6 hrs ago
Oklahoma tornado video: The terrifying moment tornado hits land
The video that one Oklahoma man recorded from a parking lot on Monday shows the moment when the deadly storm formed into the destructive twister.
10 hrs ago
Oklahoma tornado was 600 TIMES more powerful than Hiroshima atomic bomb
Bigger than Hiroshima: Monster tornado measuring 17 miles long and 1.3 miles wide was 600 TIMES more powerful than atomic bomb as NASA releases images of twister from space Wind speed, air moisture, temperature and timing all came together to create the perfect storm, which left at least 24 dead, including nine children, and some 237 injured ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Hiroshima peace forum notes that peace begins with you
Top: Past RI President Luis Giay , RI President Sakuji Tanaka , and Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair Wilfrid J. Wilkinson placed wreaths in Hiroshima Memorial Park during the third Rotary Global Peace Forum 17 May.
Fri May 17, 2013
Awards Season: Michelin Announces 2013 Stars for First Hiroshima Guide
The Michelin Guide has unveiled its 2013 special edition guide to Hiroshima, Japan , the very first time guide's inspectors have rated the region.
Wed May 15, 2013
Nitroglycerine-Induced Vasodilation for Assessment of Vascular...
From the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine , Department of Medicine and Molecular Science , Hiroshima University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima, Japan; Department of Cardiovascular Regeneration and Medicine, Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan ; Division of ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Children stabbed to death by father in Hiroshima, Japan
Two children were stabbed to death by their father early Tuesday morning in the western Japanese prefecture of Hiroshima according to local press.
Sat May 11, 2013
Active Community Leader Attending World Peace Conference
Caline Strach poses with her Grandma Helen Foster of Red Deer and mom Leslie Strach of Leduc.
Fri May 10, 2013
Masamichi Kogai new Mazda president and CEO
There's some executive rearranging going on in the top suite at Mazda Motor Corporation in Japan, with current CEO Takashi Yamanouchi telling reporters there "I'd like to hand over the work to younger people" now that the company has returned to profitability .
Tue May 07, 2013
Op-Ed Contributor Japans Shift From Nuclear Energy
ITSUKUSHIMA Shrine on Miyajima Island, built by the warlord Taira no Kiyomori around 1168, stands at the edge of an inlet of the Inland Sea, not far from Hiroshima.
Mon May 06, 2013
Anti-nuclear weapons protesters on trial this week for incursion into Tenn. nuclear facility
An octogenarian nun and two codefendants used bolt cutters to cut through fences and spent about two hours inside a Tennessee national security plant that has had a hand in making, maintaining or dismantling parts of every nuclear weapon in the country's arsenal, federal authorities allege.
Sun May 05, 2013
A path less taken for exploring Japan
A pathway near a shrine on the island of Miyajima, southwest of Hiroshima, Japan, is flanked by cherry blossoms in full bloom.AA By all means, visit Tokyo and Kyoto when you head to Japan.
Fri May 03, 2013
Rolla J. Crick, 1918-2013
Description: Rolla J. "Bud" Crick, a newsman for The Oregonian and Oregon Journal with credentials to rival Forest Gump, died Wednesday at age 95.
Day Trip: Frankenmuth offers more than Christmas and chicken dinners
Frankenmuth is more than shopping for holiday decor at Bronner's CHRISTmas Wonderland or eating chicken dinners at Zehnder's. If you don't shop 'til you drop or gobble 'til you wobble, you'll find a lot to whet your patriotism and love of local history instead.
Thu May 02, 2013
West Hawaii Today
May Day is Lei Day
Halau Kalaakeakauikawekiu shared the grace and beauty of hula Wednesday night whilst raising funds to be the lone halau representing Kona at the 38th annual Queen Liliuokalani Keiki Hula Competition.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
UID Architects' Nest House is an Eco-Friendly Retreat for Three Women in a Japanese Forest
Nest House is a gorgeous home for a mother, her two daughters and a lucky cat. It sits at the base of a mountain in Hiroshima, Japan and is surrounded by luscious forests.
Chernobyl Way - the anniversary of the accident at the Chernobyl NPP
One of the biggest radioactive accidents, an accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, occurred on April 26, 1986.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
The Japan Times
Sample a sweet Golden Week experience at the National Confectionary Expo
Sweets mean different things to different people. Some say such treats are their perfect stress release, while others say they bring back childhood memories - whether the smell of homemade cookies or the chocolate beans they used to pop into their mouths.