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Eating Silkworms


Today I ate Silkworm Pupus. My Korean friend, Youngmi, told me she eats them regularly in Korea and she gave me some to try when she visited a week ago. They actually were not that bad. If they were spiced up and / or put in another food I could probably deal with them. Straight of the can and slightly heated, per her instructions, they were, well, like silkworm pupas.

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TV Remote Cell Phone

Okay, I’m a gadget freak to some degree but this is just overboard.

It’s the ability to browse a program schedule on your phone, pick a program then point your cell phone at your VCR and have the phone program your VCR. I don’t need that feature. My VCR already does that thank you. ;-)

Docomo’s newest series, the 901i has been announced recently. The line up of new features is not that compelling.

The new features are

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Talby

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A Cell Phone for Luddites

Here’s a cell phone for your luddite friends. It has only one feature. It makes/takes phone calls. There’s no display, nothing. Dial, Pickup or Hangup.

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Steam


Living in Japan has it’s advantages

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Audioscrobbler

I found this site today called audioscrobbler while I was searching on Google Japan for 小島麻由美 (Kojima Mayumi) since I went to her concert yesterday which Rocked!

This page came up. The page shows what that guys listens to by band. His #1 band as of today is Pizzicato Five, also one of my favorites and his second is 小島麻由美.

The piqued my interest so I checked out the site. It’s a service that tracks what you are listening to. It does this with plugins for iTunes, WMP, Winamp, etc. What’s the point? Well:

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Maywa Denki

My friend Bruce was visiting yesterday and I randomly decided to take him to the NTT ICC. We totally lucked out as there was this awesome exhibition of the work and works of Maywa Denki

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Are You His #2 Girl

Rank Kingdom (ランク王国) is this program I enjoy that ranks random stuff. Every week they cover the top selling comics, games and videos but they also have just completely random stuff. This week for example they had top concerts of 2004, top jigsaw puzzles, top famous people that would best to appear on the new Japanese currency and finally this:

彼にとって二番目 which translated basically means, “I am his #2 girl”.
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