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In Brazil, Gamers Played ‘Guitar Hero’ on the Sega Genesis

Drew Scanlon's Clothmap explores Brazil's unique video game history.
Matthew Gault
11.22.17
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world food day

These Mystery Food Pellets Are São Paulo’s Attempt to Combat Hunger

The program has drawn criticism from nutrition experts.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.16.17
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brazil

Local Apps Are Letting People Automate Brazil’s Notorious Bureaucracy

Residents spend over 2,000 hours, or over 80 days per person, just to file their taxes every year.
Marina Lopes
8.2.17
excrement online
excrement online

Ten Years of '2 Girls 1 Cup,' the Most Memorable Brazilian Shit on the Internet

The story of the scatological film from São Paulo, Brazil that terrorized the world and created the YouTube reaction video.
Marie Declercq
6.9.17
magic mushrooms
magic mushrooms

Researchers Have Found a 115 Million Year Old Mushroom

It’s the oldest mushroom in the world.
Kate Lunau
6.7.17
DIY
DIY

Brazilian Women Are Owning the DIY Construction YouTube Space

From carpentry tutorials to DIY household projects, these YouTubers are empowering women in construction.
Rennan A. Julio
4.26.17
fantastico
fantastico

'A River Below' Is a Documentary About Killing Dolphins in Order to Save Them

A perfect movie for the post-truth era of alternative facts.
Sarah Jeong
4.24.17
deforestation
deforestation

The Brazilian Government Is Voting to Deforest Even More of the Amazon Rainforest

This will take a toll on the trees that indigenous people have been coexisting with for centuries.
Grennan Milliken
3.3.17
riding dirty
riding dirty

Brazil’s Love Affair With Uber Has Been Ruined by Kidnapping, Robbery, and Murder

Uber, cash, and crime is a bad mix.
Guilherme Tagiaroli
2.25.17
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brazil

Scientists Are Peeling Back the Layers of the Zika Virus

The more we know, the easier it will become to fight the virus.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
1.13.17
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brazil

The Bento Rodrigues Dam Collapsed a Year Ago and It's Nowhere Near Fixed

Local residents are still adjusting to their new lives more than a year after the Bento Rodrigues dam collapsed in southeastern Brazil.
Marina Lopes
1.4.17
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brazil

Watch Genetically Modified Zika-Fighting Mosquitoes Released From a Van

Like an ice-cream truck—one that distributes genetically-modified, disease-fighting insects instead of sweet treats.
Samantha Cole
12.15.16