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electric2004Mar. 31, 2014 - 08:28PM JST
Posted in: What if everyone was texting while walking at Shibuya Crossing?
electric2004Jan. 30, 2014 - 02:32AM JST
Might be easier to detect if the woman is getting wet.
Posted in: Innovative bra cannot be unhooked without true love, say makers
electric2004Jan. 06, 2014 - 05:27PM JST
At least for Nissan Moco: in the version with remote controlled ignition key, which does not need to be inserted into the lock while driving, it comes standard with an alarm system when the door is opened without key.
(e.g. not using the mechanical lock or the remote key).
Posted in: 40 parked cars vandalized in Ibaraki
electric2004Jan. 02, 2014 - 08:56PM JST
Seems the employees did not use the orange paint balls, which they keep near the cash register for just such purpose.
Posted in: Man robs Sukiya store of Y270,000 yen
electric2004Dec. 27, 2013 - 07:41PM JST
The corrected link is at
Posted in: Japan ranked 6th in quality of life for children
electric2004Dec. 19, 2013 - 05:48PM JST
It seems he was intelligent enough not to relieve himself from the overpass onto the high voltage power lines for the trains.
Posted in: Fukuoka man ordered to pay over Y1 mil for peeing in elevator…every day for half a year
electric2004Dec. 01, 2013 - 02:10AM JST
Do they have to fly over china?
Posted in: Safe trip
electric2004Nov. 13, 2013 - 05:04PM JST
Really, no surprise here.
Posted in: There were falsified discounts for 1,045 products of the 17 stores.
electric2004Nov. 13, 2013 - 05:02PM JST
She is definitely a good choice.
Posted in: Caroline Kennedy sworn in as ambassador to Japan
electric2004Nov. 13, 2013 - 05:00PM JST
When there are nails, where is the man with the hammer?
Posted in: Nail Queens for 2013 announced
electric2004Nov. 12, 2013 - 08:52PM JST
This is a clearly biased article.
China is shown as the victim.
Sending out ship after ship to start disputes looks not passive, but aggressive to me.
Posted in: China’s passive wait-and-see strategy
electric2004May. 27, 2013 - 06:40AM JST
Thank you for your comments.
About access to the Hadron hall: it is necessary to have a radiation badge and it is also necessary to attend a lecture on the risk, when working in the Hadron hall area.
The badge is the access key.
Because the researcher affected were wearing badges, it was possible to find out the dose they were exposed to.
The other researchers on site were probably far enough away so that their dose should be negligible.
Still this event shows that the risk assessment was not complete.
Posted in: 4 researchers exposed to radiation at Tokaimura lab
electric2004May. 26, 2013 - 07:40PM JST
Now we learn the meaning of (m)oral integrity.
Posted in: Porn star Sora Aoi's calligraphy sparks art debate in China
electric2004May. 26, 2013 - 03:20PM JST
As you correctly stated, the problem happened in the beam line to the Hadron experiment hall.
What did happen?
Usually the proton beam from MR (Main Ring), which was cycling at a 6 second period, will be extracted by a
process called slow extraction over a 2 second period.
One quadrupole power supply, which controls this procedure had a problem, and for one cycle the beam was
extracted in a too short time. E.g. the beam went there, where it was expected, but too high peak intensity.
This gave some damage and the reported activation.
This is not at all related to a nuclear power plant.
This is related to basic research in nuclear physics to find out about the nature of matter.
There is no radioactive material installed. Just a thin foil made of gold. This becomes activated, e.g. by hitting with protons, some gold atoms are changed and can become instable isotopes.
Most of such activation goes down in short time (hours or days).
electric2004May. 04, 2013 - 05:16AM JST
As Squidbert correctly stated, the name of the agency is JAEA.
The name JAERI disappeared, after JAERI and the cycle laboratory were unified several years ago.
Posted in: Black smoke detected from Monju reactor during test operations
electric2004Mar. 07, 2013 - 11:13AM JST
In contrast Daimler plans for 35 percent women in management positions by 2020. Now that's a goal.
Posted in: Nissan HQ opens a daycare facility to help increase female managers up to 10%.
electric2004Mar. 06, 2013 - 01:02PM JST
Now this could be a way to replace missing or lost Lego blocks!
Posted in: 3D printer wows crowds at world's top high-tech fair
electric2004Mar. 06, 2013 - 01:00PM JST
Good, finally there can be hope for the country. More early would have been better.
Posted in: Venezuelan President Chavez dies of cancer at 58
electric2004Feb. 20, 2013 - 01:16AM JST
Send the A-team!
Posted in: How do you solve a problem like North Korea?
electric2004Feb. 19, 2013 - 12:31PM JST
Looks like she is starting to get pregnant.
Posted in: Quickie
Apr. 18, 2014 - 05:19PM JST
I'm not just referring to J-Pop. I understand this world has a double-standard when it comes…
Posted in: 37-year-old mother of two joins AKB48
Apr. 18, 2014 - 05:16PM JST
My first time to ever hear of AC/DC was when I saw them back in the…
Posted in: AC/DC rock on without ailing guitarist Malcolm Young
Apr. 18, 2014 - 05:13PM JST
Impossible. The drones are reserved for killing senior Al-Qaeda leaders, more than 300 of whom have…
Posted in: Japan to continue Pacific whale hunt after Obama's visit
Apr. 18, 2014 - 05:10PM JST
Erm ... I know many of you guys have not moved on sicne WWII ... but…
Posted in: Japan to send 100 SDF troops, radar to remote western island
Apr. 18, 2014 - 05:05PM JST
Go Japan Go! yep you tell them its nothing about pride and money, its your god…