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Posted in: Wireless mouse runs without a battery or battery charging See in context

the point of a wireless mouse is that you don't have as many cords over your desk - so this failure defeats that purpose

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Posted in: Head of Mt Gox bitcoin exchange says he is still in Japan See in context

Surefire way for the global banking oligarchs to take down bitcoin

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Posted in: Osaka becomes first Japanese city to embrace free Wi-Fi See in context

still seems that the GAC pocket wifi will still be needed on any future trips

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Posted in: America's energy revolution transforms international relations See in context

Wow, pretty easy to guess which industry paid the author for this glowing review....

clean technologies like wind, solar and electric vehicles

This still makes me laugh. Wind is highly maintenance intensive with moving parts to fail. Solar panels are very chemically intensive to manufacture and thus are far from clean. Electric vehicle still draw their power from coal power plants....

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Posted in: Morale booster See in context

a bit more パンツ showing would lift my morale!

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Posted in: Vatican Library, Japan to catalogue lost archive See in context

I'm sure there's heeeeeaps of other treasures like this stored away in secret places of the vatican. millions upon millions of (insert currency here) worth, brought back some other countries but i'm it's always 'unclear when exactly then papers arrived in Rome'

. I'm sure there's plenty of movies already out about christians persecuting other religions - also 400-500 years ago....

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Posted in: Dewi Sukarno speaks up about recent slapping incident See in context

73??? so is that an old image or plastic-surgery much?

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Posted in: What's your favorite coffee shop chain in Japan? See in context

don't drink coffee, but i voted doutor coz i did enjoy grabbing a ice chocolate to sip while on a shinkansen.

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Posted in: Anti-U.S. base incumbent mayor re-elected in Nago See in context

"base-related crimes such as rape" should not even be real terminology.

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YuriOtaniJAN. 20, 2014 - 06:38AM JST Politicians represent the will of the people

Not these days. They represent the will of their buddies with whom they have deep and long term business dealings with - who are usually bankers, weapons manufacturers and "country rebuilding contractors"

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Posted in: 'The Simpsons' pay tribute to Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli See in context

looked OK - that short vid didn't make me smile reminiscing about Ghibli movies tho. But then i stopped watching Simpsons many seasons ago so the humour maybe i don't relate to anymore.

If Groening had done the homage in the Futurama universe i might have appreciated it more :)

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Posted in: Häagen-Dazs’ special edition Forêt Noire ice cream found only in convenience stores See in context

I'm glad i'm back home now coz i'd go broke if my GF had constant access to these expensive treats from the kombini! She tried a few a loved them.

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Posted in: 60% of Chinese execs say they cannot work with Japanese firms See in context

Chinese execs might not be able to do business... but Chinese tourists have no problems doing sight seeing

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Posted in: Japan's whisky makers drum up global market for their drams See in context

Suntory's Yamazaki distillery tour is great (halfway between Osaka and Kyoto) Non japanese speakers get an audio device to listen to while the japanese guide does his thing. A couple free tasting at the end of the free tour as well! The photo is of their reference library of whiskies they've made and experimented (saw juniper flavoured on one label) and of other brands

Nikka's tour in yiochi is not quite as well set up as Suntory's (and a bit out of the way) but you still get a few free tastings.

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Posted in: Coppola reunited with 'Apocalypse Now' typewriter See in context

Now, let's see David Cronenberg or William S Burroughs get re-united with the typewriter from Naked Lunch :p

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Posted in: Perception persists that older drivers are dangerous drivers See in context

Is that a form of profiling? Let the reader decide.

This reader has decided. combinibento, marcelito and star-viking are right on the money

This article so obviously omitted very valid points and stats on purpose

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Posted in: Disarray in U.S. House as debt-ceiling bills falter See in context

I'm over spending way beyond my means, my credit card is full and i can't afford anything anymore, i'm gonna call the CC company and ask for them to raise my limit (even tho i will never ever ever ever be able to pay it back)

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Posted in: Frames worth Y15 mil stolen from eyeglasses store See in context

I hope this doesn't leave Ami Tokito without anything to wear....

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Posted in: 30 dogs perish in Ibaraki fire See in context

These poor dog already had miserable lives - then they suffered (what i imagine to be) one of the most painful ways to die - the screams from the kennel on fire would have been heartbreaking

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Posted in: Cherry blossoms come six months early in Miyagi See in context

Not everything weird in the world can automatically be linked to "human induced climate change"

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Posted in: White House talks fail to end government shutdown See in context

No matter who is the president, nor republicans or democrats - these are some of the most arrogant people alive on the planet. They are playing games with the world's economic stability for their own ends. They will find a deal at the final hour - just like last time, and after they have manipulated markets just how they want and sent billions of dollars into their own pockets - effectively stolen from tax payers

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Posted in: Cher saves 'best effort' for first album in 12 years See in context

I wonder if the new CDs are made from the same high-tech plastics that she is :p

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Posted in: Apple sets new record for iPhones sales launch See in context

Good thing Samsung was around to build the A7 chip in the new Iphones

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Posted in: An Apple a day See in context

Hmmm, i've skipped a couple generations of phones - time to upgrade - i think i'll get the Note 3

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Posted in: Victoria’s Secret model Miranda Kerr stars in Japanese detergent commercial See in context

hmmmm... pinku

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Posted in: If members of your family or friends overseas were thinking about coming to Japan for a holiday but were worried about the Fukushima nuclear crisis, what would you advise them to do? See in context

I'd tell 'em to grow up and do some research for themselves. There's 377000 other km2 to safely explore

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Posted in: Going round in circles: Japan considers introducing roundabouts See in context

Round abouts only work on roads with even amount of traffic. On left hand drive roads - as soon as the road to your right becomes very busy - you are stuck having to give way to every car on that road - until someone come from their right making them give way and you get a chance.

No way would round abouts help anymore than broke traffic lights in earthquake events

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Posted in: Gone but not forgotten See in context

Damn shame these people are no longer around.

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Posted in: Australian PM Rudd heads for election wipe-out: poll See in context

it matters not which of these corporate psychopaths gets the job. They are both just trying to line their own pockets, and the pockets of their business partners. (who are usually very similar groups of people, from similar schools and backgrounds)

None of their "promises" will be upheld. Either will continue to screw Australians out of money and hand it to their corporate buddies.

Jay Ovens-Henig is on the money about how to win an election. Buddy up (ie promise huge tax benefits and other bonuses) with whoever controls the media

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Posted in: Why Matsuya’s the best gyudon shop around
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I can't remember which was my favourite from my last holiday - but i think we went to matsuya the least often. But as long as there's a raw or half boiled egg i'm set :p Will definitely have to try chikara meshi on the next trip to see how grilled beef goes - i don't think they had many stores open last time round.

But i agree, definitely - screw mcdonalds or kfc...

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Posted in: Nintendo cuts price of Wii U video game console See in context

Nintendo has one of the strongest and most diverse video game lineups

Hahhhaha - true in a sense - one of 3 - and you're coming 3rd

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