Goombas, known in Japan as Kuribo, are a fictional mushroom-like species from Nintendo’s Mario franchise. They first appeared in the NES video game Super Mario Bros. as the first enemy players encounter. They have appeared outside video games, including in film, television, and other media. They are usually brown and are most commonly seen walking …

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The Nippon Dental University

The Nippon Dental University is a private university in Tokyo and Niigata, Japan, established in 1947. The predecessor of the school was founded in 1907. One out of every seven dentists in Japan is a graduate of this school.

Strawberry crinkle cytorhabdovirus

Strawberry crinkle cytorhabdovirus, commonly called Strawberry crinkle virus (SCV), is a negative sense single stranded RNA virus that threatens strawberry production worldwide. This virus reduces plant rigidity, runner production, fruit size, and production, while causing distortion and crinkling of the leaves. This virus was first described in 1932 in Oregon and California with commercial strawberry …

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Economy of the United States

The United States’ economy is a highly developed market economy. It has the world’s largest economy in terms of nominal GDP and net worth, and the second-largest in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP) after China. The United States possesses the world’s most technologically advanced and inventive economy. Its companies are at or near the …

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Nakano, Nakano, Tokyo

Nakano is a district of Nakano, Tokyo, Japan. Nakano borders Arai, Nogata, and Kamitakada in the north, Higashinakano to the east, Chūō to the south, and Kōenji to the west.

Kaneyama Castle

Mino Kaneyama Castle was a Sengoku period Japanese castle located in Kani, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. It was also known as Karasumine Castle. In 1981, the ruins were designated as a National Historic Site.