Category Archives: Japan

Discovery of Pyramid-Shaped Tomb in Japan adds to Mystery in Asuka

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Author: Ancient Origins

Archaeologists in Japan have discovered that a large mound in the village of Asuka in Nara Prefecture contains a pyramid-shaped tomb underneath, according to a news release in the Japan Times. While work at the site is ongoing, the tomb has preliminarily been dated to the latter half of the...

Monkeys Living Near Fukushima Have Blood Changes

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Author: Bahar Gholipour

Wild monkeys living in forests of Fukushima — the Japanese city that was the site of a nuclear power plant meltdown in 2011 — have lower blood cell counts than monkeys from northern Japan, and carry detectable levels of cesium in their bodies, researchers have found. The researchers studied blood...

Navy Sailors Have Severe Radiation Sickness After Japan Rescue

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Author: Laura Italiano

Navy sailor Lindsay Cooper knew something was wrong when billows of metallic-tasting snow began drifting over USS Ronald Reagan. “I was standing on the flight deck, and we felt this warm gust of air, and, suddenly, it was snowing,” Cooper recalled of the day in March 2011 when she and...

Japanese World War Two Super-Submarine Discovered off the Coast of Hawaii

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Author: Adam Withnall - Video

Scientists have accidentally discovered a wrecked super-submarine off the coast of Hawaii that had been missing for more than 65 years. One of the jewels of the Japanese fleet in the Second World War, it was a technological marvel, and among the largest pre-nuclear submarines ever built. Yet despite measuring...

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster is a Warning to the World

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Author: Simon Tisdall

The catastrophic triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in March 2011 was "a warning to the world" about the hazards of nuclear power and contained lessons for the British government as it plans a new generation of nuclear power stations, the man with overall responsibility for the operation...

Indigenous Elders and Medicine Peoples Council Statement on Fukushima

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Author: Indigenous Action

This statement reflects the wisdom of the Spiritual People of the Earth, of North and South America, working in unity to restore peace, harmony and balance for our collective future and for all living beings. This statement is written in black and white with a foreign language that is not...

‘Fukuppy’ – The Creative Brain Child of Fukushima Industries

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Author: Felicity Morse

As sending positive brand signals go, naming your mascot Fukuppy is probably a step in the wrong direction. Indeed, it would seem this refrigerator company have had their very own fukuppy with the unfortunate christening of this cartoon egg. Social media users seized on the winged ovum's name to ridicule...

Fukushima Could be 15,000x Worse than Hiroshima with Removal of Fuel Rods

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Author: Christina Sarich

A Yale Professor is compelling the world to wake up from its nuclear slumber and face some cold-hard facts, “All of humanity will be threatened for thousands of years” if the Fukushima Unit 4 pool can’t be kept cool. Your worries about eating cesium-contaminated fish from the Pacific Ocean are grounded in fact,...