Insensitive Tweets of the Day

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Insensitive Tweets of the Day
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In what should come as a surprise to nobody, approximately .012 seconds after the final whistle of Thursday's USA vs. Japan gold medal soccer match, an onslaught of racially-charged tweets hit the Interwebs. Because sports and war tragedies are equal in the minds of some knuckleheads, many tweets declared the 2-1 outcome -- in favor of the United States -- "payback for Pearl Harbor." Realistically, it was payback for a shootout loss in last year's World Cup final, but even in that case, the tweet storm which ensued trumpeted the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Japan Daily News has compiled a bunch of the offending tweets, for the entire world to see.

[jezebel]

One Year Later of the Day

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One year after a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Japan's Sendai region, Japanese news network ANN has released a video showing the clean-up and rebuilding of the coastal towns of Minamisanriku, Ishinomaki, Rikuzentakata and Miyako.

[japanprobe.]

Most Expensive Car Crash of the Day

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Most Expensive Car Crash of the Day: At least eight Ferraris, two Mercedes, and a Lamborghini were among 14 cars involved in what is believed to be the most expensive pile-up ever.

Damage from the crash, which took place along the Chugoku Expressway near Shimonoseki, Japan, is estimated at nearly $4 million.

The v

Lights Out

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Lights Out: Something worth keeping in mind while watching this short clip from Japanese erotic horror flick The Big Tits Dragon: Hot Spring Zombies Vs. Strippers: You are awake and this is real.

(VNSFW, fire crotch.)

[toplessrobot.]

Lights Out

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Lights Out: BABYMETAL, a heavy metal offshoot of the Japanese pop idol group Sakura Gakuin that performs a distinctly Japanese mix of schoolgirl J-pop and death metal.

[laughingsquid.]

After Hours

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After Hours: Japan: Because you'd have to be crazy to want to be normal.

[reddit.]

Preadolescent Pro-Wrestler of the Day

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Preadolescent Pro-Wrestler of the Day: There comes a time in every professional wrestler's career when he must beat up on a 9-year-old girl. For Canadian Kenny Omega, that time was last week, when he took on up-and-comer Haruka at a Stardom show.

If I didn't know better I'd swear Japan's national motto was "Japan: Yeah, we got t