月別アーカイブ: 2014年10月

Switching over….

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紙の新聞から、タブレットで読む新聞へ
As you can see in this picture (not very good because I took it…), some people are switching over from hard-copy to digital online newspapers. With the spreading use of SmartPhones/iPhones/Tablets/iPads, more people are reading the news in digital form.

The following list is for your reference (ご参考のために).
Take a look at the future way of reading the news!
日本経済新聞(Nikkei)
http://www.nikkei.com/
Nikkei (English)
http://asia.nikkei.com/?n_cid=NARAN101

Nikkei digital (Japanese)
http://pr.nikkei.com/multidevice/

読売新聞(Yomiuri)
http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/

Yomiuri(English)
http://the-japan-news.com/

毎日新聞(Mainichi)
http://mainichi.jp/

Mainichi(English)
http://mainichi.jp/english/

Mainishi Weekly(English)  300yen/m ~
http://mainichi.jp/pr/weekly/

朝日新聞(Asahi)
http://www.asahi.com/

Asahi (English)
http://www.asahi.com/english/

Asahi weekly (English)
http://www.asahi.com/english/weekly/

Halloween Riddles 2014

ハロウィーンのなぞなぞ さて いくつ正解できるでしょうか?
頭をやわらかくして 挑戦ください!

Halloween Riddles 2014
1. What kind of TV do you find inside a haunted house?
2. What is the problem with twin witches?
3. What do you call a nervous witch?
4. Why didn’t the skeleton cross the road?
5. Where do ghosts go when they’re sick?
6. What do sea monsters eat for lunch?
7. What did the skeleton order for dinner?
8. Where does Dracula keep his money?
9. What instrument do skeletons play?
10. What did the witch eat at the beach?
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Answers: Halloween Riddles 2014
1. A wide scream TV
2. You can’t tell which witch is which
3. A twitch
4. Because he had no guts
5. To the witch doctor
6. Fish and ships
7. Spare ribs
8. In a blood bank
9. Trom-BONE!
10. A sandwich
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Early researchers of LED snubbed…

日本人とアメリカ人がノーベル物理学賞を受賞した理由は 以下ですが、
もともと青以外のLEDの発明があったからではないかと言えば それはそうですね。
Two Japanese and one American researcher received the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics (Development of Blue LED), but early pioneers of LED technology feel snubbed by the Nobel committee.
American inventor of the red LED in the 1960’s believes that some of the early researchers of LED development should also be given credit.
Inventor of the red LED hits out at committee for overlooking his seminal 1960s work
From: The Independent Oct 09, 2014 (www.independent.co.uk)
Nobel snub for former University of Illinois professor
From: The News-Gazette Oct 10, 2014 (http://www.news-gazette.com/)
Professor Nick Holonyak questions why blue LED is worthy while his – the very first – was not
From: Western Daily Press  Oct 08. 2014  (http://www.westerndailypress.co.uk/)
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