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All the World’s a Stage–World Theatre Day 2011

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The ways by which people communicate with one another and create dialogue about particular issues are expansive, and with the use of maps, social media tools, and technologies, events such as World Theatre Day can be developed and implemented internationally. Theatre is an important artistic medium of communication, and as stated by Jessica A Kaawa …

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Earthquake in Japan: Mapping the Diaster and Aftermath

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The 8.9-magnitude earthquake that struck on Friday at 2:46 p.m. Tokyo time, has been deemed one of the most devastating natural disasters of our time, which also induced a Tsunami that send waves 30 feet in height rushing across the shoreline of Japan, and the nuclear meltdown of several power plants located near the epicenter …

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Mapping the New Zealand Earthquake

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On February 22, 2011, an earthquake hit Christchurch, New Zealand, killing at least 75 people, with an anticipated significantly higher death rate as the days go by. This is the second largest earthquake to hit the area with a magnitude measuring 6.3 and aftershocks at almost 5 magnitudes. During and immediately after this tragedy, online …

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