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TMI: Fear, Fukushima and Facts – Anil Dash | dashes.com

Thirty-two years ago today, I noticed that things were odd at our pre-school. The teachers had drawn the blinds closed in a few rooms and at least one of the other kids had had his mom pick him up in a big wood-sided station wagon before the day was actually over. I didn’t really know much more about what was going on, or why the day was strange, until years later I read much more about the accident at Three Mile Island and realized that since my pre-school and my home were just ten miles from the reactor meltdown, it’s surprising that the parents of our classroom full of three year olds weren’t more disturbed.

TMI: Fear, Fukushima and Facts .

Mr Rogers Explains Nuclear Meltdowns For You | Fairewinds Associates, Inc.

If someone had to explain how Japan is going to hell in a hand basket, it would be kindly Arnie Gunderson. This video, one in a series of updates on the Fukushima emergency (and don’t kid yourself, it’s still an emergency), lays out in easy to understand language and examples exactly what is going on.

The fact that Mr. Gunderson has a soothing relaxed presence helps.

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