What's worth getting excited about in 2015?

| Jan 19, 2015

What's worth getting excited about in 2015?

by Kaori Shoji

A general sentiment of self-restraint, bukkadaka (物価高, the high cost of living) and enyasu (円安, the weak yen) culminated in an Oshōgatsuyasumi (お正月休み, New Year’s holiday) where more people stayed put and fewer traveled to exotic overseas destinations. According to Internet research company Do ...

| Jan 19, 2015

Obokata fails to create STAP Cells

The Riken research institute ended work on Dec. 19 to see if it could make so-called STAP cells, concluding that Riken researcher Haruko Obokata failed in experiments to produce the stem cells that she previously claimed to have created.

| Jan 12, 2015

If the au fits, wear it

Today we will introduce the meanings and usage of the verb 合(あ)う that means to fit. 合う is used to describe how something or someone (X) fits with something or someone else (Y) using the pattern X(a thing or person)はY(a thing or person)に合う, as ...