Ep 166: How to Save the Planet by Taking a Pee Oct. 13, 2009

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Shownotes


Doug was recently interviewed on an exciting new podcast called Over There. Listen now if you dare!


Foreign residents may soon be able to vote in local Japanese elections! Woo-hoo!


A giant custody brouhaha has busted out between an American man and a Japanese woman after both parents try to kidnap their own children.


The former Japanese Finance Minister has been found dead after embarrassing himself on the international stage a few months back.


Another brouhaha has been caused by an American ...



(Click PLAY Button to LISTEN NOW) 


Shownotes


Doug was recently interviewed on an exciting new podcast called Over There. Listen now if you dare!


Foreign residents may soon be able to vote in local Japanese elections! Woo-hoo!


A giant custody brouhaha has busted out between an American man and a Japanese woman after both parents try to kidnap their own children.


The former Japanese Finance Minister has been found dead after embarrassing himself on the international stage a few months back.


Another brouhaha has been caused by an American documentary called The Cove, a film about the killing of dolphins in the Japanese town of Taiji.




ANA Airlines in Japan is going to try an experiment which is designed to save the planet by asking people to empty their bladders before boarding. 


In this week's Tech Corner, a Japanese company has come up with a suit that will protect you from the dastardly swine flu virus.


Also, electric cars are great, but way too quiet, which causes problems for blind folks. Enter Vroomtones!


In our Religion Corner, we are shocked to find out that some folks have been praying to President Obama - or maybe not. 


 


Also, a Japanese man has built a giant statue of Buddha out of the carcasses of bugs, so that their souls may rest in peace.




We close the show with a song called Black Hawk White Dove by a group called Kingsfoil - courtesy of musicalley.com.


That's all for this time. Thanks for listening!