Japanese New Year’s Fortune Slips

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For the New Year, Japanese people draw those fortune slips to predict what they should expect for the year to come. Then they can attach them at a shrine like on this picture.
This year, I got a “so-so fortune” at first and a “good fortune” a few days later from another shrine. Attached the “so-so” one at that shrine and kept the “good” one in my wallet. Not sure if this cheating ^^
I was told that I had to work hard this year and indeed 2014 is already a tough start!

How to Prevent Static Electricity in Japan

Static electricity… one of the things I used to fear every Winter. At the building I work, there is carpet everywhere and knobs are all metallic which means there is no way for me to get into my office and work without worrying about getting static shocks at least 5-6 times a day.

But! Here is THE solution for completely removing static electricity from your body without pain:

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