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Cat Plays Guitar During Earthquake (Video)

Steven the cat was just strumming his guitar when an earthquake hit Australia on June 19 (it was the largest quake recorded in Victoria in a century). Fortunately, Steven was able to keep his composur…

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Understanding The Energy Of Earthquakes

In 2010, we saw floods in Pakistan, China and the United States, a massive earthquake in Haiti, crippling heatwaves in Russia, and massive ice melts in the Arctic...not to mention that it was the hott…

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Turning Japanese Food Imports Away

Similar to the reaction in the weeks following the disastrous British Petroleum oil spill in the gulf of Mexico, fear and concern have arisen over the safety of the Japanese food supply after the deva…

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Make Paper Cranes for Japan

Want to show your support for Japan but not sure where to start? Here is a simple and creative way to help that is accessible to people of all ages. Students Rebuild has partnered with DoSomething.…

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How Does Nuclear Radiation Affect The Body?

The latest weather forecast reports that the winds over the nuclear power plant in Japan have switched directions, and instead of blowing radioactive particles out to sea, the nuclear plume is d…

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10 Ways To Help Kids Cope With Japan

The heartbreaking stories and images of the disaster in Japan are difficult for adults to comprehend. What about the children? How do we explain this tragedy to our kids? Here's a quick story: As a…

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10 Ways To Help Japan

I shudder to think that Japanese children are getting tested for radiation as I write this post. When compassionate people hear about horrific events such as the earthquake/tsunami in Japan, they want…

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Grieving the Oil Spill and Other Such Tragedies

I don’t know about you, but it pains me to read the news. I got rid of TV four years ago because I just couldn’t take it anymore--the heartsickness I felt every time I turned on CNN, where I couldn’t …

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When Haiti Falls Apart: Making Sense of Mass Tragedy

A little more than five years ago, I was on my honeymoon in Sri Lanka. It was a few days before Christmas and I was on a beach on the southern coast of the island trying, in my mind, to figure out how…

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