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Brazil's Racial Identity Challenge - Room for Debate

Brazil's Racial Identity  Challenge  - Room for Debate | Portuguese Blog | Scoop.it
Would this South American nation benefit from U.S.-style affirmative action?

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Rio Looks on the Bright Side

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Haas & Hahn: The Dutch artists have added a splash of colour to a favela in Rio de Janeiro, says Stephen Bell, creative director of brand design...
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The City of Samba

Tilt shift of the Carnaval party in Rio de Janeiro. Made by Keith Loutit and Jarbas Agnelli. Captured during Carnaval of 2011. Music by Jarbas Agnelli. Special thanks to Rede Globo, Liesa and Jodele Larcher.
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Facebook, The Club: Social Networking on the Dancefloor in Brazilian Amazon

Facebook, The Club: Social Networking on the Dancefloor in Brazilian Amazon | Portuguese Blog | Scoop.it
Nightspot in remote region close to Bolivia pays homage to website whose popularity has exploded in South America...
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“Luiza Está no Canadá” – The Brazilian Ad from Paraíba that Turned Viral - Portuguese Blog

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Amazon Tribe 'Lacks Time Concept'

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An Amazon tribe lack an abstract concept of time, as well as linguistic structures that equate time and space which once were thought to be universal.
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Brazil's Samba Schools Gear Up For Carnival

Thirteen Brazilian samba schools are preparing for their night-long parade at Rio de Janeiro's spectacular annual carnival on February 19 and 20. With just d...
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5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With a SMS in Brazil

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The text message may be 19 years old, but don't write it off just yet: there are plenty of things you can do with a simple SMS. This is true in Africa, where the mobile payment platform ...
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Underground Ant City in Brazil That 'Rivals the Great Wall of China' With a Labyrinth of Highways

Underground Ant City in Brazil That 'Rivals the Great Wall of China' With a Labyrinth of Highways | Portuguese Blog | Scoop.it
The abandoned megalopolis, which features vast subterranean highways, paths and gardens, was found buried beneath the earth in Brazil.
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The Road To Brazil

Documentary Exploring Brazilian Psychedelic Music This just looks badass. “ A documentary film that follows record store owner, producer and vinyl archaeologist Joel Stones as he explores uncharted...
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Brazilian Businessmen Are The Third Most Optimistic in The World - Forbes

Brazilian Businessmen Are The Third Most Optimistic in The World - Forbes | Portuguese Blog | Scoop.it
74% of Brazilian businessmen are optimistic about the Brazilian economy in 2012.
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At War With São Paulo’s Establishment, Black Paint in Hand

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The São Paulo authorities have tried for years to stop pichação, graffiti that reflects urban decay and deep class divisions.

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How Four Drinking Buddies Saved Brazil

Their solution for Brazil's chronic inflation: Create a currency that doesn't exist.
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Brazil Explained in 100 Images

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Enjoy this tour of 150 years of Brazilian history through photography and other iconography.
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