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Wataru Tenga
Works at Japanese-to-English translator; meat-free, car-free, Tokyo-based naturalized Japanese Dutch guy from Michigan
Lived in Grand Rapids, Michigan
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This man, who sees the realities in the developing world, has a surprisingly intelligent take on energy issues. 
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Spring flowers inviting visitors to our Tokyo home
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+Wesley Yeoh They are to make the bench level so people don't slide to the left. There is a long story behind this bench, but I won't bore you with it. ;-)

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To all those good people I promised to meet up with when work slowed down, as it always does in April, I'm still waiting for it to slow down.
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That's so often the case...

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This is how you stop global warming dead cold in its tracks. The Ontario way.
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Thanks Andrew, don't worry though. The issue raises such high temperatures in people (hehe) that it happens quite a lot, as I'm sure you know. Tis OK.

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This is a better story than the one in the NY Times, which never even uses the word "nuclear" once.
The world needs to triple the energy it gets from renewables, nuclear reactors and power plants that use emissions-capture technology to avoid dangerous levels of global warming, United Nations scientists said.
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But the best examples of Japanese Americana don’t just replicate our culture. They strike out, on their own, into levels of appreciation and refinement rarely found in America. They give us an opportunity to consider our culture as refracted through a foreign and clarifying prism. h/t +Gen Kanai 
If you’re looking for some of America’s best bourbon, denim and burgers, go to Japan, where designers are re-engineering our culture in loving detail
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Some sensible talk about the effects of cannabis.
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It's illegal in Japan and the penalties are quite severe, which I think is silly. I certainly used it a lot when I lived in the US.

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When quarterbacks get a pass on rape, isn't it time to rethink the importance of college sports?
A young woman is raped after a night drinking at a bar, tearfully reports it to the police the next day, and then this happens. The police did not follow the obvious leads that would have quickly i...
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I think the point of the story is that "Justice" has decided to turn a blind eye to the incident. A video that has disappeared? Officials concerned about what this story would do to the football-mad community? That attitude is precisely the problem. 

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Kevin Drum at his finest. The big reason taxes are complicated is because people do complicated things with their money—often with the express aim of lowering their taxes.
He owes us. It's time to stop whining.
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+Chris Jones, AMT is lower than normal tax rates, so no. If you counted up all your income and claimed no deductions aside from personal and standard, you would pay more than any constellation of incomes would pay under AMT.

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Glad to see Nogizaka 46 gain recognition, though I'm not sure this cross-breeding trend is a good one in the long run.
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Nogizaka 46 does a lot of tie-in cross-promotional work with the Tohoku Rakuten Eagles, which is how I follow them. It's for work, I swear.
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  • Japanese-to-English translator; meat-free, car-free, Tokyo-based naturalized Japanese Dutch guy from Michigan
    1983 - present
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Meat-free, car-free, Tokyo-based naturalized Japanese Dutch guy from Michigan
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Self-taught, self-employed, but dependent on you, my friends.
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I've lived my entire life from hand to mouth, always staying just one step ahead of poverty while enjoying an abundant life. So far, anyway.
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Grand Rapids, Michigan - Hartford, Connecticut - San Francisco, California - Tokyo
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