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4 min ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Watch Japanese Artists Paint Dragons With A Single Brushstroke

At Studio Kousyuuya in Nikko, Japan, there are men known as sumie painters who can paint the body of a dragon in a single brush stroke.

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4 hrs ago | Neatorama

Incredible Dragon Body Painted in a Single Brush Stroke

For four generations, artists at the Kousyuuya studio in Nikko, Japan have developed and mastered an amazing creative process.

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6 hrs ago | BioSpace

ERT Opens Registration for PROFICIENCYRegional Conference Series

Series of 1-Day, Global Events Focuses on Maximizing Patient-Centric Endpoints PHILADELPHIA - August 21, 2014 -- ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today opened registration for the PROFICIENCYa 2014 Regional Conference Series: Maximizing Product Value with Optimized ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Make it Better: Songs by Hyeyoung Kim Set for Indian Road Cafe Tonight

Award-winning songwriter Hyeyoung Kim will present a one-night only concert of original material Thursday, August 21st, 2014, 8pm at the Indian Road Cafe, 600 W. 218th Street, New York, NY.

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15 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

World briefs: Army chief urges talks

Army chief Raheel Sharif called Wednesday for "meaningful" talks to resolve a weeklong political deadlock in a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's brother, according to a senior army officer.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Japan reportedly to expand support for US military

Japan Air Self Defense Force air crew members direct and watch as pilots extend the wings on a E-2C Hawkeye at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, in this Feb. 5, 2009, file photo.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia, US Military, US Air Force, Andersen Air Force Base, Akihito Akihito,

Times Observer

Troy Endres

Troy Brett Endres, 46, of 139 Aztech Way, Acworth, Georgia passed away on August 3rd, 2014 as the result of a one vehicle auto accident.

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Hotel Online

April 2015 Opening Set for the 970-room Hotel Gracery Shinjuku in Tokyo, Japan

Leading Japanese hospitality company Fujita Kanko Inc. announced it is now accepting reservations for a new Hotel Gracery, opening in April 2015 in Kabukicho, Tokyo's entertainment and nightlife hub, located in the Shinjuku area.

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Medical News

Focal choroidal excavation linked to chorioretinal diseases

Results of a Japanese study show that focal choroidal excavation is present in several ocular diseases, including typical age-related macular degeneration , central serous chorioretinopathy , polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy and idiopathic choroidal neovascularization .

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Pattaya Mail

Thais detained in Japan auto incident reject Foreign Ministry help

Three Thai nationals detained in Japan in connection with a car accident that that left a Japanese student dead has rejected assistance from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Medical Daily

Sleep Deprivation Plagues These Cities Most, Says Fitness Tracker Data: Why Urban Bedtimes Suffer

Sleep is one of the three pillars of health alongside exercise and nutrition, so why do Americans keep treating it as if it's a place to borrow time from? A new tracking device has served itself as a useful tool for people to get back on track or maintain their already healthy lifestyle, but it has also provided the makers a wealth of information ... (more)

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Mother Jones

The US Sent Thousands of Sailors To Help With Fukushima Relief. Did Radiation Make Them Sick?

A $1 billion lawsuit accuses the Japanese nuclear energy company Tepco of failing to prevent the accident and lying about radiation levels.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, US Military, US Navy, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, World News, Japan, Asian Tsunami Disaster

Japan Visitor Blog

Pokemon Center Nagoya

There are presently eight Pokemon Centers in Japan besides the Pokemon Center in Tokyo: Fukuoka, Nagoya, Osaka, Sapporo, Sendai, Tokyo-Bay and Yokohama.

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The Journal of Investigative Dermatology

Hair, Cutaneous Homeostasis and Stem Cell Functions

To examine the role of this complex in the epidermis, we generated mutant mice harboring epidermal specific deletion of aPKCl, a major component of the aPKC-Par complex, using the Cre-loxP system and Keratin 5-Cre mouse line.

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The Washington Post

21 of Americaa s biggest cities average fewer than seven hours of sleep each night

Americans might run on sleep, but those living in the country's largest cities don't appear to run on much.

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Circulation

Early Repolarization Increases the Occurrence of Sustained...

From the Cardiovascular Division, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan ; Cardiovascular Division, Tsukuba Medical Center Hospital, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan ; and Cardiovascular Division, Ibaraki Prefectural Central Hospital, Kasama, Ibaraki, Japan .

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Invasive Infection Caused by Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter soli, Japan

To the Editor: Infections caused by Acinetobacter spp., especially A. baumannii , have been increasingly documented in recent years.

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Denver Post

Afternoon Headlines: DIA flying friendly skies, Broncos "stunk," plus 9 more stories

June 10: United Airlines 787 Boeing Dreamliner waiting on it's push back from DIA on it's nonstop service from its hub in Denver to Tokyo-Narita.

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Indybay.org

Tokyo Japan Solidarity Action With Gaza-Protest At Zim Tokyo Offices

A labor delegation of visited the offices of Zim in Tokyo to protest of the massacre and attacks on the workers and people of Gaza.

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Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Urethritis Caused by Novel Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup W in Man Who Has Sex with Men, Japan

To the Editor: We report a case of urethritis caused by a novel multilocus sequence type , 10651, of the ST11/electrophoretic type -37 complex Neisseria meningitidis serotype W. The patient was a man who has sex with men.

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