Saturday, April 17, 2010
Social media has the rather wonderful role of global communion in instances of shared spectacle, atrocity, or natural disaster, be it ex-Guantanamo guards finding ex-prisoners on Facebook to apologize or, in this case, people posting amazing shots on Flickr of an Icelandic volcano stirring beneath a glacier. The world has been watching for days now as Eyjafjallajökull continues with the latest in a series of grumblings which began in December of 2009, this being the second eruption, this first to occur beneath glacial ice. This gallery was curated by Yahoo! Editors' Picks from various personal sets and satellite photos.