Showing posts from February, 2016

TEPCO admits to reporting the nuclear meltdown of Fukushima Plant far too late

Japan is still cleaning up one of the largest nuclear disasters that happen 5 years ago. 
In 2014, I wrote a post questioning the methods used to clean up this nuclear waste. An article was published by the LA Times in 2015 titled "After 4 years, Fukushima nuclear cleanup remains daunting, vast".

Tatsuhiko Kodama, director of Tokyo University’s Radioisotope Center, who has been recruited by Minamisoma to chair its Committee to Promote Decontamination, says the government’s plan is “nearly impossible” and makes no sense. “The government is simply putting soil into bags with no plan for recycling,” said Kodama, who has been visiting the area on a weekly basis. “The residents don’t trust the government so much.”

In recent news Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) said that a public declaration of the meltdown should have been done within days of the disaster. Instead, TEPCO did not reveal that a meltdown was taking place for almost two months.
"TEPCO previously admitted in a …

Zaila the 8 year old basketball prodigy

Zaila is an extremely talented '8 year old basketball prodigy'
Check out her incredible basketball skills in this amazing video below!

It is almost unbelievable that she is only 8 years old, yet she has acquired such talent and skill!

A conditioned mind is not free

"A conditioned mind is not free because it can never go
beyond its own borders, beyond the barriers it
has built 
around itself; that is obvious. And it is very difficult for such a mind to free itself from its conditioning and go beyond, because this conditioning is imposed upon it, not only by society, but by itself. You like your conditioning because you dare not go beyond.
You are frightened of what your father and mother would say, of what society and the priest would say; therefore you help
to create the barriers which hold you."
-Jiddu Krishnamurti