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Rock, paper scissors and the fierce world of Japanese pop – BBC News

January 26th, 2017 No comments

The Japanese pop dreams behind the world’s most intense Rock Paper Scissors contest.

Source: Rock, paper scissors and the fierce world of Japanese pop – BBC News

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Kidnapping for ransom works like a market. How it is organized is surprising. – The Washington Post

December 14th, 2016 No comments

It isn’t kidnappers who regulate the market for hostage taking. It’s insurance companies.

Source: Kidnapping for ransom works like a market. How it is organized is surprising. – The Washington Post

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Japanese Professionals Put on Full-Body Lycra Suits to Escape Pressure of Everyday Life | Oddity Central – Collecting Oddities

January 17th, 2016 No comments
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Bad Idea: “Speed Bumps” that look like children.

September 7th, 2010 No comments

This just seems so wrong….

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“Noodling” or “gabbling” for catfish.

May 13th, 2009 No comments

“Noodling” or “gabbling” for catfish. If you don’t see an embedded YouTube player below, click here. And consider upgrading your browser…

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No Eye Contact “Glasses”

April 22nd, 2009 No comments

In case you want to look at a male gorilla and not piss him off, where these:

No Eye Contact Glasses

No Eye Contact Glasses

Apparently they give these away at the Rotterdam Zoo, after a woman was attacked by their Western Gorilla.

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Extreme Sheep Herding

March 28th, 2009 No comments
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This is why you are fat.

March 20th, 2009 No comments

This is why you are fat.

Not you specifically.  North Americans in general.  US Americans to be specific.  Although there is some poutine buried in there, so Canucks included.

Now I’m hungry…

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Claw Machine for Boobs

March 17th, 2009 No comments

I’m not sure what’s weirder… a claw machine with fake boobs as the prize, or that it’s right next to a claw machine with Winnie the Pook and Piglet as prizes.

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