Tsunami Survivors See “Ghosts” In Japan

The devastating earthquake and tsunami that occurred in Japan in 2011 left many far-reaching scars on the land and its people. The effects of nuclear meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the collapsed infrastructure, and the over 15,000 confirmed deaths are still felt to this day. This day, in fact, which marks the …

Japanese “Ghost Ship” Arrives Off Coast Of British Columbia

A ghostly remnant of the March 11, 2011 Japanese tsunami has been located just over 100 miles from the Queen Charlotte Islands in British Columbia, Canada. It’s a fishing boat, and although clearly rusted and in pretty bad shape, it’s been coasting along in the pacific ocean for about a year. Officials say there are …

Japan Was Warned About Safety Of Nuclear Facilities

In every disaster movie, from The Day After Tomorrow and The Core all the way over to Independence Day and 2012, there’s a lone scientist warning of impending doom, who most initially scoff at. The world’s going to freeze over? Ha! The Earth’s core is going to stop spinning? Ha Ha! Japan’s nuclear reactors aren’t sufficiently …

Japan Is (Was) Sinking! Right?

On Friday, March 11, 2011, an “undersea megathrust earthquake,” one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded, hit off the coast of Japan. The earthquake and tsunami that followed caused unimaginable damage, not the least of which being several nuclear accidents, including the Fukushima Daiichi plant meltdown, the effects of which are still being felt today. …