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Kyoto to be less combini-ent

It seems Kyoto is planning to take drastic measures to reduce greenhouse gasses. Close all the convenience stores (combini to the Japanese). Well, not quite that drastic. Japan Today reports that Kyoto is encouraging convenience stores to close early, so … Continue reading

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We’ll be hunting whalers, purely for scientific purposes

On Sunday Japan sent a whaling fleet off to hunt in the Antarctic. They say that the hunt is being conducted “purely for scientific purposes“. With an expected haul of 1000 whales I ask, why do they need to catch … Continue reading

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