North Korean nuclear tests

Underground nuclear explosions where carried out by the North Korean communist regime. The 5-6 kiloton nuclear charges caused a 5.2-magnitude earthquake. On February 12, at 11:57 Japan time, North Korea carried out a 5-6 kiloton nuclear explosion. The explosion caused an earthquake with the strength of 5.2 and was perceived by both the South Korean and Japanese instruments. The explosion occurred at a depth of half kilometer underground. After the explosion in neighboring South Korea alerted it’s military, and summoned the country’s National Security Council, and initiated the meeting with…


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Congratulations uncle Kimura!

According to the different registers, on December the 27th Mr  Dzsirouemon Kimura became the world’s oldest man of all times. Mr Dzsirouemon who lives with his son’s family in Kyotanago has 13 great-grandsons. –He also became the oldest man in Japan- The former postal employee is keeping his mind fresh. For the sake of American television channels he event learnt some English.  Everyone has a different secret for a long life. According to Mr Kimura we should eat little, and we will live for a long time. Stay Healthy!  …


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Fukushima dogs are stressed

Permanent stress was detected in dogs left without owners since the earthquake  in March last year. After the last major earthquake in March the area of Fukushima has been evacuated. For domestic animals left unattended –especially dogs – the lack of care caused a permanent state of stress, which manifests itself in learning and bonding disorders. Kris Haru based on Nakano Inter Japán Magazin  


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Japanese won the Golden Lion award

                        A new regional plan for Fukushima won the Golden Lion Grand Prix in Venice Biennale. A plan to revitalize the area around the Fukushima nuclear disaster zone was deemed to be very humane by the judges. Venezuela won the best design award, for a conversion of a rotting building. Peru received the Silver Lion award on a plan for a university campus.   Kris Haru based on Nakano Inter Japán Magazin  


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Salt level measuring soup spoon

Uncertain Chefs or Japanese housewives life just became easier with a salt level measuring spoon. This new Japanese invention, the measuring spoon, when isimmersed in soup the handle displays the salt content on its scales. The scales work within 60 and 90 celsius, and displays the following measurements: 0,6 – 0,8  0,9 – 1,1  and 1,2% and above. Uncertain Chefs and Japanese housewives life just became easier with this clever cutlery, they just need to know the preference of how salty the husband or guest likes their meal. This clever invention also provides instructions against the overuse of salt,…


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Bath salt instead of diamonds

Amemija Hirosi a 39-year old assistant of a jewelry shop specializing in bridal jewelry systematically stole from the stock of diamonds. He took out the real diamonds from their slot, and replaced them with bathing crystals the same size and same cut. He’s done a perfect job, since the fraud was not exposed for a very long time. In the end, the bathroom smell of the crystals was which made one of his colleagues suspicious. While opening the theft-proof jewelry cartridge, he could smell the familiar bathroom scents. The fraud was…


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Beer ice cream in the Japanese heat

The latest innovation of the Kirin Brewery is beer foam like soft ice cream . So far it’s only available in Japan. Japan’s leading brewery Kirin came up with a new product idea. The beer foam is cooled down to +9 Celsius, and with help of an ice cream dispenser it is put on top of the beer. The real Ice cream like consistency is refreshing in the hot weather, and keeps the beer on its temperature for a long time. It is pleasant when consumed, and is something new…


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Suicide is popular amongst young people in Japan

Japan is  the first according to suicide statistics. Tutorial books and death seekers forums are available to assist in this. The problems already start from kindergarten. Japans population is 128 million and its suicide rate is alarmingly high. They belong amongst the world leaders with 30513 to put an end to their life each year. It is no coincidence that for a long time, a book providing  “professional advice” to suicide was the country’s bestselling book. Young people visit and meet on death seeking forums. Later on two or more…


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Radiation Measuring smartphone on the Japanese market

              Radiation measuring smartphone appeared on the Japanese market by Sharp.  The Pantone 5 was created after there was demand for it since the Fukushima nuclear disaster. This mobile runs on Android ICS operating system. This means that the manufacturer is capable of summarizing the nationwide radiation measuring results for its users, made by all of its devices. A fierce competition is to be expected between the different manufactures, given that besides the Softbank operated Pantone, the DoCoMo operated CEATEC is to be expected,…


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