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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
May. 22, 2015 - 05:27PM JST
dolphin meat is really bad for people. i hope the children are not eating it. i…
Posted in: Taiji mayor says dolphin hunt will still go on
One of the things I like least about Japan. Constantly removing your shoes and putting them…
Posted in: What do you think of the custom of taking one's shoes off before coming indoors at home? Would you do it in your country?
May. 22, 2015 - 05:23PM JST
The Chinese used to split Japanese soldiers in two with their bare hands. This is actually…
Posted in: China to investigate anti-Japan TV drama over crotch grenade scene
May. 22, 2015 - 05:20PM JST
a govn't that cares more about AIIB than its own people, do ordinary citizens really care…
Posted in: Japan ups ante in race to boost influence in Asia with cash
May. 22, 2015 - 05:19PM JST
For argument's sake, let's assume that the Twitter user's story was true. But still I want…
Posted in: Hero lady apparently saves guy from groping accusations by posing as girlfriend