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Nintendo's Game Boy marks 25th anniversary

Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary Monday with the portable device's legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Nintendo, Super Mario, World News, Japan, Microsoft Xbox

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Star Online

Cycling in Japan: Touring the city of Tokyo while surviving on budget meals

A group of Malaysians take their folding bikes on a tour of a fish market in Tokyo and temples in Kamakura, while surviving on budget meals.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel, World News, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel,

CBS Local

The Simpsons - 'Marge In Chains'

Homer sees an infomercial for "The Juice Loosener" on television and orders one.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, The Simpsons, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, World News, Japan

The Japan Times

Make a splash on a family outing

Wet and wild: Spa World in Osaka is a family-friendly mix of children's water park and hot-spring retreat.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Kids, Family

Burton Mail

Burton helps make Japanese beer

A JAPANESE distillery has revealed that it has turned its hand to beer making and is taking tips from the home of brewing.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, World News, Japan, Sake

ITworld

Japan gets first bitcoin ATM, two more on order

Formula One racing and cryptocurrency have nearly nothing in common -- except Suzuka.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Japan, World News,

Pacific Daily News

Japan's electronic music scene

If you're a big fan of electronic dance music on Guam, no doubt you've bemoaned the fact that the Krewellas and Martin Garrixes of the world never come to our little island.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel, World News, Japan,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Good Life: Positive achievements by mid-Hudson Valley residents for April 17

The Chancellor's Award winners are Angelika Juerss, Clinton Corners; Rosia Kittel, Red Hook; Yoshinori Tsuji, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan; Keara Wright, Saugerties; and Joshua Wright, Poughkeepsie.

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Related Topix: New York, Clinton Corners, NY, Red Hook, NY, World News, Japan, Saugerties, NY, Poughkeepsie, NY

Reuters

BOJ keeps upbeat view on regional Japan, sees limited tax hike impact

The Bank of Japan maintained its upbeat view on most of the country's regional economies, adding to reassurances from its governor that the world's third-largest economy can ride out the pain from a sales tax hike without additional stimulus.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Xinhuanet

Japanese lawyer says Abe's Yasukuni Shrine visit violates constitution

Japanese Prime Minister Shizo Abe's visit to the Yasukuni Shine last December violated Japan's constitutional separation of state and religion and should not be made again, Kazuo Okawa, lawyer of the Okawa Law Firm in Osaka, said Wednesday.

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CNN

Sakura In Full Bloom

Made my first trip to Japan this year, and made it in time to see the Sakura bloom.

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News Max

Scientist Apologizes for Mistakes in Stem Cell Research

A Japanese scientist who co-authored what was deemed breakthrough stem cell research issued an apology Wednesday over mistakes that were found in the research.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Japan, World News

TechEBlog

3 Strange and Creepy Abandoned Theme Parks in Japan

Photographer Reginald Van de Velde didn't go to Japan for the normal tourist attractions, but rather for the sole purpose of exploring its abandoned theme parks.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Weird

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam Airlines flight attendant released in Japan

A file photo shows Nguyen Bich Ngoc, a 25-year-old Vietnam Airlines flight attendant, being arrested March 26 on suspicion of involving in a ring which smuggled stolen goods from Japan to Vietnam Japanese authorities released a Vietnam Airlines flight attendant, who had been arrested in March on suspicion of smuggling stolen goods due to a lack of ... (more)

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International Business Times

Japan's Whale Meat Eating Likened to Kangaroo Meat Eating in Australia

"Japan's whaling is based on scientific reasons, while counterarguments by anti-whaling groups are emotional, saying they are against the hunts because whales are cute or smart," Shunichi Suzuki, a Lower House lawmaker of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party said during an interview.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Northwestern University

Northwestern Student Named Luce Scholar

Andrew Peters, a Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine first-year student, has been named a 2014 Luce Scholar to live and work in Asia.

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The Japan Times

Hyogo blocks release of nuke crisis study data

Hyogo officials are blocking the release of data from a simulation run last year predicting what would happen to surrounding prefectures in the event of a meltdown crisis at one of Fukui Prefecture's four atomic plants.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Japan, World News

The Japan Times

Group addresses growing old in U.K.

Aging throws up many challenges, but the problems can often be compounded if you choose to spend your final years thousands of miles away from your home country.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Slashdot

Humans Are Taking Jobs From Robots In Japan

Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes "Bloomberg reports that humans are taking the place of machines in plants across Japan so workers can develop new skills and figure out ways to improve production lines and the car-building process.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Japan, World News,

Suria

Only 1 in 7 Japanese scientists are women

Just a seventh of scientists in Japan are female, government figures show -- a record high rate for the country, despite being the lowest rate of any developed nation.

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