The nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl remains the worst nuclear accident in human history, leaving a 1,000 square mile region of the Ukraine uninhabitable since 1986. While some have continued to live there and tourists flock to the radioactive zone in droves (thanks to HBO's fantastic series), the surrounding areas have been reclaimed by nature. Now, the BBC reports, a team of scientists have produced the first consumer product out of the exclusion zone since the nuclear disaster: An artisan vodka dubbed "Atomik". The honor went to Keith Urban, whose wife, the actress Nicole Kidman, appeared genuinely shocked at his win.
“At a time when judicial nominations are one of the few things Republicans have been able to do, it would seem particularly shortsighted to tank such a qualified nominee over hypothetical unfounded concerns that have little bearing on what she would be asked to do on that court,” said Jonathan H. Adler, a law professor at Case Western University. Another reunion — between the director Cameron Crowe and the actors John Cusack and Ione Skye — will take place on April 30, when the festival will hold a 30th anniversary screening of the coming-of-age film “Say Anything.”Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
Japan imposed export restrictions after South Korea’s Supreme Court ruled that South Korean victims of forced labor during colonization had the right to seek compensation from Japanese companies. But Japan says all such claims were settled when Japan re-established ties with South Korea in 1965 and provided Seoul with 0 million in economic aid. The million jury award is one of the largest judgments ever levied against such a small place, say experts who study wrongful convictions. It has stirred resentment in the coffee shops and bars of Beatrice, a small town where suspicions about the defendants — known as the Beatrice Six — still linger like an oil stain on the road.
Dr. Kidd said he had been unaware of how his material and know-how were being used. He said he believed Chinese scientists were acting within scientific norms that require informed consent by DNA donors. Around the same time, Matt and Katie Carpenter were pondering a move from Washington Heights to the suburbs; Ms. Frazell suggested they check out Narrowsburg first. The Carpenters made their first visit in January 2015, and by April were under contract to buy a home there.Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
Log In"I expect to be involved in all of this to some extent… and, who knows, if things work out, I may even be able to script a few episodes, as I did for the first four seasons of Game of Thrones," Martin wrote. And many fans, who have been waiting years for the next book in the series A Song of Ice and Fire, cried out in anguish. During a February talk at the Cornell Tech graduate school in New York, Brad Smith, Microsoft’s president and chief legal officer, said the company had “participated in the market for law enforcement in the United States,” but had also turned down sales when there was concern it could unreasonably infringe on people’s rights.