Nissan Stadium Turns Green For St. Patrick’s Day

Nissan Stadium turns green for St. Patrick’s DayNissan Stadium is turning green today to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and recognize Irish-American Heritage Month. Nissan Stadium is joining many local businesses and national landmarks by turning green in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.

Books : Ryu Murakami Turns On Another Light In Tokyo’s Lurid Basement

Ryu Murakami turns on another light in Tokyo’s lurid basementThis collection of short stories arrived with a warning from the publisher: “Graphic sexual content.” Perhaps it was worried that reviewers would blush to the tips of their toes upon reading it. However, anyone who has encountered Murakami’s excruciating 1992 sadomasochistic film “Topazu” (“Tokyo Decadence”) — depicting the comings and goings of call girls and their depraved businessmen clients in suites of Tokyo’s Hotel New Otani — might fear for another yawn-inducing marathon of kinky sex.

Judo Competitor Turns Heads

Judo competitor turns headsAt 5 feet 3 inches tall and 127 pounds soaking wet, 13-year-old Nyssa eighth-grader Noelle Acosta may not look intimidating, but at a moment’s notice, she can take you down without batting an eyelash.

Prince Mikasa, Uncle Of Emperor Akihito, Turns 100

Prince Mikasa, uncle of Emperor Akihito, turns 100Prince Mikasa, uncle of Emperor Akihito, turned 100 years old on Wednesday.
The prince is the oldest member of the imperial family, living through the reign of three different emperors in the Taisho, Showa and Heisei eras. He is the only living royal family member to have served in the military during the Sino-Japanese war from 1937 and the Pacific Theater of World War II.

Princess Aiko Turns 14

Princess Aiko turns 14Princess Aiko, the only child of Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako, turned 14 years old on Tuesday.
With this year marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the princess, who is now in the second year at Gakushuin Girls' Junior High School in Tokyo, studied the war through an exhibition, books and the media, the Imperial Household Agency said.

Plastic That Turns To Clay When Heated

Plastic that turns to clay when heatedPolysis, a specialist developer of polyurethane resins and resin products, markets haplafreely, a plastic that turns to clay when heated to temperatures above 60°C. When immersed in hot water or heated with a heat gun, the plastic becomes easy to shape, and hardens again as it cools, starting from around 40°C and returning to its original hardness by the time it reaches room temperature.

Tanishige Turns Back Clock, Lifts Dragons

Tanishige turns back clock, lifts DragonsChunichi Dragons player-manager Motonobu Tanishige put himself back into the starting lineup, and made himself look like a genius.
The 44-year-old Tanishige, who had been hitless this season, went 4-for-4 with a three-run homer to power the Dragons to a 9-2 victory over the Hanshin Tigers on Monday afternoon at Koshien Stadium.