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  1. Brazil's economy barely avoided recession last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Albany Times Union

    Products on sale are displayed in a clothing store in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, March 27, 2015. The Brazilian government's statistics bureau said on Friday that Brazil's economy grew just 0.1 percent last year, the worst result since 2009, and bad news for President Dilma Rousseff, whose popularity has plummeted along with Brazil's economic performance.


  2. One photographer's journey couchsurfing 'round the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mashable

    Websites that let you find places to crash not only provide a free bed for travelers to sleep on, but are also gateways into new cultures. Hosts can act simply as landlords or as personal guides in unfamiliar lands.


  3. Airbnb named official 'alternative accommodation' supplier for Rio 2016 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Travelution

    Community-driven hospitality giant Airbnb has pulled off a major coup by being named official 'alternative accommodation' services supplier for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Airbnb is poised to welcome guests into around 20,000 affordable listings available throughout the city, many of which are in neighbourhoods close to Olympic venues.


  4. Lesbian surfers - hang 10' in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Xtra!

    The lesbian world has already produced some superstar Sapphic surfers in the shape of Keala Kennelly and Cori Schumacher. Are you next? If you want to ride the waves like a champion lesbian surfer, you'll soon have the chance.


  5. Australian dollar good value in surprising holiday destinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Age

    The Australian dollar may be falling against the most favoured overseas destinations for travellers, but there are places around the world that will not break the budget. Michael Judge, manager of corporate clients at OzForex, says even though the Australian dollar is down against the US dollar, the Chinese Yuan, the UK pound and the NZ dollar, there are several countries in which the Australian dollar now goes further.


  6. VIDEO: Foreign teachers learn at Aurora High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 |

    "At first, it was not easy since I come from a very warm place," said Brazil's Daniel Silva, one of two foreign visitors at Aurora High School this school year.


  7. Foreign teachers learn at Aurora High School through leadership programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Aurora Advocate

    "At first, it was not easy since I come from a very warm place," said Brazil's Daniel Silva, one of two foreign visitors at Aurora High School this school year. "I'm from Rio de Janeiro, and it's summer now.


  8. Japan grapples to ready Sudan wrestlers for OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Bangkok Post

    In a crumbling Khartoum sports hall, a dozen Nuba men in sweat-faded singlets practise wrestling moves under the critical gaze of their Japanese coach, 23-year old Kosuke Sunagawa. Wrestling has been a part of the religiously and ethnically diverse Nuba culture for millennia, and many of the sinewy young athletes entered the ring as soon as they were old enough to walk.


  9. For Brazilians in Manhattan, Window-Shopping Is Now All the RageRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Bloomberg

    Pedestrians stop to look in the window of a Fendi SpA store on 5th Avenue in New York. Brazilians aren't the only foreigners finding they suddenly have less purchasing power in the U.S. Photographer: Craig Warga/Bloomberg Walking out of the B&H store in midtown Manhattan this past weekend, Brazilian tourist Tabata Bandez said she was nervously tracking the real's drop on her phone and scrapped plans to buy a computer to bring back to Rio de Janeiro.


  10. 3rd LAGSC to take place in Niter i, BrazilRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Geophysics

    After two successful previous conferences in Latin America, the SEG/UFF Student Chapter and the Seismic Imaging and Inversion Group from Federal Fluminense University will organize the 3rd Latin American Geosciences Student Conference with the support of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists , the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers , and the Brazilian Society of Geophysics . Abstracts can already be submitted at the event website .


  11. Alexandre 'Capitao' was cut from TUF: Brazil 4 due to brain aneurysmRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 |

    Jungle Fight featherweight champion Alexandre "Capitao" de Almeida was one of the fighters included in the Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4 original list, but he won't be on the show. "Capitao," who tried out for the reality show after winning 12 of his past 14 fights in Brazil, was notified by the Nevada Athletic Commission that his pre-fight medical exams showed a brain aneurysm just two days before flying out to Las Vegas to report.


  12. New Series: The End of Travel and the Rise of the Smart Mobility EraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Skift

    We are entering a new mobility era with new players emerging and disrupting travel from the "last mile" up to domestic and regional travel. Mobility providers and aggregators are starting to disrupt the industry by conquering cities, one by one, and aggregating all mode of transportations using digital platforms.


  13. Ap Photos: Fresh water the world's most precious resourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | KFVS12

    The waterfalls, on the border of Argentina and Brazil, are part of the Guarani Aquifer, one of the world's major underground reserv... . Asa Meslar swims along the Rock Springs Run at Kelly Park in Apopka, Fla., on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.


  14. Free Tourism Bus in Rio de JaneiroRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Rio Times

    As part of the continuing year-long celebrations of the 450th anniversary of Rio de Janeiro, the Circuito Cultural Rio A"nibus is traveling, with free fare for riders, to seven of the city's popular tourist attractions this Sunday, March 22nd and next Sunday, March 29th. Running from 10AM to 6PM on March 22nd and 29th, the Circuito Cultural Rio A"nibus's route will include stops at seven of Rio's popular tourist destinations, image recreation.


  15. Mars AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Planetary Society

    Most planetary scientists can name a key influence early in life a person, an image, a book that opened up their world and offered a glimpse into the vastness of the cosmos. Combined with a little imagination, such a glimpse can turn the stars and planets from vague abstractions into real places , each with its own personality.


  16. FIFA Made A Stupid Amount Of Money On The 2014 World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | AskMen

    FIFA's 2014 financial report showed the world soccer association brought in $4.8 billion in revenue from the World Cup in Brazil including $2.6 billion in profit. That's up $1.2 billion from the 2010 World Cup in South Africa for an organization that's been accused of rampant corruption.


  17. Alex Atala's D.O.M. Receives Two Michelin Stars in Inaugural Brazil GuideRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Eater

    Alex Atala , a former disc jockey whose groundbreaking D.O.M. restaurant made him the international face of Brazilian food, became the country's first and only recipient of two Michelin stars earlier today: The debut edition of the Brazil guide, which focuses on the cities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, is Michelin's first foray into not just South America, but the Southern hemisphere, as well. D.O.M., like Rene Redzepi's Noma, is famous for championing a local approach to haute gastronomy, eschewing the use of traditional imported luxuries such as caviar, truffles, and foie gras.


  18. Fresh water - the world's most precious resourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Wave

    Rime ice covers rocks on the summit of Mount Washington in New Hampshire. Rime ice occurs when freezing fog hits stationary objects in frigid conditions.


  19. Fisher boats in PaquetaRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | TrekEarth

    Paqueta Island is an island in Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro. The name of the island is a Tupi word meaning "many pacas".


  20. Rousey will headline UFC 190 in Brazil in Aug.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | CBS Sports

    Ronda Rousey will travel to Brazil for her next fight. The UFC women's bantamweight champion will headline UFC 190 where she will face Brazilian mixed martial artist Bethe Correia on Aug. 1 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.