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MissouriUSAJan. 04, 2013 - 12:40AM JST
I disagree-there seems to be a great degree of humane thought by withholding the execution date. Just like none of us really know when we'll die, the prisoner must try to live each day to the fullest and cheerish the moments he/she remaining.
Afterall-if given the choice would YOU want to know the day you'll die???!!
Posted in: Death row inmates want prior warning instead of being told on day of execution
MissouriUSADec. 31, 2011 - 12:30PM JST
Actually the science to electrokinetically remove radioactive isotopes has existed for a few decades. It's more a matter of scale that makes Toshiba's device interesting. Thru the pouring acid/base chemicals into collected/contained soil, electric anode rods help draw out the electrically charged 'radioactive' particles. Remove the radiation, remove and neutralize the electrolyte solution, and restore the soil. My mind cannot picture doing more than a drum or two of soil at a time, but it's very much possible. If anyone can do it, I have great faith in the science and mechanical prowess of Japanese engineers.
Posted in: Toshiba invents device it claims can decontaminate radioactive soil
MissouriUSAJul. 04, 2009 - 05:04AM JST
Ah yes, Taedong River Beer! It goes well with your typical NK meal of air. Thank you glorious people's leader for inventing beer!
Posted in: In a first, North Korea airs beer commercial on TV
MissouriUSAJul. 03, 2009 - 03:34AM JST
This is why I am not vacationing in Mexico this year. Desite the nice weather and fun activities, I will not risk this drug violence possibly affecting my family. We are going to San Diego instead.
Posted in: At least 14 bodies found in Mexico mass grave
MissouriUSAJun. 29, 2009 - 01:34AM JST
How about N Korea worrying about feeding their citizens....
Posted in: North Korea threatens to shoot down Japanese spy planes
MissouriUSAJun. 28, 2009 - 11:06PM JST
Nice idea; I wish a nice Japanese Hotel would ally with a nice hotel in Saint Louis, Missouri.
Posted in: Imperial Hotel hosts Hawaiian Fair
Jul. 30, 2015 - 06:58AM JST
"many of us have stuck with them through sheer inertia and misplaced loyalty"
I have stuck…
Posted in: Microsoft aims to reboot connections with Windows 10
Jul. 30, 2015 - 06:49AM JST
Cool. Up until a few years ago I had no idea that Sunshine 60 was built…
Posted in: Old haunts: Looking for hidden ghosts in Tokyo
Jul. 30, 2015 - 06:41AM JST
Also the USA wants Canada to drop its local market boards so it's not just Japan…
Posted in: Japanese butter on the table in Pacific trade talks
Jul. 30, 2015 - 06:39AM JST
Not surprisingly the Japan Sport Council cannot place sole responsibility on the two construction companies, or…
Posted in: Tokyo Olympic stadium designer strikes back at critics
Jul. 30, 2015 - 06:28AM JST
I usually get beautiful looking apples here for 100 yen a piece. Crispy, crunchy and no…