Like the radiation discovered in spinach and milk, the contaminated water around Fukushima Prefecture has been deemed safe, despite them being above "normal" levels.
Japan's Healthy Ministry has advised villagers near the nuclear plant to not drink the tap water because of radioactive iodine. Ministry spokesman Takayuki Matsuda said that radioactive iodine three times the normal level was found in water 19 miles (30km) away from the nuclear plant. The contaminated water is only…
The Fukushima nuclear situation is officially on the same level as 1979's Three Mile Island situation, having been raised from 4 to 5 on the seven-level international scale.
Japanese children may be used to having everything explained to them in cutesy language (remember the Street View video?), but inventing a character called "Nuclear Boy" who really needs to do a poo, and keeps stinking the neighborhood up with his farts might be going too far.
The Japanese Nuclear situation at Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant is ongoing and ever-changing but if you were curious at how and what happened to cause such problems, this NHK video serves as a great explainer (it's easy to understand, too). The video details the three safety precautions created to cool the nuclear…
Pausing for respite for a few hours, the "Fukushima 50," as they've become known, finally had a chance to catch their breath.