Notes: Tokyo Dome and The Difference Between Japanese and American Baseball

The first weekend here, Lisa's family gave us their awesome seats to a baseball game between the Yomiuri Giants and the Hanshin Tigers, my first Japanese baseball game ever.The differences I noticed between American baseball and Japanese baseball being that everyone chants a different song for each batter in complete… »9/23/08 4:30am9/23/08 4:30am

Styrofoam Homes Are Typhoon-Resistant, Refillable with People or Coffee

Styrofoam homes may sound like a recipient for disaster, but Japan Dome House Co., Ltd. thinks they're the future. A future in which all of us will be hobbits or smurfs. Made with 7-inch-thick 100% expanded polystyrene foam modules, the company says that they don't have the maintenance problems of wood or metal… »8/08/08 7:04am8/08/08 7:04am