Tuesday, April 16, 2013

More On Boston

The Boston Marathon Bombing have sparked an incredible amount of stories.  If you're so inclined to read any of it, I've compiled a few of them below.  Observant readers may notice that great sources for information are @Mashable@Alyssa_Milano, and Reddit.

My Previous Posts On This Topic:

About Today's Bombings

Young Turks On Reacting To Tragedy

Help For Victims & Their Loved Ones:

Register here to find loved ones. (via @MattersofGrey)

Immediate Aftermath:

Boston Blast: Man Knocked Over By Explosion, Got Up, Finished Race (via @nprnews)

Police Tweet Request for Video From Boston Marathon After Blast (via @mashable)

Obama Addresses the Nation Following Boston Blasts (via @mashable)

Aftermath of Boston Marathon Bombing: How Do Terrorists Use Improvised Explosive Devices? (via @sciam)

Inspiration And Stuff:

(via @Alyssa_Milano)
Did Mr. Rogers say that his mother responded to scary news by telling him, "Look for the helpers"? (via @snopes)

"This could help restore your faith in humanity after yesterday: http://bostonmarathonconspiracy.com/" (via HuffPost Politics)

Chicago Tribune Sports Section Expresses Solidarity With Boston After Marathon Bombings (PHOTO) (via @Alyssa_Milano)

10 Powerful Images of NYC Showing Its Love for Boston (via @Alyssa_Milano)

Boston Marathon Tragedy Met With Unbelievable Acts Of Kindness (via @Alyssa_Milano)

The Internet Offers Pizza to Displaced Boston Marathoners (via @mashable)

Boston Marathon Volunteer Who Helped Injured Shares Story on Reddit (via @mashable)

Official Responses:

American Humanist Association (via @hemantmehta)

American Atheists (via @hemantmehta)

On How To Deal With It:

Boston Marathon bombings: How to talk to your kids about tragedy (via @Alyssa_Milano)

Boston Marathon Explosions: How You Can Help (via Reddit)

Atheists Giving Aid - Boston Marathon Tragedy (via @OmahaCoR)


Less Than Four Hours After Boston Bombings, There’s a Theory For Whatever You Want

The Boston bombing produces familiar and revealing reactions (via The Wrong Stuff)

Twitter Mentions of 'Boston' Increased 20,000% (via @mashable)

Rumors and conspiracy theories associated with the Boston Marathon bombing (via @snopes)

5 viral stories about Boston attacks that aren't true (via @Alyssa_Milano)

Atheist Groups Team Up to Fundraise for Boston Bombing Victims and Their Families (via @hemantmehta)

Our Values Must Unite Us After Tragedy in Boston (via @HuffPostRelig)

Other Compilations Of Links:

Live Update Thread On Reddit (via @mashable)

Live Update Thread #2 On Reddit

Live Update Thread #3 On Reddit

Live Update Thread #4 On Reddit

Live Update Thread #5 On Reddit

Live Update Thread #6 On Reddit

Live Update Thread #7 On Reddit

Live Update Thread #8 On Reddit

Live Update Thread #9 On Reddit

Summary Of Events On Reddit

Crazy People Reacted Too:

Alex Jones On Boston Blasts: U.S. Gov't Is "Prime Suspect"



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    1. And there's still way more I didn't even include. For instance, the Reddit threads each have more stuff than this post.