Tag Archives: celebrity

17 Most Tweeted Events of 2011 (You’ll NEVER guess #1)

Everyone thought the year would ring in with the most tweeted story coming from the U.S. Not by a long shot. Continue reading

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That’s Just the Way it Goes

Doing drugs in Japan? If you’re Japanese, you’ll go to jail. If you’re foreign, you’ll get deported. …After going to jail. That’s just the way it goes in Japan. Love it or leave it. Continue reading

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Skeptikai Notices (June18) – News, psychology, Japan, & more

Skeptikai notices from June 18. Continue reading

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Rock Star Skepticism

Who said Japanese rock bands can’t be skeptical? Enter “Radwimps.” Continue reading

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Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous – Korean Slave Edition

When one woman killed herself in 2009, she started drawing attention to the seedy underworld of the Korean entertainment industry. Celebrities have become modern-day slaves in Korea, and pop stars are getting fed up. Continue reading

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