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Japan's Small Town Solutions

BY AKIRA SAKANO
@ VOL 23 ON DEC 19, 2014

Akira Sakano introduces various projects in Kamikatsu, including their Zero Waste declaration. These projects help spread awareness to Japanese rural villages and help reduce waste.

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Guchibank COO

BY OKADA HIRONORI
@ VOL 23 ON DEC 19, 2014

Hironori Okada talks about a project where people volunteer time to listen to frustrations or stresses of other people.

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まちづくりにおける 「ビジネス」と「ボランティア」の関係について

BY KYOSUKE MATSUMOTO
@ VOL 23 ON DEC 19, 2014

Kyosuke Matsumoto shares his experiences with a new style of social business aimed at community building.

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The Joys of Camping

BY MASAKI GOTO
@ VOL 23 ON DEC 19, 2014

Masaki Goto talks about his interest in camping and how to escape the stresses of modern society. Camping allows us to get a better understand of ourself and other through the silent and isolation of nature.

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A Trip to Nagasaki

BY PAUL FREEBORN
@ VOL 23 ON DEC 19, 2014

Paul Freeborn shares a set of photos from two separate trips to Nagasaki. He shares his experience in the new and old site of Nagasaki through his captued photos.

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Killing Two Birds

BY JOHN RUCYNSKI
@ VOL 23 ON DEC 19, 2014

John Rucynski explains his book project for English language learners in Japan. In this book, he talks about the many options for foreigners in Japan and how they can begin their careers in Japan. 

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お客様を喜ばせる仕事

BY YUICHIRO SHIMIZU
@ VOL 20 ON APR 18, 2014

Yuichiro Shimizu shares his work in producing cans and containers for cookies and other sweets, and also introduces a community-based project.

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Virtual Words for Language Learners

BY MIKE MCKAY
@ VOL 20 ON APR 18, 2014

Mike McKay shares some insider tips on the why and how of seting up and conducting online language lessons in Second Life. He uses virtual worlds to encourage his students to practice speaking English.

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I Won't Stop Dancing

BY HIRO NAKANISHI
@ VOL 20 ON APR 18, 2014

Hiro Nakanishi shares his globe-trotting experiences and introduces two pet projects of his: one networking coffee shops around the world; and the other getting more people up and dancing!

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The Power of Language

BY IRINA HOLCA
@ VOL 20 ON APR 18, 2014

Irina Holca, an english teacher, shares her love for languages and introduces some of Japan's historical attempts at language acculturation in neighboring countries.

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Geneto Studio

BY SHIZUKA YOSHIMATSU
@ VOL 20 ON APR 18, 2014

Shizuka Yoshimatsu goes into depth on the creative work going on at her Tokyo and Kyoto-based architecture firm, Geneto Studios. She and her colleagues have found inventive solutions to issues concerning light, air flow, and neighborhood privacy. 

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Gender on the Brain

BY JARED ANGEL
IN NISHINOMIYA

Common stereotypes regarding gender and the brain are traced, evaluated and debunked. Jared explains ways in which gender boundaries are crossed in his fictional writing.

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