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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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Justin Bieber Visits Kids In Japan, Tells Them It Will Get Better

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The Biebs continues to impress us with his involvement in Japan!

Earlier this month, we were VERY pleased to learn that Justin Bieber was going to continue his Japan tour, despite his crew reportedly flat-out refusing to participate out of fear of nuclear radiation and future earthquakes.

Now, Justin is leaving a positive mark on Japan in another way - by visiting Japanese children and reassuring them that things will be all right.

Here's what he said to a group of Japanese children, many of whom were affected by the March 11 tsunami:

"Things can get better and things will get better. There are only good times to come."

And here's what one child said to Justin, reading from a card that the group wrote to him:

"We have friends who lost their family and their homes, some have left our school. The town is covered with wreckage and it will take a long time to get back to normal. But we will work hard for this. Please give us courage through your music."

Truly heartwarming! We think it's wonderful that Justin took the time to meet with these children and show them support, especially since they clearly look up to him so much!

Thanks for being an inspiration, Justin! We're very impressed!

[Image via AP Images.]

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Ben Folds Covers Ke$ha - And It's REALLY Good!!!

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There is no other way to describe it. This is just flat-out EPIC.

Check out Ben Folds' re-interpretation of the Ke$ha club-banger Sleazy (above), which he apparently recorded to raise money for Tsunami Relief in Japan!

Wow. We're just going to say it:

This puts his cover of Bitches Ain't Shit to SHAME! And we're obsessed with that one, too!

We think Ke$ha would very much approve, Sir! Perhaps you two can collaborate at some point!

Ha! Wouldn't that just be BIZARRE?! Needs to definitely happen!

CLICK HERE to download the track and donate to tsunami relief efforts!

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