Archive for the ‘Natural Disaster’ Category

The (Re)Touched Lives & Photos of the 2011 Japanese Tsunami Victims [VIDEO]

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Photo re-toucher Becci Manson, together with local volunteers and a global group of colleagues she recruited online, helped clean and fix photos of the victims of the 2011 Japanese tsunami, restoring those memories to their owners. Found at YouTube from TEDtalksDirector.

Climate Change: 200 Years In 2 Minutes

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

A Berkley Earth animated visualization of climate change data from 1800 to the present. The map of the world shows the temperature anomaly by location over time. The chart at the bottom, shows the global land-surface temperature anomaly. Found at YouTube from mrblcollins.

Hurricane Irene Videos

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Video footage of the flooding caused by Hurricane Irene. Found at YouTube from TheStonesInHD.

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Earthquake Damage: Washington, DC/Virginia

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Raw video footage of the damage that resulted from the earthquake that shook the Washington DC/Virginia area. Found at YouTube from pauldonovan08.

Search & Rescue Snake

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

Georgia Tech researchers have studied the Sandfish Lizard in order to create a search and rescue robot that is more capable of navigating the aftermath of natural disasters. Found at YouTube from GeorgiaTech.

Storm Chaser Occupational Hazard: Great Bolts Of Lightning

Monday, June 13th, 2011

As if tornado chasing wasn’t dangerous enough, there’s bolts of lightning to worry about. Storm Chaser Reed Timmer talks about everything you’re not supposed to do in an electrical storm. Found at Discovery News.