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Woohoo! New community!
After a few musings in his LJ, and mine, z_gryphon created disasterporn. This should be fun. :-)

Note: The name is tongue in cheek - it isn't pornographic. :-)

I am: excited excited
Current Media: TiVo: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

elfs From: elfs Date: January 1st, 2005 10:08 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Y'know, there's a word for people who get off reading about disasters: disasterbaters.
zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: January 2nd, 2005 06:13 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
I really get into the engineering forensics side of things, and the synchronicity of events that leads to most such things.

Things like the WTC collapse I find fascinating - the fact that they stood as long as they did, how fire played a role, etc. But things like the recent tsunami - that moves me to tears when I read the stories of loss.