Tag Archives: Japan

Japan: Ancient Festival Worships the Penis

Sunday, April 17, 2011 Leave it to Japan, the country that gave us Hello Kitty, Ramen noodles and anime, to also give us the ancient festival called “Kanamara Matsuri” which celebrates and worships a huge phallus whose origins date back … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Scientists Project Radiation Plume to Hit US Friday

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 No wonder President Pootie Tang and family will leave the country Sunday for Rio de Janeiro. According to the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization, an branch of the United Nations in Vienna, the movement of the … Continue reading

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Japan Warns IAEA Radiation Spewing into Air, May Reach Tokyo within Hours

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 This isn’t good, folks. Japan warned the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) radiation is being released “directly” into the atmosphere from the site of an earthquake-stricken Fukushima reactor and radiation levels had become “significantly” higher around … Continue reading

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Bird Flu Case Confirmed in Chiba, Japan

Monday, March 14, 2011 Japan can’t seem to catch a break. First came the 9.0 earthquake, which was followed by a tsunami, which was followed by damaged nuclear energy plants. Now comes news of Avian influenza infection on Sunday among … Continue reading

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Mega 8.9 Earthquake Kills Hundreds in Japan

Friday, March 11, 2011 A mega 8.9-magnitude earthquake — the world’s fifth-largest since 1900 and the biggest in Japan in 140 years, struck Japan 2:46 p.m. local time, shaking buildings violently in Tokyo for several minutes and sending millions fleeing … Continue reading

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Hamid Karzai to Japan: What’s Mine is Yours

Sunday, June 20, 2010 If corporate America was salivating over access to Afghanistan’s recently discovered untapped mineral resources, valued at more than $1 trillion, move to the back of the line because Afghan President Hamid Karzai told Japan it would … Continue reading

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Japan Airlines to File for Bankruptcy

Monday, January 18, 2010 Japan Airlines (JAL) is expected to file for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, ending months of speculation over the debt-ridden carrier’s future. If all goes as planned, the bankruptcy filing will be followed by a restructuring aimed … Continue reading

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