Tag Archives: South America

We May Never Truly Fathom Other Cultures

Our discrete cultural universes are not easily bridged.Inca Princess – La Gran Ñusta Mama Occollo (early 1800s) / Denver Art Museum If they’re honest and humble enough, people who study societies that existed in the Americas before the arrival of Europeans … Continue reading

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Bumba Boi da Maioba 2014_Sotaque de Matraca_Praia Grande S. Luis MA,25/06/2014. 1/2

Bumba Boi da maioba, tradicional Bumba Boi com sotaque da ilha, ou de Matracas, em sua apresentação no Largo da casa do Maranhão na Praia Grande em São Luis do Maranhão em 25/06/2014

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Bi-oceanic Train Will Join Ports in Brazil and Peru

The project for the construction of a bi-oceanic train that will join ports in Brazil and Peru and will go through Bolivia. Source: Bi-oceanic Train Will Join Ports in Brazil and Peru

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Suspended Ocean Wave Installations by Miguel Rothschild

Multidisciplinary artistt Miguel Rothschild works across a wide variety of mediums from modified photography to glass sculpture and textiles. In several recent works the Argentine artist has captured the slow roll of ocean waves in suspended fabric installations titled Elegy … Continue reading

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Dolphins that help humans fish

Dolphins in southern Brazil have a special relationship with the local fishermen. Source: Dolphins that help humans fish

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Inside the world of Brazil’s social media cyborgs

A BBC Brasil investigation speaks to people hired to run fake accounts bolstering politicians. Source: Inside the world of Brazil’s social media cyborgs

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SP Ritmo 1ª Edição

Um encontro anual de música instrumental.

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Disturbing Video Shows Sloth Clinging To Tree As Loggers Chop It Down — A Sweet Dose of Reality

In many places, taking photos with animals is a lucrative business, especially in areas with a lot of tourism. But, have you ever thought about how those animals end up in the “selfie-taking busine… Source: Disturbing Video Shows Sloth Clinging … Continue reading

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Amazon farmers discovered the secret of domesticating wild rice 4,000 years ago – ScienceBlog.com

Amazonian farmers discovered how to manipulate wild rice so the plants could provide more food 4,000 years ago, long before Europeans colonised America, archaeologists have … Read more Source: Amazon farmers discovered the secret of domesticating wild rice 4,000 years … Continue reading

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Brazil court blocks Amazon mining decree – BBC News

The order prevents the government from exploiting a protected area bigger than Denmark. Source: Brazil court blocks Amazon mining decree – BBC News

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