The hurricanes that have battered the southern states and the Caribbean these past few months have left unprecedented #catastrophe in their wake. Seeing news footage of cities, towns and islands severely damaged, and #people whose homes are now gone, has read more...

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Lloyd's approves Apollo SPA 6133The Insurance InsiderLloyd's Franchise Board has granted managing agency Apollo in-principle approval to establish Special Purpose Arrangement (SPA) 6133, which will reinsure a portfolio of property catastrophe business underwritten into its main Syndicate read more...

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Film School RejectsWatch 'Geostorm,' Then Watch These MoviesFilm School RejectsSo I was ultimately more reminded of Alfonso Cuaron's Oscar-winning space-set disaster movie, which follows a woman attempting to survive a more realistic catastrophe, in the second half of Geostorm than The Day After Tomorrow. And I questioned read more...

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Puerto Rico Still in Crisis, Human Rights ViolationReliefWebMore than a month since Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, the island remains devastated. More than half the population remains without electricity, drinking water and basic sustenance, making it not only a catastrophe but also a #human read more...

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Film School RejectsWatch 'Stranger Things' Season 2, Then Watch These MoviesFilm School RejectsSo I was ultimately more reminded of Alfonso Cuaron's Oscar-winning space-set disaster movie, which follows a woman attempting to survive a more realistic catastrophe, in the second half of Geostorm than The Day After Tomorrow. And I questioned read more...

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An article by Thomas Jay Kemp about his 4th Great-Uncle Moses Plummer, who was involved in ?The Great Catastrophe of 1855? in Meredith, New Hampshire. The post My 90-Year-Old Uncle Survived the ?Great Catastrophe? of Meredith, New Hampshire appeared first on GenealogyBank read more...

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The Detroit NewsNew #book details 1917 Halifax, Nova Scotia, explosionThe Detroit NewsWith his new book, ?The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy and Extraordinary Heroism? (HarperLuxe), Ann Arbor author John U. Bacon aims to remind the world of the catastrophe and tell the story in a broader context, ...and read more...

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The Detroit NewsNew #book details 1917 Halifax, Nova Scotia, explosionThe Detroit NewsWith his new book, ?The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy and Extraordinary Heroism? (HarperLuxe), Ann Arbor author John U. Bacon aims to remind the world of the catastrophe and tell the story in a broader context, ...and read more...

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The CanaryWe need to talk about Cadbury's #chocolateThe CanaryAn investigation has revealed that Cadbury's owner Mondelez is helping create an environmental catastrophe. The investigation also named o#ther chocolate brands, including Mars, read more...

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The CanaryWe need to talk about Cadbury's #chocolateThe CanaryAn investigation has revealed that Cadbury's owner Mondelez is helping create an environmental catastrophe. The investigation also named o#ther chocolate brands, including Mars, read more...

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The Philippine flag stands amid devasted region brought about by #typhoon Haiyan, the deadliest Philippine typhoon recorded in modern history, killing at least 6,300 people. Source: AP FOUR years after Typhoon Haiyan brought unimaginable catastrophe in Central Philippines that destroyed more than one million houses and left over 6,000 people dead, thousands of survivors are still suffering from the effects of one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded on read more...

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Whether you've been #cycling for awhile or are just looking to break into the sport, there are a lot of no-nos in cycling. This video runs through the ten most #common mistakes newbies or lazy regulars make. For example, going out for a moderately long ride without a flat repair kit or some cash can lead to you being stranded in the middle of nowhere. Another common mistake??especially for beginners or those not used to riding in groups??is to be gentle with the #brakes. Over-applying the brakes can lead to worse catastrophe than the read more...

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Today, California is the most populous state in the US. But its #history includes the deliberate mass murder of Indigenous people in the 1800s. In this excerpt from An American Genocide, Benjamin Madley argues that this organized #catastrophe qualifies as read more...

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Oh, we got a good one out of Dan Gilbert today. The billionaire who helped precipitate the housing crisis , bought buildings for cheap in a city decimated by the catastrophe, and proceeded to create a downtown oasis dubbed "Gilbertville" says he has an "inclusive" vision for read more...

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China's consumers splashed out big during the Single's Day online shopping extravaganza, and that's bad news for the environment. Reuter's David Stanway says China is simply not equipped to deal with the mountain of cardboard boxes, plastic bags, and tape about to be dumped in waste processing plants across the #country. read more...

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China's consumers splashed out big during the Single's Day online shopping extravaganza, and that's bad news for the environment. Reuter's David Stanway says China is simply not equipped to deal with the mountain of cardboard boxes, plastic bags, and tape about to be dumped in waste processing plants across the #country. read more...

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Animation is the Ultimate Expression of Hope: An Interview with 'The Breadwinner''s Nora Twomey and Saara ChaudryCartoon BrewHigh above Hollywood, a capital of escapism, director Nora Twomey is talking about the need for empathy, in a war-torn world on the brink of global catastrophe. Two nights before, executive producer Angelina Jolie premiered their animated wonder, The ...and read more...

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Animation is the Ultimate Expression of Hope: An Interview with 'The Breadwinner''s Nora Twomey and Saara ChaudryCartoon BrewHigh above Hollywood, a capital of escapism, director Nora Twomey is talking about the need for empathy, in a war-torn world on the brink of global catastrophe. Two nights before, executive producer Angelina Jolie premiered their animated wonder, The ...and read more...

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The TimesCourageous Jana Novotna an example to allThe TimesRory McIlroy had a rather different response to the catastrophe that he suffered at the 2011 Masters. Leading the competition on the 10th tee of the final round, he skewed his drive and proceeded to implode, dropping six shots over three holes. Many ...and read more...

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The #museum showcases #failures to provide #visitors a learning experience about the important role of failure for innovation and to encourage organizations to become better at learning from failure.This December, corporate flops will be showcased when the Museum of Failure comes to Los Angeles. Don’t let the name fool you. The Museum of Failure is a celebration of history’s failed products and services and the lessons learned from them. Exhibited at the A+D Architecture and Design Museum in the Los Angeles Arts District, the Museum of Failure welcomes visitors to enjoy an read more...

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