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São Paulo Streets Crawling With Graffiti Art

Tec's art is interesting, and tasteful ©huipiiing It looks like São Paulo has its own Banksy. Argentinian graffiti artist Tec has taken to the streets of São Paulo with animals that appear to be...
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Elephant Seal Snarls Traffic in Brazil

Typical 9-5 of an elephant seal © Jim Bahn A large elephant seal frustrated motorists in Brazil this week when it took a holiday from its usual aquatic life and wandered the streets of Balneario...
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Spiders Take Over the Sky in Brazil

In a scene that you might expect to be followed by the Doctor Who theme music, the sky in Santo Antonio da Platina, Brazil was filled with spiders recently. The bizarre sight was captured on video by Erick...
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Night and Day in Rio de Janeiro [Video]

In the amount of time it takes to make a bag of microwave popcorn you can experience the passage of time in Rio de Janeiro thanks to this glorious video from MOOV. The duo behind MOOV, Gustavo Pellizzon...
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Brazil Opens First-ever Pet Love Hotel

Clearly they need some privacy   ©josefbrandenburg.com In a country where dogs are treated like another family member (Brazil has the world's second largest dog population), it only makes sense...
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Blog Helps Reunite Lost Loves of Carnival

Carnival Rio ©sfmission.com This year there's hope for love-struck carnival attendees in search of their passionate one-kiss encounters after the haze of revelry fades. A blog called "Little...
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Alternative International Mardi Gras Celebrations

Burning Of Bad Humor ©emilio labrador Americans are probably most familiar with the letchery of New Orleans Mardi Gras but around the world the Rio de Janeiro celebration is regarded as the king of...
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Beer Helps Ultra-Marathoner Run Around the World

Heineken beer bottle ©Creative Tools Irish ultra-marathon runner Richard Donovan has become the first man on the planet to run seven marathons on seven continents in less than five days--thanks to a...
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Rio Statue Replica Causes Uproar in London

Christ the Redeemer ©David Berkowitz The statue of Christ the Redeemer with open arms in Rio is seen around the world as a symbol of peace and friendship. But residents of a posh north London...
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Brazilian “Sunball” Heats Up New York

Brazilian Beach ©Rodrigo_Soldon New Yorkers got a taste of Brazil smack in the middle of the Flatiron District. Steps away from Madison Square Garden, Brazil's tourism office set up a "sunball"...
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Rio’s New Museum of Tomorrow

Rio de Janeiro Waterfront © JorgeBRAZIL The waterfront of Rio de Janeiro will soon have a green new addition. The Museu do Amanhã (Museum of Tomorrow), designed by Santiago Calatrava is part of a...