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Re: Japan

Post by ed » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:25 pm

Every time I think Florida is more awesome than Japan I come across something like this.
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Re: Japan

Post by Fid » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:35 pm

This is a re-enactment of fire ants raiding a colony of black ants right? The guy on the post is the queen.
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Re: Japan

Post by ed » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:48 pm

Don't know what it is except it is magic.
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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:45 am

Japan Today wrote:430 passengers trapped as heavy snow strands train in Japan

NIIGATA — Around 430 passengers were forced to stay a night aboard a local train stranded since Thursday evening due to heavy snowfall in Niigata on the Sea of Japan coast.

According to rescue workers, five of them -- a man in his 40s and four women in their teens and 20s -- felt unwell and the man was taken to a hospital. The train resumed service Friday morning about 15 hours after it was stranded, with many passengers exhausted after standing all night in crowded cars.
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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:50 am

Yeah, saw that on the news this morning.
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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:36 am

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Re: Japan

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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:55 am

Would you eat a banana and its peel?

If you've ever wanted to eat banana peel, Japan is the place for you.

People from all over the country are visiting a department store that sells an unusual version of the fruit. It looks just like any other banana, but it's supposed to be softer and sweeter -- and its peel is edible.

In Japanese, it's being described as "mongee" -- the "super" banana.

Even though they cost around $6 each, the special bananas have had no trouble attracting customers to the one place in the country where they're sold, the Tenmaya store in the southwestern city of Okayama. The company that grows them told CNN it's ramping up production to meet rising demand.

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits in Japan. The country has long relied on imports from places like the Philippines, where the climate is better suited to growing the fruit.

But D&T Farm, the company behind the super bananas, is hoping to change that with an agricultural method it calls "freeze-thaw awakening."

Bananas usually grow in temperatures around 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit). But D&T Farm says it has found a way to cultivate them at far cooler temperatures inside a special greenhouse, says CEO Tetsuya Tanaka.

The process, which involves initially freezing the bananas' cells, makes the skin edible and even nutritious, D&T says. Its researchers claim it also allows them to grow other tropical fruits, such as papayas and pineapples.
http://money.cnn.com/2018/02/02/news/co ... gee-japan/

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Re: Japan

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:49 pm


@MartyHimmel
Replying to @TristanACooper

I'm pretty sure this is Japan's version of Rickrolling

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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:32 am

Something for Anax:
A dude on reddit wrote:I found a list of my late grandfathers favourite ramen places in Tokyo (he passed over 20 years ago). I’m going to find whichever ones are still there by asking strangers for directions, and will keep you updated with photos.
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One of the readers deciphered the list and posted links: https://www.reddit.com/r/ramen/comments ... favourite/ (~ end of first third of page)

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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:14 am

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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:08 pm

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Re: Japan

Post by Grammatron » Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:24 pm

Is this one of those boobs because boobs boobs reasons?

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Re: Japan

Post by sparks » Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:46 pm

Because--Sweater Buddies!!
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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:06 pm

Paisura. Never heard that word yet.

"Breast slash" sounded kind of violent so I'm relieved to see what it actually means. One of those words like "camel toe" or "thigh gap" I guess.

Seems there's already a subreddit for it too.

https://www.reddit.com/r/paisuragirls/
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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:36 am

The girl who models the t-shirt that gives an optical illusion of having "oppai!" that was posted a few months ago tries putting her pocketbook strap between her "breasts" to have that look.

To say Japan is "Boob Obsessed" would prove an understatement, so to write.

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Re: Japan

Post by sparks » Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:13 am

Damn. There's 1:30 I'll never get back.

Oh, I'm also ridiculously proud to announce that I do not need my truck (sorry about the dick, but nice truck) to park itself.

Yet.
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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:42 pm



--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." --gnome

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