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Milan Crash Elicits Horrors from September 11

In Milan, Italy, a small propeller plane crashed into a skyscraper Thursday afternoon, leaving at least five people dead and dozens injured. The pilot, Luigi Fasulo, was on a 20-minute flight from Locarno, Switzerland when he was alerted by air traffic controllers that he was not lined up with the runway. According to the Italian air traffic controller's association, the pilot reported "a little...
Villa Cicogna Mozzoni

Italy has a surfeit of cultural treasures from the Renaissance, and they include tapestries, paintings, writings, and of course, various aspects of the built environment. One such piece of architecture happens to be the Villa Cicogna Mozzoni near Lake Lugano. This website conveys a bit of the sumptuousness and splendor of this 15th and 16th century hunting lodge built by the Mozzoni family. On...