Were you a Nova English teacher?

Nova English teacher = you’re screwed and that sucks. Over 4,000 teachers are out of a job! Over 400,000 students haven’t gotten a refund! Nova is bankrupt! This is all total shiznit! It looks like things have come to an end for Nova English teachers that are here on a work visa in hopes of…

Explore Tokyo (Virtual Tour)

This site is pretty sweet. Check it out if you’re on a broadband connection. You can explore parts of Tokyo http://tokyo-vr.com/ I took a quick screenshot of what I was looking at: Taken from their site: About <Tokyo VR Project> … We have tried data-ization for the main area in Tokyo by QuickTimeVR. But it…

WordPress in Japanese and English

Problem: Can not write in Japanese and English using WordPress. Characters display as ? ?? ??? I was trying to figure out how to write in Japanese on my WordPress blog. All Japanese characters were coming up as question marks, appearing like “????? ? ?? ???” instead of characters. I searched for a solution to…

Gmail’s “Sent on behalf of” message

I’d like to get away from Microsoft Outlook and just use Gmail for all of my email. I really like the hosted email service they currently have. My only complaint is that this is my personal gmail account and if I send a business related email it’s going to say: <me@gmailaccount.com>; on behalf of; BizName…

Breakfast in Japan

I know this might get long so before I start I’ll give you a summary so you don’t die of boredom. I’ll talk about what I’m eating, why I’m eating it, how things are different, oatmeal, and 15.7 Yen! Breakfast in Japan is very different from what I’m used to in America. After arriving here…