What Shook My Soul – Video and Images from the Japan Earthquake of March 11 2011

The Canadian Red Cross logoMore for myself than anything, this is a list of the videos and images that I found most arresting and frightening in today’s earthquake and following Tsunamis in Japan and its reverberations on North America.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Before watching this let it be known I have already donated to the Red Cross in support of the victims of this tragedy; please donate too! I do not wish anyone to think I am making light of this disaster – it is unthinkable.  That said, I am in awe of the power of nature and this footage is incredibly profound to me.

An image of the devastation in Japan

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1) The 8.9 Sendai Earthquake Hits


Some of the first video I could find which only alludes to a possible tsunami and rumors of tsunami damage.

2) Footage of the Tsunami Damage Occurring Live Continue reading

Saturn’s Moons Shown in Incredible Photography

This is an incredible journey from the always fascinating TED.com led by planetary scientist Carolyn Porco. It shows the latest rounds of ground-breaking findings of the Cassini exploration mission in a way you are not soon to forget. Amazing imagery and some very startling discoveries! (video filmed in 2007) Continue reading