‘JOKER’ Halloween knife attack in Japan

A 24-year-old man wearing a Joker costume attacked passengers on a Tokyo train line on Sunday evening. As many as 17 people were injured as they headed for Halloween parties in the city.  Witnesses say the suspect was wearing a green shirt and purple suit.  He sprayed a clear liquid around the carriage and set … Read more‘JOKER’ Halloween knife attack in Japan

Covid, a typhoon threat, and low ratings. Japan Olympics called cursed for a reason!!

UPDATE 4-Tokyo Olympics opening draws 16.7 mln U.S. TV viewers, a 33-year lowNBC’s broadcast of the Tokyo Olympic Games opening ceremony drew 16.7 million viewers, the smallest U.S. television audience for the event i FINANCE.YAHOO.COM  Across all platforms, including NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, 17 million people watched the ceremony, NBCUniversal said in an email. … Read moreCovid, a typhoon threat, and low ratings. Japan Olympics called cursed for a reason!!

Lost and found: Japan tags dementia sufferers with barcodes

Lost and found: Japan tags dementia sufferers with barcodes: A Japanese city has introduced a novel way to keep track of senior citizens with dementia who are prone to getting lost – tagging their fingers and toes with scan-able barcodes. A company in Iruma, north of Tokyo, developed tiny nail stickers, each of which carries … Read moreLost and found: Japan tags dementia sufferers with barcodes

Teenager films ‘meteorite’ burning across sky following Japanese earthquake

Teenager films ‘meteorite’ burning across sky following Japanese earthquake : The teen, known as Asuka, 16, from Japan, filmed the extraordinary sight trailing across the evening sky this evening. A rough translation of her Tweet accompanying the video says: “A movie I took while preparing to die. The quake took place near Fukushima .. no … Read moreTeenager films ‘meteorite’ burning across sky following Japanese earthquake

The sad or creepy village of the dolls in Japan

From time to time over the coming weeks, I want to start taking some time off from the madness of daily headlines to focus on some other aspects of the planet earth worth mentioning.. Creepy.. strange.. and bizarre things. The planet is a collection of that. From the people gazing at a don’t walk sign … Read moreThe sad or creepy village of the dolls in Japan