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What Happens When an Earthquake Strikes the Place Where You Grew Up?

Ravishly | Posted 10.30.2014 | Impact
Ravishly

Perhaps not surprisingly, people have been quick to snicker about the Napa earthquake, downplaying its severity. To some extent, this makes sense -- the area was lucky. But while it's easy to cast judgment from afar and say, it's important to remember that these buildings meant something to their inhabitants.

What Happens When an Artist's Own Work Is Stolen

Daniel Grant | Posted 09.14.2014 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Purchasing insurance for one's own artwork tends to be an investment few artists make.

Peace Is More Than the Absence of War

Diana Jenkins | Posted 06.21.2014 | World
Diana Jenkins

I lived a childhood of peace. I experienced war as a teenager. And as an adult, I see how the aftermath of violent conflict transforms communities. Unfortunately, the death and suffering of war does not end when the last bullet whizzes by.

The Hidden Sources of Attraction

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 01.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Overcoming the natural, understandable resistance to this process requires courage, strength, commitment, and perhaps most importantly, the support of a partner who is willing to go the distance, even when it can feel like the stakes are one's very survival.

What a Hit and Run Taught Me About Customer Service

Christopher Elliott | Posted 08.29.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Joshi rented a car from Budget in Oahu last summer. While he was driving, a vehicle rear-ended his rental. What does all of this mean to you? Well, if you're ever in an accident with a rental car, here's what you have to do.

Something Tried to Eat the Car

Sharon Hill | Posted 06.10.2013 | Weird News
Sharon Hill

Imagine how you would react to this incident: One day you walk outside to your car parked next to your house. You are shocked to discover that the front fender and bumper have been mangled and punctured during the night by... something

Jimmy Eat World Is Coming Back

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment

Add this to your growing list of records to look out for: Jimmy Eat World's "Damage," the band's seventh studio album, will be released on June 11. ...

The Car Rental Industry's Big Trick

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.22.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

If you were the last person to rent the vehicle, you're on the hook for whatever damage they want to charge you or your insurance company. You just have to take them at their word.

4 Items The TSA Is Likely To Break

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.01.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

TSA agents believe they are the last line of defense against terrorism, and that sometimes you have to break a few metaphorical eggs to keep America safe.

PHOTOS: Prospect Park After Hurricane Sandy

Thomas Shomaker | Posted 01.01.2013 | Travel
Thomas Shomaker

I visited Prospect Park in Brooklyn Wednesday. Hurricane Sandy tore through the park a few days ago, and you can tell.

A Poetry App Worth a Look (and a Listen)

John Lundberg | Posted 11.16.2012 | Arts
John Lundberg

True to Hart's vision, readers can study all of the app's offerings quietly, or can call on the voice of a skilled reader. The app features a star-studded lineup, including Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Irons, former James Bond actor Roger Moore and playwright Harold Pinter.

Damaged Cezanne Painting Can Be Restored

AP | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts

GENEVA — A Swiss art expert says a $110 million painting by Paul Cezanne damaged following a robbery four years ago can be restored. The direct...

Hurricane Damage Gets Worse As Other Disasters Dealt With Better

WSJ | Conor Dougherty | Posted 10.29.2011 | Business

By Conor Dougherty of the Wall Street Journal Society has become better at coping with floods, fires and other disasters, yet the damage from hurri...

Bob Graham, William Reilly To Lead Presidential Commission On BP Gulf Oil Spill

AP | ERICA WERNER and KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The White House has tapped former Florida Sen. Bob Graham and ex-EPA Administrator William K. Reilly to lead a presidential commiss...

Low Gulf Oil Spill Size Estimate Could Save BP Millions Of Dollars In Court

McClatchy | Marisa Taylor, Renee Schoof and Erika Bolstad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- BP's estimate that only 5,000 barrels of oil are leaking daily from a well in the Gulf of Mexico, which the Obama administration hasn't ...

Nashville Floodwaters Recede, Crews Search For Bodies

AP | KRISTIN HALL and SHEILA BURKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Cumberland River finally began receding Tuesday, exposing mud-caked homes and submerged cars as officials searched door t...

Taiwan Earthquake Strikes: 6.5 Quake Rattles Island

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TAIPEI, Taiwan — An earthquake struck off the southeast coast of Taiwan on Monday, causing buildings to sway briefly but no casualties or damage...

12 Offshore Rigs, Oil And Gas, Launched In U.S. This Week Despite Gulf Oil Spill

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUSTON — The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 12 this week to 1,518. Houston-based Baker Hug...