"Fall seven times and stand up eight" (nanakorobi yaoki) is a Japanese idiomatic phrase. It means: it does not matter if life put you down many times, but that you stand up again each time
" was a short-lived musical side-project whose members consisted of Yuka Honda and Miho Hatori of Cibo Matto, Russell Simins of the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Rick Lee of Skeleton Key and director Mike Mills.
there are 74
countries entirely north of the Tropic of Cancer
in traditional lore, Santa Claus's sleigh is led by eight reindeer: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Dunder, and Blixem. The reindeer Rudolph was added later