Sunday, September 22, 2013

13 things you did not know about Japan

Everything looks normal to me.

#1 Late-night dancing is illegal in Japan.

#2 Japan suffers 1,500 earthquakes every year.

#3 Japan has more than 50,000people who are over 100 years old.

#4 Japan has just 2 gun-related homicides per year.

#5 The world's oldest company operated in Japan form 578 AD to 2006

#6 Japan consists of over 6,800 islands.

#7 Japanese trains are among the world's most punctual:Their average delay is just 18 seconds.

#8 Square watermelons are grown by Japanese farmers for easier stack and store.

#9 In Japan there are more pets than children.

#10 Japan's birth rate is so low that adult diapers are sold more than baby diapers.

#11 98% of all adoptions in Japan are of male adults, so that family businesses can remain within the family.

#12 The Japanese who survived the TITANIC crash was called a coward in his country for not dying with the other passengers.

#13 In Japan, 90% of mobile phones are waterproof because youngsters use them even in the shower.

1 comment:

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