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Ewan McGregor And Naomi Watts Do The Impossible To Survive A Tsunami

And we're already crying! No joke.

If the trailer for The Impossible (above) is any sign of what's to come, tears will be flooding out of audiences' eyes when it hits theaters on December 21.

Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts star in this drama based on the true story of a family's struggle for survival during and after the tragic tsunami that struck Thailand in 2004.

There's nothing too graphic, but we're going to go ahead and label this as NSFW for anyone who is easily embarrassed by their own emotions.

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Japan's Nuclear Fallout Leaves Mutated Butterflies

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Sad…even insects are feeling the repercussions of this horrendous accident.

Since March 2011, Japan has been recovering from the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Now, researchers are finding that butterflies from the heavily radiated areas are displaying mutations.

The mutations include

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KFC Thailand Apologizes For Insensitive Tsunami Ad

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As they should!

It should have never happened in the first place, though!

KFC Thailand has had to do some damage control and apologize for posting a Facebook message that urged people to hurry up and order a bucket of chicken… during Wednesday's tsunami scare!

So basically as people were being told to evacuate from beaches, the company went ahead and said this:

"Let's hurry home and follow the earthquake news. And don't forget to order your favorite KFC menu."

That's extremely insensitive! Whoever thought that was a good idea — and then the person who gave permission to post it — should be fired. That's a no-brainer.

More than 8,000 people in Thailand died in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami (230,000 in Indonesia), so you can see why people are so upset!

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Mothers' Breast Milk In Japan To Be Tested For Radiation

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The breast milk of about 10,000 mothers living in Fukushima Prefecture, home to the debilitated Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, will be tested for radioactive contimation.

Details have yet to be finalized, but officials are working out a plan to obtain the breast milk samples from new mothers in the region. The cost will is said to be about ¥50,000 per person.

Last May and June, just months after the Japanese earthquake an tsunami, traces of radioactive cesium in the breast milk of 7 in 21 mothers were found.

So, so sad! Japanese is still dealing with such life-threatening effects of the disaster that occurred in March 2011.

Here's hoping that the government finds a way to help these mothers and their newborns.

[Image via AP Images.]

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New Zealand On Tsunami Warning After 7.8 Quake!

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Oh no! Another one!

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a monstrous earthquake has struck off the Kermadec Islands just northeast of New Zealand.

With a magnitude of 7.8, the quake has triggered a tsunami warning for New Zealand, the Kermadec Islands and Tonga.

The quake struck at 7:03 a.m. Thursday morning their time.

The U.S. Pacific Tsunami Center said if tsunami does develop, it will hit East Cape within two hours and Auckland within three.

Yikes! Our thoughts go out to you, New Zealand!!

Do U think it's the world is coming to an end?

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