Japan, one of the biggest importers of gold, does not stop at using gold in jewellery or dentures. They eat it. There is a trend for dusting noodles and other food with very fine gold. Restaurant owner Seiichi Ohmura invented gold sushi and does a roaring trade every day. Given the Japanese propensity for the… Read More »
Saw this article on the front page of The Standard today. Seems like the writer cannot make up his/her mind whether to give the story a postive or negative spin. The headline screamed “Ray of Hope”, but the deck immediately threw a dampener by saying “Food safety fears grow despite nuke optimism”. How did that… Read More »
Jet ski across the Pacific Ocean? No wonder Sino-Japanese relations are strained. There’s no easy way for them to reach each other. How this screen was captured: Go to Google Maps, get directions for “Japan” to “China” and scroll down to step 43. Related stuff: Mighty Google Maps Google reaching for the stars
The music is Teshima Aoi’s cover of The Rose, which I think is better than the original Bette Midler’s version. Technorati Tags: Japanese love messages moving words video Teshima Aoi The Rose
But I wonder, how much will it cost?