Typhoon Haiyan

Keith Bradsher, writing for the New York Times

As Monday dawned, it became increasingly clear that Typhoon Haiyan had ravaged cities, towns and fishing villages when it played a deadly form of hopscotch across the islands of the central Philippines on Friday. By some estimates, at least 10,000 people may have died in Tacloban alone, and with phone service out across stretches of the far-flung archipelago, it was difficult to know if the storm was as deadly in more remote areas.

How do you ever recover from this? Where do you even begin? 

Also—this slideshow will ruin your entire day.