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Bird calls syntax: Can birds speak in phrases?

March 10, 2016 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Bird calls syntax: Can birds speak in phrases?

Bird calls have syntax, according to a new study. A group of researchers in Japan have discovered that birds such as the Japanese great tits can combine more than 40 calls together to produce messages that convey different meanings – exactly like human beings. Bird calls might have syntax like humans, according to an interesting […]

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Suspicious package at US air base in Japan: Suspect caught but questions remain

December 27, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Suspicious package at US air base in Japan: Suspect caught but questions remain

A suspicious package was found at a US air base this week. In a statement issued by officials at the Yokota Air Base in Fussa, Tokyo, Japan, it was revealed that a suspect carrying a suspicious package entered the facilities, which prompted a temporary lockdown and investigation. A person with a suspicious package, who broke […]

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Pop Singer, 12, In Coma: Child Singer Inhaled Helium On Live TV Stunt

February 5, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | 3 Replies More
Pop Singer, 12, In Coma: Child Singer Inhaled Helium On Live TV Stunt

Pop singer, 12, in coma after after inhaling helium on live TV in Japan, story goes viral. The 12-year-old girl is one of the youngest members of the collective known as 3B Junior. An investigation into the matter has revealed the young pop singer slipped in a coma after inhaling helium from a canister intended […]

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5 Safest Cities In World: New Safe Cities Index List Names Tokyo Safest City In The World

February 2, 2015 | By Garrett Montgomery | 7 Replies More
5 Safest Cities In World: New Safe Cities Index List Names Tokyo Safest City In The World

5 safest cities in the world have been revealed by the Economist Intelligence Unit. A large group of experts looked at 50 cities and took into account four elements – digital security, health security, infrastructure safety and personal safety, to proclaim that Tokyo won the top spot on the Safe Cities Index 2015, while Jakarta […]

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Japan Earthquake Hits Tokyo

September 17, 2014 | By Garrett Montgomery | Reply More
Japan Earthquake Hits Tokyo

Japan was hit by an earthquake on Tuesday September 16. The US Geological Survey said the quake measured 5.6 on the Richter magnitude scale. A strong earthquake struck Japan on Tuesday. The powerful quake rattled many buildings in Tokyo, sending some people to the streets, but no serious injuries were reported. Japanese officials were quick […]

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