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New cities study offer insight into resilience and competitiveness

A new report by WWF and Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Foundation says that integrating climate vulnerability, socio-economic sensitivity and adaptive capacity into urban planning can help cities become more resilient and businesses more competitive. 150 more words

Home For Christmas

I’m not sure when I first came across the old newspaper. It was in a chest of drawers in a hall closet where our family kept mementos: old photographs, report cards, etc. 1,061 more words


See the Worst Natural Disasters of 2014

When it comes to acts of God, 2014 wasn’t a particularly active year. No powerful hurricane struck the U.S. like Sandy in 2012 or Katrina in 2005. 128 more words

Surviving an earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand

It’s been a long while since I was in Christchurch and it’s a shame I’m only getting around to writing about it now. I landed on the 21st February 2011, completely jet lagged from a three-flight extravaganza from Kuala Lumpur. 891 more words


The Impossible (2012) Review

Have you ever watched movies in which you find yourself in main characters’ situation?

Sure, your answer would be yes, a lot. However, I still want to suggest one more movie, which is… 758 more words

Ewan McGregor

Review: Killshot-Aria Michaels


When seventeen year old Liv Larson and her brother are sent to separate foster homes, she gives up on her old life, her old friends, and her faith in God. 1,023 more words

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Meteor illustration

This is another image of a meteor coming towards Earth. It is very abstract and combines photography, hand illustration, screenprinting and stencil printing, all overlayed in Photoshop.