No need to panic good people of Japan, but it seems the radiation levels in a small area around Tokyo’s Setagaya ward are higher than those around Fukushima. Officials searching for the source found several glass bottles in a cardboard box in someone’s basement which sent the radiation detectors into a friggin fit. Oh, but don’t worry, the local government says there is nothing to worry about and the radiation poses no immediate health threat. Well, that’s alright then!
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You don’t need a tsunami to have a nuclear reactor go all leaky on you.The Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Ohio has had a high level of radiation scare after shutting down for a refueling. Four people were in the work area at the time but officials say they haven’t been radiated. They might glow a bit but other than that, they are OK. Move on nothing to see here.