Monday Aug 25
Why Are Landslides So Devastating?
This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Free Dictionary
Kabuki theatre is known for the stylization of its drama and for the elaborate make-up worn by some of its performers.
Asia News Network
HIROSHIMA: Odd smells, sounds noted before Hiroshima disaster
Many residents recalled unusual phenomena-smells, sounds, tremors-around the time a sediment disaster devastated an area of northern Hiroshima last week, as the investigation into what caused the disaster was in full swing on Friday.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Death toll from Hiroshima landslides reaches 50
The death toll from devastating midweek landslides in Hiroshima rose to 50 on Sunday , as fresh rain stoked fears of more disasters and hampered the round-the-clock search for survivors.
Big News Network.com
Japanese landslide death toll increases amid ongoing rains
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Fri Aug 22, 2014
Weekly Wrap Up: Rare Floods Engulf Phoenix, Wildfires Rage in West
Early in the week heavy rainfall swept across areas of the Southwest, prompting historic flooding in the Phoenix, Arizona, region.
Today on New Scientist
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2 Koreans Among Victims of Hiroshima Landslide
Two Koreans were among the victims of a landslide in a residential area in Hiroshima, Japan that killed about 40 and sent scores more people missing, the Foreign Ministry here said Thursday.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Japan Times
Attention in Hiroshima turns to causes of mudslides
Torrential downpours, unstable ground and tardy evacuation advisories all contributed to the tragedy that had claimed the lives of at least 39 people in Hiroshima as of Thursday afternoon.
Albany Times Union
39 dead, dozens missing after Japan landslides
Members of Ground Self-Defense Force, firefighters and police officers continue the search for missing people among the debris of houses destroyed by a landslide caused by torrential rain on August 21, 2014 in Hiroshima, Japan.
Landslide Death Toll Just Below 40
Search and rescue teams continue digging through debris in Hiroshima Japan after several landslides claimed the lives of at least 39 people.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Las Vegas Sun
Photo: Momotaro (Peach Boy) Jeans are displayed during th
Momotaro Jeans are displayed during the Modern Assembly fashion trade show at the Sands Expo & Convention Center Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.
The Japan Times
Shimane mascot boasts rice paddy art
While there are many "yuru-kyara" mascots created to promote prefectures and municipalities nationwide, the one for Shimane Prefecture has grabbed public attention as rice-paddy art.
The Washington Post
Devastating mudslides leave dozens dead in Hiroshima, Japan
Devastating mudslides have left over 30 people dead after record-breaking rain fell in and around the Japan city of Hiroshima early Wednesday morning, local time.
Huge landslide in Japan
Members of Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force search for missing people around a home destroyed by a landslide Aug. 20 in Hiroshima, Japan.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
18 dead, 13 missing in Hiroshima, Japan landslides
An aerial view shows a landslide that swept through a residential area at Asaminami ward in Hiroshima, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo August 20, 2014.
Incidence and Outcome of Surgical Procedures After Coronary Artery...
From the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Hypertension , and Cardiovascular and Gastoroenterological Surgery, Advanced Therapeutics Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disorders , Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan; Department of Cardiovascular Medicine , and Department of Cardiovascular ... (more)
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Changwon City Offers Student Exchange Program
A group of Japanese youngsters visited the southeastern city of Changwon for a week as part of an exchange program.