Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Media of Brazil

Originally posted on Gangs and the Criminal Community:
The people who live in the favelas of Brazil are greatly affected by the Gangs. This isn’t new news, but they are also affected by the Police and their manner of policing.…

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Mosaic Workshops

Originally posted on Chapel Street Community Arts:
Our weekly mosaic workshops started today, we had a handful of people, but of course would like more to take part. Feel free to come along to the sessions as shown here; Our…

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Fish never sleep

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Where does Rio go next?

Originally posted on Rotterdam Week:
By Solange Monteiro Rio de Janeiro city celebrates its 450th birthday this month amid questions about what permanent gifts the World Cup, Olympics, and discovery of deep-sea oil will leave for the city. Between announcements…

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These Photos Show Just How Bad Brazil’s Drought Really Is

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A truly hack-proof smartphone may finally be unveiled next week

Originally posted on BGR:
About 18 months ago, reports indicating that the NSA spied on the private communications of Brazilian President Dilma Rouseff began to surface. Now comes word via Bloomberg that Brazil is working hard to develop a phone that…

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Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

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Tram at St Peter’s Square

Originally posted on Being 42:
Tuesday 24th February 2015, 9.00am (day 1,279) No commentary today… I just like the composition, the colours, lines and shapes, and that I got it nice and sharp.

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Local Hostel: Manaus, Brazil

Originally posted on So You Think You Can Hostel?:
Emily and I stayed at Local Hostel in Manaus the night before we went on a jungle tour and also the night after. The first night, we stayed in a private…

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TED Tuesday: Radical wisdom for a company, a school, a life by Ricardo Semler

Originally posted on Of Whiskey and Words: Life and Travel Blog:
What if your job didn’t control your life? Brazilian CEO Ricardo Semler practices a radical form of corporate democracy, rethinking everything from board meetings to how workers report their…

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