Tag Archives: tsunami

Throwback Thursday #10 – Fukushima

“A year ago, three nuclear reactors melted down at the Fukushima power plant in Japan. Nature Video takes a look at the ongoing efforts to stabilize the reactors and prevent the spread of further contamination.” (YouTube) It’s been four years and … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #1

I’m going to try something new each Thursday. Over the course of maintaining this blog, I have developed a huge backlog of articles and links I found interesting at the time, but never got round to actually writing about. To … Continue reading

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Japan Earthquakes 2011 Visualisation Map

This is a visualisation of the 2011 Japan earthquakes, which struck in March 2011. It’s really rather scary to see it laid out like it is, and shows just how powerful the major earthquake really was. Things start off normal … Continue reading

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BBC – 2011 As Seen From Space

The BBC has a great, if a little small, gallery on some of the fantastic images of Earth as seen from space. This shot of the Space Shuttle Atlantis returning to Earth, taken by the crew of the International Space … Continue reading

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The New York Times – 2011: The Year In Pictures

2011 is nearly over, and what an eventful year it has been. Pictures can convey far more than a block of text, so this week will be dedicated to some of the most memorable pictures and events of 2011. To … Continue reading

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2 Months On

Two months, 8 categories, 48 comments, 61 posts, 238 tags, and 3459 total views later, and here we are; the state of my blog two months since it’s inception. From the humble beginnings of pompokos and why cut apples appear … Continue reading

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Quakebook

The 2:46 Quakebook Project is a fantastic idea to help raise money to aid those hit by the March 11th 2011 earthquake and tsunami. It started on Twitter, by OurManInAbiko, who asked people to contribute their thoughts, feelings, stories, and … Continue reading

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