For the last month, with tears in our eyes and sadness in our souls we are following the events in Japan. A massive 8.9-magnitude quake followed by devastating 33 ft tsunami hit northeast Japan on March 11th, 2011 causing thousands of deaths, hundreds of fires, swept away homes, lost families, and other terrible consequences. The whole world has been following the situation at Fukushima nuclear plant which had a series of explosions right after earthquake and started leaking serious amounts of radiation (radioactive iodine). Shortly after, radiation from Fukushima was found in the US, and in a few days the fallout reached Europe. Though the amounts of radiation are quite small and do not pose serious health risks, we started living a sort of panic and looking for ways to protect ourselves against radiation. Read the rest of this entry »