In a classic case of adding insult to injury, workers at the beleaguered Fukushima nuclear power plant have uncovered what appears to be an undetonated bomb dating back to the Second World War.
When Japanese designer Ken Okuyama designed the Ferrari Enzo and P4/P5 while working for Pininfarina in Italy, it probably never occurred to him that one day he would design the world’s most luxurious excursion train.
A remotely-controlled robot sent to inspect and clean a damaged reactor at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant had to be pulled early when its onboard camera went dark, the result of excess radiation. The abbreviated mission suggests that radiation levels inside the reactor are even higher than was reported last week—and that robots are going to have a hell of a time cleaning this mess up.
Looks at first like somebody threw a bunch of glowing beads on some rocks, but what you see here is actually alive.
Earlier this week something happened to make Japan’s brand new black hole satellite suddenly, mysteriously lose all contact with Earth. Now, we have video of it spinning wildly in space—and JAXA has also received a few odd, new messages.
Any shop doing good work demands an equally good workbench. And if this build is any indication, Jesse de Geest AKA The Samurai Carpenter will be fashioning some wooden works of art in the very near future.
A volcano erupted Friday in southwest Japan, sending bursts of lava flowing out of the side.
Mount Sakurajima unleashed grey smoke and streaking flashes of lightning. There were no immediate reports of injuries, according to the Guardian, but officials did ban entry to the site.