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  • Warning: You're not allowed to joke about Japan

    Warning: You're not allowed to joke about Japan
    Most of us with a sense of tact know you don't joke about real, genuine human tragedy. You don't make light of a murder. You don't crack on someone who just got diagnosed with cancer. You generally don't say mean, nasty things about the dead or suffering....
  • Irrational nuclear fears lead to potassium iodide shortages in U.S.

    There is great fear in the world today about Japanese nuclear reactors exploding in a Chernobyl-level disaster. Citizens in Japan are scrambling to get ahold of potassium iodide, which can protect against radiation poisoning of the thyroid gland.  Here'...
  • Top Chef DC: International house of chefs

     
    Kelly admits she messed up on the last challenge, calling it a "fatal error" even though clearly it wasn't because she's still here. On pea-gate, Alex says he had no idea that Ed had a pea puree. Meanwhile, Ed says......
  • Pick it up with your fingers, that's what people in Japan do

     
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  • Japan quake felt in Virginia water well

     
    The big earthquake this morning in Japan sent seismic waves around the planet, and, as so often happens with big quakes, those waves triggered a reacting in an especially quake-sensitive monitoring well in Christiansburg, Va. Take a look at the......
  • Satellite imagery shows power outages in Japan

     
    Air Force satellite imagery is showing exactly how widespread the electric power outages have been in northeast Japan since the March 11 earthquake and subsequent tsunami damaged whole towns and cities, and much of the power infrastructure. The image...
  • Cal Ripken Jr. reaffirms interest in joining Orioles organization

    Cal Ripken Jr. reaffirms interest in joining Orioles organization
    Hall of Fame former Oriole Cal Ripken Jr. acknowledged again Tuesday having an "itch to come back to the big league scene" now that his son is closer to heading off to college. Ryan Ripken will start his senior year at Gilman next month. Asked whether...
  • Red Cross grateful for Japan help

    Imagine suddenly being cut off from the world. That's what happened to millions of people when a 9.0 earthquake and tsunami struck northern Japan in March. In an instant, homes were destroyed and citizens were suddenly without safe drinking water or...
  • In Howard, seeds of optimism

    In Howard, seeds of optimism
    Just as the first green sprouts of spring give rise to optimism for better days ahead, there are hopeful economic signs in Ellicott City, where Howard County Executive Ken Ulman this week proposed a budget that — wait for it — anticipates...
  • People of Japan saddened by Schaefer's death

    The news of Mayor William Donald Schaefer's passing saddened many Japanese, especially the residents of Kawasaki, our sister city since 1979. The late mayor was instrumental and vital in the creation of the sister city relationship with Kawasaki. The...
  • 10th anniversary of Pearl Harbor was low-key

    The Sept. 11 observances that were the focus of much of the nation last weekend were in marked contrast to the somewhat understated 10th anniversary of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Perhaps what presaged this change was TV's ascendancy and power,...
  • September 19 - 25 in nightlife: Deadmau5, Fleet Foxes, Brad Paisley, Wilco

    September 19 - 25 in nightlife: Deadmau5, Fleet Foxes, Brad Paisley, Wilco
    How was HFstival this weekend? Were there as many bugs as during FreeFest? Did the Avett Brothers make it at least worthwhile? There are no festivals in Baltimore this weekend, but there are a handful of excellent shows. And Deadmau5 is performing in...