Monday, March 14, 2011

Japan: Interactive photos, maps, video, graphics

Before-and-after interactive photos:
Aerial photos taken over Japan have revealed the scale of devastation across dozens of suburbs and tens of thousands of homes and businesses: Hover over each satellite photo to view the devastation

Satellite images before and after: Select a location using the tabs, then use the slider to compare before-and-after images of selected regions

Andrew Sullivan, The Daily Dish: If you haven't seen this video of the tsunami approaching from the street level, you haven't quite yet absorbed the terrifying power of this death machine. When the buildings start moving off their foundations and sail through the city streets, it is hard not to gasp. I wish I could be more eloquent, but sometimes words fail.

Interactive map: