This is the future of Japanese train travel. And boy, it doesn’t get much faster — or interesting — than this.
The 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake devastated the town of Namie in Fukushima. The surviving residents still cannot return to their homes. The area has been evacuated due to radiation.
A Seattle-area man who lived in Europe during the Chernobyl disaster, now wary of radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear accidents traversing the Pacific, built a Fallout-themed case for a Geiger counter that reports its findings automatically via Twitter.