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190 headlines found matching 'Japan'
Sun May 21, 2017
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Japanese 12-year-old girl wins on MMA debut over 24-year-old opponent. Easily. In the 1st round
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Fri May 19, 2017
(Deslidefied)
 
 
 
Train travel used to be such a glamorous thing, as these vintage photos will show you
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Thu May 18, 2017
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Would you drive a car made from plants?
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(Kotaku)
 
 
 
Come with me and peek behind the mystical Great Firewall of China and behold the ancient legendary world of the Click Farm... where all your hyper-inflated rating dreams can come true
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Wed May 17, 2017
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Japanese men list top seven deal-breaker traits of women that make it impossible to consider dating them. I guess knees aren't so sharp in the Far East
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Tue May 16, 2017
(Mashable)
 
 
 
Because of a shortage of cheap labor, robots are now used for everything in Japan. Better that than paying people a living wage, amirite fellas?
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Mon May 15, 2017
(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
Japanese scientists do sonic survey of inner moat belonging to ancient nobleman's burial mound, in conjunction with "contour map developed by irradiating the tumulus with laser beams from a helicopter." No kaiju were disturbed
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(Japan Today)
 
 
 
The winner, Lockheed Martin, wishes to thank North Korea for its participation
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(Metro)
 
 
 
McDonald's is selling curly fries again
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(Computerworld)
 
 
 
Despite rumors to the contrary, all signs now point to Apple building an iCar. Apparently it will be made the same way as their iPhone - in two colors and will cost 12 times more than any other vehicles
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Sun May 14, 2017
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Go away Toyota, this is 20 years too late
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(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Europe and Japan are too smart for Trumponomics
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Sat May 13, 2017
(Straits Times)
 
Video
 
Psy requests another 15 minutes of fame with two videos from his new album
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Fri May 12, 2017
(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
Fukushima nuclear clean-up firm accused of "creating" bamboo forest via creative camera angles, forwarding pics to city government in order to "clean it up" and get fat decontamination payouts
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Need something to get your lazy butt out of bed in the morning? How about a live wake-up call from a Japanese fisherman?
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(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Great Japanese Potato Chip Famine to last until fall. UN committee discussing potential Operation Dorito Drop
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Sun May 07, 2017
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Don't you just hate when you clean out a closet and find an unexploded WWII bomb?
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Thu May 04, 2017
(Crave Online)
 
 
 
Middle-school catcher with only one arm is dominating opponents. Jim Abbott impressed
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Japanese shocked to discover that having several generations form romantic relationships with anthropomorphic pillows, life-like dolls, and multi-tentacled animatronic succubi has had an adverse impact on population growth
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Wed May 03, 2017
(Japan Times)
 
 
 
DOD official invites Japan to upgrade their counterstrike capabilities, just in case enemy bases need to be counterstruck for self-defense
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(Global Geopolitics)
 
 
 
Japan attempting to shed its pacifism by 2020, form new constitution
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Mon May 01, 2017
(AsiaOne)
 
 
 
Dear world, I married my marriage-shy fella after telling him I was pregnant and had a miscarriage. Mission accomplished: I'm now pregnant, and our relationship rocks. "Perhaps one day when we are both old and grey, I will tell him the truth"
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Wed April 26, 2017
(SFGate)
 
 
 
A married couple with three children are filing for divorce so their shared 21-year-old girlfriend won't feel left out
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Tue April 25, 2017
(Japan Today)
 
 
 
Sales of nuclear fallout shelters and radiation-blocking air purifiers have surged in Japan in recent weeks, matching surge in North Korean rhetoric. Old kaiju shelters deemed unfit for purpose
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Japanese beer makers agree to stop putting "gulping" sounds in their commercials. It's the sip of silence
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
North Korea threatens to nuke Australia. Australia threatens to mail them a box of local wildlife
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(Bleacher Report)
 
 
 
Japanese female MMA fighter set to fight a girl half her age. She is 24. Her opponent is 12
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Mon April 24, 2017
(BNO News)
 
NewsFlash
 
Chile hit by 7.1 earthquake, still nowhere close to what the Chili's bathrooms get every night
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Japanese drifter lived undetected above public toilet for 3 years until surprised electrician discovered him and his crawlspace. Aaaand his 300 plastic bottles of urine
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Sun April 23, 2017
(CNN)
 
 
 
The USS Carl Vinson started joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean on Sunday, according to officials who absolutely pinky-sweared that the aircraft carrier was really there this time
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Fri April 21, 2017
(NJ.com)
 
 
 
Japanese scientists solve one of the biggest problems associated with their aging population, they have developed a fragrance that covers up old people stink
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Thu April 20, 2017
(BBC)
 
 
 
Replace "Japan" with "Malta" and "whales" with "birds" and you get the gist of this article
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(From the Grapevine)
 
 
 
You don't have to be an Einstein to find a massive alien world, but it sure helps
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Wed April 19, 2017
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has to face the fact that the Anime Pillows have beaten his fertility initiatives and so he needs to open wider the Gaijin Gateways
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
If North Korea tests us our armada will attack Australia.... -Mike Pence
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Russia claims it can wipe out U.S. Navy with a single electronic bomb. Huh, apparently they've managed to weaponize Skrillex
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(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
WATCH: Sean Spicer implodes when White House reporters grill him about aircraft carrier blunder
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(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
Yesterday we marked the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid. Today read about how Doolittle had his bailout cushioned by a pile of shiat
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Tue April 18, 2017
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
Remember last week when Trump and Spicer claimed the USS Carl Vinson had been sent to the Sea of Japan to deter the North Koreans? Either that never happened, or the carrier just went full "Philadelphia Experiment" and teleported thousands of miles
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Air Force scrambles fighter jets after pair of Russian bombers slip past Sarah Palin to buzz Alaskan airspace
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(Shanghaiist)
 
 
 
Chinese family unearths 'priceless ancient artifacts' thinking they'll be rich beyond their wildest dreams only to find out they're really just WWII explosives left by the Japanese
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Today the last surviving Doolittle Raider will toast to the memory of his comrades on the 75th anniversary of their incredible mission
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Mon April 17, 2017
(Newser)
 
 
 
Ladies and gentlemen, Tokyo's hottest DJ is DJ Dumpling. She's 82
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Ian McCulloch, frontman for Echo & the Bunnymen and an above-it-all self-proclaimed "genius" whose exaggerated bravado is admittedly backed up by some pretty good songs, flees Japan before scheduled show as North Korean tensions flare up
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Sun April 16, 2017
(UPI)
 
 
 
Japan facing massive potato chip shortage. Shoppers say it's getting down to crunch time
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(UPI)
 
 
 
Oh Japan ... the weird news gift that just keeps on giving
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Sat April 15, 2017
(CBS News)
 
 
 
The sea of Japan is safe... for now
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(IHS Jane's)
 
 
 
Japanese destroyers decide to follow the Vinson in humiliating Best Korea
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Fri April 14, 2017
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Navigate your way through Japan's busiest train stations with Google Street View. Not a scrap of litter to be found
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Toshiba is losing billions, and it owes 13 billion to creditors. But is it too big to fail?
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Japanese shopper orders the $30 "Mystery Lucky Bag of Imperfect Goods" through Amazon and ends up with a mouth-watering surprise
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Thu April 13, 2017
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Japan, where moving companies use legendary dedication, and actually care about your stuff even more than you do
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(Kotaku)
 
 
 
"Attack on Titan: Live Impact" stage show cancelled after aerial supervisor makes live impact with the floor from from 30 feet high
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(Japan Times)
 
 
 
Japan develops "mikoto", a short-haired Resusci-Anne type robot who can train medical students in intubation, endoscopy, and sputum suctioning. It can cough, has gag reflex, and even cries "ouch" if handled roughly -- but really, who'd do that
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Tue April 11, 2017
(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
On today's "Weird or Cool from Japan" a link that will take your mind right into the sewer: Manhole Cards
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Mon April 10, 2017
(NHK World (Japan))
 
 
 
Demographic experts predict Japanese population will plunge from 127 million in 2015 to 88 million in 2065. Earlier forecast was only 81 million, but as of late more and more older women are having babies
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(Zero Hedge)
 
 
 
Stocks slide on news that China just deployed 150k troops to the North Korean border. So they've got that going for them, which is nice
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(Paste Magazine)
 
 
 
Your complete guide to Japanese whiskey
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Sat April 08, 2017
(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
Car culture in Japan is...ooh...ah...wow...what the...ew
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Do you want to get Godzilla? Because this is how you get Godzilla
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Fri April 07, 2017
(KSAT San Antonio)
 
 
 
Honda recalls 37,000 vehicles to replace airbags ... that were replaced
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(Brand Eating)
 
 
 
Starbucks Japan to offer American Cherry Pie Frappuccino in cup with domed lid, just like in America. The difference: this dome is made of sweet, flaky, edible pie crust
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Wed April 05, 2017
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Bannon is out of the NSC meetings, Li'l Kim Jong is shooting his load into the Sea of Japan and there's not enough popcorn... but we can still get together for The Rachel Maddow Show, 9:00 PM EDT
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Premiership side Manchester City sign a ten year partnership with Uruguayan second division team Club Atlético Torque. What a twist
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Fox news covers MLB opening Day as only they can: "MLB opens season with record percentage of foreign-born players"
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
For the love of God, just leave the farking sea alone
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Tue April 04, 2017
(Loudwire)
 
 
 
I have no idea what you're talking about, so here's a bunch of beloved Disney tunes played by metal artists. \m/-.-\m/
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Mon April 03, 2017
(AOL)
 
 
 
Study finds babies cry more in Britain, Canada and The Netherlands than any other countries, possibly as they realize they have a life of boiled food, deprecating comparisons to the US or jokes about Dutch Rudders ahead of them
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
George Takei is creating a comic book about his time in a Japanese-American internment camp during World War II
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Fri March 31, 2017
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Japan - they kill things that we like
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(Bleacher Report)
 
 
 
Ichiro plans on playing until he's 50, then take a really long nap
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Thu March 30, 2017
(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
Yahoo Japan study recommends that little kids be limited to one hour of smartphone use a day. Toddler in pic is messaging playmates right now to spread the word
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(Fortune)
 
 
 
"Toshiba has become a laughingstock" For once, I agree with the shareholders
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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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(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
Professor tussles with army of "tasteless sea urchins with withered gonads" in order to aid fishermen, impress Mary Ann
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Wed March 29, 2017
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Don't mention the opening ceremony. I mentioned it once, but I think I got away with it
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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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Mon March 27, 2017
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Trump administration: Nuclear arms control is just too hard, so why even bother?
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Sun March 26, 2017
(Metro)
 
 
 
Entire coffee world turned upside down as espresso with tonic water is the latest bizarre coffee trend
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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
(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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Wed March 22, 2017
(Stat News)
 
 
 
In addition to being overpriced and manufactured by douchebags, EpiPens are now actually malfunctioning
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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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(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
Best Korea says it's not afraid of US strike in statement describing their 'treasured sword of justice,' simultaneously ratcheting up the tension and giving World of Warcraft players a new reason to invade
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Mon March 20, 2017
(Newsweek)
 
 
 
Yakuza disappearing from across Japan. It's all been downhill for them since that guest shot on "The Simpsons"
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Sun March 19, 2017
(Fark)
 
 
 
Saturday Night Live is in its 42nd season. Do you think it'll make it to 50? If so, who should host the first episode of season 50?
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Sat March 18, 2017
(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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(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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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Tiffany shines as 4Q profit beats expectations. Debbie Gibson slightly jealous
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Wed March 15, 2017
(BBC)
 
 
 
"However, he suggested the strategy was probably not economically wise"
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Tue March 14, 2017
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Upset he's being upstaged by Trump's insanity, Kim Jong-Un warns the US of "merciless attacks"
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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
(Kotaku)
 
 
 
McDonald's embraces truth in advertising
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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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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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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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(History Channel)
 
 
 
The Hula-Hoop was patented this day in 1963. Take one out for a spin, if you're hip
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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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(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
As it turns out, millennials ARE buying cars, they are just terrible at it
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(Fox Sports)
 
 
 
Kang receives two year suspended sentence for leaving the scene of a crash. But don't blame him, he was co-dosed with alcohol
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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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(New Musical Express)
 
 
 
'I got hammered and hit Justin Bieber in the face with a golf club'
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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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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
(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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Sat February 25, 2017
(Media Matters)
 
 
 
That's borked up
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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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(Kotaku)
 
 
 
China is now safe from the Hulk
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Saudi Arabia hosts its first Comic Con in the city of Jeddah. Hey, you came as a Sand person, too? And, you?
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(The Japan News)
 
 
 
Bar owner proud of stocking 250 types of canned food to go with drinks, ranging from snow crab to squid. "Most canned-food bars offer unique products that are not easily found in supermarkets, and aim to create a homey and relaxed atmosphere"
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Tue February 21, 2017
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
57 snow monkeys killed for having macaque in them
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Mon February 20, 2017
(International Business Times)
 
 
 
U.K. to have its first spaceports where they'll launch their own satellites. Also, special Tardis hangar for repairs
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(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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(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
Even though you may have sold your "smart" car, you can still control it from your phone. Sleep tight
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(Asahi Shimbun)
 
 
 
Immaculately preserved 1500-year-old stool unearthed in Nara ruins, measuring 35 cm long and 12 cm high. Visitors to museum will able to see a sample
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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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Sat February 18, 2017
(Comic Book)
 
 
 
WWE legend Ivan Koloff, who broke Bruno Sammartino's record 8 year reign as World Champion, dead at 74. Wrestling death trifecta now complete
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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
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Toyota recalls all its hydrogen powered vehicles. In other news, Toyota sells hydrogen powered vehicles
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(People's Daily (China))
 
 
 
Straight from the Communist mouthpiece, People's Daily: American warships just might get banned from our waters, ya know
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Wed February 15, 2017
(New Musical Express)
 
 
 
Poll shows Sherlock Holmes is favorite BBC character. This is not a repeat from 1930, 1952, 1974, etcetera
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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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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Canadian master class in how to beat the jerky handshake. Bully boy just wants some love
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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
(Foodbeast)
 
 
 
Coca-Cola rolls out healthiest paradox ever
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Revered manga artist Jiro Taniguchi, known worldwide for his gentle, artistic approach to a genre "sometimes seen as rooted in extreme violence and pornography", is dead at 69
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Trump: "It won't happen" - Kim Jong Un: "It just happened"
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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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(Washington Times)
 
 
 
U.S. Census Bureau reveals trade deficit of $734 billion. Biggest trade imbalance since 1919 when Boston sold Babe Ruth to the Yankees for $100,000
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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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(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
(Quartz)
 
 
 
Happy Meat Day
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(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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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
6 years on, TEPCO is able to get a robot near one of the reactors at the Fukushima nuclear plant. Let's take a look at the current radiation levels . . . Oh my
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Tue February 07, 2017
(The Japan News)
 
 
 
The goggles, they ... can test for glaucoma?
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Honda and Hitachi announce joint electric vehicle venture that has reverberated through the industry and shaken the competition. Unf
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Knitted cat mufflers are newest way to augment your cat's self-importance this winter
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(Weird Asia News)
 
 
 
Nestle takes an April Fools Day joke and makes it a reality. Behold sushi-flavored KitKat bars. Difficulty: $27 for three
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(International Business Times)
 
 
 
China literally tests the waters by sending out ships to contest area of the East China Sea
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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
(Science Alert)
 
 
 
Admit it, you really don't know the actual difference between a hydrogen bomb and an atomic bomb
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Sat February 04, 2017
(Castanet)
 
 
 
Radiation unique to Fukushima meltdown has been detected in southern B.C. salmon. EVERYBODY PAN... Fark it, you'll get a higher dose by sitting in the Sun for 20 mins
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Fri February 03, 2017
(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Japan has a word for "literally worked to death." It's "karoshi" and it happens pretty frequently
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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
(International Business Times)
 
 
 
Eating ice cream for breakfast makes you smarter and more alert. SCIENCE
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Wanted: One new guided-missile cruiser captain, as the current job holder is going to get his ass fired shortly
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(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 Today)
 
 
 
Train trips can be comfortable enough to fall asleep on. This is bad news if you are the driver
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(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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Mon January 30, 2017
(Deadline)
 
 
 
Foreign audiences love xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, unlike US audiences
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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
(Fark)
 
 
 
I want to buy a game console for my twin seven year old boys. The last console I owned was an Atari 2600. What does you guys recommend?
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(Fark)
 
 
 
Suggest literature and/or articles for a progressive liberal seeking to understand the reasoning behind conservative positions
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
98% of all adoptions in Japan are adult men being adopted by their bosses
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Wed January 25, 2017
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Big news if you're interested in fat guys wearing diapers rubbing up against each other
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
The Economist's ninth annual Democracy Index downgrades the US from a full democracy to a flawed democracy
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(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
(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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(Talk Radio (UK))
 
 
 
And the moral of the story is: Never believe a fortune teller, especially when she tells you to become a prostitute
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