Reading While Eating for September 11: Reflection and Remembrance

On this somber day, these lunch links are more contemplative.

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The Tribute in Light illuminates the sky over New York's lower Manhattan skyline a day ahead of the 11-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks as Natsuki of Yokohama, Japan, raises his arms for a portrait from Brooklyn, September 10, 2012. The Tribute in Light is an art installation near the site of the World Trade Center in remembrance of the September 11 attacks.

Big Questions: The Dalai Lama tweeted that religion may not answer all ethical questions. (The Daily What)

Words of Wisdom: Browse the 10 all-time best Bob Dylan lyrics. (Flavorwire)

11 Years Later: Global jihad is over. “All jihad is local.” (

Timeline: From the mental_floss archives, 11 major events that also took place on September 11th. (mental_floss)

Sketching Skyscrapers: Watch this artist draw the New York City skyline. (BuzzFeed)

Time Lapse: This time-lapse tracks the construction of One World Trade Center. (Earth Cam / YouTube)