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The World Is My Classroom:education Without Boundaries

By Ladymaggic, published on Jan 11, 2009

... the whiteboard, for discussion and extension.

The added bonus of the Online Interactive Classroom is the variety of students and their backgrounds. Students can learn about other cultures by interacting online with the students. In one class, students attend from Korea, China, Japan, Brazil, Czechoslovakia, Russia, Egypt, Taiwan, UK, Saudi Arabia, America and Turkey. It is a whole International Classroom, and at the end of the lesson, students know where each student is from, what they are studying, where they are working, and relationships have been formed. The... (more)

Tags: music, education, china, japan, korea, brazil, russia

Let The Sun Shine, Toyota Declares

By Ed Attanasio, published on Jan 2, 2009

... all over the country -- so that owners can distinguish their Prius from all the others out on the road.

Toyota should be praised for announcing this new endeavor. If only the Big 3 would get on the solar bandwagon – with real projects rather than lip service. And people wonder why Japan is kicking our derrieres when it comes to selling cars!

I saw this yesterday in the Nikkei News:

TOKYO —Toyota Motor Corp. is secretly developing a vehicle that will be powered solely by solar energy in an effort to turn around its struggling business with a futuristic... (more)

Tags: san francisco, japan

Food Mania In Mumbai

By Seema Upadhyay, published on Nov 21, 2008

...and followed his gut feeling. Going by the success of Crepeteria; which was evident by the young crowd waiting for their dessert crepes; I thought; if it wasn’t for Adith’s gut feel, we wouldn’t have tasted Crepes here in India.

Crepes are served in Europe, Japan, America, Australia and in other countries. History being my daughter’s favourite subject; she asked me the origin of Crepes. A poor man’s staple diet can be a rich man’s delicacy. “Well Crepes originated in Brittany; which is in west of France. It originated at a time... (more)

Tags: new york, france, australia, japan

The Soul Of The Long Beach Jazz Festival

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Aug 12, 2008

... tempo down on “Rainy Night In Georgia” and dedicated a tune to a member of the crowd entitled “Melting Into You.” He caused a mild frenzy while roaming thru the crowd playing his guitar and posing for photographs.

Keyboardist Keiko Matsui flew in from her home in Japan to for the festival. She dazzled the crowd with material from her latest self produced CD Mayo. She concluded her set with a Latin tinge song to get the crowd dancing. Funk/Soul/Jazz group Down To The Bone laid down some danceable grooves that rocked the crowd.

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Tags: jazz, california, music, japan

Anime Expo 2008 From A Newbie View

By Delores Williams, published on Jul 7, 2008

...because they had their largest crowd ever at 43,000.

What is it that would bring that many people out on a holiday weekend? Many dressed in costumes that would give any costume designer a case of green eyes.

1. what is Anime? Anime is “cartoons” that originate from Japan.

2. Who is their audience? Everyone. They have something for children to porn lovers.

So, knowing nothing about it, I proceeded into the world of Anime. The first things you notice are the costumes. People are dressed up as their favorite characters from the series they prefer,... (more)

Tags: los angeles, hollywood, japan

Andy Walo: Do Your Own Thing

By Gary Schwind, published on Jun 18, 2008

...for a Grammy too in 97 for best blues album. I don’t know if there’s any more guys like him around. Quite a character. I wish you could have met him. What a performer. I learned a lot from that. What else were you asking? I just keep yapping along. I got so many memories. We were in Japan, and I made good money. We toured the world with Allman Brothers, BB King. Japan, we were treated like rock stars. I’ve never experienced that before. I was on the same floor with Van Halen and Bruce Springsteen at the same time. He told me, “Andy, pretty soon you’re going to... (more)

Tags: san francisco, jazz, myspace, music, japan

When Comments Freak The Frak Out

By Sherlynn Hicks, published on May 4, 2008

...The headline of the story read "Not on Our Blog You Won't."

Because no interest is static, often there are stories on, for example, Kotaku that Consumerist readers may be interested in or on Deadspin that Jezebel readers may be interested in; Danica Patrick winning the 2008 Indy Japan 300 is a good example, so there are cross-posts. Also, within the Gawker Media empire, once you become a commenter on one site, you can log into the other sites and post. This cross-commenting is a tricky proposition, because each site has its own vibe, its own culture, and its own clique of... (more)

Tags: new york, sex, fashion, japan

The Check Is In The Mail

By D. E. Carson, published on Apr 29, 2008

...will get his cut, the wholesaler will get his cut and the rest of the money will have already gone back to China to keep the child-labor sweatshops over there running 24/7 so America can have its daily dose of cheap, worthless junk from a third-world country hell bent on ruling the world. Japan tried twice to take over America: first in 1941 (bad idea) and again in the 1980s when Made in America was a joke all over the world. It bought up all of our technology for building everything it didn’t already have. Anything Japan felt was worthless was sold off to China. Look at your... (more)

Tags: terrorism, education, china, japan, reno, mexico

The Broowaha Deathmatch Writers Bracket; The Play In Winners

By Glenn T, published on Mar 19, 2008 this writing battle royale. Dr. Traci wins in a walkover – and now faces the juggernaut that is Big Ed.

Crowbar vs Tumerica

From their own descriptions:

"Tumerica is a freelance nonfiction writer, foodie, and poet. Tumerica lived for five years in Japan. When not devising strategies to change the world, she devotes the rest of her time to thinking about food."

"As Crowbar, I have traveled the mean streets of America, a strange ten-year odyssey as a street punk, outlaw, and a rebel; crawling through the gutters of the Lower East... (more)

Tags: san francisco, japan, broowaha, burbank

Obama Sidesteps Condemnation Of Church Pastor

By D. E. Carson, published on Mar 18, 2008

...slaves existed.

The roots of the anger lie in the black community. The roots of the anger is a passionate, unwarranted and unfounded hatred of whites. The black community is stewing a grudge for which there is no foundation. It’s not unlike any American today who still hates Japan because of Pearl Harbor. Sure, blacks were rounded up in the savannahs of Africa and dragged to America where they were treated horribly. I make no excuses for treating people that way. But there is not a black person alive today that has endured that kind of treatment and most assuredly I... (more)

Tags: jesus, fashion, japan, obama

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