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Goshin 03-11-2011 16:02

Quote:

Originally Posted by JoMo (Post 16266858)
Ma nature's got a big crack.

From BBC:

1940: The 8.9-magnitude earthquake which struck Japan on Friday was the strongest in the area in nearly 1,200 years, David Applegate, a senior science adviser at the US Geological Survey, tells the Associated Press. He says the quake ruptured a patch of the earth's crust 240km (150 miles) long and 80km (50 miles) across.

thats the answer! Global sea rise will be off set by global giant earthquakes punching huge holes in the ocean floor!

Skipperlipicus 03-11-2011 16:03

yeah those people deserve to disappear.

Daredevil 03-11-2011 16:07

Quote:

Originally Posted by triple (Post 16266932)


thats my BIRTHDAY!!

Bump 03-11-2011 16:11

sucks for japan

and for lgbr who comes of as a really pretentious idiot

JoMo 03-11-2011 16:11

This was what I saw earlier, looks like the entire city has been firebombed. 74,000 people or so live there.

The city of Kesennuma in northern Japan is completely engulfed in flames following the biggest earthquake in the country on record.

Video here:

Video: Entire Japanese city on fire after earthquake - Telegraph

Bump 03-11-2011 16:14

that city will be back to normal in 2 days

trust me im an arrogant bartender who uses facebook

LGBR 03-11-2011 16:17

words of people there apparently dont mean as much as the nice lady on TV telling you the world is ending

Monkey_b 03-11-2011 16:18

imagine seeing this **** with your own eyes
Video: Japan tsunami surge destroys neighbourhood - Telegraph

:jawdrop:

Bump 03-11-2011 16:26

video of a city burning apparently doesn't mean as much as the 20 something idiot posting on the internet from ohio

Entity 03-11-2011 16:27

funny kesennuma means 'City of Fire' lol

groundzero 03-11-2011 16:29

yah but those buildings will be fine, probably like 2-3 days. media just trying to spin it. do you believe everything you see? :lol: i have people there washing dishes telling me its no big deal.

Flunky 03-11-2011 16:31

back to normal in a few hours...

http://i.imgur.com/zsfV3.jpg

Entity 03-11-2011 16:33

just a mild fire bro no biggie

cancer 03-11-2011 16:33

Quote:

Originally Posted by Monkey_b (Post 16267005)
imagine s
eeing this **** with your own eyes
Video: Japan tsunami surge destroys neighbourhood - Telegraph

:jawdrop:

d00d it's np
lbgr says japs are prepared for this ****. i bet they have an underground city already just in case tsunamis happen

they're gonna be restoring that place in no time.

Yankee 03-11-2011 16:33

I think we're gonna be ok here.

Entity 03-11-2011 16:34

their nanodroids are repairing the japanese people right now bro as we speak... cmon bro its japan they are so advanced that tsunami damage only lasts 2 days to recover from.. no biggie

Yankee 03-11-2011 16:34

That'll buff right out.

Flyersfan 03-11-2011 16:36

Some lady on tv shows you a city on fire.

cancer 03-11-2011 16:39

Death toll from powerful Japan quake likely to top 1,000 Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion

so when can we ban lbgr?

triple 03-11-2011 16:39

Quote:

Originally Posted by cancer (Post 16267082)
d00d it's np
lbgr says japs are prepared for this ****. i bet they have an underground city already just in case tsunamis happen

they're gonna be restoring that place in no time.

tokyo-3?

Vir 03-11-2011 16:40

If this interrupts Sasuke vs Raikage the terrorists win.

Esteban_Villa 03-11-2011 16:48

what if osama bin laden did this :scared:

Monkey_b 03-11-2011 17:00

teehee @ tags

Baby Bew 03-11-2011 17:05

Quote:

Originally Posted by Gow (Post 16266738)
Quote:

Basic Nuclear Plant Safety Primer for Everyone.

The Fukushima Daiichi power plant is a Boiling Water Reactor. It is both moderated (what causes fission) and cooled (what stops the nuclear fuel/waste from getting so hot it melts) by water.

The plant was scrammed (immediately stopped) after the earthquake by inserting control rods (boron-infused 'rods' that prevent further fissions from taking place (by eating up all the neutrons necessary to initiate fission). This happened successfully. The plant is "shut down."

However, after the plant is shut down, there are still certain elements called "delayed neutron precursors" that will STILL released neutrons for some time period after the plant is shut down. These are what cause heat to accrue in a reactor that should theoretically be "shut down". This is why cooling needs to be provided in a typical 2nd generation light-water reactor (what most reactors in the world are) for a good while after shutdown.

Without cooling water, the likely "worst case" will be the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) building up heat, which builds up pressure, which could cause a rupture of the vessel. The fuel rods will spill out radioactive contents, fires might break out, and the reactor is basically a lost cause.

And how does that affect the general populace in terms of radioactive dose?
-Not at all.

The RPV is surrounded by a containment facility designed from the ground up to withstand everything short of hydrogen bombs. Given the semi-spherical distance from the RPV an explosion would have to travel to break through the containment vessel, it is fundamentally impossible (given the energy density the RPV is capable of containing) for there to be straight up "radioactive smoke" or such getting outside of containment. The containment building is constructed to prevent EXACTLY this emergency.

So while this is a worrying emergency, and could represent billions of lost dollars a mess to clean up should the WORST come about, it will still not be another Chernobyl. And given the efforts underway to provide cooling and the fact that the fuel rods are still not exposed to air (When the real danger of fuel melting can occur), there is still time to stop this loss of coolent accident (LOCA).

So we SHOULD worry about this reactor problem, but not for the reason most anti-nuclear activists would have you believe.

Yeah but triple told me this is going to be chernobyl times 9/11 and we wont have dslrs for years

caelum 03-11-2011 17:13

im riding on the tsunami bros

CelticMojo 03-11-2011 17:15

divine wind

FOURSTAR 03-11-2011 17:17

id rather use waterwalk

Zombie 03-11-2011 17:25

Quote:

Originally Posted by Monkey_b (Post 16267005)
imagine seeing this **** with your own eyes
Video: Japan tsunami surge destroys neighbourhood - Telegraph

:jawdrop:

Wow, there is SO much suck in that video.

It's awesome, in the bad way.

SonGohan 03-11-2011 17:28

In other news, Japan stops buying the laundry detergent "Tide" out of protest.

JoMo 03-11-2011 17:30

Koyodo: Residents within 10 KM of Nuclear plant in distress must evacuate.

Radiation could have already been released..

Huscarl 03-11-2011 17:33

I'm hoping the earthquake hurt Japanese car factories so that American auto companies do better :p:

samUwell 03-11-2011 17:39

i dont know about you guys but, i didnt see A Boeing 757 start this.

JoMo 03-11-2011 17:44

Radiation levels continuing to rise. Now 8 times above normal!

Whoop 03-11-2011 17:45

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_Sz5ESDttTu...m-cloud-hb.jpg

Huscarl 03-11-2011 17:46

Quote:

Originally Posted by JoMo (Post 16267330)
Radiation levels continuing to rise. Now 8 times above normal!

Holy ****, this could be serious

Skipperlipicus 03-11-2011 17:46

Quote:

Originally Posted by Isaac the Bold (Post 16267296)
I'm hoping the earthquake hurt Japanese car factories so that American auto companies do better :p:

you take that back. subarus come from japan.

also everything is obviously just fine over there. what i mean to say is, "it's nothing a few different grains of sandpaper couldn't fix."

SonGohan 03-11-2011 17:46

And thus, the writers for SyFy movies have 30 more years of material to work with now.

Diablo Escobar 03-11-2011 17:49

The repeated nuking of japan is probably going to cause some evolved nuke resistant Japanese army that will ultimately take over the world

JoMo 03-11-2011 17:50

Really hoping that's a typo on Kyodo.

Kyodo News

BREAKING NEWS: Radiation 1,000 times higher than normal detected at nuke plant: safety panel

samUwell 03-11-2011 17:51

Quote:

Originally Posted by Diablo Escobar (Post 16267347)
The repeated nuking of japan is probably going to cause some evolved nuke resistant Japanese army that will ultimately take over the world

****.


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