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Noam Chomsky , world-renowned political dissident, linguist, and author. He is Institute Professor Emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he has taught for more than 50 years.
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to boost rebuilding efforts as the country marked the third anniversary Tuesday of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead, destroyed coastal communities and triggered a nuclear crisis.
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PAST AND PRESENT: Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe bows in front an altar for the victims of the 11 March 2011 earthquake and tsunami at the national memorial service in Tokyo on Tuesday Does Shinzo Abe love soldiers who died during World War II more than Japanese living today? The question might sound disrespectful.
Anti-nuclear protesters hold balloons during a rally in front of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
Yamato USA, the North American division of the Yamato Toy Group with headquarters in the otaku capital of the world - the Akihabara district of Tokyo, Japan, is pleased to announce the release from Yamato's Story! Image! Figure! collections: Cowboy Bebop - Spike Speigel PVC Statue, Cutie Honey - Hurricane Honey & Sister Jill PVC Statues, Please ... (more)
Yamato USA, the North American division of the Yamato Toy Group with headquarters in the otaku capital of the world - the Akihabara district of Tokyo, Japan, is exceedingly excited to announce three extraordinary Summer convention exclusives: SIF EX: EXCEL SAGA - Nishiki Ropponmatsu San Diego Comic Con International / Wonder Festival Limited ... (more)
Mt. Gox is well-known for creating one of the world's first Bitcoin trading posts.
Rice. A bland, white carbohydrate only useful as the substrate for sushi or for mopping up the juices of curry? Staple food that forms the nourishing core of every meal? A crop that has molded culture and society? Or primal sustenance imbued with mystic life force of the gods? In Japan, at least, rice is much more than just a makeweight on the ... (more)
The Playstation Network will be down for maintenance on Monday, March 10. Here, a Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. PlayStation 4 video game console sits on display at a Bic Camera Inc. electronics store in Tokyo, Japan, on Saturday, Feb. 22. Maintenance will last from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST on Monday, March 10. Routine PSN maintenance Monday, ... (more)
Prospective B.C. Lions Felions auditioned Sunday at Scotiabank Dance Centre in Vancouver.
Figures have revealed that atmospheric radiation levels in Tokyo, Japan, are at the pre-Fukushima nuclear disaster level, with central Tokyo recording an average level of 0.0339 microsieverts per hour, Bloomberg reports.
Watch a clip from the trailer for the original Japanese animated film "The Wind Rises," a look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.
A somber mood at a candelight vigil in Iwaki City near Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant on Sunday.
Young girls at Japanese radio manufacturing plant in Tokyo, stretch in unison to the beat of a man blowing the whistle.
Japan is far behind in efforts to offer subsidies for reinforcing large buildings against earthquakes alarmingly predicted to hit Tokyo and the Nankai Trough area someday in the future, a survey has shown.
Tens of thousands of citizens turned out for an anti-nuclear rally in Tokyo on Sunday, as the nation prepares to mark the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster.