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Posted in: Fountain of youth? Study finds new anti-aging compound in plant See in context

Still going to die. No such thing as an anti-death compound. Get ready for the endless commerciqls touting this and anything renmotely connected.

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Posted in: Uniqlo’s new 'communist dictator' jacket has Japanese commenters confused and snickering See in context

@philly1: If you know how the boys in this country think then you're sure to know that thoughts like those rarely enter their minds.

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Posted in: Naomi Osaka loses 2nd round match in Dubai See in context

No matter what happens after tnis, she is already a huge success. No need for anyone else to try to define it for her. Happiness is way more important. Glad she can see that at such a relatively young age.

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Posted in: Japanese company will ask your crush out on a date for you if you’re too shy to do it yourself See in context

Good idea because fools and their money are soon parted. In this country, anything that aids someone into becoming more of a geek, introvert or social misfit is a hot commodity. Next up: you pay them to send someone on a date with the object of your obsession for you because you are too shy.

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Posted in: Saudi Arabia defends app allowing men to monitor women relatives See in context

What year are we in again? Talk about a Stone Age mentality!

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Posted in: Trump makes his case for Nobel Peace Prize; says Abe nominated him for it See in context

The Ignoble Award is what he really deserves.

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Posted in: Trump gains weight; now considered obese See in context

@ lincolnman, lol! Hopefully Attica. Too bad they closed Gitmo.

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Posted in: Amazon drops New York headquarters plan amid protests See in context

Don't let the door hit you in the rear on the way out.

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Posted in: Greatest western film? 'Wild Bunch' book argues its case See in context

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is my favorite. Drama, comedy, war, greed, betrayal, vengeance, humanity and brutality are all touched upon themes. The score is also exceptionally good.

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Posted in: Age limits - whatever you’re doing, you can’t do it forever See in context

I’d hesitate to go with a guy old enough to be my father.

She didn't say she wouldn't so... Anyway, hesitation is OK but remember what Mae West said, "He who hesitates is last." Age is a factor but what if that guy old enough to be your father is a "Daddy Warbucks?" Bound to sway even the most hesitant, see: Hefner, Hugh, or even Trump, Donald to get my point.

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Posted in: Ohtani has no regrets hitting through year, delaying surgery See in context

I have to say it looks like I was wrong about this guy. He seems to be the real deal but he still he needs a few more quality years before we can know for sure.

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Posted in: In Japan, Valentine's Day gives women chance to treat themselves See in context

Valentine's Day has moved far past its romantic connotations and "we're seeing more and more instances of women looking for an opportunity to get together with their girlfriends," says Natsumi Akai, an assistant buyer at Ginza Mitsukoshi.

Can't that be done during damn near any time during the year? I see many instances of groups of girls going out and holding onto each other like they are conjoined. Even the cool guys I know say the women are getting stranger and stranger. One reason the birthrate is in the tank.

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Posted in: Japanese cities worried about receiving more foreign workers: survey See in context

Sad that you need to explain to some people the proper way to treat others.

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Posted in: Anti-Valentine’s Day protest march held in Tokyo by Revolutionary Alliance of Unpopular Men See in context

I get lots of expensive chocolates every year. Don't feel sad for these losers at all. These Godiva chocolates sure taste good!

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Posted in: Agony of defeat See in context

Funny how WOWOW always saves the fight that has a Japanese fighter in it for last, even when it isn't even close to being the main event. Then the guy gets choked out in the first round by an average guy from Korea, as happened in this case.

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Posted in: Amazon reconsidering move to New York: report See in context

Just as we said no to the 2020 Olympics that Tokyo fawned over, we are also saying no to this "deal."

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Posted in: Henry Winkler enjoying a run of very cool coincidences See in context

"Even at 73, I can tap into the pain of the 8-, 9-, 10-year-old in me that never achieved. I was told that I would never achieve. I failed at everything except for going home. I was really good when the bell rung," Winkler said.

Proved those naysayers wrong and then some, didn't you? Hard to believe The Fonz is 73 but he has come a long way.

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Posted in: Man cons woman out of ¥6.35 mil in romance fraud See in context

I guess it could be fraud because he is married. He could say he was thinking about divorcing but... due diligence is what is needed. Even when it comes to these supposedly reputable sites, there are still lots of scammers out there.

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Posted in: Cockroaches found in chicken bowl at Yoshinoya restaurant See in context

"One roach bowl? Excellent choice! They are extra succulent this time of year. Would you like the legs extra crispy?"

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Posted in: 'Giri' (obligation) chocolates seen as power harassment; more Japanese companies ban practice See in context

As much as I ueec to despise both girichoco and omiyage, I have gotten so much good stuff every year that I kind of like it now. I spend a good chunk of change on omiyage every time I go back home. That said, they both could go away and I wouldn't mind at all. Valentine's Day is a sappy corny day anyway.

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Posted in: Aso retracts remark about people who don't have children See in context

Is there ever a time when his foot isn't firmly planted in his mouth?

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Posted in: Ex-nursing home worker arrested for assaulting 91-year-old resident See in context

Another despicable POS. The world is just crawling with them.

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Posted in: Mother of fatally abused 10-year-old daughter admits withholding food from her See in context

Man this just makes my blood boil! They are the worst of the worst although it seems the mother was a victim herself. Poor poor girl. He didn't deserve her but he deserves a long long prison sentence. Uncaring sadistic bastard.

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Posted in: Patriots out-muscle Rams 13-3 in lowest scoring Super Bowl ever See in context

Loved the defensive game if not the outcome. Boston is on top these days. L.A. loses to them again.

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Posted in: 72-year-old man dies after falling off roof while clearing snow See in context

Don't they have public service announcements, posters, etc about stuff like this? Just about guaranteed to read about a few more before the spring thaw.

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Posted in: Hip-hop turns 40 -- and its parents are beaming with pride See in context

Hip hop is older than forty. That record is forty but no one knew who the Sugarhill Gang were in my South Bronx neighborhood. However, we were already listening to Grandmaster Flash, Spoonie Gee, Kurtis Blow and the Treacherous Three among others. They just had not yet put their stuff on wax. By the way, skme say King Tim III by the Fatback Band was first.

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Posted in: Japanese police to use new holsters to prevent disarming of officers See in context

Sounds like new officers are what is needed, not new holsters. Get them off the rice balls and onto some muscle-building protein and weight-training exercises.

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Posted in: JR East mulls later train services during Tokyo Olympics See in context

Please don't mull it. Do it. Maybe that will cause a domino effect and other lines will follow. Then maybe the Kanagawa lines will get into the act. Too much to hope for?

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Posted in: 34-year-old man arrested for killing pregnant ex-girlfriend in 2011 See in context

His wife is lucky. The guy sleeping next to her was a killer and he finally got caught.

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Posted in: Osaka court dismisses Chinese citizens' wartime forced labor suit See in context

This really shocked me. I was sure they would tell the plaintiffs they had a great case.

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