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An infectious personality: Toma Ikuta rallies crew while filming latest drama

Mar. 6th, 2015 | 07:15 pm

http://the-japan-news.com/news/article/0001886718

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Shun Oguri rejected Lupin The Third role many times

Mar. 6th, 2015 | 07:13 pm

http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/movies/story/shun-oguri-rejected-lupin-the-third-role-many-times-20140927

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Mar. 27th, 2013 | 06:06 pm
location: Secret garden
mood: okey
music: Velvet Underground: White Light

Google Street View sends cameras into Namie, an abandoned town in Fukushima where once 21,000 people lived


Robbie Collin's 10 best action films of all time


Why Doctor Who needs more female writers


Honoring death by donating your body to science


'Alfred the Great' bones exhumed from unmarked grave


How to eat: cheese on toast


Amazing British mazes

The secret life of your pet revealed: Owner develops 'cat nav' device which tracks wandering felines' progress by mapping it on Google


The girls of Storyville: Haunting pictures from New Orleans' red-light district reveal how prostitutes lived 100 years ago


Winny Puhh: through YouTube, bizarro Estonian punk band finds new global fame


Store wants $5 browsing fee to deter "showrooming" by online shoppers

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Mar. 21st, 2013 | 04:44 pm
mood: okey

Presidio pet cemetery by the light of the moon (Troy Paiva)


Rise of the naked female warriors


Pink Floyd album to be preserved by US Library


'Deep Throat' porn star Harry Reems dies aged 65


Women in science: know your limits!


In pictures: Lives in limbo on India-Bangladesh border


A sex toy that can help you hit the high notes? Study finds vibrator can improve the vocal range of singers


I've Just Seen David Bowie's V&A exhibition


Did David Bowie pinch a cactus from TS Eliot?


Who Lives Longest?


Before and after: historic buildings restored and transformed


'Oh my God, oh my God, oh my God': Watch what happened when two screaming, retching men were forced to watch a woman giving birth


Are These Lines The Same Height? Your Answer Depends On Where You're From


One Million Police Hours Making marijuana possession arrests


Amazing photos of 1946 nuclear weapons test

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Mar. 20th, 2013 | 04:56 pm
location: room
mood: okey
music: Johnny Thunders: In cold blood

50th anniversary of the closing of Alcatraz prison


Still sticking two fingers up: Ronnie Biggs' gesture of defiance as he arrives for funeral of Great Train Robber Bruce Reynolds


Will David Bowie attend his best-selling show? Curators try to entice the Thin White Duke to the seat with the clearest view


Breaking America? Anything Hugh Laurie can do, Stephen Fry can do better


Obey Your Master - Why Metallica was huge, still is huge, and always will be huge.


Scientists create complete genetic map of a Neanderthal from a TOE - and put it online for free


He must be a fan of Inception: Photographer produces mind- boggling pictures of the world turned on its head


A little piece of England in the Far East: Evocative images show how 19th century Shanghai resembled a quaint British village


Arizona lawmaker wants to ban trans people from using the “wrong” bathroom


Cross-Dressing Throughout History to Fit In


The Digital Millennium Copyright Act Is Even Worse Than You Think


Fact Checking “In Cold Blood”

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Mar. 19th, 2013 | 06:39 pm
location: My Desk
mood: okayokay
music: Peter Murphy - Shy

Michael Scott's top 10 Doctor Who creatures

David Bowie: the show goes on at the V&A

V&A Museum hosts retrospective of David Bowie's life and work

David Bowie exhibition is V&A's fastest ticket seller

Matt Smith on Doctor Who anniversary episode: 'It's just spellbinding'

BBC criticised for censoring Elvis Costello lyrics

John Cleese: 'The BBC management have never written and never directed programmes'

Was inbreeding common among early humans? 100,000-year-old deformed skull adds evidence to theory of 'very small' communities

Life in ruins: The haunting images of abandoned towns around the world

In Depth: The District Court's Remarkable Order Striking Down the NSL Statute

In-depth explanation of EFF's courtroom victory over the FBI's "National Security Letters"

Canadian government muzzles librarians and archivists, creates snitch line to report those who speak online or in public without permission

My talk on copyright, ebooks and libraries for the Library of Congress

Forget the Cellphone Fight — We Should Be Allowed to Unlock Everything We Own

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Mar. 18th, 2013 | 04:40 pm

David Bowie Is becomes the Victoria and Albert's fastest-selling event ever

The Next Day gives David Bowie his first number one in 20 years

David Bowie is... exhibition at V&A is a ringing endorsement of pure stardom

Dan Lepard's black olive and sumac rolls recipe

A better way to learn Chinese?

Doctor Who: The Bells of Saint John, spoiler-free preview

Homes with envy-inspiring libraries

The town that drowned: Eerie pictures of the real life Atlantis that was underwater for 25 years

The Lock Pickers - Entry 1: Victorian England made the strongest locks in the world—until an American showed up and promised he could pick them.

A Brief History of Applause, the 'Big Data' of the Ancient World

Science Seat: You could have been a furry beast

HOWTO make homemade "Cadbury's Easter creme" eggs

Anthropologist investigates African penis theft

BMEzine founder Shannon Larratt dead in apparent suicide

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NEWS

Feb. 1st, 2013 | 06:01 pm
mood: okayokay
music: DKs - Kill the Poor!

When Newspapers Were New, or, How Londoners Got Word of the Plague

Age of innocence: Beautiful homespun images capture early 20th century 'wonder years' when children ran barefoot instead of playing Xbox

The Mystery of Curry: It turns out we’ve been eating the spiced dish for a lot longer than anyone ever imagined.

Arrested for cross-dressing! Meet Fanny and Stella, the Victorian gentlemen charged with the 'unnatural offence' of being transvestites

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News

Jun. 16th, 2012 | 09:03 am
mood: okayokay
music: Bitch Boys - Continental (1981)

Research Report: How Secular Humanists (and Everyone Else) Subsidize Religion in the United States

Maher: Conservative disrespect for President Obama is rooted in racism

5 "Stand Your Ground" Cases You Should Know About

Act Now: NC Pastor Calls for Concentration Camps for Gays

Benin voodoo festival - in pictures

Two Hundred Years of Surgery

7 States That Ban Atheists From Holding Public Office

Wife of Utah GOP chair sends gay Republican candidate homophobic email

A library in every school, please

The Black Death Returns: Oregon Man in Critical Condition with the Plague

High-Ranking NYC Official: Let 5th Grader Deliver Gay Marriage Speech

Prison term for Indonesian atheist who posted views on religion online

Jon Stewart demolishes senators for swooning over JP Morgan CEO

With video: Two female Michigan lawmakers silenced after vagina, abortion comments

Major Threat to Religion? Clergy People Coming Out as Atheists

Washington parent: Sex education is ‘just the same as raping somebody’

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Dec. 23rd, 2011 | 08:34 am
mood: lazylazy
music: Jimi Hendrix: Fire

Cold outside? Warm up inside with seasonal Drinks

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/12/22/DDRU1MAQHT.DTL

For Bloggers at Risk: Creating a Contingency Plan

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/12/creating-contingency-plan-risk-bloggers

Yule be sorry if you eat it: 100 year old Christmas cake celebrates milestone (and a 70 year old fruit cake is up for auction)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2077755/Yule-sorry-eat-100-year-old-Christmas-cake-celebrates-milestone-70-year-old-fruit-cake-auction.html

Hanukkah celebrations around the world - in pictures

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2011/dec/23/hanukkah-celebrations-around-world-in-pictures

For Christmas, Your Government Will Explain Why It's Legal to Kill You

http://www.loweringthebar.net/2011/12/for-christmas-your-government-will-explain.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+LoweringTheBar+%28Lowering+the+Bar%29

'I was an atheist at eight': Ricky Gervais caught up in Twitter spat with Christians after saying he doesn't believe in God

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2077757/Ricky-Gervais-Twitter-spat-Christians-saying-doesnt-believe-God.html

How SOPA's 'circumvention' ban could put a target on Tor

http://news.cnet.com/8301-31921_3-57346592-281/how-sopas-circumvention-ban-could-put-a-target-on-tor/

Dear Santa Letter sent 100 years ago found up chimney

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/frontpage/2011/1221/1224309341785.html

Mein Kampf tagged as 'perfect present' by Waterstone's

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/dec/23/mein-kampf-perfect-present-waterstones

The man whose muscles made women faint: How Britain's first bodybuilder was the father of modern fitness

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2077785/The-man-muscles-women-faint-How-Britains-bodybuilder-father-modern-fitness.html

An open letter to Minnesota state senator Amy Koch

http://boingboing.net/2011/12/22/an-open-letter-to-minnesota-st.html#more-135617

The pick of Christmas television: How to make the most of your holiday viewing

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/features/the-pick-of-christmas-television-how-to-make-the-most-of-your-holiday-viewing-6280553.html

Breaking new ground in a bygone age: The man who became the first black international footballer 130 years ago

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2078084/Breaking-new-ground-bygone-age-The-man-black-international-footballer-130-years-ago.html

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