Wednesday, June 1, 2011


Explosion at stricken Japanese nuclear facility blamed on, yes, a robot.

"Kyodo News reported that an explosion at 2.30pm on Tuesday was heard at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex.

Tepco said a remote controlled robot deployed on the southern side of the No. 4 reactor building  to remove wreckage could have ruptured a gas tank under the plant.
Tepco confirmed that radiation levels had not increased and there had been no injuries from the incident."

Let's send a robot in to help with the cleanup. What could possibly go wro--

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