| May 11, 2013

There are plenty more fish jokes in the sea

by Amy Chavez

The Go Fish! Foundation is an international organization for the protection of fish, their parents, family and friends. Go Fish! rescues, rehabilitates and gives sanctuary to fish in need. Our services include protection of species, sheltering in state-of-the-art aquariums and access to secret spawning ...

| Apr 27, 2013

Welcome to the Japan Jalapeno Hotline

by Amy Chavez

It’s April, which means new recruits in companies across Japan. And as the new school year starts, new foreign English teachers all over Japan are settling into their positions in Japanese public schools, getting shocked out of their socks. The newbie English teacher social ...

| Mar 2, 2013

What ever 'appened to the Tamagotchi?

by Amy Chavez

Tamagotchi, the electronic pets that were first released by Bandai in Japan in 1996, have returned. But this time in the form of an app in which you can feed, discipline and even play “rock, paper, scissors” with your not-really-there pet. The bonus is ...