After the release of Prometheus, craftmaker Steve was so inspired by a tweet by Bad Astronomy's Phil Plait that he went out and constructed his own "Giger Counter" using a half-scale model skeleton (and not other simulcra of the human anatomy). And luckily for Steve, his home made for a poor testing ground:
One of the worst factors of the Fukushima crisis is clarity of information—and the distinct lack of it since the quake first hit. The people behind RDTN say to hell with the government and TEPCO—let citizens report radiation.
A Taiwanese restaurant isn't doing anything to sate those fears over radiation, supplying a Geiger counter with every order of sushi. According to the restaurant manager, customers were actually asking for it, but surely handing them out actually encourages fear of radioactive contamination, even if said sashmi is…