Japan has given us so much in terms of culture and fashion, music and technology.
All at once they've been thrown with a 9.0 scale earthquake (the worst in Japan history, one of the worst in world history), which spurred a devastating tsunami, hundreds of aftershocks, nuclear meltdown and now a volcanic eruption at Shinmodake. It's going to take at least a generation for them to recovery.
To donate 10$ to the Red Cross relief effort, you can text REDCROSS to 30333 (in Canada), 90999 for the US. You can also make donations though the Apple iTunes store.
I also encourage you to take a look at the eerie scene of abandonment in Harajuku and Shibuya, documented by TokyoFashion.com
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