Tag Archives: Japan

Beijing Plays Air-Defense Games and Attempts to Intimidate Neighboring Nations

The American B-52 bombers that flew over the East China Sea on Tuesday made something of a mockery of Beijing’s newly-declared “air defense identification zone”. To the outside world China looks weak and ineffectual right now, as it obviously cannot … Continue reading

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Transparent Car Technology Researchers at Japan’s Keio University are working on an optical-camouflage technology that could make parking cars safer. The technology makes the backseat invisible and the back of the car transparent so drivers can see behind their car when backing up, thus eliminating blind spots. Watch the video to find out more about optical-camouflage technology

Transparent Car Technology Researchers at Japan‘s Keio University are working on an optical-camouflage technology that could make parking cars safer. The technology makes the backseat invisible and the back of the car transparent so drivers can see behind their car … Continue reading

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U.S. Combined Tax Rates HIGHEST in Developed World

U.S. Combined Tax Rates HIGHEST in Developed World Despite the fact that April 1st was April Fool’s Day, Japan ceded to the United States a distinction that is no laughing matter: the highest combined statutory corporate tax rate (state, local, … Continue reading

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INFO-GRAPHIC MAP: The TOP 10 Most Vulnerable U.S. Nuclear Reactors Located in a Quake Zone

Earthquake Activity and nuclear reactors around the world MOST Vulnerable sites The top 10 U.S. nuclear reactor sites with the highest risk of suffering core damage from an earthquake, as assessed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and USGS. The list is … Continue reading

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Who does the USA owe the most money to? HINT: IT’S not China

As the U.S. government spends an unprecedented amount of money to fix the economy, there is an equally great need to raise the cash to pay for it. This is accomplished through borrowing, whereby Uncle Sam sells Treasury securities of … Continue reading

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EURO-FIGHTER TYPHOON w/LOW AFTERBURNER TAKEOFF

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VIDEO REPORT: World Population now at 7 billion INFO-GRAPHIC: The TOP 6 Nations with the most Elderly Dependents

 World Population now at 7 billion and growing strong…       The International Monetary Fund tracks demographic trends around the world. One troubling trend is the rapid aging of populations in many countries. As you can see, Japan is … Continue reading

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TOP 10 Countries with the MOST Public Debt as % of GDP 2011 (YTD)

France is taking a crash course in global recession 101 as it struggles to maintain its prized AAA credit rating and help support the European Union’s interconnected banking system. So far, the Gallic government has yet to start writing checks … Continue reading

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Panetta Criticizes China for its lack of transparency, coupled with increasingly assertive activity in the East and South China Seas

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lashed out and criticized China for it’s secretive expansion of its military power. At a question-and-answer session with U.S. and Japanese troops at Yokota, Panetta said that despite coming budget cuts … Continue reading

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East Coast of Honshu, Japan gets rocked with a 6.7 Magnitude earthquake

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake rocked the northeastern coast of Honshu, Japan early Thursday morning, local time. The epicenter of the quake was close to where the devastating 9.0-magnitude earthquake struck on March 11, 2011. The center of the magnitude 6.7 earthquake … Continue reading

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