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How to Check for Radiation Even If You Don’t Have A Geiger Counter

With all the recent explosions at the nuclear power plant in Fukushima, there’s a lot of talk about radioactive stuff leaking into the surrounding areas.

The Japanese government says it’s pretty safe and things are “under control.” Then there’s this report that says choppers that flew 60miles near the damaged reactors “became coated with particulate radiation that had to be washed off.”

And then there’s a lot of misinformation going around through e-mails and text messages that are just aggravating the situation. Honestly, I don’t really know which information is right or wrong.

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3 Ways to Watch NHK World News in English

For foreigners living in Japan, it is extremely important to be able to understand any important announcements and news updates. Fortunately, there is a news broadcast service in English.

NHK WORLD TV is an English language 24-hour international news and information channel.
It is one of the sources of information that I use today.
Right now there are 3 ways you can access this news service.

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