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Fire-Breathing Dragons

If you’ve ever seen a movie set in Medieval times, they all have one thing in common – an endless supply of dark, nasty filth!  From the cook bending over an open fire that’s covered in soot and grime, to the blacksmith, the stable boy, and even the average villager, everyone but the royals are covered head-to-toe in dirt.  769 more words

Haiti - An engineering disaster

The 2010 earthquake in Haiti was one of the greatest seismic tragedies of the last few decades. The magnitude 7 struck late in the afternoon with an epicentre just west the capital Port-au-Prince on 12th January 2010. 55 more words


Yokohama's Symbol of Recovery

Yokohama Centric

My name is Charles Borromeo. I have lived in Yokohama, Japan for more than half my lifetime. And I’ve experienced my share of earthquakes — some mildly surprising; others unnerving. 1,076 more words


TEPCO removing protective Fukushima canopy for most dangerous op yet

Members of the media and Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) employees wearing protective suits and masks walk toward the No. 1 reactor building at the tsunami-crippled TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture March 10, 2014. 224 more words

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