All posts tagged "Japan"

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Did an Arch Survive a 1945 Atomic Blast and 2011 Earthquake?

    A series of photos claims that an arch (or torii) survived both an atomic bomb blast and a 2011 earthquake / tsunami in Japan. Is this true or false?

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Giant Squid Photo: Real or Fake?

    An image circulating shows a massive squid that allegedly washed ashore in California. The creature is said to have attained its size due to radiation from the Fukushima disaster in Japan. Is the photo real or fake?

  • Current Events
    The last WWII Japanese soldier to surrender dead at 91

    A Japanese soldier who refused to surrender at the end of World War II and hid in the jungles of the Philippines for 29 years has died at the age of 91 in Tokyo.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Fukushima Steam: Sign of a New Disaster?

    Reports of mysterious steam from Fukushima’s Reactor #3 have led to an array of speculation about the cause and probability of new dangers. Is this the sign of a new meltdown and danger to those on the West Coast of the U.S.?

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Mutated Fukishima Hornets: Real or Hoax?

    A report states that giant mutated hornets related to the Fukishima disaster in Japan have been found in Nebraska.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Did Thousands of Whales Die From Radiation Near Fukushima?

    A report circulating online states that thousands of whales died due to radiation leaking from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    The Fukushima “Toxic Water Map”

    A graphic circulating online claims to show the spread of toxic water released into the ocean by the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Mother and Baby Japan Earthquake Photo: Put Away the Tissues

    A photo of rescue workers digging bodies out of rubble is continuing to float around social media and email.