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Date Wednesday, March 04, 2015

China’s Great Firewall is demolishing foreign websites - and nobody knows why

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Software designer Craig Hockenberry noticed something very strange was happening to his small corporate website The Iconfactory one morning last month: traffic had suddenly spiked to extremely high levels—equivalent to more than double the amount of data transmitted when Kim Kardashian’s naked photos were published last year.

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Date Sunday, March 01, 2015

Giant robotic teddy bear: Japan’s nurse of the future

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The gentle giant has been designed specifically to assist in caring for Japan’s ageing population, taking on heavy-duty tasks such as lifting.

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Date Friday, February 27, 2015

Fake monks are using the bracelet scam in San Francisco

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If you’ve been to Europe, you likely already know what I’m talking about: the bracelet scam.

You’re walking along the street or sitting in the sunshine. A man or woman comes up to you, puts a bracelet on your wrist with a big smile and then, suddenly, starts demanding money for it.

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Date Sunday, February 22, 2015

11 Explicit Dance Moves That Are Banned By The Korean Government

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Non-cable TV stations in Korea have some strict policy when it comes to sexy, and these artists had to change their choreography to be allowed on stage!

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Date Monday, February 02, 2015

How Americans Changed The Way Japanese People Ate Sushi

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Sushi has taken on its own shape and form in the United States, but even before the first sushi restaurants opened up in California, America had an impact on the type of sushi eaten in Japan. During the American occupation after World War II, a food rationing program helped the rise of nigiri outside Tokyo.

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Date Sunday, February 01, 2015

Departing From Country’s Pacifism, Japanese Premier Vows Revenge for Killings

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When Islamic State militants posted a video over the weekend showing the grisly killing of a Japanese journalist, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reacted with outrage, promising “to make the terrorists pay the price.”

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Date Saturday, January 24, 2015

Why Japan is mocking ISIS with photoshopped Twitter memes

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Maybe humour is the best weapon after all. On Tuesday, ISIS released a video of two Japanese hostages, demanding £132 million ransom from their government to secure their release. Japan has refused to pay the ransom, leaving journalists Kenji Goto and Haruna Yukawa to an uncertain fate. But the Japanese public has responded by hitting Twitter to mock the terror group with photoshopped memes.

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Date Thursday, January 15, 2015

Why a Generation of Adoptees Is Returning to South Korea

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Laura Klunder’s newest tattoo runs down the inside of her left forearm and reads “K85-160,” a number that dates to her infancy. Klunder was 9 months old when her South Korean mother left her at a police station in Seoul. The police brought her to Holt Children’s Services, a local adoption agency, where a worker assigned Klunder the case number K85-160.

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Date Saturday, January 03, 2015

India arrests five for kidnap and rape of Japanese woman

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Five men have been arrested in India charged with kidnapping and repeatedly raping a Japanese student.

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Date Monday, December 29, 2014

The Sony hack was a ploy to keep Kim Jong Un safe from the UN - and it’s working

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To listen to much of the Western media and The Interview’s supporters, you would think that North Korea hacked Sony Pictures out of outrage over The Interview’s depiction of Kim Jong Un’s assassination — or that North Korea didn’t actually launch the attack at all.

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