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time for a little japanese

Manga, giant robots and robotics in general, not-so-common cultures, ideas, ideas and ideas; Tokyo overdrive, Shinkansen, ofuro, electronics, futuristic sub-cultures, cubic watermelons and insatiable hunger for design. If you love these, you'll probably love Japan. Here are a couple of sites that provide you content from Land of the Rising Sun:Tokyo Mango - Everything you ever wanted to know about the birth city of Godzilla, Gundam, All-You-Can-Eat Shabu Shabu, Panty vending machines.Kirai - A blog about Japan written by a Spanish geek in Tokyo.Japander - Celebrity News from Japan.Tokyo Flash - Unique Japanese watches.While you’re at it, check out cubic watermelons that Japanese farmers have been growing for the past twelve years. Technorati Tags: ,,,,,,,,,

desiderata by max ehrmann

Go placidly amidst the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story.Avoid loud and aggressive persons, they are vexatious to the spirit. If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain and bitter; for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself.Enjoy your achievements as well as your plans. Keep interested in your own career, however humble; it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time.Exercise caution in your business affairs; for the world is full of trickery. But let this not blind you to what virtue there is; many persons strive for high ideals; and everywhere life is full of heroism.Be yourself. Especially, do not feign affection. Neither be cynical about love; for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment it is as perennial as th…

pleasure for the eyes

Also called sight gags. This site has a huge collection of funny photos, audio, photo and the like. For instance, here’s an extremely eager Irish girl trying to demolish her school. Listen.These are some good audio gags, visual gags, jokes and many more to keep you merrily occupied for a lonely afternoon. Technorati Tags: ,,,,,,,,,