I couldn’t sleep tonight so I spent some time surfing a few non-North American news sites for fresh video of the situation in Japan. I must admit there is a morbid curiosity – rarely do we see such devastation captured in HD video. The tsunami and subsequent surge of water still boggles my mind. It’s interesting to see that many non-American media sources seem interested in telling the story as best they can as it unfolds whereas after the cursory ‘lead story’ byline on CBS, Fox et al, the talking heads seem eager to return to the latest Charlie Sheen antics – a sad but perhaps telling commentary on our state of affairs.
The videos below are stunning and while I am obviously concerned for those in the flood zone, I can’t help but be amazed by the awesome power of the ocean. Sources: Russia Today, NHK, ANN, CNN Japan, ITN. To share these videos, click whatever share button you want at the bottom of the post.