And you thought “Heartbleed” was bad…
And you thought “Heartbleed” was bad…
From overfishing to the great garbage patch, these are some of the biggest threats to the future of the ocean.
Under details agreed on Sunday, Iran will begin limiting its nuclear program in exchange for some sanctions relief starting Jan. 20.
But six western powers and Iran are due to meet again in 10 days to try again.
The phone call represents the first direct contact between U.S. and Iranian presidents since 1979.
“There is a great deal of concern that the entire world will swallow up whole the act that the Iranians are putting on at the U.N. this week.”
The telephone did get popular, as it turns out. Hey, who knew.
Legislators were voting Friday on whether to adopt a controversial national referendum on the construction of the country’s fourth nuclear power plant in New Taipei City.
North Korea on Tuesday said it plans to restart its 5 megawatt nuclear reactor that was shut down under an agreement reached at the six-party talks in 2007, Yonhap News reports.
“I’m sure the Iranians are paying close attention to our failure to prevent the North Koreans from continuing successful nuclear program,” John McCain says. Foreign policy hands aren’t buying it.
Carney doesn’t believe WorldNetDaily’s report is “credible.”
This isn’t your grandfather’s mushroom cloud. Actually, it is. Taken in 1952, this eerie photo captures a nuclear explosion mid-birth.
The bunny, born without ears, might be evidence of radioactive contamination in Japan. Some fear the mutant bunny is a result of the nuclear disaster following the massive March earthquake and tsunami. Unless, of course, it’s just a random birth defect. Every credible scientist in the world is leaning strongly toward the latter. Watch Video ›
The first images of the remaining employees at Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, dubbed “The Fukushima 50,” as they expose themselves to dangerous levels of radiation in a desperate attempt to prevent a full nuclear meltdown. These photos were released by Tokyo Electric Power Co., showing the employees as they scramble to return power to the failing nuclear reactors. The whole world is rooting for them. View List ›
If that’s not an oxymoron.
From an MIT exhibit called Ground Zero 1945: Pictures By Atomic Bomb Survivors, stunning and tragic pieces of art from those who witnessed the horrors of Nagasaki and Hiroshima. These have eerie parallels with some of the scenes of destruction we see in Japan today. WARNING: Many of these portraits are disturbing. View List ›
A collection of artwork attempting to raise money for relief efforts in Japan. Despite all of the taco shop brawls and farting Charlie Sheens, sometimes the internet can do good. Links to the individual artist or fundraising page are provided if you feel like chipping in. *This post has been edited to remove a trans slur.* View List ›
But the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant sits less than a mile from an offshore fault line.
With the nuclear crisis in Japan growing hourly, The Daily Beast rates the vulnerability of all 65 U.S. nuclear facilities.
The residents of Bamiyan, Afghanistan held a vigil in support of Japan. The children, in particular, were eager to offer help. Kids say the darnedest things that melt your heart and reaffirm your faith in humanity. View List ›
It’s basically a very dangerous way to boil water.
The nuclear emergency in Japan continues to escalate. Dangerous levels of radiation are leaking from the earthquake-damaged reactors at Fukushima Dai-ichi and incidents are feared at other power plants. Those working to contain the meltdowns or living nearby are at the greatest risk. Here is what radiation sickness looks like. View List ›
The political wrangling over nuclear power in the United States just got a lot more complicated.
Here’s another explosion at the Fukushima power plant. An unfortunate series of events. Watch Video ›