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Little Asian Breaks Bully’s Leg

  A much smaller Asian guy accidentally breaks leg of bully, then he actually tries to help him. He should have taken a few free shots for respect first. Instead, it’s getting blamed for the broken leg and back to being bullied the next day. Or… the bully may have a change of heart and they’ll become friends… yeah right. Either way, he’s either being a gentleman or he’s just trying to kiss up. This needs to get on Bully Beatdown. (Liveleak)  

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Battledome: Graduate School

I don’t get why graduate students are so high strung. I mean, you get to do what you want, write/research stuff you care about, and go to/throw dinner parties with wine and conversation with smart people like you. Right? Totally chill. Not so much at the chemistry lab at the University of New South Wales. This week two Chinese chemistry students at the university got into a fight in the lab and things got nasty. Things escalated and one guy got sulfuric acid thrown in his face AND took a hammer to his head. He’s in critical condition now, in a medically induced coma, while police are trying to figure out what the deal is with his attacker. The media...

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Dae-Sung Koo Pitching at 42 in Australia

Barely making a dent in the history of Major League Baseball, Dae-Sung Koo is now pitching at 42 years of age in the Australian Baseball League which is now in it’s second season. The most remarkable thing that you might want to remember about the guy? He was a righty as a kid, but then switched to being a lefty. Who does that? Other than that, this once star of Korean Baseball, Japanese Baseball and MBLer is now in yet another continent throwing and he’s good at 42. (smh – Dae-Sung Koo)

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Salarymen to Dress Lighter, Vomit and Ride Quieter!

Super Cool “Daylight Savings” in Tokyo “Under Japan’s corporate culture many workers feel obligated to work until it is dark outside—no matter what their starting time.” Last week we reported on the Japanese government’s “Super Cool Biz” business clothing campaign, which encourages office workers to dress in cooler business attire for summer instead of the traditional heavy suits and skirts which have become the symbols of salarypeople in Japan. This week, Tokyo’s city government is taking things a step further by establishing summer hours, under which some employees report for work an hour earlier to take advantage of cooler morning working conditions, and to save costs related to air conditioning. And, of course, these workers get to leave an hour...

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