Blockaders cover the Front Gate at the Luftwaffe's Buchel Air Base in Germany, which deploys and trains to use up to 20 U.S. B61 hydrogen bombs on Germany Tornado jet fighter. On March 26, nuclear disarmament activists in Germany will launch a 20-week-long series of nonviolent protests at the Luftwaffe's BA1 4chel Air Base, Germany, demanding the withdrawal of 20 U.S. nuclear weapons still deployed there.
Washington State University Tri-Cities will consider the legacy of the Manhattan Project in a conference this week that includes local and international speakers, tours and a well-known author introducing his latest documentary. "After Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the world would never be, could never be, the same again," said Michael Mays, director of the WSU Tri-Cities Hanford History Project.
Huis Ten Bosch, in Sasebo, Japan is creating floating sleeping capsules to allow visitors to drift off to different attractions while they slumber. Photo / Huis Ten Bosch via Kyodo News A Japanese theme park is creating floating sleeping capsules to allow visitors to drift along to different attractions while they snooze.
Imagine what it's like to lie on a bed in a floating capsule and look into the stars while it drifts to a desert island overnight. That's a new experience a major theme park in Nagasaki Prefecture plans to offer by the end of this year.
For those weary of typical travel itineraries -- such as looking at landscapes, eating local food and sightseeing -- The Korea Herald recommends a number of unique, and somewhat strange, places to visit, ranging from interesting accommodations to unusual places of interest. Robotic comforts In Nagasaki, Japan, there is a hotel staffed almost entirely by robots, from automated employees at the reception desk and electric bellboys to droid waiters at the restaurant.