Archive For The “Radiation” Category

Untrained Contract Labor Cleaning Up Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Site?

By | October 25, 2013

Just when WE thought things could not get WORSE at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power station in Japan, we read an article that mentioned the following unsettling circumstances at the site: The job of cleaning up the radioactive mess at Fukushima has found its way into the hands not of TEPCO (Tokyo Electric) employees, but […]

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Well Water Tests Show Fukushima Reactor Crisis Getting Worse

By | September 10, 2013

For those who have not kept up with events at the Fukushima Reactor site currently having problems, regretfully we have some bad news: Things keep going from bad to worse… and then they getting worse. Personal Radiation DetectorDX-1 Personal Geiger Counter Today we read an article on Yahoo that contained seemingly one piece of bad [...]

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Exposure to Radiation Confirmed by TEPCO in Japan

By | August 15, 2013

Though not totally unexpected, we do still find it bothersome that 10 workers at the Fukushima site recently tested positive for radiation on their skin and in their hair — meaning that the site may actually have more ‘leaks’ than previously announced. Personal Radiation Monitorsand Geiger Counters Again, not totally unexpected given the manner in [...]

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‘Slightly’ Radioactive Water Leaked Into Lake Michigan

By | May 16, 2013

Recently (5/6/13) a spokesperson for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced that 79 gallons of “very slightly radioactive water” leaked from a holding tank at the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant and found its way into a storage basin that flowed into Lake Michigan. Radiation Detectors & Radiation Monitors Officials quickly stated that the accidental discharge of [...]

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Heat Index Monitor (WBGT)

By | May 7, 2010

OK, so if you don’t already know what the term ‘wet bulb globe temperature’ means, don’t worry. We didn’t, either, before writing this blog entry. The term refers to the way the human body ‘feels’ in response to actual temperature, real-time exposure to sunlight, and humidity. Many refer to the wet bulb globe temperature, often […]

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Microwave Oven Leaking?

By | October 27, 2009

By request we have located information on the topic of dangers posed by leaking microwave ovens. Apparently some people have doubts about the safety of their oh-so-convenient cooking devices. After doing a little reading on the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) web site, it appears as though the majority of microwave ovens do not put […]

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