The first in what could become a long line of heads rolled as Masataka Shimizu, the embattled president of TEPCo, stepped down today. TEPCo also posted a $15 Billion loss. Bet he's glad he doesn't have to deal with that mess anymore.
This sightseeing boat, Hama Yuri, was pulled 1300 feet from the coast and somehow balanced itself on a two story house during the tsunami in Japan. Two months later, they finally pulled the boat off and have begun to dismantle it.
A tiny village in Japan would've been wiped out by the tsunami had they erected their houses closer to the sea-views. However, they chose to abide by ancient tsunami-warning stones that carried the messages of their forefathers, and survived. Like an ancient message board.
Click to view A video of Friday's horrific tsunami has come to light, showing some of the 95 per cent of the town of Minamisanriku that was wiped out. I will warn you, the video is deeply upsetting.
Since 1933, Crescent City, California, a small city south of the Oregon border, has been ravaged by 31 tsunamis, more than any other city in the United States. The tsunamis caused by Japan's earthquake were expected to hit hardest in Crescent City and actually ended up causing significant damage to boats in the harbor…