What: Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters Where: Vector Arena, Auckland When: Thursday, April 11 When reviewing an act like Robert Plant, you kind of hope that it’s terrible just so you have something else to write other than that it was incredible.
Robert Plant has an unquenchable thirst for music that moves him. From his golden-haired, rock-god days as frontman for Led Zeppelin to his latest British urban, West African-inspired incarnation, The Sensational Shape Shifters
The “all-American drug” has hit like a blizzard, with casualties rising.
For the second time in three harrowing days, a hydrogen explosion at one of Japan’s crippled reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant blew the roof off a containment building this time on Monday morning at reactor unit No.
The news from Japan continues to be grim.
Beyond the devastation caused by the Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan faces an even longer-term problem in the lingering effects of radiation emitted by the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
My mother’s golf pro called to tell her he was going home to Canada for two weeks.
Even for a country known for completing massive infrastructure projects with frightening speed, China’s nuclear-power-plant building spree boggles the mind. China has 13 reactors in operation now and is currently building another 27 nearly half of the total under construction worldwide
Here’s the worst-case scenario: sometime soon, workers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant will realize they can’t pump seawater into the cores of the wrecked reactors fast enough to keep up with the steady heating. The temperature in the core will exceed 5,000°F , causing hundreds of uranium fuel rods to slump to the bottom of the containment vessel like melted wax
For foreign residents in Japan, it’s been pandemonium. The ex-pat exodus from Tokyo is in full force