Japanese beauty queen – Mori Riyo

On May 29th, Japanese Mori Riyo was crowned Miss Universe, the first winner from Japan since 1959. While Mori is most definitely beautiful, I can’t help but feel that she’s not the most beautiful woman in the world (my mum is!) , and it seems most people share my view. Even the bookies gave her only a 150-1 chance of winning. Although I still see Miss Universe as a beauty […]

Elderly woman loses fingers

There was a shocking piece of news today about a woman who threw her 2-year-old child from the 11th floor of an apartment building, but I thought I’d spare you from that horrifying story and instead tell you about a woman who lost four fingers after walking her dog. Here’s a snippet of what the Mainichi News reported: A 95-year-old woman lost four fingers when a dog leash she was holding got caught […]

Woman hurls dog from sixth-floor apartment

So imagine you’re at a pharmacy and you see this cute little dog tied up outside. What do you do? Most of us would assume the dog’s owner is in the pharmacy and think nothing of it. Maybe we would pat its head, scratch its belly, or even give it a hug. I don’t think any sane person would do what this woman did though… A Mainichi News report: A 39-year-old woman from Sapporo’s Chuo-ku […]