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CUTE CAT VIDEOS - 2019 (January Compilation)   video
Offbeat  (tags: japanese, cats, kittens, cute kitty video! )

- 66 days ago -
Enjoy the crazy antics of all these silly kitties.
Japan's Soccer Star Honda to Serve as 'Coach' for Cambodia's National Team
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, soccer, Cambodia, Honda, Japanese, coach )

- 219 days ago -
Honda is scheduled to take command of matches of the Cambodian national team from September. At the same time, he will play for A-League champion Melbourne Victory, according to the company run by the striker and the Football Federation of Cambodia.
These Japanese And Siberian Flying Squirrels Are The Cutest Furry Animals On Earth
Offbeat  (tags: japanese, siberian, flying squirrels, furry animals, animals, environment, interesting, pictures, wildlife )

- 1240 days ago -
These wide-eyed and unbearably adorable Japanese and Siberian flying squirrels look like theyâEUR(TM)ve come straight out of a Disney cartoon, but theyâEUR(TM)re actually found in Japan and some parts of Europe.
Oooh, That Feels Better! Tourists Film Snow Monkeys Blissfully Sinking Into Hot Springs
Offbeat  (tags: japan, japanese, snow monkeys, hot springs, video, offbeat )

- 1529 days ago -
A good soak in a hot bath is really all you need on a cold day. Snow monkeys living near the resort of Yamanouchi, in the heart of central Japan's hot springs country, have taken to spending much of their time hanging out in the warm waters.
The Father of Arab Karate, His Turbulent Life and His Last Resting Place in the Nile
Offbeat  (tags: conflict, violence, society, karate, Arab, Nile, peace, Japanese, middle-east, humans, interesting )

- 1617 days ago -
Okamoto had dreamed that through karate the Arab world would achieve independence, cast off domination by the West, and achieve a peace and unity that goes beyond religion. The current situation is far from that.
Japanese Fans Remember Their Manners in Brazil; Clean Up Before Going Home
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, brazil, World Cup, clean up, Japanese, culture )

- 1738 days ago -
Their national team may have lost their World Cup game against Ivory Coast, but Japanese fans didn't forget their manners, it would seem.
Haiku A Day Helps You Work, Rest, Play
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Japanese, Japanese American, Hawaii, haiku, 101 years old, artist, 1941, World War 2 )

- 2616 days ago -
Born in 1910 in Hawaii to parents who had gone to work on its pineapple plantations, Oshiro didn't set foot in Japan until age 3, when he was sent to live with his grandparents to receive a Japanese education.
Japanese Architect Tackles New Christchurch Cathedral
Offbeat  (tags: New Zealand, Christchurch, earthquake, Cathedral, architect, unlikely, Japanese, cardboard, Feb.22, temporary, structure, unusual )

- 2768 days ago -
A Japanese architect is using an unlikely construction material in his race against time to build a towering structure that will replace Christchurch Cathedral after an earthquake earlier this year ravaged the city icon.
World Cup Soccer as Played By Cats (The One)
Offbeat  (tags: japanese, cats, soccer, funny, video, the one, humor )

- 3175 days ago -
If you thought Japanese fish playing soccer was funny, wait until you see this video of Japanese cats playing soccer! Cat lovers will love it! Enjoy! And please let me know what you think!
Take a Dive Into the Japanese Fish Soccer World Cup - Asylum.Com
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, odd, unusual, tournaments, fish, japanese )

- 3175 days ago -
At the Sea Paradise Aquarium in Japan, World Cup fever (a delightful term that will finally fizzle into the ether this weekend) has not gone unnoticed. The international soccer football has taken a nose dive into its fish tanks where Japan 'takes on'
Australia Files Suit Against Japan Over Whaling; Japanese Official Says the Country Will 'Firmly Respond'
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, whaling, Japanese )

- 3212 days ago -
Japan said Tuesday that it would staunchly defend its research hunt that kills hundreds of whales a year, a day after Australia filed an international lawsuit arguing that the cull does not qualify for a scientific exemption to a 1986 ban.
Sydney Eatery Shows Food Wasters the Door
Offbeat  (tags: Sydney, Japanese, restaurant, Wafu, eatery, finishing everything on your plate, food waste, mottainai )

- 3220 days ago -
Mom's old adage of finishing everything on your dinner plate has been given a new hardline interpretation. Failure to sufficiently clean your plate at Yukako Ichikawa's restaurant, Wafu, will see you banned from returning to the popular Sudney eatery.
Japanese Searches for 7 Jews Saved From Nazis
Offbeat  (tags: WW2, Nazis, Jews, search, Japan, Japanese, visas, diplomat, transit visa, Chiune Sughara, Lithuania, JTB, refugee, photo )

- 3226 days ago -
A freelance writer has embarked on a search for people in seven photos that symblize a rare act of humanity when the world was filled with slaughter, destruction and atrocities. The seven were among the estimated 6,000 Jews who escaped from Nazi
Japanese Government Blocks a Ban on Child Pornography
Offbeat  (tags: Child Porn, japanese, voted down )

- 3230 days ago -
The ruling Democratic Party of Japan has refused to support legislation that would outlaw the possession of child pornography on the grounds that it would infringe individuals' freedom of expression - although there has been a stepped-up police campaign
Japan's Favourite Hangover Cures
Offbeat  (tags: hangover, alcohol, festive season, veisalgia, cure, fruits, drink, umeboshi, intolerance, Japanese, Asian )

- 3371 days ago -
Tis the season to be jolly. And when you've finished being jolly, tis the season to wake up with veisalgia, more popularly known as a hangover. The punishment begins when alcohol reaches your brain and tells your pituitary grands to stop producing

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