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

Experts 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

Russian 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

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 prosecutors […]

Japanese infants face high risk of thyroid cancer following Fukushima disaster

ShareThis 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

ShareThis 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 […]

“Speech-Jamming Guns” and Other Freedom Busters

Kim M. | Japanese researchers have invented a handheld, point-and-shoot “gun” that can effectively “jam” your speech.              

Official Found Dead, Head Covered With Plastic Bag After Measuring Radiation in Tokyo Park

The Intel Hub Madison Ruppert February 25, 2012 According to a Japanese news outlet, Iza, on July 1st, 2011 63-year-old Mr. Takashi Kabayama was found dead with a plastic bag over his head in his home office. Kabayama was a member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly for the Liberal Democratic Party and had been measuring […]

Radiation detected 400 miles off Japanese coast

ShareThis Radiation detected 400 miles off Japanese coast –Concentrations of cesium-137 throughout range were 10 to 1,000 times normal 21 Feb 2012 Radioactive contamination from the Fukushima power plant disaster has been detected as far as almost 400 miles off Japan in the Pacific Ocean, with water showing readings of up to 1,000 times more […]

Prisoner Citizens: The Story of Japanese Internment Camps

TopSecretWriters.com Janet Winikoff February 7, 2012 Conflicts between the United States and other nations not only hurt diplomatic ties, they can also erode the rights of naturalized U.S. citizens, established aliens and visitors viewed as the enemy. A neighbor becomes a nemesis and friends become foes. Below are four instances in U.S. history when citizens, […]

Radiation-Tainted Japanese Car Parts Confiscated At Russia’s Far Eastern Border

ShareThis Radiation-Tainted Japanese Car Parts Confiscated At Russia’s Far Eastern Border 11 Jan 2012 Russian police have confiscated dozens of car parts imported from Japan after they were found to be radiation-tainted. The Far Eastern customs service in Vladivostok said in a press release on Wednesday that customs officers detected 34 ‘hot’ automotive parts including […]