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2 hrs ago | The Atlantic
Love them or hate them, GIFs rule the web-and a pair of graduate students at the MIT Media Lab want to turn them into a language.
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7 hrs ago | E! Online
According to E! Brazil, the rapper arrived in Rio de Janeiro early Saturday morning and was quite the delightful visitor by being very polite to those he interacted with and posing for selfies with everybody from the young fans to the local celebrities.
7 hrs ago | Time
A U.S. Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter preparing to return to the search and rescue for the missing Malaysian airlines flight MH370 on March 9, 2013 at sea in the Gulf of Thailand.
8 hrs ago | Archaeology
In preparation for this year's World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics, many construction projects are underway in Rio De Janeiro, and they are uncovering evidence of the city's historic involvement in the Atlantic slave trade-more than 1.8 million enslaved Africans landed in Rio.
9 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
Rio de Janeiro - Rio cleaners have swept up more than 18 tons of Carnival trash since ending an eight-day strike at the weekend, authorities said Monday.
11 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News
A handout image released on June 8, 2009 by the Brazilian Air Force shows crew members preparing to tow a part of the wreckage of an Airbus A330 jetliner which crashed in the Atlantic Ocean with 228 people on board in a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris Teams searching for the wide-body jetliner that vanished off Vietnam almost certainly will ... (more)
15 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News
If the hangovers many are nursing after their annual Carnival celebrations weren't enough, residents of Rio de Janeiro awoke Wednesday to smelly streets, mounting household garbage and heaps of party refuse uncollected for a fifth consecutive day.
Business tycoon and board chairman of the World Trade Centre in Accra, Togbe Afede XIV, will be leading a delegation of prominent business professionals from Ghana to participate in a trade and investment mission in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo, Brazil, from the 29th of March to 3rd April 2014.
Gabriel scored in the 10th minute and Leo in the 90th to give Flamengo the title with two rounds still to play.
Air France Flight 447 from Rio de Janeiro to Paris vanished in a storm on June 1, 2009, triggering an international hunt for wreckage and black boxes, in a case that bears similarities to the disappearance of the Malaysian jet [PARIS] France's air accident board, which led a three-year investigation into the 2009 loss of an Air France jet in the ... (more)
Hundreds of security forces could be deployed again to a notorious maze of slums in northern Rio, home to a major 2010 police action, after the death of three officers, officials said Sunday.
With its picturesque views of Rio de Janeiro, the Christ the Redeemer statue atop the Corcovado Mountain draws visitors from around the globe every year.
The Brazilian online travel agency Hotel Urbano has gotten a 120 million Reais reservation from the powerhouse hedge fund investor Tiger Global Management and previous backer Insight Venture Partners .
After over four hours of negotiations held at the Tribunal Regional do Trabalho on the afternoon of Saturday, March 8th, the street sweepers from Comlurb and the city reached an agreement ending the strike that began on Saturday, March 1st and saw trash overflowing in city during Carnival celebrations.
Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected the Roman Catholic Church's 266th Pope on March 13, 2013.
File-This file photo from Tuesday May 3, 2011 by France's air accident investigation agency, the BEA, shows the flight data recorder from the 2009 Air France flight that went down in the mid-Atlantic.
Here comes a 100% chance of "Thunder And Lightning," without any prediction/help from New Jersey 101.5's Alan Kasper! The following year, she represented the U.S. in Rio de Janeiro, at the "International Rock Festival."