Links for January 14th

Happy New Year! 2014 will see the continuation of this pointless, but hopefully mildly distracting, adventure through my bookmark folder. I hope everyone is keeping warm and avoiding frost-bite. Don’t want anyone to lose a finger!

Please let us know if you have any suggestions. All articles and opinions are presented as-is and do not necessarily reflect the personal opinions of the PAs or the JET Programme.


Unrelated to everything.


Pop Culture




My Top 3 Japanese words of the last week were:

信号[しんごう・shingou]: Traffic lights

黒曜石[こくようせき・kokuyouseki]: Obsidian

牡丹[ぼたん・botan]: Peony flower

Finally, here is a dog riding on the back of a turtle for everyone struggling after their winter break.



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