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World Largest Flower Blooms After Five Long Years in Tokyo

Amorphophallus Titanum, worlds largest flower also known as corpse flower, has bloomed in Tokyo after five long years on July 22, 2015 at the Jindai Botanical gardens in Japan’s Chofu city. The rare flower has an anther that towers up to 6.5 feet and it smells like rotten meat. Unlike other flowers which produce sweet smell, this rare flower has ...

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7-Magnitude quake jolts Tokyo as New Year 2012 dawns

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked Japan on Sunday, bringing back the tragic memories of March earthquake that had hit the country last year. The quake jolted Tokyo at 2:28pm with a depth of about 370 kilometres, according to Japan’s Meteorological Agency, with its epicentre near Torishima, a northwestern Pacific island 560 km south of the capital. No tsunami warning was issued. ...

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