Explaining Japan's disaster to kids and Russian beer to Americans

Japan has a whole lexicon of earthquake-related phrases. But the severity of this quake is expanding that lexicon. Also, a video explains the nuclear emergency to children with an analogy that kids understand all too well. In France, meanwhile, the government is battling news outlets over probes into the practices of some politicians. And American brewers are giving reviving a centuries-old type of beer, Russian Imperial Stout, and plundering Russian history to name the brews [...]

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