Category Archives: Science

These people are insane

In a previous post I was banging on about what appears to be quite a serious radiation leak at the Waste Isolation Pilot Program (WIPP), in the New Mexico desert. The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant is a Department of Energy … Continue reading

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Lies and Rebellion

No apologies for concentrating on Fukushima again, because it’s a huge story, and yet there’s barely a word about it in the mainstream media; but I’ll get on to that later. In the meantime, the following short video is from … Continue reading

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Their noses grow ever longer

This week, the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) released a major report about the health effects of the Fukushima disaster; in fact, I think the report was released on April Fool’s Day, which seems … Continue reading

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Godzilla surfaces in New Mexico

“I feel that at least several hundred scientists trained in the biomedical aspect of atomic energy – myself included – are candidates for Nuremberg-type trials for crimes against humanity for our gross negligence and irresponsibility. Now that we know the … Continue reading

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They did this in our name

Last month, a London barman by the name of Twiggy Garcia tried to make a citizen’s arrest on Tony Blair, for alleged war crimes. Blair was in the restaurant where Garcia worked, but refused to accompany him to the nearest … Continue reading

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Nuke Wars and Nuns

Earlier this week a US judge sentenced Sister Megan Rice to three years in prison. Megan Rice is an 84-year-old nun, who, along with fellow nuke protestors Michael Walli and Greg Boertje-Obed, broke into a Tennessee defense facility where enriched … Continue reading

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Reagan gets Irradiated

The lawsuit filed by sailors on the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and its support ships has been covered by some mainstream media, albeit on the inside pages (even Fox News). I would venture that, despite the almost total media … Continue reading

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Alchemy and Mass Murder

Recently, the World Health Organisation (WHO) released its World Cancer Report 2014, which earlier this week produced jolly headlines like these: Worldwide cancer cases expected to soar by 70% over next 20 years On top of the cancer pandemic we … Continue reading

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9/11: cock-up or conspiracy?

A poll taken in 2006 indicated that more than a third of Americans believed that the US Government was in someway involved in 9/11 (here). Now, in 2014, the conspiracy theory movement (also known as ‘truthers’) has reached such momentum … Continue reading

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20,000 Isotopes Under the Sea

Last October the Newcastle Herald published an account by a yachtsman called Ivan Macfadyen, who sailed his boat from Japan to San Francisco. Amongst other things, the account said this: No fish. No birds. Hardly a sign of life at … Continue reading

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Radioactive bananas

This month, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) have started removing fuel rods from Fukushima reactor No.4 fuel pool. I’m not going to go into this too much, but I’ll just say that the No.4 fuel pool contains about 1500 … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about plutonium

The nightmare at Fukushima just keeps getting worse and worse. There are two reasons behind this failure to contain the disaster: firstly, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), who run the plant, are a management company, not an engineering company; … Continue reading

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Two brilliant speeches

The first is by a (then) 12-year-old Canadian girl called Victoria Grant. Her speech is just under seven minutes long and it was given last year at the ‘Public Banking in America’ Conference in Philadelphia. Victoria is talking about the … Continue reading

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The Tokyo Olympics

Well, this has been and continues to be a very surreal news year. Today it was announced that Tokyo has been given the 2020 Olympic Games (here), despite the ongoing freeway pile-up that is Fukushima. With the recent problems at … Continue reading

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Fukushima and Fascism

There’s something going on in Japan, because earlier in the week the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) announced that 300 tonnes of highly radioactive water had leaked from a storage tank at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (here). This … Continue reading

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Fukushima – on a wing and a prayer

Two weeks ago there was a power failure at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (here). The spent fuel pools of reactors 1, 2, 3 and 4 lost their cooling systems for more than 24 hours (apparently a radioactive rat … Continue reading

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Fukushima Symposium

Earlier this week there was a two-day symposium, held at The New York Academy of Medicine and titled The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident. It was a project of the Helen Caldicott Foundation (here). Caldicott arranged … Continue reading

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Fred Dibnah – Mr Politically Incorrect

Back in 1978 a regional BBC News team filmed a steeplejack who was making repairs to Bolton Town Hall. The head honchos at the Beeb liked it so much that they commissioned an hour long documentary about the steeplejack, whose … Continue reading

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The Fukushima 50, who are all dead

More doom and gloom, I’m afraid: Yesterday, NHK, a major broadcaster in Japan, put out a documentary about elderly and infirm patients who were in a hospital just a few miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. On 12th March … Continue reading

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Fukushima, an irradiated mayor speaks out

Futaba is a small town of 7,000 residents located just 3km (2 miles) from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. When the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck, and the reactors began to meltdown, Katsutaka Idogawa, the then mayor of Futaba … Continue reading

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Googlenam Style

Today, an overweight Korean pop star has become the first person in history to garner more than 1 billion views on YouTube. The pop star is called Psy and the song is called Gangnam Style (you can find the video … Continue reading

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What drugs are they on?!

In a post last week I was bemoaning the fact that there’s a media blackout with regard to the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant (here). Shortly after I made that post both the BBC and Reuters published pieces … Continue reading

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Fukushima spent fuel pool No.4

The magnitude 7.3 earthquake that occured off the coast of Japan last Friday was widely reported. What wasn’t reported at all was the effect that this earthquake might have had on the already badly damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. I’m … Continue reading

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Fukushima – sorry about the doom and gloom, but…

It’s a sad fact that most of the mainstream media continue to ignore the ongoing nuclear disaster in Japan. For instance, last August, fish that were caught 20 kilometres north of the Fukushima plant were found to have cesium levels … Continue reading

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In the Shadow of the Moon – the death of Neil Armstrong

The first man to walk on the moon has, sadly, died at the age of 82. Like many people, as a child I watched those grainy black and white pictures live from the moon in 1969. Incredible stuff! There’s a … Continue reading

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