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V-J Day, Japan Surrenders to the U.S. 70 Years Ago
Today, August 14th is V-J Day. The day Japan surrendered to the United States and officially ended WWII. It is called "Victory In Japan Day or "Victory Over Japan Day". There are three dates that relate to V-J Day, confusing but here what happened.
Oldest Women in the World Dies
The oldest person in the world has passed away at 117 years old. Misao Okawa ‘was’ the Guinness World record holder until her death on the morning of April 1st.
Tear-Free Onions
The days of crying over cut onions may be over. In Japan they have developed a tear-free onion. The substance that is emitted from an onion that makes you cry has been isolated and removed.
Pearl Habor, December 7th, 1941
This Sunday is the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7th, 1941. This is the day President Franklin Roosevelt said would be the day that 'lived in infamy'. It's the date that threw the United States into the World War.
Japanese Company Offers Insulting Clothing Sizes
Typical sizes of clothes are small, medium and large but there is a Japanese company that has sizes that are rather insulting. Fatyo offers sizes in Twitch, Skinny, Fat and Jumbo and the company says they’re not trying to be insulting.
Hamster Butts the Latest Trend in Japan
The latest trend in Japan is hamster butts. Two books dedicated to nothing but hamster butts have sold 40,000 copies already. It is what it sounds like, pictures of nothing but the butt of hamsters.

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