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    No Matter What We Possess In Life, In the End All That We Have Is Time

    It's Tuesday evening in Rieti and locals and regular visitors stop in the bars for a sparkling aperitivo. In the hilltown piazze, their children make friends with the Pomeranians, Bichon Frizes and spaniels who've escaped, with their owners, from Rome in August.Amatrice is in festa. And so are ...

    Bookpocalypse Now!

    “Among the many things the Japanese people are mourning this week are their libraries,” writes The Book Bench’s Macy Halford in memoriam. The 9.0-magnitude earthquake that kickstarted a ring of Pacific tsunamis, displaced thousands of people, and terminally damaged multiple nuclear ...

    Prophetic Words From the Earthquake’s Epicenter

    Sendai, the city nearest the epicenter of Japan’s devastating earthquake, was slated to host an international high-tech conference in August. The event, advertised in a recent issue of the tech magazine IEEE Spectrum, was to be a global gathering for geoscientists and remote sensing ...

    Haitian Earthquake 500 Years in the Making

    Much of the coverage of the Haitian earthquake earlier this year has focused on the devastation it caused the country and its people, and rightly so. The plight of both should be continuously well-documented to try to figure out how to fix the current problems and avoid such dire results of ...

    Haiti’s Earthquake through ‘16-Year-Old Eyes’

    The chaos and destruction caused by Haiti’s earthquake are difficult for anyone to articulate, especially for a teenager. Global Voices points to two teenage bloggers who have provided eloquent first-person views of the earthquake and the emotional and physical devastation that it has ...

    Hard Lives in Haiti Just Got Harder

    Photographer Jeff Antebi recently spent time in Haiti, shooting urban scenes in Port-au-Prince. Late last night he shared his thoughts as he reflected on the enormity of the earthquake’s devastation, and we in turn are sharing those thoughts—and some of his photos—with you. —The ...

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