Archive for May, 2011 : Nothing Is As It SeemsMay 31st, 2011
Hold on to your seat. This might come as a shock. Everything you think is wrong. Much of what you take for granted about day-to-day existence is largely a figment of your imagination.
How Eco-friendly Can “Green” Products Be?May 31st, 2011
Environmentalists and some consumers are questioning the claims of an increasing number of companies and items promoted as green.
We’ve Been Nuked For a Long TimeMay 31st, 2011
Most of us are worried about the nuclear radiation from the Fukushima meltdown circling the globe. But our worries may already be too late. The illnesses most people have now may very well be the results of nuclear radiation testings of the past.
Put Food Crisis on Global Discussion TableMay 31st, 2011
The world is hungry. Nation after nation is acknowledging a shortage on food and prices soaring up faster than rockets, creating tensioned and restless societies. This crisis calls for urgent solutions.
Why the US Don’t Want PeaceMay 31st, 2011
There is a clear pattern of events which exposes the military-industrial complex as the primary reason why the U.S. is peddling war in different corners of the globe, and not really promoting or desiring for peace.
Italian Seismologists Face Trial for Not Predicting Earthquake in 2009May 31st, 2011
The judge said the accused seismologists gave inaccurate and incomplete information 6 days before the earthquake. Could the Pentagon and Nuclear Energy scientists can be criminally charged too for their “Oooops” moments?
Fusion Reactor Built in a GarageMay 31st, 2011
Neighborhoods may probably be quieter with the teenagers busy building fusion reactors in their garage. But would the neighborhoods – or the country – be safer?
Exhaling Asthma AwayMay 31st, 2011
Asthma sufferers may be surprised that the cure for their ailment is just a breath away, free from adverse side effects.
The Moon is WetMay 31st, 2011
The moon never fails to inspire mysteries. Not even in the scientific realm. Famously photographed as dry and barren, the thought of a “wet” moon somehow solicits a big question – What?
Legend of Florida’s Sea-serpent Floats AgainMay 31st, 2011
Just as monster or alien movies have their way of creeping with sequels, the story about Florida’s sea serpent has also resurrected somehow with hopes of getting validated.
Stricken Fukushima Nuke Plant Leaking OilMay 31st, 2011
Oil was leaking into the sea from heavy oil tanks for reactors 5 and 6 at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Tuesday, adding the spill may have been ongoing since the March 11 quake and tsunami.
GM Poison in 93% of Unborn BabiesMay 31st, 2011
The toxins produced by many genetically modified crops are now found in most all mothers and their fetuses.
Memorial Day and the Mythology of “Dying for Our Freedoms”May 31st, 2011
Our Soldiers died for Profits. For Defense Contractors. For Oil Companies. For Israel. But not for our Freedom. A nice article to read.
Mind-Reading Scan Identifies Simple ThoughtsMay 31st, 2011
A new new brain imaging system that can identify a subject’s simple thoughts may lead to clearer diagnoses for Alzheimer’s disease or schizophrenia – as well as possibly paving the way for reading people’s minds.
Was JFK Killed Because of His Interest in Aliens?May 31st, 2011
An uncovered letter written by John F Kennedy to the head of the CIA shows that the president demanded to be shown highly confidential documents about UFOs 10 days before his assassination.
The Secret Wars of the Saudi-Israeli AllianceMay 31st, 2011
As an old Chinese proverb says, crisis can be used as an opportunity by some. Tel Aviv, Washington and NATO are taking advantage of the upheavals in the Arab World. Not only are they fighting against the legitimate aspirations of the Arab people, they are manipulating the Arab geo-political landscape as part of their strategy to control Eurasia.
Imperial Takeover: Libya is Now a Humanitarian DisasterMay 31st, 2011
In the words of Former US Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney.
Mission Accomplished: US uses Bin Laden Hoax to Expand Basis for So-Called War On TerrorMay 31st, 2011
Less than two weeks after U.S. special operations commandos killedOsama bin Laden, a resolution viewed as an expansion of the legal basis for the global war on terror is moving through Congress.
Germany Will Shut Down All Nuke Plants by 2022May 31st, 2011
Germany’s governing coalition said Monday it will shut down all the country’s nuclear power plants by 2022. The decision, prompted by Japan’s nuclear disaster, will make Germany the first major industrialized nation to go nuclear-free in years.
Israel: Nuke Iran – Start WW 3May 31st, 2011
An Israeli Cabinet minister said the civilized world must take joint action to avert the Iranian nuclear threat, including a pre-emptive strike if necessary. He didn’t mention actions a sane world should take to eliminate the very real threat Israel poses to the world.
Delhi SuperBug Surfaces in CanadaMay 31st, 2011
Canadian doctors announced today that multi-drug resistant bacteria, widely believed to have originated in India and detected previously in Canada only in three patients with a travel history to India, have now been locally acquired.
Married Couples Are No Longer a Majority, Census FindsMay 31st, 2011
Married couples have dropped below half of all American households for the first time, the Census Bureau says, a milestone in the evolution of the American family toward less traditional forms.
U.S. Military Orders Millions of Employees to Spy on Each OtherMay 30th, 2011
The faces at the Pentagon are still mighty red since WikiLeaks. And they don’t want a repeat. A new directive from the Department of Defense aims at squelching leaks—by deputizing a massive number of employees as involuntary snitches.
Is Climate Change Causing the Record-Breaking Tornadoes & Floods?May 30th, 2011
Already this year, nearly 1,200 tornadoes have crisscrossed Tornado Alley, killing more than 500 people and leaving thousands more homeless.
There’s a Secret Patriot Act, Senator SaysMay 30th, 2011
You think you understand how the Patriot Act allows the government to spy on its citizens. Sen. Ron Wyden says it’s worse than you know.
How NATO Murdered Qaddafi Family MembersMay 30th, 2011
Former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney sent this report out to her email list today. It’s worth reading.
Osama Propaganda, Police Power, GOP & Obama’s 2012 Run-upMay 30th, 2011
This episode covers new Bin Laden propaganda, the recent ruling giving police the power to break into homes without warrants and the media circus surrounding the GOP and Obama’s election run-up for 2012.
UFO Theory on Flashing Night Lights Remain a MysteryMay 30th, 2011
A Tasmanian man has described as “spooky” an unexplained flashing object he saw in the night sky above Launceston last week.
Hand Sanitizer Can Lead to Positive Alcohol TestMay 30th, 2011
Frequent use of alcohol-containing hand sanitizer won’t get you drunk, but it may lead you to test positive in a urine test for alcohol consumption, according to a recent study.
The Science Behind This Terrible Tornado SeasonMay 30th, 2011
So far, 2011 has proved a year destined for the tornado record books.
Japanese Distrust Government on Nuke CrisisMay 30th, 2011
A new poll showed that more than 80% of Japanese voters do not trust government information about the country’s nuclear crisis. Considering the fact their govt. has consistently lied about nuclear safety for decades, it means that less than 20% of Japanese are complete morons.
Fukushima Risks Chernobyl ‘Dead Zone’May 30th, 2011
Radioactive soil in pockets of areas near Japan’s crippled nuclear plant have reached the same level as Chernobyl, where a “dead zone” remains 25 years after the reactor in the former Soviet Union exploded.
High Radioactivity Level at No. 2 ReactorMay 30th, 2011
The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says the radioactivity level and humidity are high in the Number 2 reactor building, which will make internal operations hard.
Memorial Day, Another PerspectiveMay 29th, 2011
A touching poem written by a Vet with a different perspective on Memorial Day.
New Book on Area 51 Suggests Russians Behind RosewellMay 28th, 2011
A new book on Area 51 addresses the UFO issue and makes some interesting claims. While the book is a good read it is likely just more disinformation.
Hackers Break Into Lockheed MartinMay 28th, 2011
War contractor Lockheed Martin’s security defenses were reportedly breached but no juicy secrets have surfaced… yet.
Bigfoot Captured on Video Near SpokaneMay 28th, 2011
Is it Sasquatch or isn’t it? The fuzzy images aren’t conclusive but are certainly intriguing and deserve further investigation.
Big Ag Pressuring USDA to Lie About Pesticide HazardsMay 27th, 2011
For awhile, the USDA has been seen as taking the side of the big agriculture producers. But recently, the USDA is showing signs of defection — that is, if they don’t take the big ag’s bait for them to shut up.
Making A Climate Believer Out of the US MilitaryMay 27th, 2011
With the differing opinions in Congress about climate change, one arm of the government is surprisingly a believer: the Pentagon. So, what’s the catch?
Middle-Class Americans Work Harder for LessMay 27th, 2011
Why has the increased productivity of American workers over the last 30 years did not translate into higher earnings for the American middle class?
Canadians’ Tweets Monitored by the GovernmentMay 27th, 2011
Sending the wrong tweet will send any Canadian to jail for five years or end up paying a $25,000 fine.
Brazil’s Cattle Industry Linked to Deforestation and Slave LabourMay 27th, 2011
Brazil’s public prosecutor has taken legal action to pursue big meat producers to stop buying cattle from farms known for human rights violations and environmental destruction.
Large Scale Melt Predicted at Fukushima Plant Units 2 and 3May 26th, 2011
Until running computer simulations Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) had estimated core damage based on water level and temperature readings taken at the time.
New Leak Feared at Stricken Japan Nuclear PlantMay 26th, 2011
Radioactive water appears to be leaking from a waste disposal building at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear complex, operator Tokyo Electric Power said on Thursday, in a new setback to the battle to contain radiation from the crippled power plant.
Blind People ‘See’ Shapes, Navigate Using EchoesMay 26th, 2011
Some blind people are able to use the sound of echoes to “see” where things are and to navigate their environment. Now, a new study finds that these people may even be using visual parts of their brains to process the sounds.
Atmospheric Change May Warn of Impending EarthquakesMay 23rd, 2011
The atmosphere above Japan heated rapidly before the M9 earthquake. Suggesting that earthquakes may someday be detected before they actually happen.
Aboriginal Artifacts Destroyed with KFC Constructed Atop ItMay 23rd, 2011
An indigenous activist has labeled as a “cultural genocide” the destruction of aboriginal heritage in New South Wales, where permits to build on significant historical sites are being granted almost daily.
SETI’s Back and Peering Into Planets Again, But Why the Rush?May 23rd, 2011
So, SETI is back and peering for alien life again, and this time into just 86 planets. But why do they seem to be in a rush?
Future Iranian Drought Due to Stolen RainMay 23rd, 2011
Iran’s future droughts, according to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, would be due to Western countries stealing Iran’s rain with the use of high tech equipment to drain the clouds of raindrops.
The World After the May 21st Judgment DayMay 23rd, 2011
And so it came to pass. On Saturday, May 21st, the world didn’t end after all. Or did we avert it because of the verdant prayers of the faithful?
Texas Water Radiation CoverupMay 20th, 2011
For many years the the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has lied about the amount of radiation in Texas drinking water. It is likely that authorities are still lying about the fallout from Fukushima.
Nanopatch Could Reverse Heart Attack DamageMay 19th, 2011
Every heart attack kills part of the heart. It chokes off blood to the nerve and muscle cells that keep the heart beating. But future surgeons might implant a nanopatch that serves as scaffolding to regrow heart cells and resurrect the dead region.
Talking About Spiders Could Cause Car CrashesMay 19th, 2011
Not all cellphone conversations create the same amount of distraction for drivers. Recent research found talking about spiders turned spider-phobic people into more error-prone, less-aware drivers.
Want to Be Happy? Stop TryingMay 19th, 2011
While the pursuit of happiness may seem like a reasonable aim, new research shows that making happiness a personal goal will only stand in the way of your achieving it.
Japan Earthquake Was ‘In the Air’ Days Before, Scientist ClaimsMay 19th, 2011
The atmosphere above the epicenter of the March 11 earthquake in Japan underwent unusual changes in the days leading up to the disaster, according to preliminary data.
Japan’s Fukushima Reactor May Have Leaked Radiation Before Tsunami StruckMay 19th, 2011
A radiation alarm went off at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima nuclear power plant before the tsunami hit on March 11, suggesting that contrary to earlier assumptions the reactors were damaged by the earthquake that spawned the wall of water.
Trace of Radioactive Materials Detected in OsakaMay 19th, 2011
Traces of radioactive material blown far from the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have been detected in the western Japanese city of Osaka.
Workers Find Pools of Water at No.2May 19th, 2011
Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, says radiation levels inside the Number 2 reactor building at the Fukushima Daiichi plant appear to be much lower than in the Number 1 building.
TEPCO Officials Confirm Meltdown in Reactor No.1 while Water Levels Uncontrollably Rise and Thousands More EvacuateMay 17th, 2011
In a surprise announcement that confirmed last week’s rumours, Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) announced yesterday that most of the fuel in Fukushima Daiichi’s reactor No 1 had melted a mere 16 hours after the March 11 crisis at the plant brought on my a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and 15-meter tsunami.
Japan: U.S. Agency to Stop Monitoring Nuclear PlantMay 17th, 2011
The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission said on Monday that its 24-hour operations center had stopped monitoring the nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi plant because the situation there had improved.
Radioactive Substance Detected in Green Tea Leaves in Ibaraki TownsMay 17th, 2011
Higher levels of radioactive cesium than the national provisional limit were detected in green tea leaves harvested in Daigo and Sakai in northern Ibaraki Prefecture, the prefectural government announced May 16.
Forget Fukushima: The ‘Other’ Nuclear DebateMay 17th, 2011
A cadre of federal bureaucrats, government administrators and military planners are quietly negotiating a proposal to expand the size and scope of the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered fleet of war-fighting vessels. Ironically, the outcome of these largely-unnoticed negotiations will likely shape the future of nuclear energy in the United States far beyond the shelf-life of the Fukushima debacle.
Scientists Will Track Fukushima Radiation To Study Ocean CurrentsMay 17th, 2011
Oceanographers know that the Kuroshio current sweeps west from Japan to the Central Pacific and then toward the U.S. West Coast, but they’re less certain how it behaves after it branches toward Alaska and California.
Helping Kids Beat Depression… by Treating MomMay 17th, 2011
Successfully treating a mother with depression isn’t just good for the mom; it also can provide long-lasting benefits for her children’s mental health, new research shows.
A Book a Day Helps Keep Doctors AwayMay 17th, 2011
New retirees suddenly confronted with plenty of time on their hands might be happy to learn that reading keeps one mentally alert and abreast of current aff airs, says Ursula Lenz of Germany’s working group of senior citizens’ organizations, BAGSO.
Fukushima No.1 Rods “Completely Melted”May 17th, 2011
The operator of the Fukushima Nuclear plant, TEPCO, says it’s trying to determine whether the facility was actually damaged by the earthquake on March 11th, rather than the resulting tsunami.
Japan Extends the Exclusion Zone Around FukushimaMay 16th, 2011
Japan has begun evacuating people from outside the official exclusion zone around the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.
Meanwhile, the Disaster at Fukushima ContinuesMay 16th, 2011
One of the Japanese nuclear reactors experienced a total meltdown, but we’re only finding out two months after the accident
Wag the Dog: Training Film for Obama White HouseMay 16th, 2011
The “Wag the Dog”-inspired demonstration was planned by Obama’s political adviser David Plouffe.
Teen Discovers Promising Cystic Fibrosis TreatmentMay 15th, 2011
A 16-year-old from the Toronto area used a supercomputer system to find a new drug combination that shows potential in treating the genetic disorder cystic fibrosis, and won top honors for his work.
Human Freedom Rests on Gold Redeemable MoneyMay 15th, 2011
Is there a connection between Human Freedom and A Gold Redeemable Money? At first glance it would seem that money belongs to the world of economics and human freedom to the political sphere.
The Plummeting Intelligence of the MassesMay 15th, 2011
Now have you ever said to yourself; Wow people are really dumb? If so then you noticed the latest trend that is happening across America as we speak..
Canadian Researchers Find Cure For Cancer, Big Pharma Not InterestedMay 15th, 2011
Researchers at the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, Canada have cured cancer last week, yet there is a little ripple in the news or in TV.
What Green Technology Could Save the World?May 15th, 2011
If you could snap your fingers and invent something that would cure a pressing global problem, what would it be?
Radiation Found in Seaweed near Crippled Japan PlantMay 15th, 2011
Seaweed collected from the coast near Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant and sewage in Tokyo have shown elevated levels of radiation, according to data released by an environmental group and government officials.
Key Facilities in Fukushima Plant Could Have Collapsed Before TsunamiMay 15th, 2011
Key facilities at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power may have been damaged by the quake itself that day rather than tsunami-caused power loss that failed the reactor’s cooling function.
Two Other Reactors Suffer Serious DamageMay 15th, 2011
Substantial damage to the fuel cores at two additional reactors of Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex has taken place, operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Sunday, further complicating the already daunting task of bringing them to a safe shutdown while avoiding the release of high levels of radioactivity.
Highly Radioactive Substances Detected in TokyoMay 15th, 2011
Moving on to the latest developments in Japan’s ongoing nuclear crisis highly radioactive substances were detected in parts of Tokyo.
Friendly Co-workers May Increase Your LifespanMay 12th, 2011
Here’s a reason to be thankful for friendly co-workers: They may help you live longer, a new study says.
Mothers Who Breast-Feed Are Viewed as IncompetentMay 12th, 2011
Although breast-feeding provides proven health benefits for both mother and baby, women who choose to breast-feed are perceived as less competent than women who do not breast-feed, a new study suggests.
Exercise Can’t Undo the Damage of Too Much Screen TimeMay 12th, 2011
Spending more than four hours a day sitting in front of a television or computer more than doubles your risk of dying from or being hospitalized for heart disease, according to a new study.
New Gun Law Will Kill KidsMay 12th, 2011
Florida is set to become the first state to pass a law that would limit doctors’ ability to council parents about gun safety in the home.
Did Modern Humans Meet Neanderthals?May 12th, 2011
Neanderthals might have died off millennia earlier than before thought, suggesting they weren’t around to mingle with modern humans, an international research team hints. But other scientists argue over these new findings.
Musical Training May Keep Aging Memories SharpMay 12th, 2011
Knowing how to play a musical instrument may protect against some of the ill effects of aging, a new study suggests.
Sugar Makes Antibiotics More PotentMay 12th, 2011
A spoonful of sugar not only makes medicine easier to swallow, but it also might increase its potency, according to a new study.
How Rogue Alien Planets Could Host Extraterrestrial LifeMay 12th, 2011
Interstellar planets — those without stars to orbit — could serve as havens for life, according to a new study.
Nuclear Meltdown at Fukushima PlantMay 12th, 2011
One of the reactors at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi power plant did suffer a nuclear meltdown, Japanese officials admitted for the first time today, describing a pool of molten fuel at the bottom of the reactor’s containment vessel.
Nuclear Fuel at Fukushima No. 1 Unit Melted after Full ExposureMay 12th, 2011
Water inside the troubled No. 1 reactor of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was at an unexpectedly low level, not enough to cover the nuclear fuel, hinting that a large part of the fuel melted after being fully exposed, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Thursday based on data obtained by adjusted gauges.
Radiation Detected in Tea Leaves in JapanMay 12th, 2011
A prefecture just south of Tokyo said it had detected higher-than-permissible amounts of radioactive material in tea leaves, in a reminder that Japan’s radioactive-contamination problems are far from over.
NASA Scientist Helps Teens Sue Government over Climate ChangeMay 9th, 2011
By failing to take action against global warming, the federal government has violated its legal obligation to protect the atmosphere as a resource that belongs to everyone, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court last week.
Deadly Silence on FukushimaMay 9th, 2011
As the situation at Fukushima grows ever worse, the world’s media and public health organizations continue to simply ignore the threat.
New Radiation Leaked from Japan’s Tsuruga Nuclear PlantMay 9th, 2011
The operator of the Tsuruga nuclear power station in central Japan said Monday a ‘minute amount’ of radiation leaked from the plant, a news report said.
Japan Nuclear Plant to Close Over Tsunami FearsMay 9th, 2011
Japan’s third biggest power operator agreed to shut a nuclear plant until it can be better defended against the type of massive tsunami which in March triggered the worst atomic crisis in 25 years.
Japanese Workers Measure Radiation in Fukushima ReactorMay 9th, 2011
Japanese workers measured radiation inside one reactor building of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant early Monday, paving way for full-scale work to stabilize the country’s worst-ever nuclear emergency after the twin disasters of earthquake and tsunami.
Japan’s Chubu Electric Co., Decides to Suspend Hamaoka Nuke PlantMay 9th, 2011
Japan’s Chubu Electric Co. decided to suspend its Hamaoka nuclear power plant in Shizuoka Prefecture at a special board meeting Monday, as requested by Prime Minister Naoto Kan for safety reasons, company officials told a press conference.
Japan Detects Radiation up to 700 Milliserverts at Fukushima Nuke PlantMay 9th, 2011
Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) on Monday detected radiation levels in the building housing the faltering No. 1 reactor that far exceeded expected levels reaching as high as 700 millisieverts per hour, the utility firm said.
Fukushima: Temperature at Japanese Reactor No.3 RisesMay 9th, 2011
Condition of the Number 3 reactor at the quake and tsunami-crippled Fukushima power plant in Japan turned for the worse with the temperature rising more than 40 degrees in less than a day.
Depressed People Make Better DecisionsMay 5th, 2011
Depression may not be a walk in the park, but those who have a clinical form of depression make better decisions, research shows.
Even Pets Suffer Recession as Health DeclinesMay 5th, 2011
Pet owners, we have a problem: According to a first-of-its-kind study, diabetes, heartworm disease and other preventable conditions are on the rise in dogs and cats.
Largest 3-D Map Opens Window to the Ancient UniverseMay 5th, 2011
The largest-ever three-dimensional map of the distant universe has been created using the light of the brightest objects in the cosmos.
IAEA Expert Predicts Radioactive Cesium will be Carried across Pacific to West Coast of U.S. and Canada in One or Two YearsMay 5th, 2011
Workers entered one of the damaged reactor buildings at Japan’s stricken nuclear power plant Thursday for the first time since it was rocked by an explosion in the days after a devastating earthquake, the plant’s operator said.
Belgium finds Radiation on Containers from JapanMay 5th, 2011
Belgium’s radiation safety regulator has discovered radiation levels surpassing European Union limits on a shipping container from Japan, the agency said on Wednesday.
Workers To Enter Japan Reactor For 1st Time Since BlastMay 4th, 2011
Workers were set to enter the No.1 reactor building at Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on Thursday for the first time since an explosion ripped its roof off a day after the devastating March earthquake and tsunami.
NY Nuke Plant Goes Into Mystery Auto ShutdownMay 4th, 2011
The owners of the Nine Mile Point Unit 1 are trying to figure out why the recently refueled nuclear reactor automatically shut down at 8:51 p.m. Monday.
Radioactive Substance Pumped Into The Mississippi RiverMay 4th, 2011
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is investigating after a radioactive element is found in the Mississippi river.
Climate Scientists Told To ‘Stop Speaking In Code’May 4th, 2011
Scientists at a major conference on Arctic warming were told Wednesday to use plain language to explain the dramatic melt in the region to a world reluctant to take action against climate change.
Nuclear Reactor 150 Miles from Atlanta Shuts Down UnexpectedlyMay 4th, 2011
A nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle in eastern Georgia has been taken out of service until authorities determine why it unexpectedly shut down.
Canadian Study: Stillbirths tied to Secondhand SmokeMay 3rd, 2011
Pregnant women who live or work with smokers may be at slightly higher risk of having a stillborn baby, giving birth to a slightly smaller baby or having a baby with a smaller head, according to a Canadian study.
Too Little or Too Much Sleep Linked with Cognitive DeclineMay 3rd, 2011
Middle-aged adults who sleep too less or too much may be more likely to suffer cognitive decline, a study suggests.
Radiation Forecasts in Japan Kept Secret to Avoid “Panic in the Whole of Society”May 3rd, 2011
A monitoring system at Japan’s damaged nuclear plant failed in the power outage which took out the plant’s cooling systems after the March quake and tsunami, depriving authorities of vital data to predict contamination, a news report said on Tuesday.
How to Avoid Raising a BullyMay 2nd, 2011
Parents who don’t want their children to become bullies should stay positive, talk to their kids and meet their children’s friends.
Vitamin C Protects and Heals the Body from Radiation ExposureMay 2nd, 2011
With the current nuclear reactor event in Japan people are running to the stores to fill up on potassium iodine. Many other options are available to avoid radiation contamination and detox the body. Unlike iodine, which can cause some adverse conditions if taken in doses too large or too long, there are other alternatives.
Chile finds Radioactive Traces in Korean carsMay 2nd, 2011
Chilean officials found traces of radioactivity in tests on around 20 used cars on a ship from South Korea that had been in the vicinity of Japan’s damaged Fukushima atomic plant, a report said Monday.
World’s Most Powerful Laser Looking to Rip Physics a New OneMay 1st, 2011
The European Union is advancing its laser research projects with four new laser facilities that will cost over 700 million euros (roughly $1 billion) to construct.
Japanese Nuclear Adviser Quits in ProtestMay 1st, 2011
A senior nuclear adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has resigned, criticizing the government for ignoring his advice on radiation limits and not doing enough to deal with the crisis at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
All Fukushima Rods in Melt-Down?May 1st, 2011
Japan’s leading nuclear proponent has gone public with criticism of TEPCO and the govt. and claims that the situation is much worse than being admitted but that the radiation is safe.
Japanese Breast Milk RadioactiveMay 1st, 2011
Both radioactive Iodine and Cessium have been detected in the breast milk of Japanese mothers.