Are Black Emojis Finally On The Way in 2015?

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The Daily News is reporting that they may appear in a new update but CNN Money has reported they will definitely debut in June 2015.

via CNN Money

Unicode, the organization that develops emojis, said that a diverse range of skin tones will be available when Unicode Version 8.0 launches in June 2015.
This will include not only the existing yellow, but five other shades, ranging from pink and brown to black.
“People all over the world want to have emoji that reflect more human diversity, especially for skin tone,” said Unicode, in a report with design recommendations.

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Japanese Mothers Exposed to Radiation

The Earth Quake has passed but now mothers face rising radiation exposure.

Current radiation release figures from TEPCO, the power company that operates and manages the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant now reveals that larger than originally reported releases of radiation at 770,000 terabecquerels did happen, a level that may hold much more significance as the disabled plant is expected to continue to release radioactive isotopes over an extended period of time.

“The situation at the Fukushima Daiichi plant remains very serious,” said the IAEA – International Atomic Energy Agency in a recent March 26, 2011 report.

SOURCE:  Women’s News Network

Japan officials decide to dump contaminated water into ocean

You can go over to CNN and read the rest of this long article but the truth of the matter is that things are not looking good in terms of the water being contaminated. While the world is concerned with Rebecca Black, Charlie Sheen, and the upcoming royal wedding, we are having a serious disaster over in Japan.

via CNN

Tokyo (CNN) — About 11,500 tons of radioactive water that’s collected at crippled Japan’s Fukishima Daiichi nuclear facility will be dumped into the Pacific Ocean, a cabinet minister said Monday, as workers prioritize dealing with a crack that has been a conduit for contamination.

These are the latest, but hardly the only challenges facing workers at the embattled power plant and its six reactors, which have been in constant crisis since last month’s ruinous earthquake and tsunami.

Authorities have decided to release excess water that has pooled up in and around the Nos. 3 and 4 reactors directly into the sea — a step that Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano called “unavoidable,” even though this liquid was contaminated in the process of trying to cool nuclear fuel rods.

The build-up of water could cause problems around the nuclear facility, which is 240 kilometers (150 miles) north of Tokyo, Edano said Monday.