Japanese and Western toilets pictograms to be created before Tokyo Olympics
The Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry compiled a final proposal for the pictograms to indicate Western and Japanese toilets and bidet toilets.
Japan Says That What the 2020 Olympics Needs Is Robot Athletes
It’s fun to follow the Olympics, but something is missing. It’s certainly not human narratives or drama. It’s not excitement. It’s robots. Where are th ...
Paula Abdul's comeback tour postpones Bethlehem stop one day before show
Paula Abdul was scheduled to appear on Tuesday, Oct. 23, but the show will now take place a month later.
What Others Say: Overhaul the culture of US Olympic committee
If the Colorado Springs-based U.S. Olympic committee does not understand this by now, it should: Safety must be the top priority of any organization, whether it constructs tall buildings, teaches
Column: What if they had an Olympics, but no one would host?
Column: What if they threw an Olympic party, but no one was willing to host? That day could be coming sooner than you think, unless the IOC takes some drastic steps to cut costs.
Newberry — What if no one would host the Olympics?
What if they threw an Olympic party, but no one was willing to host it?
Why are fewer Americans watching the Olympics this year?
The IOC's efforts to broaden the appeal of the Games may be backfiring among one of its core audiences. A dramatic shift away from TV compounds the issue.
Seidel: Why Jordyn Wieber isn't at this year's Olympics
In trying to balance shot at Rio, college studies, being gymnastics team manager, DeWitt native knew one thing had to go
Women should wear high heels in the workplace, says Japanese minister
Women should wear high heels at work because it is 'necessary and appropriate', Japan's health minister Takumi Nemoto has claimed. He was responding to a petition calling for a ban.
$10,000 for a jersey? Yep, when it’s the one Michael Jordan wore in the Olympics
The 1984 Olympics jersey worn by NBA legend and Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan is up for auction, and the starting bid is a whopping $10,000.
Pittsburgh Opera postpones a world premiere for the second time. What does this say about the...
Pittsburgh Opera has demonstrated a strong commitment to new works but is struggling to launch its latest large project.
What Could An Olympics Postponement Cost Japan?
What are Japanese beetles?
Japanese beetles, large beetles with bronze backs and metallic green heads, appear each year in the summer to chomp away at leaves on trees and plants.
Why this Japanese knife is one of the most useful gardening tools
There are many great gardening tools these days, but my favorite - and the most useful in many ways - is the hori hori knife. That's dig dig in...
Prom Postponed; Rescheduled For April 20
According to the Vermillion School District's web page, the VHS prom scheduled for April 14 has been postponed. It has been rescheduled for Friday, April 20.
People pay top prices for toasters in Japan. This one costs $270.
Perfectly made toast isn't just an obsession in Japan. It's a business opportunity Over the past few years, there's been a quiet boom in the pursuit of expertly reheated bread, from high-end toasters and premium loaves, to cafes catering to connoisseurs seeking that satisfying crunch Joining the fray is the next best thing for sliced bread, a toaster designed for just one task: making a single…
Abe says IOC agrees '100%' that Olympics should be postponed
TOKYO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach has agreed “100%” to a proposal of postponing the Tokyo Olympics for about one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak, Japanese
No ‘Plan B’ for Olympics amid virus concerns
Tokyo Olympic organizers and the International Olympic Committee say there’s “no case for any contingency plans or cancelling” the 2020 Games because of the fast spreading virus that has caused one death in Japan and about 1,400 in mainland China
10 Pontiac middle school students to travel to Japan
Ten Pontiac middle school students will be traveling to Japan during the 2017-18 school year and the Pontiac School District International Exchange Committee is beginning the process of preparing the kids for their journey.
JFJ gives Holness nine out of 10 in year-one assesment
Executive Director Of Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) Horace Levy has given Prime Minister Andrew Holness nine out of 10, saying the prime minister listened well to civil society during his first year in government. Levy says Holness has shunned...