2012

Chinese Man Rallies to Build “Noah’s Ark” for the End of the Mayan Calendar

Chinese Man Rallies to Build “Noah’s Ark” for the End of the Mayan Calendar

Is everyone ready for the end of the world in a few weeks? In preparation for Armageddon I’ve decided not to pay any of my bills.  And that new toothbrush will have to wait until after 21 December, when the Mayan Long Count calendar expires.

I thought I had everything covered until reading reports from Chinese media about Lu Zhenghai from Xinjiang.  The engineer is currently finishing off his own “Noah’s Ark” with an estimated price tag of two million yuan (US$320k).

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Fans Rank the 10 Animes to Watch Out for this Fall!

Fans Rank the 10 Animes to Watch Out for this Fall!

October marks the beginning of the 2012 Fall kūru, or TV programming season, in Japan.  In Japan, TV scheduling is divided into four three-month blocks called kūru rather than the yearly seasons of American television.

But like America’s seasons, the beginning is a chance for new shows to make it or break it with the viewers.  In the case of anime, an online survey was held to ask “What new show are you most excited about this kūru?”

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