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Posted in: Outlook uncertain for Japan's whaling industry despite commercial restart See in context

A little Minamata disease free in every can!

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Posted in: Cabinet OKs reforms aimed at addressing Japan's labor market woes See in context

work more but not improve working conditions or pay. Huh?

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Posted in: Protesters demand full withdrawal of Hong Kong extradition bill See in context

The world over abandons support of real democracy for a $4 hair dryer

We didn't need to enable China and it's high time to withdraw that support

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Posted in: Dementia patients reported missing in 2018 hit record 17,000 See in context

unless the root cause of the sickness is found, this problem will surely grow as the years go by.

Root cause is already known. Has been known for decades. But it's inconvenient

https://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-to-prevent-alzheimers-with-diet/

Vid opens with Japanese science results

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Posted in: Dementia patients reported missing in 2018 hit record 17,000 See in context

Keep adopting a Western diet and you adopt our diseases as well. You were better off without chicken and beef

Seems pretty easy to avoid. Eat your vegetables, learn from history.

https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-okinawa-diet-living-to-100/

https://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-to-prevent-alzheimers-with-diet/

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Posted in: U.S. to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East, citing concerns over Iran See in context

Good think they destroyed their own deal that stopped Iran so that they could then raise alarm bells to stop Iran again. What stable geniuses

There is no credibility left in your country

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Posted in: Get your fax right: Bungling officials spark nuclear scare after quake See in context

The checkboxes are probably right beside each other rather than being in separate sections or even colour coded. Wouldn't matter to the fax recipient but kinda makes a difference for the sender and the outcome

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Posted in: Get your fax right: Bungling officials spark nuclear scare after quake See in context

a dinosaur energy system using dinosaur communication tools run by other dinosaurs.

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Posted in: Court rejects call to revoke approval for nuclear reactor restarts See in context

If Japan bothered to clean up after nuclear it would have to burn the waste products for a few hundred years instead of letting it sit around for a few hundred thousand years. Which do you think they'll do?

Nuclear waste should be classified as a crime

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Posted in: Abe cabinet support rate falls to 47.6% amid pension system controversy See in context

who did they call what was the sample size what was the error 19 times out of 20?

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Posted in: Hundreds of thousands dressed in black rally to demand Hong Kong leader step down See in context

having her step down is not enough, HongKong must demand independence

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Posted in: 7-Eleven stores struggling in face of labor shortage See in context

The answer is in the name, the original hours.

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Posted in: Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests See in context

Maybe the billions will come to Canada

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Posted in: Japan to expand language assistance, free Wi-Fi for foreigners See in context

Free Wi-Fi has limitations of places and time. Also, English is no more the language we can communicate with tourists to Japan. It is Chinese and other Asian languages.

Other Asians actually learned English. not Engrish or whatever Japanese think they learned.

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Posted in: Why is Hong Kong's China extradition plan so controversial? See in context

Hong Kong best free itself of Beijing and keep the pressure on

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Posted in: Human rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympic venues See in context

This is funny, they could spend decades in Japan on this topic alone

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Posted in: Abe becomes 3rd equal longest-serving PM with 2,720 days in office See in context

It's just a party term limit I think, so they could just get rid of it and let Abe be leader for life

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Posted in: Labor minister opposes banning female dress codes with high heels See in context

necessary for whom?

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Posted in: Automakers in Asia tremble as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs See in context

He's essentially scuttling the NAFTA agreement after we all waited for him to calm tf down long enough to almost get it signed, and now this.

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Posted in: White House wanted USS McCain out of sight while Trump was at Yokosuka See in context

If they hadn't bothered Trump wouldn't have even noticed

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Posted in: Smartphone app found effective in helping people quit smoking See in context

Keio University and CureApp Inc said they plan to obtain government approval for the app as a medical tool possibly next spring so its use in fighting nicotine addiction can be covered under the public medical insurance system.

cha-ching!

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Posted in: Japan, Russia accuse each other of military buildups See in context

The whole thing has been a canard from the beginning, each getting their world stage moment to look tough at home without actually doing anything. The perfect photo op

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Posted in: Siri reinforces sexist stereotypes, says U.N. report on gendered technology See in context

What madness is this now? Did the UN outlaw secretaries in every office in the world? No, huh

I use Siri to "Open Google", then Ok Google my questions anyway

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Posted in: Sputtering economy creates uncertainty over Abe's tax hike plan See in context

It's resting. Beautiful plumage

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Posted in: Olympic officials reassure sports federations about Tokyo Games cuts See in context

the IOC should be paying for it, not Tokyo

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Posted in: Families of Japanese abducted by N Korea hope meeting Trump will help See in context

Has it worked so far? Why are the families deluded to think politicians are going to help?

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Posted in: Kono to ask foreign media to switch order of Japanese names See in context

he wants to be authoritarian just like the Chinese, so you can't use first names, that's not cool for police states

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Posted in: IOC confident Tokyo can resolve complaints over budget cuts See in context

Some duct tape, curtains, some signs, and you're practically done!

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Posted in: Australia's conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority See in context

"Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'" ― Isaac Asimov

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Posted in: Australia's conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority See in context

climate deniers continue to suck out all the air in the room towards action and make everything take more energy. They'll keep moving goal posts in their denials as well, resulting in incredible lists of answers like this one: https://grist.org/series/skeptics/ just to keep up with the wakamole of deniers.

They have to be ignored, should we wish to live. Simple as that.

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