Fukushima: Debris Island the Size of Texas Heading to the US Coast

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TweetYumExperts at NOAA are becoming increasingly concerned not just about the debris from Fukushima that is arriving on our shores, but with the non-native bugs, germs and even sea life that is arriving with it. “At first we were only thinking about objects like the floating docks, but now we’re finding that all kinds of […]

Russia sends Olympic torch to space

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TweetYumRussian Soyuz rocket flies Olympic torch to space station By Alissa de Carbonnel | Reuters A three-man crew took the Olympic torch to the International Space Station on a Russian rocket on Thursday, ready to send it on its first space walk in a showcase for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. An onboard camera […]

Websites Can Legally Pirate Porn Movies, Prosecutors Rule

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TweetYum Torrent Freak March 23, 2013 For years Japan’s leading producers of pornographic movies have been battling to protect their content overseas. In particular they have focused on Taiwan where websites openly sell their videos and TV channels air their content without permission. The studios eventually took legal action, but to no avail. This week […]

Japanese infants face high risk of thyroid cancer following Fukushima disaster

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TweetYumShareThis Japanese infants face high risk of thyroid cancer following Fukushima disaster 24 May 2012 In the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, infants in one town appear to be at a higher risk of developing thyroid cancer, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. [Just one?] In a preliminary report, independent experts said that […]

Japanese leaders silent on meltdown

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TweetYumShareThis Japanese leaders silent on meltdown 11 Mar 2012 Just four hours after a tsunami swept into the Fukushima nuclear power plant a year ago, Japan’s leaders knew the damage was so severe that the reactors could melt down, but they kept their knowledge secret for months. Five days into the crisis, then-Prime Minister Naoto […]