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Fukushima Water Leak Labeled Level 3 Incident

Fukushima Storage Tank Leak Upgraded

The severity of the leaking water tank at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant was upgraded by the country’s nuclear regulator to Level 3 on an international scale for radiological releases. While higher than previous known leaks, the level isn’t close to the Level 7 classification given to three meltdowns at the plant in March 2011 directly… Read more »

Beijing Independent Film Festival Shut Down By Police

BIFF Shut Down

Beijing Independent Film Festival was forced by police to shut down operations on Friday. According to reports, authorities arrived at the event with a cease and desist notice shortly after the opening ceremony had concluded. Although people traveled from around the world to attend the festival, police effectively shut everything down before it could get… Read more »

Radioactive Groundwater At Fukushima Creeps Toward The Sea

Radioactive Groundwater Fukushima Ocean

Radioactive groundwater is slowly creeping toward the Pacific Ocean from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. The water is part of an underground reservoir of contaminated water that started spilling from the plant’s reactors two years ago. The nuclear plant has been crippled since a massive tsunami, triggered by an earthquake, struck Japan in… Read more »

Zombie Pigeons Being Reported In Russia

Zombie Pigeons Of Russia

The Flying Dead are upon us! Citizens in Russian have recently started reporting “Zombie Pigeon” sightings in Moscow. The birds are being called Zombies because they appear extremely lethargic and show no signs of fear. Moscow resident Umid tells Europe Radio Liberty: “When I walk to work I usually see pigeons running and jumping around…. Read more »

North Korean Prison Camps’ Horrors Revealed To UN By Defectors

North Korean Prison Camp Survivors Remember Executions, Starvation

North Korean prison camps and their horrors were explained to a United Nations committee by a group of escaped prisoners on Tuesday. Slave labor, beatings, torture, and brutal executions were all part of daily life in the camps, the defectors told the public. Their statements were made in South Korea, the first ever made before… Read more »

Death Toll Rises To 52 In Philippine Ship Collision

At Least 52 dead in philippine ship collision

UPDATE – At least 52 people have been reported dead after a ferry and cargo ship collided in the Philippines on Friday. According to the Wall Street Journal, 52 dead have been recovered in the waters off the Philippine central island of Cebu, said the Philippine Coast Guard. So far, Philippine authorities and fishermen have… Read more »

Stealth Snowmobiles Being Tested By Canadian Military

Silent Snowmobile In Canada

There is a lot of snow in Canada, which might explain why the Canadian military is currently test driving a $620,000 stealth snowmobile. The snowmobile is part of the military’s plans for clandestine operations in the Arctic. Creating a stealth snowmobile isn’t a simple undertaking. To keep noise levels down while still providing speed, the… Read more »