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On the downside, everything else about radiation. On the upside... retweets?


My personal translation of Bing's weird translation: "Fascinating...up to four stalks were growing together, some of which resulted in blooms with the wheels facing in." (Via Twitter)

A Japanese amateur photographer who goes by the handle @san_kaido is getting a lot of online attention this month after stopping to notice the flowers around him. Specifically, for stopping to notice that even 4 years later, even 70-something miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant that suffered a meltdown in March 2011, daisies in Nasushiobara City were clearly displaying visible social-media-worthy genetic effects of radiation.

Sources: Fukushima Diary