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Weekend News Read 12 October 2013.

(Photo of a pedestrian using a Macy’s shopping bag to cover her head during a rainstorm by Zoran Milch / Reuters via The Post)

(Very Late) Weekend News Read 5 October 2013.

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SCALD MOUNTAIN  Lava flows down the snow-covered flanks of Mount Etna in Sicily, Italy.  (Photo: Olycom SPA / Rex Features via The Telegraph)
Incredible photo.

SCALD MOUNTAIN  Lava flows down the snow-covered flanks of Mount Etna in Sicily, Italy.  (Photo: Olycom SPA / Rex Features via The Telegraph)

Incredible photo.

The Guardian's gallery of photos from Venice underwater is positively fascinating.  For one, keeping all that electrical work above the waterline so that residents don’t get electrocuted is amazing.  And I know the deluge is a regular event, but this year’s floods are the worst seen in years, and… climate change, anyone?
(Photo of a shopkeeper attempting to keep water levels down inside his store by pumping into already flooded streets in Venice, Italy by Marco Secchi / Getty Images via The Guardian)

The Guardian's gallery of photos from Venice underwater is positively fascinating.  For one, keeping all that electrical work above the waterline so that residents don’t get electrocuted is amazing.  And I know the deluge is a regular event, but this year’s floods are the worst seen in years, and… climate change, anyone?

(Photo of a shopkeeper attempting to keep water levels down inside his store by pumping into already flooded streets in Venice, Italy by Marco Secchi / Getty Images via The Guardian)

YOU’RE NUMBER TWO   Italian defender Leonardo Bonucci, top, reacted as Spanish players celebrated after winning the Euro 2012 soccer championship match on Sunday at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev.  Spain won 4-0.  (Photo: Jeff Pachouda / AFP-Getty via The Wall Street Journal)

YOU’RE NUMBER TWO   Italian defender Leonardo Bonucci, top, reacted as Spanish players celebrated after winning the Euro 2012 soccer championship match on Sunday at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev.  Spain won 4-0.  (Photo: Jeff Pachouda / AFP-Getty via The Wall Street Journal)

Oriano Caretti looks at overturned shelves containing Parmesan cheese in San Giovanni, Italy, Monday. When an earthquake hit northern Italy Sunday, some 400,000 huge rounds of the area’s famed cheese were damaged. Seven people were killed in the quake. (Photo: Luca Bruno / AP via The Wall Street Journal)

Oriano Caretti looks at overturned shelves containing Parmesan cheese in San Giovanni, Italy, Monday. When an earthquake hit northern Italy Sunday, some 400,000 huge rounds of the area’s famed cheese were damaged. Seven people were killed in the quake. (Photo: Luca Bruno / AP via The Wall Street Journal)


HALF / TIME   An old tower is seen collapsed after an earthquake in Finale Emilia, Italy, May 20. A strong earthquake rocked a large swathe of northern Italy early Sunday, causing serious damage to the area’s cultural heritage. The epicenter of the 6.0 magnitude quake, the strongest to hit Italy in three years, was in the plains near Modena in the Emilia-Romagna region of the Po River Valley; at least three people died.   (Photo: Giorgio Benvenuti / Reuters via MSNBC)

HALF / TIME   An old tower is seen collapsed after an earthquake in Finale Emilia, Italy, May 20. A strong earthquake rocked a large swathe of northern Italy early Sunday, causing serious damage to the area’s cultural heritage. The epicenter of the 6.0 magnitude quake, the strongest to hit Italy in three years, was in the plains near Modena in the Emilia-Romagna region of the Po River Valley; at least three people died.   (Photo: Giorgio Benvenuti / Reuters via MSNBC)

BESPINSANITY   A village seems to float in cloud cover enveloping the Asiago Plateau in northern Italy.  (PHoto: Vittorio Poli / National News & Pictures via the Telegraph)

BESPINSANITY   A village seems to float in cloud cover enveloping the Asiago Plateau in northern Italy.  (PHoto: Vittorio Poli / National News & Pictures via the Telegraph)