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For only the second known time, a chimp has a disorder similar to Down Syndrome

For only the second known time, a chimp has a disorder similar to Down Syndrome A 24-year-old chimp in Japan has a genetic disorder similar to Down Syndrome in humans, researchers have found.The first chimp with a confirmed case of trisomy 22 — which scientists documented in 1969 — didn't live to see its second birthday.

Japanese Dude Really Wants You To Buy His Tea

Japanese Dude Really Wants You To Buy His Tea There might be no better green tea ambassador in the world than this guy.You might think, well, he’s just being selling because of he’s speaking English.

Finally, a 'silent taxi' service for people who hate making painful small talk

Finally, a 'silent taxi' service for people who hate making painful small talk A Japanese taxi company, Miyako Taxi, is now trialing a "silent taxi" service where drivers don't talk to you at all, according to RocketNews24.Ten of these silent taxis now ply the roads of Kyoto, out of Miyako's fleet of 354 taxis.