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2014-07-01 08:21:42

Convenient daytime flight to Tokyo-Haneda provides easy access to downtownTokyo MONTREAL, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada will inaugurate service today between Toronto

2014-06-26 12:24:41

TOKYO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. (MHIA), fully owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

2014-06-20 04:20:30

"Unity for PSM" Allows a Broader Range of Developers to Create Dedicated Content For PlayStation®Vita TOKYO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

2014-06-19 08:25:04

The mysterious dance music producer Dionysus shows his face. LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unexpected move, the mysterious

2014-06-17 08:35:15

TOKYO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, participated in Interop Tokyo 2014 and received special awards in two

2014-06-17 04:22:15

TOKYO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interlink Co., Ltd., a new Domain Registry Operator, announced on June 17 that it will open the Internet's most unique Top Level Domain (TLD)(1), ".moe",

2014-06-13 00:20:06

TOKYO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Company to Serve as Official Tire of Olympic Games - Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) announced on June 13 it has entered into an

2014-06-11 12:32:28

SYDNEY, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC), a leading developer of wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) products, today opened its new branch office in Tokyo,

2014-06-10 00:23:20

Affordable System Offers Access To A Wide Variety Of PlayStation Content; TOKYO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

2014-06-10 00:23:17

Followed by PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Vita, and PlayStation®TV, the Open Beta Delivers Exciting PlayStation®3 Games Across Various Platforms with Flexible Rental Options TOKYO,


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Topographic Effects On Weather
2012-07-30 13:18:48

The Japanese Alps are a major weather component and dictate a lot of weather patterns in Japan. The first is when Typhoons move northward and impact Japan. If they remain on the eastern side of the Alps they will bring very heavy rain to the capitol region of Tokyo along with very strong winds. In the winter the Alps create two types of climates at the same latitude. On the Western side near the city of Kanazawa Japan, the winters can be long and harsh with snowfall amounts in the feet....

Topographic Impacts of Mt. Fuji in Japan
2012-07-16 15:39:01

Image Credit: Joshua Kelly Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in the country of Japan. It does have a large impact on the weather in the region. The first impact is shown in the image to the left. This is known as a cap cloud as it sits snuggly on top of the mountain. This feature can be indicative of strong turbulence in the area for aviation purposes. The second impact that Mt. Fuji can have is the winter weather in the Tokyo area. When storm systems come in from the west they tend to...

Tornado Hits Town Northeast Of Tokyo Japan May 5, 2012
2012-05-10 08:24:20

Typically when you think of tornadoes you think of the Plains of the United States. Japan does get tornadoes but most are associated with Tropical Activity. On May 5th 2012, the storm which produced this tornado was not associated with a Typhoon. It was more of a super-cell type thunderstorm. Videos and images available shown the tornado had a wide base. The damage left behind indicates that it could have been a strong storm approaching the middle of the Enhanced Fujita Scale. The storm...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-08 09:54:10

Tokyo is located in the Central part of Japan. On the Eastern shore of Japan is Tokyo Bay which connects to the Pacific Ocean. Just outside Tokyo Bay runs a warm ocean current which plays a role in the climate of Tokyo. Temperatures for Tokyo Japan: Average temperatures for the months of January through March range from the 30’s in January upwards to the 50’s by March. April starts the season of spring and the temperatures range from the 50’s to the 70’s. The months of July...

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2007-03-26 14:08:56

The Frilled shark, Chlamydoselachus anguineus, is a primitive shark species, of the family Chlamydoselachidae in the order Hexanchiformes. The Southern African frilled shark is a proposed new species from the Southern African range. These two species are very different from the other hexanchiform sharks, and it has recently been proposed that the two frilled sharks should be given their own order: Chlamydoselachiformes. Additional extinct types are known from fossil teeth; thought to be...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.