Try Harder of the Day

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Try Harder of the Day: As part of its corporate social responsibility program Croc Cares, Crocs Inc. announced that it has donated 100,000 pairs of its foam clogs to organizations distributing supplies to individuals affected by the 2011 Sendai earthquake.

Dear God, will their suffering never cease?!

[denverpost / image:

When Life Hands You Unbearable PSAs of the Day

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When Life Hands You Unbearable PSAs of the Day: In the aftermath of the 2011 Sendai earthquake, all domestic television commercials have been replaced by a single kawaii public service announcement from Japan's Advertising Council that airs ad nauseam.

Having had quite enough of the insult-adding placeholder, one intrepid animator took it upon him/herself to upgrade the PSA with a decidedly Japanese makeover.

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Good Dog of the Day

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Good Dog of the Day: 83-year-old Miyako resident Tami Akanuma believes her 12-year-old shih tzu Babu saved her from certain doom by intentionally leading her away from the tsunami that eventually engulfed her city.

Akanuma told Yomiuri Shimbun that Babu, who demanded they go for a walk as soon as the earthquake struck, "stubbornly headed for a nearby hill rather than taking their usual route

Damn Nature R U Kidding Me With This of the Day

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Damn Nature R U Kidding Me With This of the Day: In one of the most harrowing pieces of footage to emerge in the aftermath of the 2011 Sendai Earthquake, the resultant tsunami overruns the city of Kesennuma, leaving very little in its wake.

[japanprobe.]

How It's Done of the Day

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How It's Done of the Day: A mere six days after repair work began on an earthquake-demolished section of the Great Kanto Highway in Naka the road was ready to be reopened.

[dailymail.]

Earthquake Survival Story of the Day

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Earthquake Survival Story of the Day: A miracle rescue -- for real, this time: Nine days after the Sendai Earthquake struck, 80-year-old Sumi Abe was pulled from the rubble of her flattened two-story house in Ishinomaki, Miyagi, after her 16-year-old grandson Jin, who

Nuclear boy: How Japan Explains the Nuclear problem to children using poop as a metaphor

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Explaining Sh*t To Kids of the Day: Nuclear Boy Has a Stomachache: Apparently Japan has been airing this animated short on national television in an effort to explain the nuclear crisis to children.

Most terrifying Schoolhouse Rock! episode ever.

[thanks kat!]