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Why does the mouth smell bad?

edition.cnn.comMy mouth also smells bad, especially when I eat cheese. My stomach seems to have troubles in enzymes to digest cheese. And, since I tend to eat a lot at one time, my stomach cannnot deal with the amount of food, and then wou…

Why couldn't she control her emotion?

Woman arrested after racist tirade in NYC subway https://edition-m.cnn.com/2018/12/14/us/nyc-subway-tirade-arrest/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fedition.cnn.com%2FHow to control anger about sudden accidents is an important factor to make our l…

Japan Railways announced timetable revision

JR groups revealed timetable revision on March, 2019. I took up summary here.JR Kyusyu Adding 1 train service on Kitt Line and Nippo Line.JR Shikoku 8 local train services will be added to make train frequency one train per 30 mins.JR West…

Why is it lounge-like interior?

Boeing launches business jet capable of world's longest flight https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/boeing-business-jet-longest-flight-scli-intl/index.htmlThe interior of the jet on the article seems to imitate lounge. But, what I need i…

Why was the accident of the Turkish high speed railway caused?

High-speed train crashes in Turkey, killing nine https://edition-m.cnn.com/2018/12/13/europe/turkey-train-crash-intl/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fedition.cnn.com%2FSince I'm writing this diary after December 12, I can refer to the article on…

Why can they ignore tragic history?

CNN poll: Anti-Semitism in Europe https://edition.cnn.com/interactive/2018/11/europe/antisemitism-poll-2018-intl/Human beings have experienced tons of tragedy caused by racism or any other kind of discrimination. One of the roles that we l…

Why ideograph is reviving again?

edition.cnn.comIdeograph was once treated as inefficient language. In Japan and China, some people advocated abolishment plan of Chinese character, but failed. On the other hand, in Vietnam and Korea, Chinese characters were publicly aboli…

Why does the naked image become controversy?

edition.cnn.comBasically, it won't be better to be naked around historic architectures, considering that most of the countries around the world think that images of naked human are vulgar ones. Especially in Islamic nations, those kinds of…

Why are they all high speed rails?

edition.cnn.comAll of the railways listed here are high speed rails. Basically, except for urban rails, the only way for railways to survive is to be faster and faster. If high speed trains connect two cities within 1 and a half hours, any…

Why don't you see Thailand Bay by BTS train from Bangkok?

www.metro-report.comBTS, urban rail system in Bangkok, finally reached the area along coastline of Thailand Bay. It's just 600 meters from the newly opened depot locating 1.5 km away from its terminus, Khena. As far as I confirmed by satel…

Why was SRT founded?

www.railwaygazette.comI don't know why SRT was founded, when they build branching line from the conventional Korail lines. Was it founded to treat SRT the paralleling competitive line? Though it's true that the branching line is parallel w…

Why was truck decoration popular in Japan?

Dekotora: The kitschy world of Japan's pimped up trucks https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/dekotora-japanese-trucks-subculture/index.htmlI guess the reason why truck decoration became popular is hard work and high salary. More than 20 y…

Why is it difficult to mitigate congestion on Seoul Metro Line 9?

Seoul metro Line 9 extended https://www.metro-report.com/news/news-by-region/asia-pacific-ex-china/single-view/view/seoul-metro-line-9-extended.htmlSeoul Metro Line 9 is famous for its crowded express trains. After the extension, it will b…

Why is it important to make sure of chronological age in Japan?

You have two ages, chronological and biological. Here's why it matters https://edition-m.cnn.com/2018/11/30/health/live-longer-biological-age-intl/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fedition.cnn.com%2FAccording to this article, chronological age me…

Why don't you see world's tallest railway?

asia.nikkei.comIt will be the hardest construction, when we consider that the rail has to traverse World's tallest mountains. After reaching Nepali capital of Kathmandu, it is planned to be connected with Indian railway networks. While mos…

Why is high speed rail between N.Korea and S.Korea needed?

A South Korean train heads North, but sanctions mean it has to carry its own fuel https://edition.cnn.com/2018/11/29/asia/north-south-korea-train-intl/It's meaningful for starting freight service between S.Korea and N.Korea or China. But, …

Why does coastline along Mediterranean Sea seem heaven?

edition.cnn.comFor me, ideal coastline would be along Mediterranean Sea in South Europe. French resort of Côte d'Azur is a good example of them. The image of resorts along Mediterranean Sea is often used as advertisement in Japan, because …

Why does Amsterdam metro install that system?

Amsterdam metro train contract signed https://www.metro-report.com/news/metro/single-view/view/amsterdam-metro-train-contract-signed.htmlAmsterdam is one of the cities where rail transportation is highly developed, even though it just has …

Why don't vegans take better ways?

Diners moo vegan protesters out of steakhouse https://edition-m.cnn.com/2018/11/28/uk/vegan-protesters-steakhouse-gbr-scli-intl/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fedition.cnn.com%2FIt's an important idea to reduce meat consumption in terms of the …

Why is CBTC important?

CBTC goes live on New York’s 7-Flushing Subway line https://www.metro-report.com/news/metro/single-view/view/cbtc-goes-live-on-new-yorks-7-flushing-subway-line.htmlCBTC is a kind of the latest signalling system that allows trains to run mo…

Why could they find such a village?

My journey from India's Silicon Valley to its 'no network' zone https://edition.cnn.com/2018/11/26/tech/india-internet-future-reportage/index.htmlWhen I was a child, there was a TV programme that dispatch actors or actresses to rural areas…

Why is it difficult to shot airplanes?

Concorde's last flight: Is this the greatest aviation photograph of all time? https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/concorde-last-flight-photo/index.htmlAs is often the case with photographers who want to take pictures of transportation, …

Why don't you take care of evaluation of your movies?

edition.cnn.comThough the editor of this video wouldn't have intended to insult cultures using chopsticks, this video can let us imagine that it might have intended to look down on Easterners. It's important for people involved with media …

Why doesn't he believe global warming?

edition.cnn.comTrump should talk theoretically about questions asked by reporters. When it comes to political issues he is involved with, he always says "That's hoax" or "That's fake news" without satisfying explanation. If it's within the…

Why can't they imagine what happens?

edition.cnn.comThough criminals don't refer to what kind of activity Chinese government does has irritated them, it's obvious that detaining thousands of Islamic people in Xinjiang Uigur autonomous area lets Islamic people get angry. Even …

Why don't they focus on the fact that 5 metro systems will be connected?

www.metro-report.comRather than opening new lines, what I'm much more interested in Guangzhou metro is how many lines are connected with neighboring cities. So far, Foshan Metro Line 1 is the only metro that has interchange stations with G…

Why aren't there rapid trains?

Delhi metro Violet Line extension inaugurated https://www.metro-report.com/news/news-by-region/asia-pacific-ex-china/single-view/view/delhi-metro-violet-line-extension-inaugurated.htmlNow that total length of Delhi metro Violet Line approa…

Why is he smart?

Nissan to oust Carlos Ghosn after finding 'significant acts of misconduct' https://edition.cnn.com/2018/11/19/business/carlos-ghosn-nissan-renault/index.htmlWhen he was elected as the CEO of Nissan, he was taken up by Japan's media as a ta…

Why is it the full opening of Osaka Higashi Line?

Direct rapid service will connect Nara and Shin-Osaka with 60 mins after full opening of Osaka Higashi Line in spring of 2019. https://www.google.co.jp/amp/s/yomiuri.publication.network/amp/cfd5d7915a1006cadceb1b84799e5991c5e1a744a70ed835a…