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Japanese Rice Paddy Turned Into ‘Star Wars’ Art

Villagers in northern Japan have created living art by planting rice in specific patterns.



How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.



Radiation Risk from Japan?

Scientists say there is no health risk to Vegas Valley residents from a Japanese nuclear power plant.


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Shoppers Can Support Victims In Japan

Smith’s Food & Drug Stores is offering customers a convenient way to assist the American Red Cross in its international relief response to the earthquake in Japan and tsunami throughout the Pacific. Starting March 14 […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/17/2011


Verizon Offering Free Japan Calls

Most big-name cell phone carriers in the U.S. are offering free calls and texts to Japan.


Magnitude 8.9 Earthquake And Tsunami Devastate Northern Japan

New Info On Contacting Japan

The Japanane Consulate has released the following information to help Americans who are trying to reach Japan or get information on the Japanese earthquake

CBS Las Vegas–03/12/2011


Las Vegas Hawaiians Breathe A Sigh Of Relief

A tsunami is hitting Hawaii, but so far it’s not as bad as it was feared.  A massive quake off Japan’s northeast coast triggered tsunami warnings for Hawaii and the U.S. West Coast.  Reports from […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/11/2011


Local Japanese Brace For The Worst

Things appear to be going from bad to worse in Japan, where a deadly magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck overnight, triggering a tsunami that washed over the northeast coast of the island nation.  It’s now being […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/11/2011

U.S. Sends Aircraft Carrier To Korean Waters

A U.S. aircraft carrier is headed for an area off the Korean peninsula following yesterday’s artillery attack by North Korea on a South Korean island. 


Nintendo Announces 3DS Release Date & Price

Nintendo has announced when the new version of its tremendously popular DS handheld game system will be out and how much it will cost.