Sometimes a news story can shock us so much that it changes everything: moons are walked upon, celebrities die, presidents get blowjobs -- that sort of stuff. But then there are the times when a story is shocking only because of how little change it actually indicates. Like the fact that we haven't banned firing squads yet, it's a conversation that's only surprising because we're still having it.
This kind of news happens more often than you'd think, as four recent announcements proved to be newsworthy solely because they hadn't already happened a while ago. Announcements like ...
4The U.S. Is Only Now Updating Their Power Plants to Be Not Like Fukushima
The Fukushima power plant meltdown was considered the largest nuclear disaster in 25 years. Since the tsunami, the question of whether or not nuclear power is safe has never been fresher. After all, we've all seen K-19: Nuclear energy, no matter how guarded, is ridiculously fucked.
Harrison Ford's accent was only the second most disturbing part of this film.