese flavor
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Sun February 26, 2017
(NYPost)
 
 
 
Begun the Great Robot War has ...in this Manhattan woman's apartment
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(Portland Press Herald)
 
 
 
Obsession with social media is hurting Americans' mental health. Especially those who follow Donald Trump on Twitter
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(Dallas News)
 
 
 
Author of best-selling novel about WWII Japanese internment addresses student body of Texas high school known for graduating entitled racist frat bros. It goes about as well as you'd expect
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
To inspire workaholics to leave work early and skip overtime, one Japanese company plays the Rocky theme over the intercom at 6 PM daily. GOIN' HOME NOWWWWWWW
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Thu February 23, 2017
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Japan's top conveyor-belt sushi chain prepares $730 million IPO, promises something for every investor except that douchey California-roll fan
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(The Street)
 
 
 
Papa John's stock price crashes and some want to blame the NFL. Yeah, that's the ticket, the NFL
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Wed February 22, 2017
(NBC New York)
 
 
 
Firefighters forced to rain garbage down onto sidewalk as they wade through apartment of a hoarder to tackle blaze
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Tue February 21, 2017
(NPR)
 
 
 
British politician declares that Trump's intellectual capacity is "protozoan." Trump supporters forced to wait for someone to bring a dictionary, then wait for someone to show them how to use it, then wait for someone who can read
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(Exeter Express & Echo)
 
 
 
Police have no problem with you installing a flux capacitor, so long as you don't have a fusion reactor
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Mon February 20, 2017
(BBC-US)
 
Weeners
 
Even the damn 'Wheaton' tag gets used more than this one but when you have thousands of Japanese dudes wearing just loincloths competing for the country's annual Naked Man title, it's not only appropriate but mandatory (SFW)
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Sun February 19, 2017
(The Japan News)
 
 
 
Japanese insurance company announces 100 finalists in annual senryu poem contest for salaried workers. Top poems referenced relationships in the workplace, overtime reforms, and Pokemon Go
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Fri February 17, 2017
(The Japan News)
 
 
 
Thanks to advances in projection mapping technology, tourist-friendly Japanese castles are now as eye-popping at night as they are on a sunny day
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Thu February 16, 2017
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
American Psychological Association's "Stress in America" survey has set new highs. Can't imagine what trumped the previous high
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(New Musical Express)
 
 
 
Peter Capaldi could be succeeded by Conan O'Brien on Doctor Who
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Late Little Caesars founder Mike Ilitch paid Rosa Parks' rent for up to a decade after she was burglarized. If only Papa John were half the man he was
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Tue February 14, 2017
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Half of Japan's married couples haven't had sex in more than a month. PHFFTT amateurs
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(Japan Today)
 
 
 
Japanese navy reports that one of their sailors fell off minesweeper into sea. Experts recommend looking for angry birds diving into ocean solitaire
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
As Japanese society rapidly ages, restaurants and nursing homes heat up gourmet purees for foodies who no longer have the strength to chew or swallow but fear the feeding tube
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Mon February 13, 2017
(CNN)
 
 
 
Apparently whales won't explode if you poke a hole in them. Must be why the Japanese keep harpooning them
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Sun February 12, 2017
(Wired UK)
 
 
 
Here's an updated list of the 10 threats capable of wiping humanity out courtesy of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, and in the 2017 edition, "tyrannical leaders' and 'nuclear holocaust' are getting a lot of play for some reason
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Fri February 10, 2017
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
A bizarre training exercise saw zoo staff prepare for a chimpanzee escape by chasing a human in a chimp costume while he bit them and hit them with a stick. Why yes it was in Japan, why do you ask?
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
At press conference between Trump and Japanese PM, only Rupert Murdoch-owned outlets were allowed to ask questions
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Trump issued the following critique after meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: 'His hands were slightly larger and stronger than my tremendous bigly bear paws, and I consider this a direct threat to our national security'
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(Jezebel)
 
 
 
"What are they saying?" Trump asked Abe, referring to photographers who were speaking Japanese. "Please look at me," the Prime Minister translated. Trump appeared to take the translation literally, and began to stare at the Prime Minister
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(News 3 Las Vegas)
 
 
 
Nature runs its course after two people clean jewelry with gasoline in apartment while smoking
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(Politico)
 
 
 
The "so-called" CIA is about to feel the wrath of a petulant two-year-old with nuclear capabilities
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Trump: The Japanese government prevents Japanese consumers from buying American cars. Japanese Consumer: We can buy American cars if we want to, but we don't want to because, well, American cars suck
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Japanese company will send people to your home to tell you why you suck at video games
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Thu February 09, 2017
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
All you can drink for less than a dollar. Difficulty : Japan
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(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
Japanese food model maker, longtime supplier to nation's restaurants, now sells its creations abroad as food-inspired fashion accessories like bacon-shaped earrings and necklace resembling beef bowl. "I thought no one would buy such things"
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Wed February 08, 2017
(Fortune)
 
 
 
Japan May Woo Trump with 700,000 U.S. Jobs and a $7 Billion Factory. This, to ward off criticism of its trade and monetary policy
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(Deadline)
 
 
 
SPOOOOOOOOOON Amazon's new The Tick series adds Yara Martinez to the cast
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Mon February 06, 2017
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Japan's space junk collection mission has failed...ironically creating more space junk
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Sun February 05, 2017
(Politico)
 
 
 
The Senate is tearing itself apart. Didn't this happen in Attack of the Clones? Isn't that how Palpatine rose to power?
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Fri February 03, 2017
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
For $400 you can own this flawlessly created 1:26 scale replica of Seinfeld's apartment, giddyup
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Japan has a word for "literally worked to death." It's "karoshi" and it happens pretty frequently
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
The spitting archerfish is an assassin that can tell your face apart from every other single human in a heartbeat
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Thu February 02, 2017
(Honolulu Star Advertiser)
 
 
 
Fukumoto may leave GOP. Trump last seen trying to figure out which Japanese island that was and where it was located
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(Newser)
 
 
 
Japanese antidote for overwork is taking "inemuri" naps in public. As opposed to the U.S. where it's called the Monday afternoon staff meeting
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(The Sun)
 
 
 
Lawnmowers kill seven times more people than refugees from Islamic countries. Trumpy planning on deporting Kubota back to Japan for the safety of 'Murica
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(Fox Sports)
 
 
 
Bumbling Diamondbacks GM Dave Stewart is back to his old job as player agent, threatens to take talents of free-agent slugger Chris Carter to Japan if MLB teams continue refusing Carter at requested salary. "I get it"
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Wed February 01, 2017
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Medals for 2020 Olympic games will be created in part by the people of Japan. Will also have WiFi, Bluetooth, and 5G capabilities
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Tue January 31, 2017
(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Considered most unpopular of Big 8 Japanese cities, Nagoya asks public to submit catchphrase to lure tourists, highlighting city's status as mecca for sports tourism, cosplay and anime. Winner to get annual passes to Nagoya Castle and Legoland Japan
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
Leopold the cat vs. tiny drone in apartment match to the death
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
"Donald Trump's impeachment is gaining ground because Republicans are already deserting this president in droves, and because the man is psychiatrically incapable of checking whether something is legal before he does it"
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Mon January 30, 2017
(Some Who)
 
 
 
Peter Capaldi leaving "Doctor Who" after 2017 Christmas Special. "I can't thank everyone enough. It's been cosmic"
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Sat January 28, 2017
(The Mainichi (Japan))
 
 
 
Japan to test new space-debris removal technique on used ISS cargo spacecraft. It involves earth's magnetic field and extensible electric tether, with no assistance required from giant beasts or robots
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Thu January 26, 2017
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
98% of all adoptions in Japan are adult men being adopted by their bosses
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Wed January 25, 2017
(Weird Asia News)
 
 
 
Save the date - Japan has officially gone wild over the new Vladimir Putin calendar
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
Official Death Valley National Park feed now rogue, posting about Japanese internment camps. This is in addition to resistance from Badlands and @AltNatParkSer
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(Beloit Daily News)
 
 
 
Meanwhile, Japan suddenly has a trade surplus after increased demand for its sex toy vending machines. Or lower oil prices. I'm sure it could be either one
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Tue January 24, 2017
(China Daily)
 
 
 
PLA Navy receives 'carrier killer', containing large load of anti-ship and land attack cruise missiles meant to deter American and Japanese aggression in Far East
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
Worst attempt at ski jump ever, with Japanese commentators
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Mon January 23, 2017
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
"Is it too soon to laugh about apartheid?" Well, it's never 'too soon' for anything around here
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Japanese airplane will be stuck on the tarmac for another two years, narrowly missing the record set by American Airlines
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Sun January 22, 2017
(107.7 WGNA)
 
 
 
It's not just the Trump hats that aren't made in America, Trumps only recognizable musician played "Made in America" on a Japanese made guitar
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(Deadspin)
 
 
 
South Korea uses map of 2018 Olympics venues as yet another baited hook in ongoing troll war with Japan. "The trolling worked"
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Thu January 19, 2017
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Why Hokkaido is Japan's "America." Or America is Britain's "Hokkaido" Either way, yee-haw, pardners
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(International Business Times)
 
 
 
ISIS was building this fighter jet in a garage in Mosul when Iraqi forces overran it: "If it had been operational, ISIS would have been only the second terrorist group in history to have had air attack capabilities" (pics)
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Thinking about fleeing the US to Canada because of Trump? Sure, that is the sensible thing to do, but have you thought about moving to Japan?
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Wed January 18, 2017
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Japan simplifies its toilets so westerners can use them too
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
After 150 years, Japan is FINALLY falling in love with cricket
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Tue January 17, 2017
(Daily Telegraph)
 
 
 
The 20 biggest sport stadiums in the world ranked by seating capacity. How many can you name? How many have you been in?
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(Deadline)
 
 
 
Judd Apatow says he will never do another broadcast show again, then gets asked about a reboot of Freaks & Geeks
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Mon January 16, 2017
(The Sun)
 
 
 
Dear Deidre, I had drunken sex with two of my exes because I want a baby and was annoyed that my current husband's seed could find no purchase. I don't know what I was thinking of, and feel very guilty about my escapades. What should I do?
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Sun January 15, 2017
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Starting Monday, McDonald's offers five days of free coffee. Absolutely free. No purchase necessary. Difficulty: Japan
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Fri January 13, 2017
(SanDiego UnionTribune)
 
 
 
With the Chargers gone, San Diego contemplates the unthinkable - demolishing Qualcomm and replacing it with charming little 30K-capacity stadium for MLS and SDSU football
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(IFL Science)
 
 
 
Australia finally finds a use for all that sulphurous brown coal that no developed nation wants to burn any more: It will burn the dirty coal itself to produce power for the super-clean Japanese hydrogen economy
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Thu January 12, 2017
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
While everyone was watching the Senate GOP take their healthcare away, the House GOP was busy eliminating the government's ability to regulate private industry in any capacity
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Wed January 11, 2017
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Krispy Kreme Japan unveils "Sweet America" range of doughnuts dressed up with M&M's, Oreos, and Hershey's chocolates. Not all on the same doughnut, as Americans typically prefer
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(WTVR)
 
 
 
Nearly naked man found trapped inside New York City apartment wall. I'm pretty sure I've seen this movie
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Tue January 10, 2017
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Researchers captured a Japanese macaque male mounting a female Sika deer in an attempt to have sex. Guess their offspring would be a Sigma Chi err Sika Que
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
It is now cheaper to live on a cruise ship than in an apartment
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(War is Boring)
 
 
 
"Despite official assertions to the contrary, just because Beijing managed to sail a carrier battle group out into the ocean beyond its local seas does not mean that China has a fully operational carrier capability"
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
Aging Baby Boomers have the nerve to actually want to spend their final days living in a roomy home in a quiet cul-de-sac in a safe suburb when they really should all be crammed into a downtown apartment high-rise
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Mon January 09, 2017
(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Contrary to today's panicky handwringing about Akihito, scholar alleges that in feudal Japan, emperors abdicated all the time without anyone breaking a sweat or society collapsing. Also, (lowers voice) two women assumed the throne in that era
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(NBC Sports)
 
 
 
Manny Ramirez, 44, decides that his baseball comeback should start in Japan as a member of the Kochi Fighting Dogs. Announcers immediately begin working on their "That's just Manny being Manny"
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Japan has almost eradicated gun crime. Here's how they've done it
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Experts suggest solving nation's housing crisis by repurposing and renovating abandoned office space as affordable apartments. Just don't touch the red stapler
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Sun January 08, 2017
(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
Japan invents wine tea, featuring benefits of Assam tea combined with aroma of fine wine grapes. Inventor had mulled over idea for years
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Sat January 07, 2017
(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
This cold weather is actually good for you. Just look at how healthy and robust all the homeless people gathered around the alley barrel fire behind your apartment are
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(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Over 1,100 Japanese companies will celebrate their 100th year in business in 2017, including global heavyweights Nikon and Subaru
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Fri January 06, 2017
(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
Japanese gerontologists reject labeling perfectly healthy people between 65 and 74 as elderly, suggest "semi-elderly" classification
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
In Japan, small group of genderless hetero young men reject conventional dress codes via clothes and makeup, attracting young women. "He looks like a girl. But when you put that together with his maleness, I see him as a new kind of man"
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Thu January 05, 2017
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Japanese insurance company replaces employees with cold, heartless robots, finally bringing them on par with American insurance companies
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(Japan Times)
 
 
 
With increasing usage of "emoji," "umami," and "KonMari" in vocabulary of everyday life, Japan is broadening its influence on the English language beyond simple objects, people, and practices. Arigato
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(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
Tranquil Kyoto temple reports it is still receiving David Bowie mourners who recall famed 1980 shochu commercial filmed there, which starred him and his "Crystal Japan" instrumental specially composed for ad
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Wed January 04, 2017
(News.com.au)
 
 
 
"Hell hath no fury like a woman with a 3.5 ton towing capacity"
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(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
When moving out of an apartment, take your creepy Mandy Moore tile mosaic with you
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(WTVR)
 
 
 
'Small' anaconda pulled out of toilet in Virginia apartment. Not a euphemism
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Tue January 03, 2017
(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Anticipating big increase in air traffic by 2020, Japan approves upgrades to nation's ATC centers, plans to replace handwriting and paper-based systems with touchscreens. Roger, Roger
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(Japan Today)
 
 
 
Retired Japanese baseball slugger admits he played on greenies, introduced to him by a foreign player whose name he will not reveal
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Sat December 31, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
On today's "Weird or Cool from Japan", we learn what happens when you put a chemical butt warmer on your crotch. Also, we learn there are such things as chemical butt warmers
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(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
Top film directors to reboot Japan's Roman Porno genre after screening of classic films caused unexpected excitement. "A lot of young audience members came, and what is worthy of mention is that there were many women in the audience"
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(Daily Express)
 
 
 
Jeremy Corbyn posts video message saying the Labour Party will not stand idly by as Britain tears itself apart via Brexit
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Fri December 30, 2016
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
A peek inside an ISIS bunker, which is unsurprisingly roomier than most New York City studio apartments
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Thu December 29, 2016
(I Heart Radio)
 
 
 
CEO of Japanese advertising agency steps down after finding out about overworked employee's suicide. In America, a CEO would just light a cigar and laugh
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(Japan Times)
 
 
 
83-year-old Emperor of Japan to forgo traditional New Year's message to nation in order to lighten burden on his ailing body. The spirit of 2016 will apparently pass over two elderly ceremonial monarchs
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
China invites Japan to check out its awesome new aircraft carrier by doing water donuts and handbrake turns just outside Japan's territorial waters
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Latest used clothing craze in Japan: salty used fisherman jeans. Fisherman: "I decided to try it since I could wear the jeans for free and wouldn't have to buy any for work. But who is buying my pants at that high price?"
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(CBS News)
 
 
 
You might think it's a good idea to set up a refinery in your apartment to extract gold from old cellphone and computer circuit boards, but that's because you're an idiot
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Wed December 28, 2016
(C|Net)
 
 
 
Japanese and Russian snail species defend themselves by whacking predators with their shells. It's just too bad that evolution didn't just make it so that they could move faster than two feet an hour
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Sun December 25, 2016
(Boston Herald)
 
 
 
Little girl shoots herself in the hand with her father's gun, asks the doctor, "Will I be able to play the violin?" Doc says, "Sure." Little girl says, "Great, my father will be charged with improper storage of a large capacity gun near a minor"
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
By entering the Pacific with an aircraft carrier, China has proven they have a more capable navy than the Russians
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Fri December 23, 2016
(Kotaku)
 
 
 
The next Fark Party Japan will feature a very..... unusual way to relax
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
Not to alarm anyone, but spiders are now capable of spinning elaborate silken picket fences
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Thu December 22, 2016
(Stuff.co.nz)
 
 
 
America's first ever pro rugby league folds before reaching its first birthday, killed by fan apathy and vicious scrum with USA Rugby
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Wed December 21, 2016
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Leave it to the Japanese to invent a virtual assistant that texts you to come home because they miss you
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Tue December 20, 2016
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
'You gay b*st*rd': Papa John's employee caught on video attacking gay men for hugging
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Mitch McConnell admits he underestimated the capabilities of Russian hackers, partisanship of FBI director Comey, and general stupidity of the American people
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Russian deep-sea fisherman posts some of the weirder things he has caught. Japanese diners reach for the wasabi
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(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Dodgers pitcher Kenta Maeda dresses up as an old man, strikes out Japanese Little League players. Best baseball video of the month
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Japan's Christians are keeping it all a secret because they were once persecuted by Shoguns some 250 years ago and Japanese people just love tradition, including the one where we keep Christianity on the down-low
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Mon December 19, 2016
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
'There was no tradition of Christmas in Japan, and so KFC came in and said, this is what you should do on Christmas'
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
US Ambassador Power to Syria, Russia and Iran: "Are you truly incapable of shame?" Russian Ambassador Vitaly "Ross" Churkin: "Get a load of Mother Teresa over here"
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Sat December 17, 2016
(UPI)
 
 
 
The Japanese finally invaded the West Coast
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Fri December 16, 2016
(Local10 WPLG)
 
 
 
Japan replaces China as largest foreign holder of US debt, in case that makes you feel any better
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Thu December 15, 2016
(TampaBay.com (St. Petersburg Tim)
 
 
 
How plan to fix 3-mile long, I-275 bridge across Tampa Bay fell apart, as told in Legos
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Wed December 14, 2016
(Politico)
 
 
 
Trump transition team is tearing itself apart. Come, sit, listen to the song of my people "You Can't Always Get What You Want" played on my itty, bitty, teeny-weeny, tiny violin
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Tue December 13, 2016
(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Japanese TV to Putin: What is your position on the territorial dispute with Japan that's postponing conclusion of WWII peace treaty? Putin to Japanese TV: What territorial dispute? No such thing exists. By the way, look at my cute Akita Inu
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Sun December 11, 2016
(The Register)
 
 
 
Japanese maid. Go on... Japanese robot maid. Go on... Japanese robot space maid. Now we're talking
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(Gothamist)
 
 
 
Hot new millennial trend: Setting up fake walls in apartments so you can cram four slackers in a small one-bedroom apartment
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Sat December 10, 2016
(Thrillist)
 
 
 
"Smith" screamed the shrewish voice from the telescreen. "6079 Smith W" - Yes, YOU. Strip your bed. Anyone under 45 is perfectly capable of working for Amazon. We don't all have the privilege of warehouse duty, but at least we can write code"
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Fri December 09, 2016
(Fox Sports)
 
 
 
With such an important post as Ambassador to Japan to fill, Donald Trump thinks Bobby Valentine might be the best man for the job
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Japan launches fishing expedition in space with junk collector that will cast out tethered fishing nets to haul in old satellites and pieces of rocket
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Thu December 08, 2016
(Fark Shop)
 
 
 
Fark Store Daily Deal: Cold Brew Coffee Maker. Self- contained, individual Japanese / Dutch style cold brew for coffee geeks. More flavors and less bitterness. Insert inappropriate "your mom" joke here. (Sponsored Link)
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Wed December 07, 2016
(Quartz)
 
 
 
@newtgingrich: "75 years ago the Japanese displayed professional brilliance and technological power launching surprises from Hawaii to the Philippines". Just wait to see how he describes 9/11
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(Minneapolis Star Tribune)
 
 
 
Today brothers will be reunited after 75 years apart, at the USS Arizona memorial. Fair winds and following seas, shipmates
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
I see your coin balancing article from Japan and raise you with an article about a Japanese rock balancing artist
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
I want to smoke some meat but I live in an apartment. Any solutions for me?
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(News24)
 
 
 
Residents of South African apartment complex are terrified that a HOLY SWEET MOTHER OF NO might pop out of their toilets
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Tue December 06, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Every try stacking a few coins? Let's go to Japan and see how the pros make it a mesmerizing art form
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(Smithsonian Magazine)
 
 
 
For the Pearl Harbor attack by the Japanese to succeed, a lot of other things had to go wrong. And they did
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Not even in office yet and Trump hits a jobs homerun with Japanese telecom SoftBank. Company says it will bring $50 billion and 50,000 jobs to U.S. after CEO meeting with Trump
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
China encircled the self-ruled island of Taiwan with nuclear-capable bombers before the Trump call with the Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen
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(Fark Shop)
 
 
 
Fark Store Daily Deal: iGloves for warmth and touchscreen capabilities. Winter is coming. (Sponsored Link)
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Mon December 05, 2016
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Just a Trump being a business Trump: Update on Ivanka Trump's meeting with Japanese PM, she was in the midst of finalizing a big Japanese business deal when she attended the meeting
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(BetaNews)
 
 
 
Automation and A.I. will render humans irrelevant in the workplace soon, according to CEOs whose only skill in life is to buy robots capable of kissing their ass and printing TPS cover sheets
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Sting visits Japan to plug new album, does talk-show circuit, eats ramen, gets photobombed backstage by this year's Asian novelty-hit artist to satisfy their shared record label. Lite rock stardom isn't all it's cracked up to be
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(Japan Today)
 
 
 
Top scientist hopes naming of new element "nihonium" will spark pride and interest among young Japanese in science, or at least in naming new things after Japan
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(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Shinzo Abe set to become the first sitting Japanese Prime Minister to visit Pearl Harbor later this month, though, given his outspoken nationalist sentiments, it's unclear if he is visiting to express regret, or just to "spike the ball"
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(TruthDig)
 
 
 
In 2013 'Mad Dog' Mattis compared Israeli occupation with apartheid, so the left should love him already
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Sat December 03, 2016
(Flight Global)
 
 
 
USAF prepares to draft RFP for Huey replacement. Objective is 84 helicopters with capacity of 9 troops each, acquired at the highest possible price in order to keep contractor financially flush and America strong
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Survey of Japanese schoolgirl lexicon reveals top 10 additions for 2016 include "BFF" and nine silly Japanese-isms. Like, fer surrrrre
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Fri December 02, 2016
(Crunchyroll)
 
 
 
Domino's in Japan is dressing up their delivery scooters to look like reindeer. How long until one of them runs over a grandma?
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(KKTV Colorado Springs)
 
 
 
Dear prospective landlords: You're not supposed to enter a tenant's apartment without permission. You're especially not supposed to have sex on their beds while they're at work. And cleaning up the mess with the tenant's wedding dress is right out
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Thu December 01, 2016
(International Business Times)
 
 
 
Japan may legalize gambling and casinos because why not
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Wed November 30, 2016
(Jezebel)
 
 
 
Hipster fathers are deathly afraid of their kids calling them Dad like some suburban Saved-by-the-Bell-type doofus, ask that they be referred to as "Papa" for that authoritative, old-timey, yet alternative flair
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(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Japan admits that its defense forces may have been hacked. Which will teach them NOT to make their secret password: 一 二 三 四
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