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Posted: May 18, 2022 - 10:58am

mmmmm... glowing sushi
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Posted: Mar 15, 2019 - 10:59am



 black321 wrote:


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Ha, noticed Mothra didnt show up.  B#$ch
 Those twins are pretty good fixers.


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Posted: Mar 15, 2019 - 10:49am

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 sirdroseph wrote:
 Proclivities wrote: 
I reject this entire premise.  Godzilla has nothing to apologize for. Harumph.{#Naughty}
 

Apparently, he's trying to buy a condo in Osaka and the Home Owners Association won't let him in unless he apologizes for some of those broken skyscrapers back in Tokyo.

 
Freekin' HOAs{#Lol}
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Posted: Mar 15, 2019 - 10:28am



 Proclivities wrote:
 

Ha, noticed Mothra didnt show up.  B#$ch
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Posted: Mar 15, 2019 - 10:28am



 sirdroseph wrote:
 Proclivities wrote: 
I reject this entire premise.  Godzilla has nothing to apologize for. Harumph.
{#Naughty}

 

Apparently, he's trying to buy a condo in Osaka and the Home Owners Association won't let him in unless he apologizes for some of those broken skyscrapers back in Tokyo.
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Posted: Mar 15, 2019 - 10:14am

 Proclivities wrote: 
I reject this entire premise.  Godzilla has nothing to apologize for. Harumph.{#Naughty}
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Posted: Mar 15, 2019 - 8:47am

Japanese Monsters Apologize For Their Destruction at Press Conference
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Posted: Aug 16, 2018 - 4:13pm

 Steely_D wrote:
I'm gonna retire in January, so I've planned a trip to Japan in early April. Have the flight in to Tokyo and then a hotel there for 7 nights. Sweet.

But...nothing planned afterwards, including no return flight. I'm thinking Kyoto? Maybe a VRBO instead of a hotel? Then where?

I was imagining coming home to SFO via Hawaii, to break up the flight and spend some time maybe in Oahu since we've never been.

Any ideas from you folks who have been in that area? I love planning - but I'm flying blindly at this point.

 
Sadly, I've never been but Kyoto is absolutely tops on my list. I really want to stay at least a night or two in a ryokan. Staying at a Temple would be cool, too.

I also want to see some of the pottery villages, but that may not be your cup of tea, so to speak. My partner liked Hokkaido a lot, but was working and didn't have a lot of time to tourist. 
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Posted: Aug 16, 2018 - 2:05pm

I'm gonna retire in January, so I've planned a trip to Japan in early April. Have the flight in to Tokyo and then a hotel there for 7 nights. Sweet.

But...nothing planned afterwards, including no return flight. I'm thinking Kyoto? Maybe a VRBO instead of a hotel? Then where?

I was imagining coming home to SFO via Hawaii, to break up the flight and spend some time maybe in Oahu since we've never been.

Any ideas from you folks who have been in that area? I love planning - but I'm flying blindly at this point.


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Posted: Oct 8, 2017 - 4:34pm

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  The angle and telephoto lens used males it look worse than it actually is.  It's steep, but not outrageously so.
 
 

 
Ya, that's what I was thinking also. It's not that bad.
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Posted: Oct 8, 2017 - 11:37am


  The angle and telephoto lens used males it look worse than it actually is.  It's steep, but not outrageously so.
 
 


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Posted: Oct 8, 2017 - 7:57am

No, that’s not a roller coaster! It’s a bridge in Japan





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Posted: Sep 2, 2016 - 6:54am

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Posted: Jun 17, 2015 - 8:59am

 miamizsun wrote:
i think monbiot took caldicott apart on her evidence

newer nuclear tech looks to be much safer and potentially able to deliver on energy needs

and it could be considered green
 
People have also taken Monbiot to task (or apart for dramatic effect) for his opinions on nuclear energy, incl. how newer versions will be soooo much safer and or greener. Historically there was always the promise that it was safe. Until it wasn't. See the ongoing Fukushima disaster which apparently isn't even close to being solved/fixed.

PS: Even if it were safe, it appears to be fully negated when they're placed in geologically active zones.
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Posted: Jun 17, 2015 - 8:46am

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The video was very nice - probably as close as I'll get to ever actually seeing the place. I could only suffer about 30 seconds of the "music" thow - *mute*. 

 
i enjoyed the music/video

i'm not sure about the article

i think monbiot took caldicott apart on her evidence

newer nuclear tech looks to be much safer and potentially able to deliver on energy needs

and it could be considered green
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Posted: Jun 16, 2015 - 5:09pm

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The video was very nice - probably as close as I'll get to ever actually seeing the place. I could only suffer about 30 seconds of the "music" thow - *mute*. 
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Posted: Jun 16, 2015 - 5:03pm


What’s Really Going on at Fukushima? » CounterPunch
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Posted: May 29, 2015 - 7:59am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
Very nice. I assume the confusion in the filmmaker's summary is due to him not being a native English speaker... "Until 2011,..." It's still running, so maybe "in 2011, it was declared to be..." or something? I kept watching for the part telling about why the business closed.

Yes, I wondered too (he's German), but thought maybe someone discovered an even older business in 2011. Dunno. You might like his other video on collotype as well.
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Posted: May 29, 2015 - 5:36am

 RichardPrins wrote:

Houshi Ryokan was founded around 1,300 years ago and it has always been managed by the same family since then.

It is the oldest still running family business in the world.

This ryokan (a traditional japanese style hotel) was built over a natural hot spring in Awazu in central Japan in the year 718. Until 2011, it held the record for being the oldest hotel in the world.
Houshi Ryokan has been visited by the Japanese Imperial Family and countless great artists over the centuries. Its buildings were destroyed by natural disasters many times, but the family has always rebuilt. The garden as well as some parts of the hotel are over 400 years old.

Houshi means buddhist priest. It is the name of the family as well as of the hotel.



 
Very nice. I assume the confusion in the filmmaker's summary is due to him not being a native English speaker... "Until 2011,..." It's still running, so maybe "in 2011, it was declared to be..." or something? I kept watching for the part telling about why the business closed.
 
And, re: Japanese food: What the SAM HILL was that on the hibachi?  
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