Archive for June, 2009

When You Die

June 15th, 2009

They say when you die that your whole life flashes before your eyes.  But since dying doesn’t take decades, it must be sped up. With Yakety Sax playing as the soundtrack.

A Possible Reason for High Japanese Literacy Rates

June 1st, 2009

Japan has a remarkably high literacy rate, which sometimes seems confounding, due to the complexity of the written language.  Sure, it’s not as hard as Chinese, but it’s pretty high up there on the difficulty ladder.  This is usually explained by the rigorousness of the educational system, which I’m sure is very important, but I […]