This one shows what looks like a town being washed away (when the camera is pointing to right). VIA THE PRESURFER. A warehouse on the left is swept into a building as the water rises about two storeys high. I’ve also been reading on CBC.ca about the radiation leaks from the damaged nuclear reactors. It’s a nightmare. Elevated levels of radiation, meanwhile, has turned up in vegetables, raw milk and
God Hates Japan. It’s not what it implies. Click the link. Donate. Now. (via Friendly Atheist)
Here’s a video that looks like it was recorded from someone switching between news channels reporting on the Japan earthquake and tsunami. More detailed footage is available at CBC.ca.
Commercial whaling is making a comeback – Iceland kills whale, breaking international ban: Iceland’s Fisheries Ministry has estimated there are more than 43,000 minke whales and 25,000 fin whales in Iceland’s coastal waters. A limited commercial hunt, it has said, would be “consistent with the principle of sustainable development.” Iceland stopped commercial whaling in 1986 and scientific whaling in 1989. It resumed scientific whaling in 2003. Japan has been using
Japander: 1. a western star who uses his or her fame to make large sums of money in a short time by advertising products in Japan that they would probably never use. ~er (see synecure, prostitute) 2. to make an ass of oneself in Japanese media. A huge archive of Japanese commercials performed by celebrities, including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Harrison Ford, Anthony Hopkins, and many more.