For most situations, the answer is an easy one: CSS’s word-break: break-word;It works well for both Japanese and English.That’s all you need. This isn’t a recipe website and you don’t need to scroll down. IE Support If you need IE support, you won’t be able to use word-break: break-word; You will be stuck with CSS’s […]
Education things The Japanese folks that study in America all end up improving their English drastically, even in short amounts of time. Here in Japan, even though the people are clever, the education system is so incredibly broken and ineffective that they never reach their full potential until they go overseas. Japanese education involves a […]
The sheer number of convenience stores that blanket Tokyo and oversaturate the market is an interesting topic in itself. Since Family-Mart bought out AM/PM, it has become the largest chain by far, and comically has locations that face each other from opposite sides of the street. At the station nearest my workplace, there are 3 […]
Donk. His head just hit the side of the seats. Somebody had a little bit too much to drink and is now on the floor of the train. With each passing minute, he gets closer and closer to laying sideways down there. He’s not a bum. He’s far from it. He is wearing a Citizen […]
Earthquakes always begin with the creaking joints between the windows. A few noises pop around the room, and it escalates from there. The next thing to happen is the rattling of windowshades and metal. Filing cabinets and desks join in and clatter together. This is when the room comes alive. This is when the plants […]
There haven’t been a whole of lot of experiences in my life that I can describe as being “harrowing”, but this certainly is one of them. While many people are amatuer crastinators, I consider myself a pro, but only when it really matters. If we’re talking about getting your work done inside of a company, […]
Late April 2011 Japan has a lot of things in abundance. Vending machines can be found every couple of blocks. Thousands of shuffling old people block your path, then push you while sprinting toward empty train seats. An army of miniature vans drive around, constantly yelling about garbage removal or trying to garner votes for […]
The oddest thing happened as we got back home to survey the damage, and were surprised that our surplus of objects on surfaces had survived and surmised that in addition to prayers helping us out, the greatest credit has to go to Japanese engineering.