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Ritzy Japanese cop breaks Rolex wristwatch during arrest, sends suspect US$6,000 repair bill

With famously low crime rates and an honest society that returns wallets full of cash, Japanese cops usually have it a bit easier than their overseas counterparts. 522 more words


Photos From Trip to Johnson Town 1-25-15

Unbeknownst to me, there’s a small area near Sayama, Saitama named Johnson Town. Several years ago, the air base in Iruma was occupied by American military… 310 more words


Real Stories from the World #2,788,999,104 - Natural Selection Vs Selective Breeding: Chapter 2

Natural Selection
Natural selection is the gradual process by which heritable biological traits become either more or less common in a population as a function of the effect of inherited traits on the differential reproductive success of organisms interacting with their environment.  121 more words

True Story

Reappointment: The fifth year!

I will get around to writing about my trip to Thailand soon. It will take awhile since so much stuff happened, but first I’d like to get into some more important stuff. 252 more words


So it's 11pm on the 18th of January, and I'm leaving for Japan tomorrow.

I’ve spent the day going from family member, to family member, to family member, to home, and it still feels surreal to think that I’m leaving the comfort of home to go and teach in a country, on the other side of the world, where I do not know the language, and I have no connections / friends or family. 415 more words

the hand ...

drawn by an 11 year old student today.  I can’t stop bursting out laughing.  How bad of me!