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  1. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Jimmy Choo creates Fukushima shoe line

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 10:11am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Choo makes one-off shoe design to boost profile of Fukushima artisans Designer Jimmy Choo has unveiled a one-off range of shoes in Japan, made using materials and techniques native to the disaster-hit Fukushima area, in a bid to boost the profile of artisans there. Choo was inspired to come up with the creations after visiting workshops in the area, which ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - JAPAN

    Book review: Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster, by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Susan Stranahan

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 09:43am by NYT

    ... Michael Hiltzik Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Susan Stranahan New Press 4 stars Michael Hiltzik On March 18, 2011, a team from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) gathered in Tokyo. Seven days earlier, a magnitude-9 quake had rattled a complex of six nuclear power plants known as Fukushima Daiichi. Then came a second, more ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - ROBOTICS

    New generation of 'muscle suits' make light work of heavy lifting

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 01:14am by GDN

    ... so much easier, and the people being cared for don't have to worry about being dropped." Kikuchi Seisakusho's factory in Fukushima prefecture is expected to manufacture up ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology

    Hong Kong-based inventor's breakthrough robotic boat aims to clean-up oceans

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by DARREN WEE

    ... would also prevent researchers from being exposed to pollution and radiation. Harada's Japanese family live 100km from Fukushima, and he will go back there for a third time in October ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Godzilla is back to save the planet

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:14pm

    ... something more than just a genre film. Edwards wanted to update the Godzilla story – but how? That question was finally answered by the meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear reactor in Japan in 2011. ... man to play Japanese characters, feels that nuclear power was a pertinent theme after the Fukushima disaster. “We can’t separate nuclear themes from Godzilla, as they are an important part ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ordinary people in devastating times

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:41pm by David McNeill

    ... strong, that would arrive in the three most distressed prefectures of Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima. Most volunteers came with offers of help. Tashiro, who is 33, had a different purpose: he ... of Japan's rice crop and much of its fish catch before radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster poisoned the fields and water. Ironically, the Fukushima Daiichi plant produced not a single watt ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology

    How technology created for use in space has benefited life on earth

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:39am by Jamie Carter

    ... real-time cameras and microphones, a PackBot has been used to get inside the tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. Its day job, however, is in bomb disposal. Another ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, February 16, 2014

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 03:51am by AGENCIES

    ... 9 earthquake, a massive tsunami, around 19,000 dead, explosions at nuclear reactors: these are well-known elements of the crisis that struck Japan in March 2011. In a new report, "Fukushima ... of the lacklustre response of the nuclear industry and its regulators, particularly in the US. "The catastrophe at Fukushima should not have been a surprise to anyone familiar with the vulnerabilities ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Japanese earthquake and tsunami films

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by MARK SCHILLING

    ... to evacuate. After that, reporting by the national and foreign media was extensive and continuous, including coverage of the explosions from meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. ... hand, Atsushi Funahashi's Nuclear Nation (2012), which examines the devastation and dislocation in a small town near the Fukushima plant, is fiercely anti-nuclear (as is the town's ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - JAPAN

    Book review: Bending Adversity, by David Pilling

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:41pm by Julian Ryall

    ... that befell the people of northeast Japan- of homes and livelihoods reduced to matchwood; of hospital patients dying as they were evacuated from the exclusion zone around the Fukushima nuclear plant; ...




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