Sad words from a friend in Tokyo, Japan. Over the weekend, he wrote that everything was okay, and the worst had been averted.
It's heart-breaking. You can't turn on the TV in the morning anymore. There's something new every day.
The New York Times has a list of ways to help.
Gizmodo has a posted video of the tsunami rolling in taken by an amateur along with a Google Street View link of the same area before the earthquake. At Facebook, my brother has also posted a link to this set of photos of satellite images before/after, including an image of the Fukushima nuclear plant.