A film showcasing the exciting Carnival tradition from Uruguay Candombe, in preparation and parade! If you are in Manchester UK discover the magic of Brazilian Carnival with MSS tonight at Sacred Trinity Church on this extra day at 7p.m. More info on the website
354 Miles From Home: Dutch Carnaval →
diaryofanexchangestudent: If this is messy (or photos/videos are missing) see the original at - http://diaryofanexchangestudent.wordpress.com/ Carnaval is a Dutch holiday (well the South of the Netherlands - the two sides have their issues with one another) that most people don’t know about when you consider the…
Very wide oil field discovered in Brazil
developingreport: BRASILIA, 28 FEB – Repsol and Sinopec, Spanish and Chinese companies, discovered off the coast of Brazil an oil field that would be the most abundant in the Campos Basin and among the largest in Brazil. In Angola, on the other side of the ocean, wells could be just as rich: the two areas have in fact formed millions of years ago when Africa and Latin America were still...
the snow is dancing: A Collection of Rare and... →
the-snow-is-dancing: Cheiloproclitic - Being attracted to someones lips. Quidnunc - One who always has to know what is going on. Ultracrepidarian - Of one who speaks or offers opinions on matters beyond their knowledge. Apodyopsis - The act of mentally undressing someone. Gymnophoria - The sensation that…
Untitled: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil →
fluidborders: Tijuca - mass drumming session Rio is blanketed in street art Copacabana Impressoes de Lapa live jazz Sugarloaf Mountain Enjoying the view Praia do Flamengo Lapa Escadaria…
Language can be a cue that activates different culture-specific frames. People...– David Luna (via aslinfo)
Treat your ears right. Listen to this album.
Rio Maracatu - Pe de ladeira/ Muquirana - YouTube
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Capitalism has survived communism. Now, it eats away at itself.– Charles Bukowski, The Captain is Out to Lunch and the Sailors Have Taken Over the Ship (via thecryingbench)
On Being Blog: String Theorist S. James Gates: A... →
beingblog: by Susan Leem, associate producer S. James Gates is known for pioneering supersymmetry, a theory that could “explain some of the greatest mysteries of the universe, such as how elementary particles got their mass.” There’s actually a symmetry between these two fundamental…
Curiouser & Curiouser
alittlewater: So perhaps you remember this post I made in November documenting the weirdness of Carnaval in Bergen op Zoom. Apparently that was just the kick-off event for what was to come…now…in February. Walking to work, I suddenly noticed a lot of weird things going; strange flags and grotesque cartoons began appearing on walls, and ugly masks and bizzarre scenes replaced the chic,...
Robert Fisk on Syria, Iran, Israel Feb 2012