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School is out and it’s a sort of a buzz. a back then I didn’t really know what it was. but now I see what have of this. the way that people respond to summer madness.

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Date Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Asian Americans More Likely to Have Multigenerational Households

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Jenee Odani had always expected to take care of her parents, just as they had cared for theirs.

In 2011, her mother and father moved into her family home on Oahu, after adding a studio apartment with a partial kitchen and some privacy upstairs. They also remodeled bathrooms on the ground floor to be senior-friendly, with higher toilets and low showers. Someday, when the stairs become too difficult for her parents to navigate, they’ll move downstairs and Odani and her husband, Norman, will move into the studio.

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Date Thursday, August 14, 2014

Jeremy Lin row reveals deep-seated racism against Asian Americans

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The racist language directed at the NBA Asian American basketball player has been quite something to behold

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Date Thursday, August 14, 2014

Seoul hosts first annual Miss Sexy Back Contest

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The first 2014 Miss Sexy Back Contest was held at AX-Korea on August 10 in Gwangjang-dong, Seoul. The event was exactly what the title sounds like – a group of female contestants were evaluated according to the attractiveness of their behinds. 

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Date Saturday, August 02, 2014

South Korea Sent 10,000 Choco Pies Over to North Korea in Balloons

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North Korea got a sweet surprise from its neighbor to the south on Wednesday.

In South Korea, about 200 people — South Koreans along with North Korean defectors — packed 770 pounds of Choco Pies into plastic bags, which they attached to 50 giant balloons and released into North Korea from a park in the border city of Paju, according to organizers of the event. It was an act of rebellion against the alleged North Korean ban on the chocolate confections.

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Date Sunday, July 27, 2014

Cheering robots replace real fans at Korean baseball

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A struggling Korean baseball team have invented a novel way to improve atmosphere at their matches - by bringing in a crowd of robot fans.

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Date Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Americans Taste Exotic Asian Food

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Date Thursday, July 17, 2014

Kawasaki: ‘A monkey never cramps’

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Toronto Blue Jays infielder Munenori Kawasaki joins Barry Davis to talk about the cramp in his leg.

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Date Thursday, July 10, 2014

Photo Essay: Chinese Shoppers’ Penchant for Catching Z’s in IKEA

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The Chinese fondness for napping in odd places is a well-documented phenomenon, one that’s spawned a popular website and even a book.

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Date Sunday, July 06, 2014

This New Museum In Tokyo Looks Like A Sick Joke, But Kids LOVE It. You’re Not Gonna Believe It.

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Not everyone is the “museum type,” and that’s okay. There are people in this world who enjoy art galleries and museums… others like outdoor sports and adventure. (It really takes all sorts.) But it is difficult to understand why anyone would like this new museum in Tokyo.

It’s called “Toilet!? Human Waste & Earth’s Future” ... and it’s about exactly what you think.

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Date Tuesday, July 01, 2014

China is reportedly thinking about building a bullet train that reaches America

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China already has the world’s longest high-speed rail network. And the country aims to more than double the amount of high-speed railway by 2015 from the existing 10,000 km (6,000 miles) to 19,000 km—and eventually 25,000km by 2020.

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