My name is Usman Farman... A Pakistani Muslim describes how an Orthodox Jew saved his life "Brother, if you don’t mind, there is a cloud of glass coming at us, grab my hand, lets get the hell out of here." [via a Wired News story, Amateur Newsies Top the Pros]
Helping.org has a list of relief agencies you can donate to.
This set of pictures from around the world is overwhelming—in a wonderful, supportive way.
The picture of the ringing of bells in Prague reminds me of the ringing of bells yesterday at the church where I went. I sat there and calculated how long it would take to toll the bell 5000 times at a rate of one toll per second—close to 14 hours. Lives snuffed out in a moment's time. It will take a full waking day half a day just to toll all the bells. It will take lifetimes to come to grips with it all.
Andrew Baddeley posted a QTVR panorama of the 3-minute silence in George Square, Glasgow, Scotland
Friday evening, people gathered downtown in my little town and and brought and burned candles.
Here, in front of candles, a guitarist played in the doorway of a shop
Candles with a sign in a front yard
In front of the high school, the base of the flagpole was a place for burning candles: