Ten Reasons Why Japan's Schools Are Spectacular
Term starts at the beginning of April The start of the school year coincides with the first bloom of spring, so dramatically marked in Japan by the appearance of the sakura cherry blossom.
Schools - Is It Time For a Change?
Schools - Is It Time For a Change?
Joke: The New School
Finally, at the insistence of a family friend, they decided to enroll their son in a private Catholic school. After the first day, the boy's parents were surprised when he walked in after school with a stern, focused and very determined expression on his face.
They Have Some Really Whimsical Buses in Japan.
School authorities in Japan have learned a thing or two about kids. For one, they learned that kids are much happier to go to school when it's in one of these school buses!
There Are Exquisite, Colorful Trees Growing in Japan...
Japan is more than Japanese culture, it is also a land of unspeakable natural beauty. A big part of that fact is the marvelous and beautiful trees that grow in the land of the rising sun. Let's have a look and see some of the most gorgeous ones.
Joke: The Sunday School Teacher
She said she taught Sunday school. Now I never had me a Christian girl, but I'm open-minded so I took her to dinner. On the way, I lit a joint and asked her if she puffs. "Oh heaven's no, what would I tell my Sunday school children?" I said okay, not everyone's idea of a good time.
Joke: A Senator at a Primary School
A senator is visiting a primary school. In one class, he asks the students if anyone can give him an example of a "tragedy." One little boy stands up and offers, "If my best friend who lives next door is playing in the street when a car came by and killed him, that would be a tragedy."
New From Japan - The Owl Cafes!
Apparently these owl cafes are becoming more popular in Japan, with more than 40 of this owl cafes open in Tokyo alone!. Beyond the actual theme, actual domesticated owls of various species live there and have their fun with the visitors, from being petted to standing on one's head.
Adorable - Japan's Biggest Cat Café!
There's a huge cat café in Tokyo, Japan, that's just too cute to be true! This relaxing and cute place is located in Kabukicho, in the Shinjuku area of the Japanese capital. Here you can see over 30 varieties of cats and sip on some coffee or read a book surrounded by cute felines.
Children Rebuilding Japan - Beautiful!
Last year Japan was hit a very hard blow by earthquakes and tsunami, not to mention the damage caused by the radiation leaks from their Nuclear plants. This was not only a physical blow nut also a mental one.
15 Incredible Images of Real Life on Japan's Streets
Japan’s natural beauty is beyond question, but this nation also showcases some extraordinary beauty in the most ordinary urban locations. Whether uber-modern and high-tech or traditional and quaint, Japan’s street life is bustling with vivid splendor and color.
Learn With a Smile: A Funny History of Japan
This video offers just that - a full history of Japan with a really funny twist to the way things are presented. Don't blink - you might miss something! If you've ever wanted a crash course in Japanese history without it being too dull - this is the perfect video for you.
Are These Schools the Most Unusual In the Entire World?
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9 Practical Back-to-School DIY Ideas For Your Kids
As vacations draw to an end, tackling back-to-school preparations becomes a priority for parents with kids.
Japan in 600,000 Mega-Pixel - Amazing!
Japan in 600,000 Mega-Pixel - Amazing! photography, panorama, Japan, super zoom, Tokyo An Incredible Panorama of 600,000 MP!
Some Kids Have a Long Walk to School...
So the next time your kids complain about going to school, show them what other children in other parts of the world do just for the chance to get an education. This is their daily path to get to school.
Joke: Little Johnny and the Sunday School Teacher
A Sunday School teacher decided to quiz her students about what they learned that year. Sunday School Teacher: Okay class... who can tell me what are some different names used when talking about God? Little Johnny: Hallowed! Sunday School Teacher: Hallowed? How did you get that as an answer?
These Cats Visited Japan, and Had a Great Time...
These 2 cats went to Japan, and made a photo diary of their trip. Let's have a look through it... These Cats Visited Japan, and Had a Great Time... animals, cute, photos, travel, cats, Japan These 2 cats went to Japan, and made a photo diary of their trip. Let's have a look through it...
This Elementary School Test is Driving Adults Crazy!
There are many things we learn at school. After all, it's 12 years of daily learning. But if you think you've retained everything since then, you're probably mistaken. The years go by and the flexible brain becomes a little less so, and we forget those things they made us learn.... Or DO we?
See How Japan's Nature Changes with the Seasons
Nature is truly beautiful and vast, as these stunning photos, taken in Japan show. Kunito Imai is a nature photographer in Tokyo, who photographs nature in Japan. Imai uses the 'less is more' approach when taking photos. These photos depict the purest forms of nature in Japan.
When You Go to Japan, It's Like You're on a New Planet!
Japan is a country which has a rich culture that combines old traditions from the past centuries with today’s incredible technology. Therefore, due to their unique place in both history and the present, it’s little wonder that Japanese life differs greatly from the one that we’re used to.
7 Mind Blowing Science Facts School Left Out
Some people fall in love with science in their school days and go on to pursue a science-related profession.
These Photos Capture the Weirdness and Beauty of Japan
The fact that Japan is a special country is undeniable, and photographer Shin Noguchi proves that almost every day as he catches the peculiar, surreal and beautiful shapes of his homeland. His philosophy is that street photography is a great way of projecting the "truth" of life in Japan.
Kenyan High-School Jump - Amazing!
Kenyan High-School Jump - Amazing! amazing, video, sports, guy stuff, Kenya, high jump These are not professional athletes making this incredible 2+ meter jump with a forward kick - these are high-schoolers from Kenya, half of them not wearing shoes and jumping from a dirt floor!