Category Archives: General

Revealing Dress

Originally posted on From the Laundry Room:
I am so awkward. Honestly, sometimes things seem perfectly normal at the time and then I just don’t know what I was thinking.  This post is cringeworthy, so be forewarned.  If you are uncomfortable…

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Summer events…Samba Festival

Originally posted on Beautiful Helsinki:
Helsinki is a fun place to be in the warmer months. Take a look at the Samba Festival that happened in June for the 25th time.       I’m sure not too many people…

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Elle, The Samba Dancer

Originally posted on Kayte Mae Photography:
Fun fact: I love taking photos of dancers. They are naturally photogenic, and they know exactly how to pose. Choreography is such a wonderful thing. The angles and the flexibility a pose can give…

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Every poet in your pocket: Our obsession with glowing glass rectangles

Originally posted on Excellent Journey:
This has been in my favorite tweets list since last year: It’s easy to castigate the obsession most people have with their phones.? It’s rare to see anyone alone in a waiting mode—standing in line…

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Giant Anaconda – Someone Call Ice Cube

Originally posted on Average Nobodies:
NOPE NOPE NOPE NOPE NOPE. Fuck that. The last thing I’m doing when I see a titanic-sized Anaconda is pole it with a wooden oar. It’s not like these guys were in a big boat…

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Seriously, Portugal?

Originally posted on Holy Laugh:
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Brazil Enlists Drones to Help Eradicate Slave Labor

Originally posted on VEXED:
The Brazilian government will start deploying a small army of drones as part of its latest effort to eradicate human trafficking in remote parts of the country. Starting next month in the state of Rio de…

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Americans may soon be seeing far fewer “Made in China” labels at the mall

Originally posted on Quartz:
Sometimes it seems like everything we own has been made in China—the iPhones in our pockets, the TVs in our living rooms, the clothes in our closets, and the toys under the Christmas tree. (And if…

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Carnival Flâneur

Originally posted on ELLEN THE TALL ONE:
Sol Sand Ferrugem Sea, I find myself again The observant flâneur I be. Eyes pry On a buxom crowd; Thoughts spiral away To reside in the clouds. Shifting, infusing, Taking shape alluringly Amid…

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Na Praça Onze, bar e restaurante temático sobre carnaval ganha fama e atrai saudosistas

Originally posted on Patricia Britto:
No cardápio, cada prato tem o nome de um samba-enredo famoso. A feijoada de sexta-feira se chama ‘Aquarela brasileira’ e é servida por uma equipe vestida de sambista. Além dos enredos, alguns pratos também levam…

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