Plutonium is found on the soil surround the Fukushima nuclear plant. Oops. Don't forget the initial reports about all that was released was radioactive iodine. Hey, don't worry. I've been on this ride before. More than once actually. It gets worse. edit I wrote that yesterday. It's gotten worse. Say, remember the plan to cool the reactors by flooding them with sea water? Just where did you think that sea water was going to go afterward?
Also, Jay Lake points us to another information graphic about radiation.
Another ad agency oops. That's one of the dangers of using stock photography of people (also of signing a model release that isn't specific on use).
Here's an interesting DailyKOS article on Sara Palin. Well, maybe only interesting to conservatives who don't understand what it means to be fighting for everybody's rights. Those of us on the left understand that we're fighting for everybody, the conservatives included.
Fox News exec admits to fabricating the rumor which he now believes. It's a psychological function close to creating your own reality. Say something to yourself enough and eventually you believe it to be true. I believe in self-help circles this is what's called, "Positive affirmation."
Why that William Cronon has become a thorn in the conservative's side. It's terrible when someone not only has a memory, but also has the tools to research the past and the present and can write coherently about what they find. (Grokked from Jay Lake)