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One Hundred Years of Solitude—Review by Youssef Hamdi

First of all, I  might not have covered all of what the book bears because I tend to forget a lot. I was hesitant whether to call it a review since I feel it’s much more of a bird’s eye view; that is, vaguely covering what the novel is about. 636 more words

Fiction

A Week in Macondo: Where Emotions become relevant for Peace Research [1]

Era como si Dios hubiera resuelto poner a prueba toda capacidad de asombro, y mantuviera a los habitantes de Macondo en un permanente vaivén entre el alborozo y el desencanto, la duda y la revelación, hasta el extremo de que nadie podía saber a ciencia cierta dónde estaban los límites de la realidad.

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Research

'Deepwater Horizon' Avoids Real Culprit of BP Blowout

By Ansu John

When it happened, we all knew that the Deepwater Horizon oil spill was unprecedented in scale. The whole nation watched the black billowing smoke from that rig with a sense of horror and foreboding. 1,846 more words

Culture

Gabo mágico (1927-2014).

Recuerdo aquel jueves 17 de abril del 2014, estaba comiendo mientras veía las noticias, no recuerdo qué noticia pasaba en ese momento cuando interrumpieron por una, aunque todavía no la escuchaba, algo en mi corazón me decía que era mala “lamentablemente acaba de fallecer Gabriel García Márquez”. 1,482 more words

Biografía

Movie Review: Deepwater Horizon

Now in general release, Deepwater Horizon stars Mark Wahlberg as Mike Williams, an electronics tech stationed aboard the ill-fated drilling rig. The explosion and fire, which occurred off the Louisiana coast on April 20, 2010, killed eleven Transocean hands and led to the largest oil spill in the history of the U.S. 828 more words

Louisiana