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Nick Kapur
Historian of Japan and East Asia. Author of "Japan at the Crossroads," out now from Harvard University Press. I only tweet extremely interesting things.
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Nick Kapur 9h
The National Emergency is so bad, Trump immediately left for Mar-A-Lago
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Nick Kapur 12h
Chinese court rules that Chinese New Year red envelope money belongs to the child that received it, regardless of age, and orders father to return red envelope money he took, plus interest
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Nick Kapur 14h
Replying to @gtmcknight
I agree that tipping is not 100% bad, but the racism and misogyny that are irretrievably built into it mean that it needs to go.
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Nick Kapur 15h
Yes. Get rid of all tipping.
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Stephen Wolf Feb 14
Roses are red Violets are blue When politicians gerrymander They choo choo choose you!
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Nick Kapur Feb 14
Literally all of these problems would be fixed by building more high-density housing.
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Jeremy Yellen Feb 14
This is absolutely horrible. Over 100 whales are trapped in underwater jails, awaiting their sale
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Nick Kapur Feb 12
Not sure what's going on here but I love it
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Nick Kapur Feb 11
Medieval nun faked her own death and buried a dummy in her own likeness in order to escape a convent and pursue a life of "carnal lust," archival documents suggest
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Nick Kapur Feb 11
Medieval nun faked her own death and buried a dummy in her own likeness in order to escape a convent and pursue a life of "carnal lust," archival documents suggest
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Nick Kapur Feb 11
Replying to @cszabla
The one on the left is obviously way cooler
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c Feb 11
I’m old enough to remember when cities provided free water fountains in parks instead of subcontracting them to “pay per fill” startups with names like “woosh”
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Buffy the Psych Prof Feb 10
"Fearful students took shelter in classrooms. Many sobbed hysterically, others vomited or fainted, and some sent farewell notes to parents." We are creating a traumatized generation just so that people can own whatever damn gun they want.
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NYT Climate Feb 8
The extinction of two previously unknown penguin subspecies near New Zealand is a cautionary tale for penguins in the wild
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Nick Kapur Feb 8
Ayatollah Khamenei clarifies that "Death to America" specifically means death to Donald Trump, John Bolton, and Mike Pompeo
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Nick Kapur Feb 8
The so-called "golden age" of the 1950s was also a golden age of tranquilizing housewives to make them accept their household drudgery. By 1957, 1/3 of all prescriptions in the US were for the tranquilizer meprobamate, a.k.a. "Milltown"
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Nick Kapur Feb 7
WHOA. The National Enquirer tried to blackmail Jeff Bezos into killing a WaPo investigation of the Enquirer's helping Trump bury scandals, but instead Bezos went public.
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A meme page to check every time MatLab crashes Jan 26
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Nick Kapur Feb 7
Replying to @CornellPress
No worries! I understand. These things happen.
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Nick Kapur Feb 7
Replying to @CornellPress
It already takes several tries to add a single book, and then it randomly deletes them all from the cart.
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