December 15, 2019

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx has started orbiting asteroid Bennu

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By Marietta Moon From engadget The asteroid is now the smallest celestial body orbited by a spacecraft. After NASA’s OSIRIS-REx arrived at asteroid Bennu in early December, its ground team quickly started measuring and mapping out the celestial body. They needed all the information they could get in order to enter Bennu’s orbit, since the asteroid has […]

Tokyo Tower

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Tokyo Tower Just After Dusk By Trey Ratcliffe From Stuck In Customs JAPAN HIGHLIGHT VIDEO My team and I recently visited four great cities in Japan as part of our ongoing 80 Stays around the World tour. Check out this short video with highlights from Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, and Okinawa at website below. DAILY PHOTO […]

Dry Coconut Powder | Global Market 2018 Analysis | (Cocomi, Caribbean, Maggi) and more…

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By Leon Gaban From The Finance Goof The Dry Coconut Powder Market report provides overview of Dry Coconut Powder Industry, including industry chain analysis, manufacturing technology, characteristics and latest market trends & dynamics.The Dry Coconut Powder market research report also focuses on future trends and demand,supply and market expansion rate,prices, competition, size, prices and value […]

Robot installs drywall

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Humanoid construction robot installs drywall by itself By Jon Fingas From engadget It’s clever, if also a commentary on Japan’s labor priorities. If Japan’s Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Institute has its way, construction workers might be a thing of the past. Researchers have built HRP-5P, a humanoid bot that can handle a variety of […]

China ‘threatened with isolation’ by veto written into US-Mexico-Canada trade deal

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By Lee Jeong-ho, Keegan Elmer, Zhou Xin From South China Morning Post A clause allowing any member of the North American trio to effectively block each-other’s free-trade deals seems aimed at China and is expected to feature in future US trade agreements A special clause in the new US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement would give Washington a […]

Revived Kirk heading for Lesser Antilles; Japan in Trami’s Sights

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By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Tropical storm watches and warnings are in place across several eastern Caribbean islands ahead of strengthening Tropical Storm Kirk. As of 2 pm EDT Wednesday, Kirk’s top sustained winds were up to 60 mph. Kirk was located about 300 miles east of Barbados, moving just north of due west […]

Non dual citizen countries

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10 countries where it’s nearly impossible to become a dual citizen By Brianna Moné From Business Insider Some countries won’t allow you to be a citizen of two places. Associated Press/Mark Lennihan Being born in a specific country gives you an automatic claim of that country, a right to citizenship. Sometimes, depending on your country […]

UK feels Brexit pressure after EU-Japan trade deal

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The signing of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement in July put into sharp contrast the UK’s struggles to make any tangible progress with its Brexit negotiations. Jacopo Dettoni assesses how Japanese companies will view their European investments should the UK head for a no-deal Brexit. As Brexit blurs the horizon of the UK’s future foreign […]

Fukushima nuclear disaster: Japan confirms first worker death from radiation

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From BBC Japan has announced for the first time that a worker at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant died after suffering radiation exposure. The man, who was in his 50s, died from lung cancer that was diagnosed in 2016. Japan’s government had previously agreed that radiation caused illness in four workers but this is […]

‘It’s thanks to my patience’: The world’s oldest living married couple share their secret to 80 years of marriage

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By Molly Thomson From Insider Masao and Miyako Matsumoto are the oldest living husband and wife, and they have been married for over 80 years. Miyako attributes much of their marital success to her patience. Relationship experts agree that patience is critical for a long and healthy marriage. With the US life expectancy hovering around […]