UPDATED 12/28: 2011 Year in Photos Galleries

It’s that time of year again. The 2011 Year in Photos galleries are beginning to be posted. Instead of endlessly searching the web, why not come here to check them out in one convenient place? Check back daily for updates.

UPDATED 3/23: Japan Earthquake: Devastation in Pictures

I have put together a list of links to photos from the Japan earthquake and tsunami. There are some incredible pictures in these galleries. Just a warning, some of the pictures are graphic.

UPDATED: There are now first person videos of the tsunami appearing online. Gizmodo has a gallery with links to several incredible videos. In particular, check out this video which shows how quickly it all happened.