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Flashback Friday: The strange case of the "vampire" burial in Venice.

In 2006 in Venice, Italy, archaeologists excavating a plague cemetery found something quite unusual: a skeleton with a brick in its mouth.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Weird

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Stanford

A facelift for Memorial Auditorium, new roof for Cantor Arts Center

Crews are erecting scaffolding around three sides of Memorial Auditorium this month in preparation for a facelift of the 1938 building, including restoring its stucco, repairing its wooden windows and installing new copper gutters.

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Connecticut Post

Exquisite glass from Venice, via Corning Museum, in Fairfield

"Danube," a blown-glass work of art, is by Venetian Giampaolo Seguso. The piece is part of his filigree collection, now on view at the Bellarmine Museum of Art in Fairfield.

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International Business Times

'World's Most Haunted Island' for Sale in Italy; 5 Reasons Why No One Should Buy Poveglia

Italian government is auctioning off a 99-year lease for Poveglia, a 17 acres Italian island located between Venice and Lido in the Benetian Lagoon, a place better known as 'World's most haunted island.'

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Related Topix: Travel, Italy, World News, Venice, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel,

Caribbean News Now!

UWI to conduct survey on climate change and livelihoods in St Vincent and the Grenadines

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Art Daily

U.S. pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia to feature new installation by Joan Jonas

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announces that the MIT List Visual Arts Center will present Joan Jonas as the representative for the United States at La Biennale di Venezia 56th International Art Exhibition, the worldA's most prestigious contemporary art event.

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Related Topix: Italy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Pavilion, NY, Arts, Cinema

TIME.com

The 'Most Haunted Island' on Earth Is Now Up for Auction

AUGUST 27: Beds and furniture remain in one of the dormitories in the psychiatric ward of the abandoned Hospital of Poveglia on August 27, 2011 in Venice, Italy.

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FOX16

Nicolas Cage changed 50th birthday plans due to bad weather

Actor Nicolas Cage attends the 'Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call New Orleans' premiere at the Sala Grande during the 66th Venice Film Festival on September 4, 2009 in Venice, Italy.

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The Independent

Poveglia: 'World's most haunted island' up for...

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Home Listing, Home, Supernatural

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KSL-TV

Tips to avoid looking like a tourist

The dead giveaways: puffy white sneakers, fanny packs, oversized cameras and a tan camping hat.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Natalie Portman enjoys date with Benjamin Millepied in Venice

That's how to keep romance flowing! Natalie Portman wears stunning indigo satin for date with Benjamin Millepied in Venice And Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied certainly seemed in the mood for romance as they went out for dinner in Venice, Italy, on Friday.

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Related Topix: Thor, Italy, World News, Celebrities, Natalie Portman, Israel, Middle East, Arts, Ballet, Dance

The Las Vegas Sun

Stars donate to auction

Alfonso Cuaron, Sandra Bullock, George Clooney and Jonas Cuaron arrive on the red carpet for the screening of "Gravity" at the 70th Venice Film Festival on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, in Venice, Italy.

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Related Topix: Gravity, Celebrities, George Clooney, Sandra Bullock, Italy, World News, Jon Secada, Pop/Rock, Wolfgang Puck, Life, Food, Chefs

The Globe and Mail

Italy sells Venice island among prime holdings in online auction

Italy, which owns more than 500,000 commercial and residential properties, has struggled in the past to sell state-owned assets because complex bidding rules and snail-paced procedures for permits to restructure old buildings have kept investors at bay.

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Reuters

Italy sells Venice island among prime holdings in online auction

An island in the Venice lagoon, a 15th century bastion against the Ottoman Turks and a former monastery on the southern coast are among prime properties Italy has put on an online auction for buyers from around the world.

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South China Morning Post

Nicola Formichetti reboots Diesel with debut autumn-winter collection

Nicola Formichetti is rebooting Diesel with his debut collection. Jing Zhang catches up with him and the label's owner in Venice Italy's most rebellious fashion mogul Renzo Rosso rocks up casually to his farmhouse atop the sun-kissed hills of Bassano del Grappa, a mass of unruly salt and pepper hair, dressed in jeans and T-shirt with a heavy lock ... (more)

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Fox News

I'm scared to do my taxes

It's tax time. I'm too scared to do my taxes. I'm sure I'll get something wrong and my enemies in government will persecute -- no, I mean prosecute -- me.

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National Review Online

Meanwhile, In Western Europe

Voter support for Britain's anti-European Union UK Independence Party is at a record high according to one opinion poll on Sunday, reflecting a wider pattern of growing support for the party ahead of European elections next month.

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Daily Mail

Natalie Portman and husband Benjamin Millepied return to Venice for a romantic break

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Hays Daily News

Taxing life away

It's tax time. I'm too scared to do my taxes. I'm sure I'll get something wrong and my enemies in government will persecute - no, I mean prosecute - me.

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The Miami Herald

James Franco not nervous about Broadway debut

In this Aug. 31, 2013 file photo, actor and director James Franco poses for photographers on the red carpet for the screening of the film "Child Of God" at the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy.

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