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Posted in: China asked NBA to fire Rockets exec over Hong Kong tweet: Silver See in context

Send in Dennis Rodman for some basketball diplomacy. He specializes in pandering to these types of rogue regimes.

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Posted in: Tom Cruise meets Ukrainian president in Kiev See in context

Cruise is actually taller than somebody? Or is it camera trickeration?

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Posted in: Kiwis bristle as beloved haka cops Rugby World Cup flak See in context

To be fair, all teams should get an equal chance to do something similar from their own countries, either at the same time, or shortly before/after. It is unfair that only a few teams get to do this.

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Posted in: Yes, there is an art to the perfectly peeled egg See in context

"Turn the heat off and let the eggs sit in the hot water for 30 minutes to 1 hour. ....

You will be shocked at how fast this method is and how foolproof."

Yes I am shocked that someone considers 1 hour to be fast!

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Posted in: With eye on China, Japan urges 'affordable' Africa investment See in context

Ganbare Japan!Today 05:44 pm JST

Japan is not involved in Africa to make profits."

Correct. It is there for geopolitical strategic reasons. Teaching moment over.

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Posted in: Tokyo ranked world's safest city for 3rd consecutive year by EIU See in context

Ludicrous survey. Caracas, one of the world's most dangerous cities made the list!

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Posted in: Japanese woman held at Sydney airport on drug smuggling charge See in context

62???????? I guess pension benefits aren't what they used to be!

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Posted in: Digital nomad workers in Japan move freely, with no fixed residences See in context

"...Finland, where he took sauna baths.' So this nomad nerd had to go all the way to Finland to use a sauna?????

He needs to get out more!

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Posted in: Can Tokyo's efficient rail system handle Olympic strain? See in context

YubaruToday 06:57 am JST

 Locals are accustomed to the treatment, but visitors may not be.

"May not be?" I will not be surprised one bit if some of those "pushers" get shoved right back!

If you intend to shove back, be sure to wear white gloves in order to get into the right Cosplay frame of mind.

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Posted in: 23 dead, 13,000 people hospitalized in week in Japan due to heat See in context

FransToday 09:14 am JST

What are Japanese people doing wrong that is putting so many in hospital and killing so many in normal summer temperatures?

"Overdressing."

You just took the "fun" out of my fundoshi!

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Posted in: Gang member arrested over murder of woman in love hotel See in context

69 years old and still in a gang? I guess the pension benefits aren't what they used to be?

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Posted in: The 5 coolest capsule hotels in Japan See in context

8000 yen a night to sleep in a horizontal broom closet???No thanks!

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Posted in: Judo helps Japan get to grips with China's expansion in Pacific See in context

I think the big guy's best technique would be to just sit on people. Would work 99.9% of the time.

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Posted in: What are the pros and cons of teleworking? See in context

Pros-people don't laugh at me doing yoga and aerobics while listening to Richard Simmons in my full body tin foil suit

Cons-people don't get to see doing yoga and aerobics while listening to Richard Simmons in my full body tin foil suit

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Posted in: Beatles fans come together for 50th anniversary of Abbey Road photo See in context

Hard to believe people get so excited over a pedestrian crossing!

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Posted in: 2 Japanese arrested in Bangladesh for gold smuggling See in context

Just watched movie Goldmember again in their memory LOL

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Posted in: 28-year-old man dies while sunbathing in his home garden See in context

Am guessing there are some underlying health issues, and more to this story.

In terms of rehydration, there are many effective Oral Rehydration Powders available at pharmacies. Drinking water alone will not replenish sodium and other nutrients lost through sweating and dehydration and can lead to hyponatremia

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Posted in: Organizers finally cancel troubled Woodstock 50 festival See in context

LOL. Waiting for the Altamonte reunion with cosplay bikers as stagehands.

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Posted in: Dutch advance to Women's World Cup quarterfinals with 2-1 win over Japan See in context

Well-deserved victory by the better team who also happen to be rather pleasing on the eye.

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Posted in: Ex-captive journalist denied passport issuance for 5 months See in context

He needs a new hairstylist for the passport photo...that's one lame "do"

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Posted in: How to find a lost cat: Unique method proves to be surprisingly effective See in context

way too low tech. Embed an rfid microchip and if it gets lost, launch a tracking drone with copious quantities of catnip

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Posted in: Mixing business suits with sports footwear gradually catching on See in context

How about suits and crocs.....lots of colors to choose from!

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Posted in: Daly turns PGA Championship into ridiculous sideshow See in context

do not let Tiger drive one of these. He is liable to hit a tree, especially if being chased by an angry lady with a golf club!

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Posted in: Mixing business suits with sports footwear gradually catching on See in context

Suits and flipflops are the way to go. Running shoes are so passe...

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Posted in: JR baffled by man who jumped onto tracks and disappeared See in context

A ghost?

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Posted in: New recruits mark 1st day at work across Japan as fiscal 2019 begins See in context

A rather glum looking group.

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Posted in: Naked woman caught running through Shibuya Station See in context

Training for the Olympics naked marathon event mayhaps?

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Posted in: American Bell cleared after crash with skate rival Lim See in context

Tonya Harding-esque?

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Posted in: Gov't investigates 700 foreign students AWOL from Tokyo university See in context

MBA from Combini U.........Masters of Bento Administration?

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Posted in: 2 Japanese men arrested in Cambodia for allegedly killing taxi driver See in context

Something doesn't add up here. Why would these 2 punks go all the way to a 3rd world country to jack a car in the middle of nowhere, while planning heist. More likely a yakuza inside job, or maybe a drug deal gone wrong. The journos need to dig a bit deeper here as something is clearly amiss.

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