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Japan Tsunami: How It Happened

Just watched this fascinating & well-researched documentary and needed to share as it features unique footage and detailed explanations of how and why this year’s tsunami was so devastatingly...
Published on: Aug 16 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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Divers capture underwater video of Fukushima tsunami disaster wreckage off the Japan coast

This devastating video gives an underwater perspective of the tragedy that struck Japan 3 months ago tomorrow. It is yet another reminder of the scale of the disaster which claimed the lives of over 23,500...
Published on: Jun 10 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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World’s most complex Lego Great Ball Contraption

The above video is of an amazing Lego GBC construction. The video is labeled in Japanese which makes sense considering only the Japanese seem to have patience to construct things of such delicate intricacy....
Published on: May 28 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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Atomic Samurai

Atomic Samurai

The dudes who are suiting up to battle the nuclear crisis in Japan are brave mother f-ers! I made this ‘shoop, a composite of several images, as I sit in awe of these heros who deserve our thanks...
Published on: Mar 28 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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Nihon Kizuna – Get amazing music from over 40 international artists and HELP Japan!

Nihon Kizuna – Get amazing music from over 40 international artists and HELP Japan!

I just found out about this excellent project to raise money for the Japanese Red Cross to help rebuild Japan after the devastating earthquake and tsunami which hit Japan almost two weeks ago.  I’ve...
Published on: Mar 24 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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Ridiculously cute animation for explaining present Japan nuclear crisis to kids [with subtitles]

Imagine trying to explain the current situation in Japan to a kid – impossible. Many adults don’t even understand what is happening, so how would you explain it to a child? The creators of...
Published on: Mar 18 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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Live updated map of radiation in Japan by prefecture

Live updated map of radiation in Japan by prefecture

This handy interactive map gives some context to the information confusion and overload caused by the current problems with the Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Fukushima. There are many figures circulating,...
Published on: Mar 17 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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Radiation levels in Japan NOT dangerous at present

Radiation levels in Japan NOT dangerous at present

People really need to chill out about the dangers of the present nuclear situation in Japan. I have a feeling that international new media’s rampant analysis and questioning is fueling the confusion...
Published on: Mar 16 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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Japan – Our wishes are with you! Friends of Japan: PLEASE DONATE

As we all know a huge earthquake and tsunami hit Japan last Friday. I put together the above video to give myself an idea of the destruction wrought in the Miyagi prefecture. Thankfully everyone I know...
Published on: Mar 15 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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Elephant in Melbourne zoo has unintentionally hilarious name: Bong Su

Elephant in Melbourne zoo has unintentionally hilarious name: Bong Su

This may merely be an illustration of my childish mind, but I almost fell off the sofa last night while watching a feel-good news story about baby elephants at the Melbourne Zoo. There was nothing particularly...
Published on: Feb 11 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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