Category Archives: Cross Culture

Terrorism ‘Takes a Village’

Norwegian-Pakistani-Afghan little girl’s odyssey to adulthood activism and passivity work together dangerously Or if you’re in a hurry at least watch this tiny bit: Short Excerpt l

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Teen Tops G.AT.E. Test

Time for North American kids from ALL and ANY culture or economic stratum to cut their smartphone & internet usage in HALF to catch or compete with the MOTIVATED geniuses like Sagar Sha heading to a great career in YOUR … Continue reading

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Kanto Left • Kansai Right?

Is there REALLY A difference between Kansai and Kanto escalator etiquette to stand on Right or Left so others can walk past? Continue reading

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Kondo Kirei Suru ka!? what? Has she cleaned up Japan so well that she DARES come to USA and mess up MY garage and challenge MY archaeological method of filing? ?? Big shocker on Netflix – episode 1 is REFRESHING, but episode 2, … Continue reading

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Hope vs Finger of Fate

… Yukako Fukushima, a prosthetics technician, has been given the affectionate title of ane – older sister – in yakuza circles. In the past decade she has equipped more than 100 ex-gangsters with individually-created false fingers of such quality that … Continue reading

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deGaulle honors Forgotten Hero

Despite 15 decorations from France for heroism and battlefield injuries in WWI and WWII, Eugene Bullard was ignored in the USA by his home country. “He had many reasons to resent his native country,” says biographer Craig Lloyd. But Bullard … Continue reading

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Spike Lee Lights Up Dark Irony

Spike Lee restores Meaning to Media! His new movie, BlacKkKlansman, respins a true story from an autobiography of Colorado Springs’ first African American police officer, Ron Stallworth, and a Jewish detective, Flip Zimmerman, who worked undercover to infiltrate the local … Continue reading

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Avoid Culture Shock: China

Gotcha’s You Can Learn this… Clocks as Gifts: NO! Green hats: they’ll be laughing at you anyway Kissing Hello, no! Hugging Goodbye? not in public: just smile, bow, or maybe shake hands …depending…   Counting Make Change (or have exact … Continue reading

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¿Stellar Sign Hidden in Plain Sight?

Isn’t it too late to argue? Look at the date on your European and US coins? Comet: NBC news! Friendly Civil lawyer with over-the-counter Mac astronomy software makes centuries of obtuse PhD dissertations obsolete The Star of Bethlehem Documentary 2007 … Continue reading

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OZ teaches Children Asian Languages in Virtual Classes

Children Learn Asian Languages in Virtual Classrooms from Excerpt below as public service – click link above to full article. (Emphasis below is from this editor.)  Australian children have now the added option to learn Asian languages under the guidance … Continue reading

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