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Posted in: Turtles stick neck out for imperial rice forecast See in context

The cracks "told" officials to grow the rice in the ancient capital of Kyoto and in Tochigi Prefecture.

That sure is some fortune telling when it tells you to hedge your bet.

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Posted in: Emperor Naruhito pledges to work as symbol of the nation See in context

That is a relief.  I was worried about that.

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Posted in: Wainwright gets 150th win as Cards sweep Brewers See in context

Let's Go Cardinals !!

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Posted in: Ariana Grande first act since Beatles to claim U.S. singles chart top three spots See in context

Don't know a single song she sings.  Intending for it to stay that way.

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Posted in: 7-Eleven removing storefront ashtrays across Tokyo See in context

Family Mart seems intent on capturing this Smoker market.  Yesterday went to a Family Mart and had to walk through a fog of smoke to get inside.  Tons of heavy smokers hanging out outside all around the entrance.

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Posted in: eBay CEO aims at multibillion dollar business in Japanese market See in context

I so wish eBay could take on Yahoo Auction and create more competition in the Japan market.  Yahoo Auc's seller's fees are ridiculously high.

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Posted in: Mexico to boost security at border after migrants try to cross See in context

Still waiting for some anti-Trump'ers to walk the talk and take up the Open Door Challenge.

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Posted in: Molina, Realmuto homer to lead MLB All-Stars over Japan 7-3 See in context

Yadi !  Yadi ! Yadi !

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Posted in: Built for young families, minicars attract a huge following among elderly drivers See in context

roughly half the owners of the most recent model are 50 or older.

Isn't true of every domestic car in Japan???

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Posted in: Osaka charms Japan with her manners — and broken Japanese See in context

Everybody loves a winner.

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Posted in: Gov't aims to make all passenger cars electric by 2050: panel report See in context

Put this in the same file folder as the Kyoto Protocol.

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Posted in: Aum executions open door for more debate on death penalty See in context

It sure hinders repeat offenders.

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Posted in: ¥2,020 tickets to be sold to children, elderly, disabled for 2020 Tokyo Olympics See in context

They will be listed on Yahoo Auction soon upon delivery.

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Posted in: Urban farmer Jon Walsh finds fertile ground in Tokyo See in context

They paved paradise and put up a parking lot.

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Posted in: Tokyo Olympic surfing competition will take place at Chiba beach See in context

So the medals go to the sufers who looked coolest sitting on their board waiting for waves that never comes???

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Posted in: YouTube to launch new music streaming service on May 22 See in context

Meh....

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Posted in: Toyota to spend $170 mil to expand Mississippi plant, hire 400 See in context

Making America Great Again

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Posted in: Fired FBI director Comey tells ABC Trump 'morally unfit' for office See in context

The pot calling the kettle black.

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Posted in: Museum on Japan's persecuted Christians opens in Nagasaki See in context

There already are a couple of these museums, but it would be interesting to see what this new museum has to see.   There is the 26 Martyers Museum by Nishizaka Park in Nagasaki.  It is very interesting with an actual document signed by the Pope to Francis Xavier, and many other historical items.  In Amakusa there is one next to the Ariake Michino-eki / Ripple Land that has a lot of Maria Kannon objects.

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Posted in: Japan's former MLB stars looking to make it back home See in context

Go Go Swallows !!

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Posted in: Ohtani singles in first career at-bat as DH; to pitch Sunday See in context

1 for 5.  He still looks over-matched.

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Posted in: Ohtani's arrival leads Angels into a fascinating year See in context

The guy is not going to make the opening day roster.  Going to the minor leagues for sure.   Has given up 17 runs on 18 hits in 8 1/3 innings.  3 for 28 at the plate.  Nothing fascinating about that.

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Posted in: Nikkei closes at highest level since 1992 See in context

Trump bump.

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Posted in: Rare manhole cover sale attracts enthusiasts in Japan See in context

Those covers are as slick as snot on a rainy day when you go over one on a motorcycle.

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Posted in: Hernandez hits 3 HRs as Dodgers beat Cubs 11-1 to reach World Series See in context

Fly the L !

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Posted in: Japan catches 177 whales in northwest Pacific for 'research whaling' See in context

Excellent news.  I look forward to consuming the by-product of this important research.

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Posted in: Venus Williams sets up all-American semifinal at U.S. Open See in context

Making America Great Again !!

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Posted in: Subway station target of malicious phone hoax See in context

Thou shall not commit false testimony.

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Posted in: Rare whale meat barbecue restaurant in Osaka spreads food culture See in context

Awesome. Will be hitting this place as soon as I can. I quite enjoy eating whale when I can find it.

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Posted in: Miyazaki mangoes sell for record Y400,000 at year's first auction See in context

Please introduce me to the buyer. I have some items that might interest him/her.

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