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The CEO of SoftBank, one of the biggest cellular companies in Japan, is making sure that both he and his company are doing their part for Japan Earthquake-Tsunami relief. Despite not being at the forefront of the news any longer here in the West, the people of Japan are still struggling to recover.  Luckily, most… read more

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Luis over at BlogD points us towards a new video of the Japan Earthquake-Tsunami hitting the town of Kesennuma in Miyagi prefecture. While this video misses a lot of the action, who can blame them?  You have torrents of water coming, and I’m sure it was also running through their head, “Am I high enough?”… read more

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Infographics have become all of the rage in the world of blogging, so it isn’t all that surprising that someone made one in regards to the Japan Earthquake-Tsunami. All of the data in the below image was current as of March 22nd, 2011, so a few things have changed since then, but not much. There… read more

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As the Japan Earthquake-Tsunami saga continues on, but there may finally by some good news unlike the usual events we’ve been seeing.  It appears some things are getting better at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. It seems that power has been restored to some portions of the devastated Fukushima nuclear power plant which will allow for lighting… read more

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As the Japan Earthquake-Tsunami saga continues on, the tally of the losses to both human life and financially continue to rise. The latest estimates from the tragedy indicate that over 18,000 people were killed between the earthquake and the resulting tsunamis.  This number is arrived at by combining the total of known dead and those that are… read more

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Well over a week now since the Japan Earthquake-Tsunami saga began, the radiation from the nuclear reactors is being reported to be appearing in foor supplies of items such as milk and spinach. Japan has announced that some increased radiation has been found in the food, and now China is claiming that peas imported from… read more

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Explaining the nuclear reactor situation to the children fo Japan in the wake of the Japan Earthquake-Tsunami tragedy could be a real nightmare if not handled properly.  It would appear someone has figured out the best way to do it would be with a cartoon. The Japanese culture is very accepting of animation as a… read more

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Compared to other major tragedies over the past decade, charity contributions have been to slow appear for the Japan Earthquake-Tsunami situation. According to multiple reports, the charitable donations from the United States given up through yesterday, the sixth day since the quake Japan,  have totaled  $49 million.  In comparison, the earthquake in Haiti last January… read more

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Japan

March 17 2011

Rebuilding in Japan

I have to admit, this has amazed even me a bit, but as far as I can tell it’s legit, and the rebuilding after the Japan Earthquake-Tsunami has begun. This image comes from The Inquisitr, and the original source is unknown, but if you look at the pictures long enough you will note some landmarks are the… read more

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If any thing has come as a surprise to me through out the Japan Earthquake-Tsunami aftermath, it is how shocked reporters seem to be at the lack of lawlessness in the streets.  Is that more a commentary on the Japanese or on the way things go in the United States during a tragedy? Reporter after… read more

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As the situation in Japan worsens, some comedians perhaps should realize that there is a line when it comes to jokes. I have never been one for political correctness, and I will make a “tasteless” joke from time to time, but one thing I will never make jokes about is the loss of life or… read more

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Videos of the Japan Earthquake-Tsunami have been pretty much a dime a dozen, but due to news outlets needing to get to other stories and talking over them, it’s been difficult to get a good idea of what the sequence of events was. An unedited, or raw, video of the tsunami rolling into town has… read more

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