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Flying, Flattering Furniture

Be excessively nice to each other.

-Stephen Fry

Which is a stronger motivating tactic, fear or love?

I can recall several teachers, mostly in middle school, who were excellent purveyors of fear-fed encouragement. 547 more words

RT: Fukushima fail: Radioactive groundwater levels not falling

Published time: August 29, 2014 19:30

Reuters / Kimimasa Mayama

Attempts to curb the accumulation of radioactive groundwater at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant are not proving effective, as groundwater continues to enter radioactive buildings. 348 more words


Thyroid cancer diagnosed in 104 young people in Fukushima -- The Asahi Shimbun

” The number of young people in Fukushima Prefecture who have been diagnosed with definitive or suspected thyroid gland cancer, a disease often caused by radiation exposure, now totals 104, according to prefectural officials. 507 more words

Fukushima Daiichi

Second group of Fukushima residents given OK to return home in evacuation zone -- The Asahi Shimbun

” KAWAUCHI, Fukushima Prefecture–Some residents of this village who lived within the 20-kilometer restricted zone surrounding the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant were told on Aug. 316 more words

Contamination / Radiation

Fukushima rice exports to resume; First batch to Singapore -- The Wall Street Journal

” The National Federation of Agricultural Cooperative Associations said it would resume exports of rice produced in Fukushima prefecture for the first time since the nuclear crisis in 2011. 193 more words

Contamination / Radiation

Summer Slump

The recognition of their existence will jolt the material twentieth century mind out of its heavy ruts in the mud, and will make it admit that there is a glamour and mystery to life. 689 more words

Japan: Fukushima Prefecture (Minami-soma City, Soma-Nomaoi)

For a period of four days (July 22-25) a festival which dates back to 1,000 years ago takes place in the Soma District of Fukushima Prefecture, a renowned horse breeding region. 353 more words