Posts tagged ‘Japan’

August 22, 2019

Restaurant of Mistaken Orders

by duncanr

interesting concept here hoping to foster a more positive attitude towards dementia sufferers . . .

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May 25, 2019

Slippery Stairs

by duncanr

February 21, 2019

Slip Sliding Away

by duncanr

a translational landslide is a slope failure where a block of land stays mostly intact and moves downslope along a slip plane. This one (in Nara Prefecture, Japan, 2004) resulted in the partial blockage of a river and a road being destroyed along a short section


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December 25, 2018

China’s got too many children, Japan doesn’t have enough

by allthoughtswork

Anybody else thinkin’ what I’m thinkin’?

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July 22, 2018

Boob Size/Weight

by duncanr
May 26, 2018

Houshi

by duncanr

Built in 718 AD, Hōshi is the second oldest ryokan (hotel or inn) in the world and, with 46 consecutive generations of the same family running it, is hands down the longest running known family business in history. But, after 1300 years of tradition, change is in the air
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April 3, 2018

Man on the Curtain

by duncanr

“Man on the Curtain” is a system developed in Japan that uses a smartphone to project full-motion silhouettes of men on window curtains – to give the impression there is a man in the house – thereby deterring criminals from targeting women who live by themselves

March 30, 2018

Japanese just sit around, polishing their balls

by allthoughtswork

You better believe I’m going to try this, just as soon as my wrists recover from shoveling five truckloads of compost around my garden. It was free. And gardener.

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March 22, 2018

Penis Pendulum Synchronisation

by duncanr

timing is all important here . . .

March 21, 2018

How the Japanese do carbs

by allthoughtswork

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