iCandy: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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iCandy: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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This prototype lifeboat, meant to save residents of coastal areas in the event of a tsunami, was put on display outside the Japanese Transport Ministry, in Tokyo, earlier this month. The boat, likened to Noah’s ark, is designed to withstand violent impacts as a result of tidal waves and still remain upright. The 8.4-meter-long vessel, built by IHI Corp. with Japanese government funding, can accommodate up to 35 people for about a week.

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