[Marxy] Turned out that Japan’s youngest man, who was purported to be -30, actually won’t be born for another 30 years. (via @neojaponisme)
Cool stuff: adjustable shadows created with CSS3 trickery http://bit.ly/cLB3JK (ht @jcayzac)
Uh oh. Here comes ファームヴィル http://bit.ly/a4CWmd (via @martyn_williams) There goes the neighborhood. (Or will it be called 農村?)
These China landslide photos are unreal. http://yhoo.it/bdbc4a
WTF, my web host now offers accounts cheaper than mine with 10x the server space and 5x the number of databases. Thanks for not upgrading me
So it turns out this 111-year-old died around 30 years ago. Religious nuttery and pension fraud involved! [J] http://bit.ly/cwj0h9
funeral services ad in Berlin http://bit.ly/9bELuL (via @justindicenzo)
Six months now since I was conned into buying Tweetie on the promise of beta access to the non-existent Tweetie 2. (via @markhughes2999)
This tweet http://bit.ly/9DS1SV reminds me that in August it will be 25 years since I first came to Japan.
Glad to see Google Books is keeping info intact for future generations. http://bit.ly/9dUMnF (cc @mutantfroginc p. 2 is for you)
Hollywood flick based on Korean manhwa about dystopian future of war between Catholic church and vampires. http://bit.ly/d04RwF
Incredibly good advice. http://bit.ly/brXhD2
Google is not going to mount any ad campaign in Japan that involves publicizing the name of Yahoo Japan. This is a quiet background deal.
Heading to http://enchante.jp/ tonight for dinner with friends. Mmmm pizza balls
What did the Scottish, epileptic midget get for his birthday? A Wii Fit. (via @_NinjaPenguin)
Hmmm, 15% off on a refurbed 2TB Time Capsule. http://bit.ly/9baXSY
Was worried about the lack of cicadas last week but it looks like they finally made it to the party.
Manga artists and/or Zen scholars may want to check out the Asiascape manga competition: http://bit.ly/ciMU1N
Aftermath of the mega-earthquake that shook Tokyo this morning. Viewer discretion adv. http://i.imgur.com/52iqq.jpg (via @OTAKUPHONE et al.)
Need a passport to get an iPad? WTF. (via @darintenb)
RT @jos3ph: I made roughly 696 million dollars more than Bing did last quarter.
劇団: drama company? troupe? gaggle of shiftless coffee swillers?
The “magnets” guy totally wins. http://bit.ly/90wEiL
High-tech translation http://yfrog.com/bdx72fj
RT @vsatone: Hey #manga fans! Upset that your favorite scanlation site is shutting down, but refuse to pay for entertainment? Read a web …
Each day I wonder if Tokyo’s summer could be any shittier, and each day Tokyo tells me “Watch me now!”
http://tweetphoto.com/34161902 @hammertime Or to put a space between the numeral and the word “million” …
Square Enix announces N. Am., France online distribution of its manga titles from fall ‘10 http://bit.ly/9ajFfV (via @MetropolisTokyo)
Japan has discovered the best possible use for the iPad: http://bit.ly/bOPWJY (via @aaronmadlonkay) OMG Awesome! dangerous tho
Student’s father arrested for assaulting vice principal in Tochigi: “He mocked my Akita accent!” [J] http://bit.ly/9hRhw0
“Intel Inside”を「インテル入ってる」と翻訳した人は天才だ、意味を変えないで頭韻を脚韻に置き換えたところがすごい。と思っていたら「インテル入ってる」の方が先で、日本発のキャンペーンだったということを最近知った。 (via @cuervo9 @Yam_eye)
RT @sultanalqassemi: Read this inspiring article on US President Jefferson & the Middle East. Lessons for today’s leaders. Via Khaleej T …
Oregon Homebrewers Unite to Change Homebrew Law http://bit.ly/cmFV9d (via @pudgym29) cc @howtojapanese @chuwyboy
It’s terrible that they allow a hall of the terrorists’ religion to be so close to the site of the terrorist attack. http://goo.gl/maps/9wY9
Now China’s taking this “must compete with the world’s lone superpower in all arenas” thing too far. http://bit.ly/azoSUI
538.com gives a decent overview of the screwy state of electoral representation in Japan: http://bit.ly/93N5qM
If you liked lobster dog you’ll love http://bit.ly/apA0ta (via @markhughes3000) cc @jellydurf
Zuckerberg admits working for man claiming Facebook ownership http://bit.ly/aq8U4L (via @gohsuket @newsycombinator) Iiiiinteresting
Hmm, it appears that I only have 25 days left to be a person in his thirties. WTF
How dare he dislike my gadget! →
This one time, at American teen in Japan camp . ....
Passing info on from a friend: “Short notice but looking for an American boy (14–17 as of Aug 1) who can participate in an international student camp held in Japan. Schedule is from Jul 31 to Aug 16. Room, board, transportation in Japan is provided for free by organizer.” Details available upon request. If anyone knows of such a boy or would like to know more, let me know...
Hah! Looks like a dangerous area for Google Maps to cover. http://bit.ly/9ean4i (via @akky)
This doesn’t seem right to me: http://ping.fm/gl1yP (via @DrPizza) Lol, Bing
Indian rupee gets a new symbol. Not part of Unicode for a while though. http://bit.ly/9I1g5N
I wonder how many people at this lecture pinged 4square on their way in. http://j.mp/c2JooG (ht @petapixel)
Changing Siemens’ hard-coded password (used by Stuxnet worm) will crash SCADA systems. http://bit.ly/btI3dh (via @bobmcmillan @gohsuket)