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Halloween, October 31st 

"Picture of the Week" 121019  Tattoos:  Tattoos photos (MSN)  |  Tattoo Studio (Wikipedia)  | Lower Back Tattoos photos (MSN)  / Lower Back Tattoos (Wikipedia): Popular among women |      刺青
120919  The Business of Tattoos And Tattoo Removal (Wall Street Journal, Google) | How common are tattoos? It looks like more than 45 million Americans have at least one tattoo. For more info, read Why Do We Really Get Tattoos? (Slate)  4,500万人以上のアメリカ人が、刺青をしているそうです。そのうち、約15%の人が、刺青を取り除くそうです。
It's very interesting that Chinese Symbol Tattoos (photos) are often seen here in the U.S. We've seen "
Gashin-Shotan." It's sort of cool.
Fake Tattoos (Temporary Tattoos)

Note: We think in Japan
, the only criminals and gangsters (Yakuza) tend to have tattoos. We don't know why.  A cheeky salute one of Japan's biggest taboos:The gangster-turned-ink artist trying to change country's attitude to body art (Daily Mail)
"Picture of the Week" 121019  Arts & Crafts Flea Market Photo:  2a / 2b  from "On the Road Again" (South St. Paul Fall Festival)
121018 121017 Info Resources: Pioneer Press  |  "Genius" inventor Stanford Ovshinsky dies (Reuters)  |  Stanford R. Ovshinsky Dies at 89, a Self-Taught Maverick in Electronics (New York Times)  |  121019 Late Electronics Maverick Stanford Ovshinsky - The "Edison of our age" invented the nickel-metal hybrid battery and helped develop solar panels, rewritable CDs, and flat-panel displays. (Popular Science)
"Picture of the Week" 121018  Petrified Forest National Park (Videos), Arizona    Petrified Forest 国立公園
Petrified Forest National Park (Videos):  1  |  2        our Arizona State page
Petrified Forest National Park is most famous for its large deposits of petrified wood.     our Petrified Wood page     珪化木
"Picture of the Week" 121018  Petrified Wood Photo:  1a / 1b (Up-Close)  from "On the Road Again" (South St. Paul Fall Festival) - Arts & Crafts Flea Market    珪化木
October 18, 2012 Avast! Google Doodle celebrates Herman Melville and 'Moby Dick' (Entertainment Weekly, Google)  Yeah, Herman Melville's novel, Moby-Dick is famous.    check out our Massachusetts State page (Moby-Dick)
121017 "Health Notes" Multivitamins Reduce Cancer Risk In Some Men (Medical News Today, WCCO - CBS)
"Picture of the Week" 121017  Booya World Championship Part 3 - South St. Paul Fall Festival:  3d  Stirring the Booya  |  3e  Serving  |  3f  A Bowl of Booya     シチュー (Stew made throughout the Upper Midwestern United State)     our Eat page
"Picture of the Week" 121017  The World's Most Powerful Brands list (Forbes) October 2012  Info Sources: MSN Money     パワフルブランド
October 16: National Boss Day  Letter 171
レター 171
Countdown to Election 2012. Election Day 2012 is on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.   2012年アメリカ合衆国大統領選挙 - 2012年11月6日
Presidential Election 2012: Election 2012 (YouTube Politics) Presidential Debate 121016 Live WSJ
"Picture of the Week" 121016  "Amazing!" World's Highest Skydive, New Mexico, USA, 121014: Red Bull Stratos (World Record Breaking Jump videos): World's Highest Skydive - Felix Baumgartner jumped from 39,045 meters (128,100 feet, about 24 miles) and his maximum speed was 833 mph (1,342.8 km/h, Mach 1.24).
Felix Baumgartner: Supersonic Skydive 'Like Swimming Without Touching the Water' (ABC) | Skydiver jumps into stratosphere 24 miles over New Mexico (Reuters, MSN, Google) | "Daredevil Skydiver Felix Baumgartner became the first supersonic skydiver." | Red Bull (Energy Drink)      our New Mexico State page | our Red Bull Events page
"Picture of the Week" 121016  Booya World Championship Part 2 - South St. Paul Fall Festival:  3a  Huge Booya Kettle  |  3b / 3c  Here is "Booya"      シチュー (Stew made throughout the Upper Midwestern United State)     our Eat page
121016 "Halloween is just around the corner!"
121016 "Health Notes"
Discontinued Treatment of ADHD Could Impact Emotional, Social Wellbeing, Study Finds (ABC)  ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (注意欠陥・多動性障害), ADD: Attention Deficit Disorder
121015 121014 Kyle Bennett dies at 33; Olympic BMX cyclist (LA Times) BMX: Bicycle motocross

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