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  1. Dawn Chorus: Brazil's Pantanal - The Jaguar ZoneRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    In October 2012 and again in October 2014, I had the great good fortune to visit the Pantanal in southern Brazil. The Pantanal is a world-wide destination for wildlife lovers known for its diversity of birds - nearly 100 species of herons, ibis, egrets, storks that weigh more than a pound, plus hundreds of species of passerines - and also for the charismatic big cat, the jaguar.

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  2. Ten must-see sports groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    For travellers who love sport, there's no better way to combine two passions than a visit to a famed stadium while you're on the road. There doesn't even need to be a game on - these edifices seem to breathe the sports that have made them famous.

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  3. BAozios Is The Hamptons' Sexy Brazilian TwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    Fathom celebrates all the reasons why we pack our bags, get on a plane, hitch a ride, and explore beyond our backyards. Fathom reinvents the travel website through inspiring stories, practical advice, and useful tools and products.

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  4. Late holiday deals: Last minute bargains for USA, Bahamas, Brazil, Prague, Greece and MadeiraRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mirror.co.uk

    Mirror Travel's Nigel Thompson brings you a guide to the best late holiday deals and last minute bargains from around the world USA twin centre: 2nts r/o at the 4* Hudson Hotel in New York City then 5nts r/o at the 4* Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas from A 929pp .

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  5. Rio Olympics: Will there be 1 flame, or 2?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    Speaking Friday on the sidelines of the IOC executive board meetings, Carlos Nuzman, head of the organizing committee a decision's not been made. RIO DE JANEIRO - -- The biggest mystery at the opening ceremony of most Olympics is who lights the cauldron that holds the flame.

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  6. Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story

    Friday | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The new cable section will be inserted between the existing 'Segment H' cable stub and a newly established landing point to be constructed in Punta Bazan, Buenaventura. The new spur will have initial capacity of 400Gbps with a design capacity of 4.5Tbps.

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  7. Thousands of dead fish found in Rio Olympic sailing venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    Dead fish float on the edge of Guanabara Bay, part of which will be the sailing venue for the Rio Olympic Games In the latest problem for the sailing venue for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, thousands of dead twaite shad have been found floating in the waters of Guanabara Bay, prompting an investigation by the city's environmental agency. Massive die-offs of fish are not uncommon in Brazil, according to O Globo, and it is believed that this may have been triggered by a drought.

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  8. Nervous Nadal into ATP Buenos Aires quartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Bangkok Post

    Top-seeded Rafael Nadal overcame some uncharacteristic nerves to surge into the quarter-finals of the ATP Argentina Open with an efficient 6-4, 6-0 victory over Argentine qualifier Facundo Arguello. Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Argentina's Facundo Arguello during their ATP Argentina Open singles match, in Buenos Aires, on February 25, 2015 Nadal, ranked fourth in the world, on Wednesday needed just 64 minutes to win his opening match in the clay court tournament, booking a clash with Federico Delbonis.

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  9. Modern Pilgrims Have Books to Guide ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Publishers' Weekly

    The age-old topic of pilgrimage is being rediscovered by a new generation of spiritual seekers - or so a crop of 2015 books would suggest. Last year, the United Nations estimated that one in three tourists worldwide is a pilgrim, a traveler to a site that is sacred or significant for a religion or form of spirituality.

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  10. Visually impaired triathlete's road to OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | ABC Action News

    Road to Rio: Diane Berbarian, visually impaired triathlete, trains for Worlds competition and a shot at going for the gold in the paralympics, which will be part of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro for the first time ever. She is a runner, a triathlete, and a five-time Ironman.

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  11. Army Secretary Details Sequestration DangersRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Official Wire News

    If sequestration spending cuts trigger this year, it will affect every person and mission the U.S. Army has, Army Secretary John M. McHugh said at a Defense Writer's Group breakfast here today. McHugh said his top three priorities at the moment are the budget, anything dealing with deployed or forward-deployed forces, and combating sexual assault and sexual harassment.

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  12. In Brazil, - Surfer Angel' Considered for SainthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Wall Street Journal

    The would-be patron saint of good vibes is Guido SchA ffer, a Brazilian priest-in-training who was 34 and about to be ordained when he drowned while surfing near here in 2009. After he died, locals started calling him the "Surfer Angel" and made pilgrimages to his tomb.

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  13. In Brazil, 'Surfer Angel' Considered for SainthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Wall Street Journal

    The would-be patron saint of good vibes is Guido SchA ffer, a Brazilian priest-in-training who was 34 and about to be ordained when he drowned while surfing near here in 2009. After he died, locals started calling him the "Surfer Angel" and made pilgrimages to his tomb.

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  14. World's top 10 beaches of 2015: TripAdvisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Canada Online Explorer

    The travel experts at TripAdvisor.com have compiled a list of the top 10 world beaches of 2015, based on traveller reviews. Brazil's Baia do Sancho was named the top beach, thanks in part to its secluded location and lovely turquoise waters.

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  15. The Best Beach In The World Is One You've Never Heard OfRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Switched

    With so many famous beaches on this planet, you'd think it would be easy to guess which one is "the best beach in the world." Is it a Caribbean oasis in St. Barts ? A Greek isle ? The infamous Copacabana ? Nope, the best beach in the world is one you've likely never heard of .

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  16. In Brazil, 'Sufer Angel' Considered for SainthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Wall Street Journal

    The would-be patron saint of good vibes is Guido SchA ffer, a Brazilian priest-in-training who was 34 and about to be ordained when he drowned while surfing near here in 2009. After he died, locals started calling him the "Surfer Angel" and made pilgrimages to his tomb.

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  17. Courtyard Marks 1,000th Hotel Milestone With Global Celebrations And...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Hotel Interactive

    Courtyard by Marriott, the world's 8th largest hospitality brand*, reaches its 1,000 hotel milestone and celebrates on a global scale. Customer events during a six week span will kick off today with the grand opening of the Courtyard Agra in India.

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  18. IOC inspectors tour Rio 2016 sites; games start in 18 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    International Olympic Committee inspectors start a three-day tour M... . People walk past the 2016 Olympic Games's Athletes Village under construction in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015.

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  19. IOC inspectors tour Rio 2016 sites; games start in 18...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    People walk past the 2016 Olympic Games's Athletes Village under construction in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. International Olympic Committee inspectors will start a tour of facilities next week.

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  20. Rousseff's Fiscal Austerity to Pave Way for Brazil RecoveryRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Bloomberg

    Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff's approval rating slumped 19 percentage points since December to 23 percent, the lowest level of any Brazilian president in 15 years, according to a poll conducted by Datafolha on Feb. 3-5. Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg -- Austerity is changing the lives of Brazilians, jacking up the cost of living on items from credit cards to gasoline.

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