Tag Archive for Japan

April 27, 2011

Fukushima Fifty – Spirit Of The Samurai

Reflecting this evening on the Fukushima 50, I’m reminded that the spirit of the Samurai lives on…

April 7, 2011

Major Earthquake Strikes Japan

A major earthquake measuring 7.4 magnitude has occurred in Japan. The earthquake was centered at 38.200°N, 142.000°E A tsunami alert has been issued. NHK is covering live.

March 19, 2011

Listen To The Sound Of Japan’s Monster Earthquake

Yahoo! News has posted the sound of Japan’s monster earthquake. Terrifying sound…. Hear it at Listening to the Deep Ocean Environment as well.

March 15, 2011

Why Aren’t Japanese Looting?

Good question…why aren’t the Japanese looting? Why aren’t they killing each other in the street? Where’s the mayhem, the anarchy? If Japan’s disaster had been in America, there would be looting everywhere with open warfare in the streets. There would be complete anarchy… Here’s what Thomas Lifson at American Thinker has to say: Foreign observers […]

March 14, 2011

Japanese Woman Weeping Amidst Destruction

The Daily Mail has an article with a photograph of a Japanese woman sitting on a road, weeping amidst nothing but destruction around her. Article [ LINK ] Photo [ LINK ] Everything she knows is gone; a home, friends, family, civilization; what will she do now? How will she survive? Stunning photo and time […]

Japan To Rethink Nuclear Energy Policy: Lawmaker

Japanese parliamentarian Marutei Tsurunen says the current nuclear crisis will cause Japan to “reappraise” its policy on nuclear energy: Tsurunen told YLE, “We have relied on nuclear power for the generation of electricity and now we face a crisis. This demands a complete reappraisal of policy on nuclear energy. Now we know it can be […]

USS Ronald Reagan Sailors Exposed To Nuclear Radiation

Sailors aboard USS Ronald Reagan were exposed to radiation from Japan’s nuclear accident the Sydney Morning Herald reports: The effects of the radioactive plumes from the problematic nuclear reactors have spread further afield, with US government officials telling reporters crew members on the deck of USS Ronald Reagan were exposed to about a month’s worth […]

March 13, 2011

Casualties Mount In Japan

Like most of the world, I’ve watched television coverage of Japan’s tsunami/earthquake disaster in stunned silence. To see so much suffering, knowing people have lost husbands, wives, children, brothers, and sisters is so overwhelming; it leaves your heart so heavy. For those that have lost a loved one, we offer our heartfelt condolences. Japan, you’re […]

March 11, 2011

Hawaii And US West Coast Brace For Tsunami

Hawaii, the US west coast and points between are bracing for a tsunami triggered by a massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake in Japan. The earthquake is now being called “historic,” the fifth largest in history. Japanese casualties are said to be about 3 dozen and climbing. KHON in Hawaii is live, anticipating about a 6 ft. […]

August 16, 2008

USS Houston Nuclear Submarine Leaked Radiation For Two Years

Stars & Stripes says the Navy recently discovered that the USS Houston had been leaking radiation for two years. USS Houston is a Los Angeles class nuclear powered, fast-attack submarine. Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement saying, “The total amount of radioactivity released into the sea during the recent navigation was less than […]