Rossa Richter

Rossa Richter was born in 1863 to Ernst and Susanne Richter in London, England. Ernst was a talent agent and Susanne was a dancer. Both worked for the circus. Rossa’s first performance was in a pantomime of Cinderella when she was 4 or 5 years old. She took ballet and gymnastics. When she was 6 … Continue reading Rossa Richter

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Water Intoxication

Water Intoxication (or water poisoning) is caused when a person drinks too much water. The water gets into your bloodstream and dilutes electrolytes, particularly sodium. This excess water is absorbed by your cells and they swell. This is particularly dangerous in the brain. Symptoms of water intoxication include vomiting, headache, disorientation, frequent urination and fatigue. … Continue reading Water Intoxication

Hisashi Ouchi and Masato Shinohara

Tōkai-Mura Nuclear Power Plant in Japan, September 30, 1999, 10:35am. Hisashi Ouchi, 35 years old, Masato Shinohara, 39 years old, and Yutaka Yokokawa, 54 years old, were working at the JCO nuclear fuel processing plant located inside the Tōkai-Mura Nuclear Power Plant. Ouchi and Shinohara were mixing a batch of fuel containing uranium in a … Continue reading Hisashi Ouchi and Masato Shinohara