On the 10th anniversary of the Fukushima disaster, photographer Kazuhiro Nogi revisited parts of Japan that were obliterated and took new photos from the same spot. The Guardian assembled them into before-and-after slider-bar photos.
There's a new scientific paper out from the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, which studied the outbreak of wild boar in the area affected by the Fukushima nuclear explosion in 2011. As The Register explains: The local wild boar – a subspecies endemic to the region known as the Japanese Boar (aka Sus scrofa… READ THE REST
The 2011 Tōhoku earthquake was Japan's worst of all time, leading to more than 15,000 deaths and meltdowns at three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. But all the footage I'd seen of it was of the subsequent tsunami and flooding that claimed most victims' lives. Here's high-definition footage of the earthquake itself,… READ THE REST
For months, Japan's much-vaunted manufacturing sector has been wracked by scandal after scandal, as the country's biggest corporations admit to decades of systematic fraud that started in the boardroom and went to the factory floor, with scandals hitting "Nissan Motor, Subaru, Toray Industries, Kobe Steel and Mitsubishi Materials" among others. READ THE REST
A wireless charger can make just about anyone's life so much easier. Whether you're looking for a wireless charger for your watch or a dock that can tackle a few of your gadgets at once, there are lots of markdowns right now for a limited time. There are even some chargers that are portable, so you… READ THE REST
You can buy gifts for your bae. You can buy gifts for your mom and dad. You can even buy gifts for your kids. But there's something different you feel when you buy something fun and new for your pet. We don't even have to get into why people have different sets of feelings for… READ THE REST
If you're a gamer, there's little that gets you more excited than new gear. Stepping up to a new controller or a new headset can literally change the entire experience of playing every game on your shelf. We know what the charge of playing with new toys is like, which is why you should definitely… READ THE REST