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Risk Agility and Decision Making in the 21st Century
As risks have evolved from being phenomenological occurrences in the natural world, the twenty-first century is in many ways the era of man-made risk and man-stoked fires.
Jonathan Danko Kielkowski
Haunting Costa Concordia Photos Show What's Left Inside The Shipwreck
German photograher Jonathan Danko Kielkowski swam out to the wreckage to snap the abandoned ship's once-buzzing rooms.
CULTURE & ARTS
In Venice, Politics vs. Photos
J. Michael Welton
Writer and Editor
Mystery and intrigue may be synonymous with the city of Venice, but the latest imbroglio between politicians and preservationists there seems a little more ham-handed.
Giornale Adriatico-Mediterraneo: Porto Ercole
Porto Ercole is one of the resorts you reach when you pass through Tuscany on the way to the Mediterranean or Tyrrhenean Sea as its called at this latitude. It's a sleepy little resort, with small yachts and boats moored in its harbor.
Costa Concordia Makes Final Voyage
The wrecked Italian cruise ship is being towed to the port of Genoa to be scrapped following a two-year operation to salvage it.
A Year in Review: The Craziest Travel Stories of 2013
U.S. News Travel
U.S. News & World Report Travel
As the year draws to a close, U.S. News Travel takes a look back at some of the wildest, wackiest and most outrageous travel stories of 2013. Next time you encounter a snafu while traveling, remember, it could always be worse.
Costa Concordia Captain Allegedly Jumped Off Sinking Ship To Save Himself
CULTURE & ARTS
Moscow Maelstrom: Lightweight Biennale Outshone by Satellite Shows & Atypical Art Fair
Art Historian, Critic, Curator & Photographer
The 5th Moscow Biennale, which closed October 20, saw Political Correctness rear its head beneath the Kremlin walls as feminist Belgian curator Catherine de Zegher turned the swanky Manège exhibition center into a Global Bazaar.
LOOK: Before And After Images Of The Costa Concordia
LOOK: The Costa Concordia Operation In 1 Minute
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Unprecedented Operation To Pull Costa Concordia Upright Costs $795 Bn
An attempt to pull the shipwrecked Costa Concordia upright will go ahead on Monday, Italian officials have confirmed.
Impressive Photo Shows Costa Concordia Wreck From The Air
Italy To Raise Costa Concordia Wreckage
Costa Concordia Disaster: 5 Former Employees Sentenced To Jail
By Reuters, Reuters
None of the five are likely to be jailed as the sentences of under two years were suspended and the longer ones may be replaced
Crews Work To Move Shipwrecked Costa Concordia
Salvage crews are working against time to remove the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship, which is slowly being crushed under its own weight on its perch of granite seabed off the Tuscan island of Giglio. Officials said Monday that if this attempt fails, there won't be a second chance.
Costa Concordia Captain To Face Trial For Manslaughter
India To Make Costa Concordia Movie
Court Docs Detail Tragic Final Moments From Costa Concordia Victims
What The World Discoverer Can Teach Us About The Costa Concordia
Editor and Writer
An aging wreck shows what might have happened if Giglio made the slightly more eccentric but potentially more savvy choice to keep the wreck as a monument and attraction.
CULTURE & ARTS
All Hands on Deck!
San Francisco-based arts critic
I tip my hat to Kathleen Marshall, who directed and choreographed the revival of
with the intention of adding plenty of snap, crackle, and pop to a show that is nearly 80 years old. The result is quite astounding.
Making Meaning: the Aftermath of the Costa Concordia Shipwreck
Writer, Computer Scientist
One year ago today, I was on my honeymoon, walking the streets of Rome arm-in-arm with my new bride. At the end of the afternoon, as the sun was setting behind the Colosseum, we walked back up the gangplank of our cruise ship -- the Costa Concordia -- and headed back out to sea.
PHOTOS: One Year After Crash, Costa Concordia Wreck Remains Adrift
Has The Cruise Industry
My 2012 'McLaughlin Awards' (Part 1)
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
Welcome to the seventh annual
much nicer than "blatant ripoff," don't you think?) to the television show
The McLaughlin Group
, since they have the most extensive year-end award category list of anyone around.
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