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200 headlines found matching 'Japan'
Sat July 30, 2016
Source     Fark Headline Comments
(Right Wing Watch)
 
 
 
Revisionist history at its finest: a conservative pastor thinks the US warned Japan about what cities it wanted to drop the atomic bomb on so they could be prepared
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Thu July 28, 2016
(KMOV St. Louis)
 
 
 
Best Korea warns the U.S. to back off or the Sea of Japan beatings will continue
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Wed July 27, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Oh look, another Pokémon Go link on Fark. Why would anyone click on -- wait, why is the Giggity tag being used?
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Tue July 26, 2016
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
Man who knifed 19 people to death kept pausing to tweet about world peace and Japan's beauty
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Mon July 25, 2016
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
NewsFlash
 
Today's mass murder brought to you by: Tokyo, Japan
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
It's not that stock investors are a bunch of clueless, reactionary idiots, but everyone who jumped into Nintendo off the back of Pokemon Go is now jumping out again after learning Nintendo didn't actually make it
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(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Rule 34, mud bar edition
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Sat July 23, 2016
(Den Of Geek)
 
 
 
Matt Stone and Trey Parker say Pokemon Go stole their idea
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
Leave it to the Japanese to figure out how to make roller coasters more terrifying than they already are. "Riders are only held inside their pedal-powered car with a seat belt. There are no guard rails on the cars"
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(Town and Country)
 
 
 
Hey foodie, got $135,000 to burn? Take a private jet around the world to eat at top restaurants on itinerary chosen by celebrity chef Rene Redzepi, and stay at Four Seasons everywhere. Looking forward to the Instagram food porn, foodie
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Fri July 22, 2016
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Pokemon Go now seen making billions of dollars for Apple. Mostly from people having to replace their iPhones after they fall into ponds, lakes, rivers
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Japan finally gets Pokemon Go; it took time for Nintendo to create custom skins for the release, as Pikachu looks weird wearing a schoolgirl uniform and they replaced pokeballs with tentacles
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Thu July 21, 2016
(Spoon & Tamago)
 
 
 
Groovy 1960s Japanese portable record players, once a necessity for families too poor to afford quality stereo sets, are now collector's items
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Nintendo says they will join forces with McDonald's Japan to help sponsor imminent launch of Pokemon Go, sends MCD stock to 15-year high
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
I think it has something to do with real estate in Japan, but I could be wrong (Not safe for work)
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Tue July 19, 2016
(Japan Today)
 
 
 
Four wounded in Fukushima library by knife-wielding crazy who couldn't borrow any books. ISIS likely to claim this guy too
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Relive the good old days of Fark with just two words: Bondage Bikini. (Not safe for work)
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(The Japan News)
 
 
 
In Heyerdahl-esque project, academics try to paddle grass boats to Okinawa to prove that ancient Taiwanese settlers without knowledge of wooden boatbuilding could have sailed east 30,000 years ago and discovered Japan. Tide breaks them
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Japan has come up with an effective way of dealing with door-to-door religious solicitors. Sadly, it is not flipping out like a ninja
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Mon July 18, 2016
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
Japan's Softbank in talks to buy UK-based ARM Holdings for $32 billion, says Brexit is not factor despite improved yen-pound exchange rate that lowers cost of acquiring world's dominant mobile chip designer
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(Yonhap News (Korea))
 
 
 
Best Korea ready to set off 5th atomic test at any time. Of course, with all the terrorist attacks, cops being shot, Trump links and the occasional coup attempt, we at Fark would never know it when they do
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Sun July 17, 2016
(CBS Sports)
 
 
 
Future baseball Hall of Fame inductee Ichiro Suzuki is now only 6 hits shy of 3,000. Not bad for a guy who didn't get to MLB until the age of 27
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Sat July 16, 2016
(TreeHugger)
 
 
 
All this time you think you've been eating wasabi with your sushi when in reality it's most likely just green European horseradish
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Fri July 15, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Japanese amateur competitive eaters try out All You Can Eat KFC Fried Chicken meal deal. Winner stuffs 12 pieces of KFC down his gullet by deadline
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Thu July 14, 2016
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Pokemon Go to turn every McDonalds in a yet to be named Asian country into a gym or pokestop, Americans excited to find out McDonalds qualifies as a gym
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Wed July 13, 2016
(Decanter)
 
 
 
The world ordered a record amount of wine from California last year
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(Billings Gazette)
 
 
 
George Takei visited the Heart Mountain Japanese Internment Camp. No jokes, just a damn interesting read
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Tue July 12, 2016
(ESPN)
 
 
 
MLB home runs are up 35% from 2014, but Commissioner, these are not the PED users you are looking for
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
How to enjoy TV in Japan even when it seems awful. "Far from just doing stupid things like rolling in gallons of lubricant or navigating insane obstacle courses, the large majority of comedians had to work hard - damn hard - to get on mainstream TV"
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Mon July 11, 2016
(CityLab)
 
 
 
Japan and New Jersey share one accident-reducing trait: they identify new drivers with special decals on their car, telling other motorists to give them extra space
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(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
Archaeologists unearth fragment from Japan's tallest ever pagoda, a seven-tiered monolith in Kyoto that burned to the ground after lightning strike in 1416. So, they're pretty sure there's no ancient curse attached. Pretty sure. I think
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(Japan Today)
 
 
 
By 2020, 29 percent of Japanese men are destined to never marry. Mr. Fukuyama, 42, lives with his dad who depends on him for elder care: "Prospective marriage partners see that and run.... An aged and infirm parent casts a long shadow"
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Sun July 10, 2016
(Deadline)
 
 
 
Thanks to Zootopia, Civil War, and Finding Dory, Disney has just hit $5 billion globally at the box office in record time
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Let's look at the secret cult controlling Japan
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Sat July 09, 2016
(The Mainichi (Japan))
 
 
 
Voters in Tokyo baffled by nameless, photo-less election posters of party called "No Party to Support"
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Fri July 08, 2016
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Maybe $5.99 per pound isn't such a bad price after all
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Thu July 07, 2016
(Metro)
 
 
 
TV reporter doesn't want to get her expensive shoes wet while reporting on a flood so she: A) takes them off; B) goes around the water; C) has flood victims carry her
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Super Typhoon Nepartak packing winds of more than 200 mph and generating waves up to 44 feet as it bears down on Taiwan today. No snark, just hope that our Taiwanese friends come through this as well as they can
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(IFL Science)
 
Video
 
You can't put a square peg into a round hole...or CAN you? Here comes the science
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Wed July 06, 2016
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Here's the last thing Japan's "Hitomi" black hole satellite saw before it clawed its own eyes out and stopped broadcasting
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
To help you buy better-fitting bras, Japanese lingerie seller offers helpful chart that visualizes weight of your breasts in terms of chipmunks, cockatiels, kittens, or number of pancakes you could make if your boobs were made of pancake batter
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(CTV News)
 
 
 
National Geographic reveals travel photograph of the year, and if I was the Song dynasty I'd be very nervous
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Tue July 05, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Reason No. 326,814 why man was not meant to fly
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Mon July 04, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
I'll see your All You Can Eat Doughnuts in Japan and raise you All You Can Eat KFC Fried Chicken in Japan
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Fri July 01, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
How would you add free Wi-Fi to Mount Fuji? Never mind -- it's been done
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
Your daily dose of WTF. Bonus - Not from Japan (Some Not safe for work language)
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(Medical Daily)
 
 
 
Meet the newly discovered yeast infection with a 60% mortality rate
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Long U.S. military freight train is looooooooooooooooong
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Thu June 30, 2016
(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
Japan's top court rules that its okay to have blanket surveillance on all of the country's muslims. This may or may not explain their lack of terror attacks
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(24/7 Wall Street)
 
 
 
"From the very beginning of the project, we repeatedly said to each other, 'faster, Faster and FASTER,' and at one point it became the project name." Here's hoping Google's new, faster internet helps them track down more creative executives
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Wed June 29, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
"Why yes, your morning train commute is being held up because of vegetables in the tracks"
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Tue June 28, 2016
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
You said it, globalization's losers stink on ice
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Mon June 27, 2016
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Japan uses Hello Kitty and other cute cartoon characters to keep pedestrians safe and even entertained around construction sites
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(Nikkei Asia Review)
 
 
 
Developers of Japanese bullet train bow to current trends, say next model will de-emphasize raw speed in favor of lighter materials and less energy consumption
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Sun June 26, 2016
(The Week)
 
 
 
Inside Japan's rent-a-friend industry and the agency that dispatches friends to all types of people. "We look like a rich country from the outside, but mentally we have problems.... We have clients who start to cry when we shake hands with them"
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Your balls being moved by a robot at the Legofest in Japan ...I know, try to hold them together
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(How We Get To Next)
 
 
 
The Sunday Mornng Music Club is looking for the best live album of all time. And no, your copy of "Zamfir: Live In Japan" isn't what we're looking for unless you're really really really into the panflute
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Fri June 24, 2016
(The Hindu)
 
 
 
Best Korea says no need for further nuclear talks, doing just fine on its own, promises the ocean will soon be completely defeated
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Thu June 23, 2016
(Nintendo Life)
 
 
 
Ever wonder what Splatoon would play like if it used VR? Well ponder no more, as Japanese researchers have created their own version using custom parts, a little imagination and a cheap plastic water gun
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(Oddity Central)
 
 
 
Japan's hardcore minimalists live in virtually empty homes. Yes, less is more. Much more
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Wed June 22, 2016
(Washington Examiner)
 
 
 
China cuts back on cyberspying after getting frustrated that the only information found on government employees' computers is video games, dating sites and shopping
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Mon June 20, 2016
(Tom Holland's Terror Time)
 
Video
 
Godzilla officially becomes citizen of Japan after 61 years
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(The Mainichi (Japan))
 
 
 
So THAT's how you earn $20 million before you turn 2
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Sun June 19, 2016
(Blogger.com)
 
 
 
When working in the milk business one really needs to get into the job ...like living in a milk carton to make you one with the milk
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Sat June 18, 2016
(Oddity Central)
 
 
 
So, would you spend $60 on a pair of underwear that has been hung in Hawaiian air for two days?
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Fri June 17, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Better farming through precision drone strikes
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(Rolling Stone)
 
 
 
Bjork's new bjoxed set will include a paper mask
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(CTV News)
 
 
 
Japanese city offering public funds to freeze women's eggs. Those vending machines keep getting weirder
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Thu June 16, 2016
(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Japan sets all-time record in 2015 for number of people lost in the mountains: 3,043. "The numbers have been increasing on the back of the growing popularity of mountaineering"
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
Flying Japanese girls in thigh-high stockings, pink tanks, MechaTrump, and laser destruction of the earth: the best and weirdest Trump ad ever
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Wed June 15, 2016
(Den Of Geek)
 
 
 
Toho Productions have made it official: It'll be the third time that Godzilla has attacked Japan for the first time
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Tue June 14, 2016
(ESPN)
 
 
 
You can bet that Pete Rose does not think that Ichiro Suzuki's hits in Japan should count towards the major league hit record
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(VinePair)
 
 
 
"While you can find almost anyone from all walks of life slinging beer at American baseball stadiums, in Japan, this role is filled exclusively by young women." (w/ pic)
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(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
It seems as though only the Japanese are paying attention, but as Ichiro closes in on his pursuit of 3000 hits, he has now come within 1 hit of equaling Pete Rose's career mark of 4255
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Mon June 13, 2016
(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Final Kyoto Protocol analysis shows 100% compliance among member nations, meaning global warming is over
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Sat June 11, 2016
(Mashable)
 
 
 
Japan's new nude restaurant will weigh you before letting you in. Now that's heavy
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Fri June 10, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Famous dead Japanese novelist to be rebuilt as robot, giving lectures at universities, high schools, and junior high schools on his work. "Understandably, a robotic Soseki Natsume might be a little too intense for elementary school kids"
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Wed June 08, 2016
(UPI)
 
 
 
Leave it to the Japanese to make urinals a wee bit more entertaining
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Tue June 07, 2016
(Japan Today)
 
 
 
Uber enters Japan, will offer service in "depopulated" Tango, where taxi service stopped eight years ago and many leftover residents are too old and frail to drive
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Some hedgehogs just want to hang around. DRINK
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Palmerston, the official cat of the UK Foreign Office, is learning Japanese and wants to know if there are any mice in Japan, tweeting in Nihongo via "DiploMog" account
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(Vice)
 
 
 
Anytime you see the words experimental, Japanese, test tube, chickens, in the same article, you know you're in for something special
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(The Big Story)
 
 
 
Abandoned Japanese boy released from hospital, immediately checks into the nearest orphanage
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Mon June 06, 2016
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
US Navy decides that alcohol, seamen, and the Japanese aren't a good combination
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(Deadline)
 
 
 
Zootopia, Disney's furry-cop movie, passes one billion dollars at the box office, or roughly two-fifths of an Ant-Man more than Batman v Superman: Dawn of Martha
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Sat June 04, 2016
(The Consumerist)
 
 
 
Ever notice that your local Subaru dealer probably doesn't offer deep price cuts? Well, there's actually a very good reason
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Fri June 03, 2016
(Fark)
 
 
 
Photoshop these ninja welcoming the foreign press at the G7 summit in Japan
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
The boy left in a bear-riddled Japanese forest by his parents has been found alive
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Thu June 02, 2016
(Gawker)
 
 
 
CNN: "Trump: I never said Japan should have nukes (he did)"
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(Duffel Blog)
 
 
 
Just days after apologizing for Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Obama apologizes to Japan for Pearl Harbor
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(Team USA)
 
 
 
Since the Olympics are not bloated enough, the IOC is considering adding karate, skateboarding, sports climbing, surfing, baseball and softball to its roster
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Why yes the Japanese are just as weird with their baseball as they are with everything else
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Wed June 01, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
In Japan, Yebisu Beer unveils new Father's Day can design that turns pink when chilled, indicating you've properly given your old man a cold one. Strong Bad approves
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(Some Over-40 Guy)
 
 
 
Researchers say those over 40 should only work 3 days a week. Drew spotted heading to favorite Tap Room on a Wednesday at 1:37pm
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(Kotaku)
 
 
 
At last, after all this work, my life-size Lego Zootopia statue is complete. Surely, this one rope will keep it safe
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Tue May 31, 2016
(Fark)
 
 
 
Since June has no federal holidays, let's come up with a reason to have a day off work during this month of summer. What would the holiday be and what day?
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Best Korea attacks Sea of Japan again
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Sun May 29, 2016
(Kuriositas)
 
 
 
Every 6 years Japan holds the Onbashira festival and 2016 sees the sexennial bone-crunching, log riding event return in all its gory
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(Deadline)
 
 
 
Mirror's Edge is getting a TV adaptation/noiƚɒƚqɒbɒ VT ɒ ǫniƚƚɘǫ ƨi ɘǫbƎ ƨ'ɿoɿɿiM
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
McDonald's Japan offers customers the chance to win a chicken nugget made from 18-karat gold. Skeptics say it's a load of bullion
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Ever wonder how a gachapon machine works?
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Sat May 28, 2016
(National Review)
 
 
 
Yes President Obama, nuking the Japanese in WW II was necessary... sorry about your so-called guilt
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Fri May 27, 2016
(CNN)
 
 
 
Only Obama could go to Japan
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Thu May 26, 2016
(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Old and Busted: A butterfly flaps its wings, a tsunami hits Japan. New Hotness: Hillary Clinton sends an email, counterterrorism ops are compromised in the Philippines
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Obama: Donald Trump is so utterly imbecilic it's destabilizing international relations
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Wed May 25, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Japanese roach trap is strong enough to catch a sumo wrestler. In other news JAPAN HAS ROACHES THE SIZE OF SUMO WRESTLERS
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Tue May 24, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
What could be said of Japan is their ability to go one step beyond the norm, reaching epic heights of Amazing or the depths of total Weirdness. Today, we show Amazing with cookies that are works of art
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Someone has recreated Himeji Castle in Japan out of Lego. Difficulty Level Insane: as a Lego pop-up book
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Mon May 23, 2016
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Depending on who you ask, the White House has or has not asked a survivor of the Bataan Death March, who bears a suspicious resemblance to Hank Hill's father, Cotton, to accompany him on his visit to Hiroshima
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Sun May 22, 2016
(Quartz)
 
 
 
Looking to do nothing to reduce the ever growing costs of hosting the Olympics, Japan may kick theirs off with a man-made meteor shower
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Fri May 20, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Japan ingeniously solves the problem of carrying an umbrella during possible bad weather
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(Radass)
 
 
 
What do you get when you cross the Japanese quest for perfection with Rodney Mullen? Na na na boo boo, I freestyle better than yu yu
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Thu May 19, 2016
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Japan increasingly addicted to $2 cup noodles, which is bad economic sign that consumers are socking away all their income and won't buy anything more expensive than cup noodles, causing deflation to persist
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(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Japan's Democratic Party unveils new logo, which is immediately ridiculed as indecent for depicting act of either kancho or groping
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(Russia Today)
 
 
 
Central banks around the world have now sold off $123 billion in U.S. debt since the beginning of this year. U.S. Treasury vows to stay open three extra nights this week printing up that much extra money to make up for it
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Wed May 18, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
The only thing missing from this 1937 map that predicted how Japan would attack the U.S. during World War II is the fact that it would be the Germans that attacked Pearl Harbor and not the Japanese
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Suzuki is the next contestant on "Who Falsified Emission Testing"
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Tue May 17, 2016
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Trump to meet with Henry Kissinger, presumably for foreign policy advice
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Sun May 15, 2016
(LA Times)
 
 
 
Japanese electronic music pioneer and master of the Moog, Isao Tomita dead at 84
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(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Tokyo bar offers Portland theme with Oregon craft beers, salads topped with PNW fruit, and scrap of PDX carpet on wall. "The current appeal of American cities to Japanese diners highlights a shift in what type of U.S. cool gets the most attention"
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(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Japan not in love with idea of foreign tourists at 2020 Tokyo Olympics being forced to sleep in garish love hotels, wants owners to convert them to regular old hotels that take kids and serve food
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Fri May 13, 2016
(Slate)
 
 
 
The difference between how Japan and the U.S. remember WWII: The Japanese ignore everything before Hiroshima and the Americans ignore everything after Nagasaki
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
For the 35th year in a row, Japan reports fewer children and more elderly people. There's your birth control
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Thu May 12, 2016
(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
Japanese scientists report success in developing cancer-resistant stem cells from naked mole rats. As compensation for being so damn ugly, these rats rarely develop cancer
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Wed May 11, 2016
(Contemporist)
 
 
 
Finally, wearing a lamp shade as a hat won't make you the subject of ridicule at the next company party. In fact, it just might save your life
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Mitsubishi admits they committed more fraud
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(ESPN)
 
 
 
Former MLB player Brandon Laird has it made in Japan, as he hit a home run that earned him a year's supply of beer
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(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
Germany has excess savings, so let's put it on a currency watch list because it could be an unfair trade advantage
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Tue May 10, 2016
(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Tora, Japan's oldest harbor seal, dies at age 46 (over 100 in human years). Pour a bukket out for her homies
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
The White House really wants you to know that the president isn't going to apologize for dropping the bomb on Japan
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
"Trump just threatened your 401(k)"
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Mon May 09, 2016
(UPI)
 
 
 
Baseball game delayed when half digested-fish falls from the sky
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Your daily weirdness from Japan: Artist won't be charged with obscenity for displaying a kayak modeled from a 3D scan of her vagina
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Sun May 08, 2016
(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Photoshop Theme: If America did sweets like the Japanese. Barbecue Pork Butt Pocky? Lutefisk Kit Kat? Show us what your hometown would foist upon us
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Fri May 06, 2016
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Subby went on a tour through Japan. Pictures to the left; biatching about crappy server and subby's photo skills on the right
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Wed May 04, 2016
(Luxury Launches)
 
 
 
Japan's ANA airlines has made the best Star Wars opening theme ever
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Tue May 03, 2016
(Hack A Day)
 
 
 
Software Update Bricks $286 Million Japanese Satellite. Apple & Microsoft seen taking notes
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(Fark)
 
 
 
Name one notable person that's passed away that you wish you could have sat down and had a long conversation with when they were still alive. Would it be an Actor? Scientist? Writer?
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(Fark)
 
 
 
Do you think the tone of American politics will improve at some point, or is this the new normal? If you believe things can change, what do you think has to occur to get there? Or are we headed toward another civil war?
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(Action A Go-Go)
 
 
 
Roboman Hakaider is what happens when a Power Ranger takes too much acid and goes on one of those Vegas style binges, except this binge is in a dystopian society ruled by robot things. Don't ever change, Japan. Don't ever change
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Sun May 01, 2016
(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
Among casualties of Japan earthquakes: the winding Road of Laputa, so nicknamed because of its striking resemblance to road in classic Hayao Miyazaki anime. "It was a holy ground for motorcyclists"
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
China manages to outweird Japan with wolf and eagle underwear for men. We'll call this one Not safe for work because the wolf and eagle images are in 3-D
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Sat April 30, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Tokyo opens pancake cafe. Sweet, fluffy heaven
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(Metro)
 
 
 
Due to Japan's lack of crematoriums, corpse hotels are opening to store the bodies. Operators say people are just dying to get in
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Fri April 29, 2016
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Japan: "Welcome to our wonderful country." *looks directly at China* "Please don't fart while you are here"
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Thu April 28, 2016
(YouTube)
 
 
 
Hungry hippos eat entire whole watermelons at Japanese zoo. Cool and refreshing
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Wed April 27, 2016
(The Japan News)
 
 
 
Japan's Supreme Court admits illegality of special trials for leprosy patients, apologizes to nation. Dead Justice Scalia dissents, claims Founding Fathers treated lepers like lepers and everyone liked it that way
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(PGA)
 
 
 
Flying drones deliver balls, snacks to golf course in Japan. May soon be used on the PGA Tour for bringing out 3 new Titleists every time Jordan Spieth tees up on a water hole
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(Wow 24/7)
 
 
 
Nintendo casually announces NX release date - but you can't have one for Christmas
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Tue April 26, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Japanese on the street are quite accepting of ScarJo and other white Hollywood actors as stars of Japanese anime adaptations, don't get Asian-American outrage at whitewashing. "If she was Japanese, it wouldn't look like an anime"
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Japanese citizens: We don't want the Osprey flying over our heads. Japanese citizens post-earthquake: How many of those things do you have?
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Mitsubishi admits it was using non-compliant mileage data for over 25 years but no one was paying attention
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Mon April 25, 2016
(Nikkei Asia Review)
 
 
 
Japanese theme park to introduce full-blown "robot kingdom" of 200 automatons, letting guests experience life in a world of service robots devoted to your convenience and pleasure. Didn't we see this movie?
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(Quartz)
 
 
 
Japan relies on 7-Eleven to lead earthquake relief efforts. "Americans may think of convenience stores as a place to buy cigarettes, overpriced milk, and over-salted refined pork products. In Japan, they're more akin to neighborhood centers"
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(Gothamist)
 
 
 
Check out HD quality footage of Manhattan from 1993. How does HD footage exist from 1993? Because JAPANESE
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Fri April 22, 2016
(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Official Dead or Alive mousepad has Official Dead or Alive jiggle physics
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Thu April 21, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
I'll take your cat snapshots, and raise you these famous, elegant Meiji-era cat paintings. "Neko Ume - Completed in 1906, this piece features a mature cat under plum blossoms"
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(The Big Story)
 
 
 
Sushi scientists confirm that thanks to overfishing, the Pacific bluefin tuna is toast. Mmmm, tuna on toast
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Japanese people on the street are philosophical, understanding when shown YouTube videos of weeaboo foreigners at their most weeaboo-iest. "We have a lot of people like them in Japan"
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(Fark)
 
 
 
If you knew that a large meteor was coming in three years that was going to cause major flooding to coastal areas (but not an extinction-level event), what would you do to prepare for that scenario?
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(Brand Eating)
 
 
 
To get attention in brutal fast food marketplace, Wendy's Japan announces pair of burgers: Pretzel Corn Cream Cheese Burger with baby corn, and Pretzel Spicy Avocado Burger with Buffalo wing sauce
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(LA Times)
 
 
 
Raise your hand if you knew you could be jailed for asking about a state secret in Japan, even if you didn't know it was a state secret. Anyone with your hand up, you're under arrest
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(Irish Examiner)
 
 
 
Japanese whisky boom is driving Japanese rice farmers to drink for their own sake
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Wed April 20, 2016
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Japanese woman discovers giant NOPE in her closet
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Universal Studios Japan decides its Back to the Future theme park attraction (last one remaining in the world) has no future, will shut it down on May 31 and auction off all the DeLoreans and props
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Mitsubishi says fuel economy figures are an aspiration only, and you really shouldn't take them too seriously. Nothing to see here
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Tue April 19, 2016
(NPR)
 
 
 
Romania goes from the first perfect ten to zero, failing to qualify in women's team gymnastics for the Rio Olympics
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(Popular Science)
 
 
 
Here's how to recreate the Japanese fire balloon attacks on California, using only fire balloons and California, if that's handy (comes with shopping list and usual safety warnings that you'll just skip over anyway)
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Mon April 18, 2016
(Engadget)
 
 
 
First detailed snapshots of Venus from the Akatsuki probe reveal strange clouds, which could indicate that Venus is way ahead of Earth in legalizing marijuana
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(LiveLeak)
 
Video
 
Drone footage of Japanese bridge that collapsed into gorge during earthquake and landslide. Yep, that's gonna take some time to fix
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Sun April 17, 2016
(Fox 4 KC)
 
 
 
Tiny bubbles / On the block / Make me happy / Make me feel Fukuoka
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Fri April 15, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Ready to "shoot your load of 'secret sauce' over the cracker"? Look no further than these Japanese ads for "lickable mushrooms" and "sopping wet senbei"
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Kyushu island 7.0 tsunami warning of the day cancelled
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Thu April 14, 2016
(Japan Today)
 
 
 
BABYMETAL rocks America as "Metal Resistance" debuts in top 40 on 4/23 Billboard Album Chart, becoming first Japanese artist to chart there since Kyu Sakamoto and "Sukiyaki"
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(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Lured by cheaper tuition, cost of living, and proximity to home, Japanese learners of English ignore the US and UK, increasingly study abroad in Philippines where they will learn .... well, a form of English
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(Action A Go-Go)
 
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Gird your city structures, everyone's favorite giant lizard is coming back to Japan in the trailer for Godzilla: Resurgence and it ... looks .... awesome
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(The Mainichi (Japan))
 
 
 
Cat decides to recline on top of train in Japan during rush hour. Hilarity ensues
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Mon April 11, 2016
(Japan Today)
 
 
 
Married couple killed after their car went off mountain road, rolled down embankment and then exploded, just like on '70s TV
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
She was all he'd ever want, she's the kind he'd like to flaunt and take to dinner, but now Tom Jones' lady has passed away. F Cancer/2016
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(Newser)
 
 
 
Donald Trump is not happy about that fake front page with fake stories about his not-fake ideas
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(News 96.5 Florida)
 
Video
 
Oblivious snowboarder records big bear chasing her down the slopes
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Fri April 08, 2016
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
Japan invents the salad cake: all the spongy texture of a cake, all the great flavor and vegetable-based nutrition of a salad. We shall call it....sake! No wait
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Castaways learn a valuable lesson because they'd watched Gilligan's Island all those years ago
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(Metro)
 
 
 
THIS is how you Sonic
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Toyota built a wooden car, complete with a 'century meter' to track years of ownership, and it's awesome
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Thu April 07, 2016
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Japanese architect designs invisible train, claims nobody will see that coming
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(CNN)
 
 
 
USS Gerald Ford set to join the fleet in September, when it will be promptly eaten by the USS Seawolf, the Connecticut, and the Jimmy Carter because it is delicious
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Maker of Japanese popsicles in flavors like, grapefruit, spaghetti, and corn stew airs a national ad apologizing for raising the prices of their product by about $0.10 when they SHOULD be apologizing for those flavors, seriously, corn stew? WTF?
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
Japanese horror movies almost write themselves
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Wed April 06, 2016
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
Donald Trump says he'll pay off America's national debt by making countries like Japan and South Korea pay enormous sums of money for our "protection"-a scheme dreamed up by his chief economic adviser, one Ragnar Lodbrok
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(Red Bull)
 
 
 
Next big Japanese RPG has a boss with literally one trillion HP, so you may be there some time
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(Attn)
 
 
 
Leave it to Japan to make full-body masturbation sex suits weird (Not safe for work, sanity)
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Tue April 05, 2016
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Red-haired Scottish fold cat makes friends with small frog, loses him, can't seem to find him anywhere
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Windows 10 update notification attacks Japanese office building still on Windows 7. Gamera, save us
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Mon April 04, 2016
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
John Oliver takes his turn slugging Donald Trump for his idiotic views on nuclear weapons, saying "You could fill a book with the things Donald Trump doesn't know; the encyclopedia"
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Sun April 03, 2016
(Web Urbanist)
 
 
 
Japan's take on the humble orange safety cone is about what you'd expect
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(The Age (Melbourne))
 
 
 
Another Simpsons episode comes true as "death by overwork" in Japan increases. "I've been working with a shattered pelvis for three weeks"
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Sat April 02, 2016
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
You might not know this but an American has become Japan's first salaried foreign ninja ...probably because of his stealthiness
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Fri April 01, 2016
(Guardian)
 
 
 
England is going crazy for izakayas and Japanese-style pub food and drink. "Its focus on lean meats, rice and vegetables fits perfectly with the high-protein, low-carb, gluten-averse dieters of London in 2016"
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Too late for Kanazawa Curry Cola?
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