All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Brazil’

Woman Mugged On TV In Ironic Fashion

When complaining about the lack of police protection for citizens, few things can drive the point home quite like being robbed on the air. This actually happened to a woman while she was ranting away to Brazilian station TV Globo on Wednesday near Rio de Janeiro’s main train station. She was asked to voice her opinion about the high level …

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Janelle Monáe Wants To Change The Meaning Of Sexy

Brazil and Janelle Monáe. What a perfect combination. Both are physically stunning, they both produce a warm and inviting energy, and they both give off a good feeling that you’d like to pocket and carry around with you forever. Which is probably why Pepsi made Monáe its featured artist for its global 2014 futbol campaign entitled Now is What You …

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David Beckham Warned of Genital Devouring Fish

While filming a 90-documentary concerning the 2014 World Cup in Brazil for the BBC, soccer superstar David Beckham was advised by producers to stay clear of the Amazon river, to avoid the feared and genital-attacking Candiru fish. Also called the “vampire fish,” the Candiru swims into the urethras of its hosts, and commences to feed on blood meals. The process …

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Brazil No-Fly Zones for World Cup: With a Catch

Brazil’s Air Force has established no-fly zones around the stadiums hosting the 64 soccer games of the 2014 FIFA World Cup taking place July 12-13. A four mile perimeter has been set around each stadium, and the suspensions will begin one hour before each game, and last 4-5 hours, though takeoffs are permitted. Planes cannot land at any of the …

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FIFA World Cup 2014: Will Brazil Be Ready?

Brazil will be hosting the next FIFA World Cup, but many are wondering if they will be ready in time, as there are less than 3 months left before the event is scheduled to begin. Cuiaba, the capital city of Brazil’s Mato Grosso state, is filled with unfinished structures that were supposed to be done last December. Reports also say …

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Brazilian FCC Leaks Amazon Game Controller

It’s been rumored for a while now that Amazon has been working on a set-top box/game console. While details are on the actual set top box itself are scarce, a new leak has pretty much confirmed that Amazon is entering the market soon. ZatzNotFunny reports that Brazil’s version of the FCC, Anatel, has posted images of an Amazon game controller. …

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Rio Garbage Strike Poses Problems After Annual Carnival Celebration

The yearly Carnival celebrations ended on Wednesday, but for the residents of Rio de Janeiro, the traces of the revelry remain—literally. The trash collectors are on strike and it has been five days since anyone saw an emptied bin. Neighborhoods are beginning to smell, and heaps of refuse line the streets. The local authorities are having a hard time explaining …

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GoDaddy Expands To Latin America

Emerging markets are where it’s at these days. While there’s still plenty of small businesses in mature markets in the U.S. and Western Europe, companies are now targeting small businesses in emerging markets to take advantage of the explosive growth these countries are seeing. GoDaddy announced today that it will begin to target small businesses in Latin America with a …

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Twitter Adds Australia And Brazil To Alert System

The social networking website Twitter is a simple yet effective way to get the word out about what is on your mind, a photo that you have recently taken, or the announcement of a product. With so many people currently active on Twitter, it is also a great way to send out notifications and alerts from various information-based systems and …

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UFC: Silva Recovering From Injury; Return Unsure

UFC watchers were stunned last night as they watched Anderson Silva’s leg shatter while throwing a kick. The anticipated mixed martial arts rematch between former champion and record holder Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman got off to an exciting start, with Weidman dominating early. The fight almost ended in the first round with a massive right punch by Weidman that …

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Ronaldinho Most Likely Loses Hopes of 2014 World Cup

In 2005,international soccer star Ronaldinho was living large. In that year, Ronaldinho won his second consecutive FIFA World Player of the Year Award. Prior to those individual successes, Ronaldinho had led Brazil to a World Cup win in 2002. Since 2005, however, Ronaldinho’s career has been on a downward spiral. In 2006, Ronaldinho and the Brazilians disappointed their fans by …

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FIFA World Cup: U.S. Draws ‘Group Of Death’

The U.S team will face tough competition in the first round of the 2014 World Cup. The team wound up in the ‘group of death‘, comprising of Ghana, Portugal and Germany. Soccer analysts say it would be a big accomplishment if the U.S. progress to the next level.  Ghana had eliminated the U.S. in the last two World Cups while …

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