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  • “Future Earthquake Warning” Mega-Quake of epic proportions to hit the America’s?

    There’s a new report which was released today, March 15, 2011 in the Kremlin prepared for Prime Minister Putin by the Institute of Physics of the Earth, in Moscow. It is a warning that the America’s are in danger of suffering a mega-quake of catastrophic proportions during the next forteen days with...
  • Japan PM: Radiation Spewing From Damaged Nuke Plant!

    Radiation is spewing from damaged reactors at a crippled nuclear power plant in tsunami-ravaged northeastern Japan in a dramatic escalation of the 4-day-old catastrophe. The prime minister has warned residents to stay inside or risk getting radiation sickness. ...
  • Explosion Rocks Third Japanese Reactor

    A third explosion in four days rocked the earthquake-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan early Tuesday, the country's nuclear safety agency said. Two sources told NBC News' Robert Bazell that the latest blast breached the containment structure and that radiation has leaked out. ...
  • Nuclear Fuel Rods Melting In 3 Japan Nukes Plants

    Fuel rods melting. Japanese officials confirmed Monday that nuclear fuel rods appear to be melting inside three reactors compromised by Friday’s earthquake, though nuclear experts differ on whether the outer chamber of a reactor melting in fact constitutes a partial “meltdown.”...
  • Explosion At Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant

    Japanese officials say they believe a hydrogen explosion has occurred at Japan's stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, similar to an earlier one at a different unit in the facility. A massive column of smoke was seen belching from the plant's No. 3 unit Monday. The reactor had been under...
  • Japan Works Frantically To Contain Crippled Nuclear Reactors

    Japan's nuclear crisis intensified Sunday as authorities raced to combat the threat of multiple reactor meltdowns and more than 170,000 people evacuated the quake- and tsunami-savaged northeastern coast where fears spread over possible radioactive contamination....
  • New Danger As Japan’s Reactor No.3 Fails

    The emergency cooling system is no longer functioning at the No.3 reactor at Tokyo Electric Power Co's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility, requiring the facility to urgently secure a means to supply water to the reactor, an official of the Japan Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency told a news...
  • Radioactive! Meltdown Confirmed At Fukushima No.1 Plant

    Fukushima No.1 Meltdown Confirmed. The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) said Saturday afternoon the explosion at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant could only have been caused by a meltdown of the reactor core. The same day, Tokyo Electric Power Co. (9501), which runs the plant, began to...
  • Japan Quake Shifted Earth’s Axis By 4 Inches

    The powerful earthquake that unleashed a devastating tsunami Friday appears to have moved the main island of Japan by 8 feet (2.4 meters) and shifted the Earth on its axis. "At this point, we know that one GPS station moved (8 feet), and we have seen a map from...
  • Explosion! Japanese Nuclear Plant Lights Up Sky

    Several workers were reported to be injured in the explosion, and smoke was seen billowing out of the plant. Radioactivity at the plant was 20 times over the normal level, and Japan's Nuclear Safety Commission has said it may be experiencing meltdown. Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) says explosion...
  • Japan Has Only Hours To Prevent Total Nuclear Meltdown!

    Japanese officials may only have hours to cool reactors that have been disabled by Friday's massive earthquake and tsunami or face a nuclear meltdown. Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) (9501.T) is racing to cool down the reactor core after a highly unusual "station blackout" -- the total loss of...
  • Danger! Radiation At Japanese Nuke Plant 1,000 Times Normal

    Radiation levels at damaged Fukushima-Daiichi nuke plant are continuing to rise... Radiation 1,000 times higher than normal detected. Ministry official: 'Possibility of radioactive leak'. Japan warned there could be a small radiation leak from a nuclear reactor whose cooling system was knocked out by Friday's massive earthquake, but thousands...
  • Fires Sweep Through Japan After Tsunami and Quake

    ore than 1,000 people are feared to have died after the sixth largest earthquake in recorded history devastated Japan today. The massive earthquake - 8,000 times stronger than the one that hit New Zealand last month - sent a catastrophic 33 foot tsunami hurtling across the Pacific Ocean. Thousands...
  • “Thoughts And Prayers” Just A Cliche?

    Every time America or the world suffers from any natural disaster, terrorist attack or tragedy, we hear the phrase ‘’my thoughts and prayers.” This morning when I awoke to the news of the devastating earthquake that swept parts of Japan, Twitter was flooded with people saying ‘’my thoughts and...
  • Hundreds of Bodies Found in Japan After Massive Tsunami

    Japanese police say 200 to 300 bodies have been found in a northeastern coastal area where a massive earthquake spawned a ferocious tsunami Friday that swept away boats, cars and homes. The magnitude 8.9 offshore quake -- the largest in Japan's history -- unleashed a 23-foot tsunami and was...
  • 8.9 Magnitude Quake Triggers Tsunami In Japan

    Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, unleashing a 13-foot tsunami that washed away cars and tore away buildings along the coast near the epicenter. There were reports of injuries in Tokyo....