Via the formidable H-Japan mailinglist: Japan Focus is another website you’ll not regret to visit. Their articles are detailed as well as well researched and, not that common on the net, they often feature a list of references. The site includes translations from Japanese and reprints from newspapers. At the moment, the archive holds 642 items.
The Scale of the Universe – if you ever wanted to put everything in perspective
(hat tip to ScienceAlert)
Se·man·te·rei. Substantiv, f. Ablenkende Debatte über Wortbedeutungen in Sachdiskussionen