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  There is an old gypsy lady around my apartment. Since I gave her 65 cents before, she waves her hands to me every time she sees me. She has

Natural disasters

Potential eruption of Hakone would trigger the eruption of Mt. Fuji

On 2/18/2013, Fukushima Diary reported the unusually frequent earthquake in Hakone, which could be a sign of eruption. (cf, [Sign of eruption ?] There has been over 1300 quakes in


JP PM Abe stated to restart nuclear plants

  In the afternoon of 2/28/2013, Japanese prime minister Abe stated they are going to restart nuclear plants for the stable supply of energy and reduce the cost. It was

Export from Japan Sea contamination

China rejected importing suntan cream from Japan for detecting cadmium, daughter nuclide of radioactive silver

On 3/2/2013, Chinese customs announced they rejected importing Japanese suntan cream. The brand is Anessa of Shiseido. They detected Cadmium from the products. The amount is not reported. The products

Cover-ups Plant hazard

Another Fukushima worker hospitalized for emergency

On 2/28/2013, Fukushima Diary reported a Fukushima worker died after hospitalized. (cf, The Fukushima worker in a state of cardiopulmonary arrest died, the reason is not reported [URL 1]) According