Get out the toys! Time to teach the kids about war. About the Japanese TV show "Weekly Kids News" (Thanks, Tatsuya!) Mike sez:
While flipping through the channels here in Japan last Saturday night trying to pick up news on the war, I came across a show that was teaching kids about the conflict. They were using toys and cartoons to show a trio of very glum-looking kids what was happening in Iraq. It was too bizzare to pass up, so I grabbed my camera and started snapping photos.
You’d be forgiven for thinking the videocassette format long-dead, but it turns out that Betamax is still around. Sony is finally going to withdraw tapes from sale, bringing a 40-year story to an end. The last recorders were sold in 2002. ベータビデオカセットおよびマイクロMVカセットテープ出荷終了のお知らせ [Sony; via The Verge]
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