Japanese nuclear plant hit by fire and third explosion, as radiation around Fukushima Daiichi plant has reached levels damaging to health.
Rachel Maddow gives an explanation in plain layman's terms of the nuclear situation in Japan.
Radiation fears now threatening the relief effort.
Japanese officials to those in the danger zone: stay indoors.
architizer.com: Considering design solutions for Japan's earthquake recovery.
A postcard to the Pacific Northwest: You're overdue for a Japan-sized earthquake. The last "Big One" occurred around 1700 & they average every 240 years.
There's plenty more links (many of them not scary/depressing/horrifying) after the jump