The Real Meaning of the 'Come to Brazil' Meme

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that you will find, on any YouTube video and any Instagram or Twitter post by a celebrity, at least one comment with the words “Please Come to Brazil.”

A Police Raid in Brazil Turned Up a Rare, 100-Million-Year-Old Flying Reptile

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Police in Brazil seized a fossil from smugglers that has turned out to be one of the best-ever preservations of a pterosaur, a flying reptile that lived over 100 million years ago.

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6 Surreal Images Showing Rare Snowfall in Tropical Brazil

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Snow has fallen in Brazil, an extremely rare event for the tropical country. Thanks to an intense cold snap, snow or freezing rain fell in at least 43 Brazilian cities on Wednesday and Thursday, according to weather service Climatempo. Read more.

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Apple faces $2 million fine in Brazil for ditching chargers with iPhone 12

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Procon-SPm Brazil's consumer protection agency, fined the California company the equivalent of roughly $2 million on Friday (via 9to5Mac ). More about Apple , Brazil , Tech , and Iphone. Apple Brazil Tech Iphone

Jair Bolsonaro Is a Mass Murderer Who Deliberately Spread Covid-19, Brazilian Senate Panel Finds

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Volunteer in Brazil Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Dies of Covid-19, Reportedly Received Placebo

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Xbox Brazil Host Says She Was Let Go In Part Due To Fan Harassment, Though Microsoft Denies

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Last Friday, Xbox Brazil video host Isadora Basile announced that Microsoft had severed ties with her. xbox microsoft brazil isadora basile harassment kotaku core

Brazil's President Mocks Claims He's 'Genocidal' While Doing Nothing About Covid-19 Killing 4,000 People a Day

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Covid-19 is ravaging Brazil, but the country’s sweaty, fashy president, Jair Bolsonaro , refuses to do jack s**t about it. Read more.

India Surpasses 300,000 Deaths from Covid-19, Third Highest in the World After U.S. and Brazil

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India has reported over 300,000 deaths from covid-19, the third worst death toll in the world behind the United States and Brazil, according to the latest figures from India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday.

Brazil's Bolsonaro Signs Order Prohibiting Tech Firms From Deleting His Cancerous Posts

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Jair Bolsonaro, the fascist Keebler elf who unfortunately remains president of Brazil, is now ordering social media platforms not to delete certain content including his fantastical assertions that he can only lose next year’s elections due to fraud.

Apple fined for failing to include a charger with iPhone 12

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Apple has been fined in Brazil over its decision to stop shipping a wall charger with the iPhone 12, which launched last fall. Apple Mobile News Brazil Charger iPhone iPhone 12

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Court Tells Bolsonaro He Can't Force Social Media Companies to Leave Up His Posts

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YouTube Deletes Videos From President Hiccups

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World of Warcraft had been rated for Xbox Series X in Brazil

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The listing has since been taken down. Gaming News World of Warcaft xbox Xbox Series X

Pickpockets in Brazil Are Reportedly Going After Smartphones to Clean Out Victims' Bank Accounts

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São Paulo pickpockets are increasingly stealing people’s smartphones not to pawn off the device, but rather to gain access to their bank account. Read more.

Some Tropical Forests in Brazil Are Already Releasing More Carbon Than They Absorb

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For years, climate scientists have been sounding the alarm about the increasing likelihood that the Amazon rainforest, now one of the biggest absorbers of carbon in the world, could actually become a source of carbon within just 15 years.

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Brazil group launches grid, hosting firm

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A Brazilian team has launched a new grid and OpenSim hosting company, offering local payment and support options. OpenSim Brasil offers hosting for full grids, starting at 230 Reals, or about US$64, with a... News AllSity OpenSim Brasil

Brazil’s Independent Games Festival Puts The Focus On The Business Of Gaming

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On the first floor of Brazil’s Independent Games Festival, around 20,000 attendees played indie titles from all over the world on rows of TVs and in virtual reality booths. We started to invite buyers, investors, publishers, mentors to come to Brazil and meet with our developers.”. Promotional materials and networking at the event, that we already have structured with the agency in Brazil that takes care of international promotion.”.

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Bolsonaro Cuts Brazil’s Amazon Protection Budget Immediately After Promising to Increase It

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On Thursday, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro did something weird: He pledged to double his government’s spending to enforce measures to reduce deforestation in the Amazon and stop it altogether by the end of the decade. Read more

Bolsonaro Can’t Stop Hiccuping

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Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is Soaring

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amazon rainforest brazil jair bolsonaro fireDeforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is up. Way up. Read more.

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The Nintendo Switch heads to Brazil three years after initial launch

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Ian Holm, Star of Alien, Brazil and the Lord of the Rings, Has Died at Age 88

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From the evil android Ash to the quirky hobbit Bilbo , Ian Holm was as versatile an actor as one could ever imagine. He could do it all, and did so for decades, even earning an Oscar nomination in 1982.

Brazilian President Announces He Is Over Coronavirus, Poses With Hydroxychloroquine

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Infamous coronavirus skeptic Jair Bolsonaro, the president of Brazil, triumphantly declared on Saturday that he had recovered from covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. jair bolsonaro brazil coronavirus covid 19 health

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Despite Spread of Infectious Delta Variant, Amazon to Stop Testing Warehouse Workers

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The coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. must be over because otherwise, Amazon’s decision to end free testing for warehouse workers might seem rather reckless. Read more.

Bolsonaro Oversaw a Connecticut-Sized Chunk of Deforestation in the Amazon Last Year

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Let’s Check in on the Amazon, and Damn, That’s Not Good

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Magic, Family Drama, and a Chaotic Kingdom Collide in Rory Power's Adult Fantasy Debut

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14 Loki Facts Gloriously Revealed in Its Making-of Documentary

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After watching Disney+’s new documentary on the making of Marvel’s Loki , you’re gonna have a list of movies to watch.

MyPillow CEO's Cyber Symposium Is Already a Deranged Circus

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Facebook’s plan for our post-web future

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AR/VR, like nuclear fusion and Brazil , have been the future for so long that it’s become a little hard to take that future seriously. Opinion TC Andrew Bosworth brazil computing democrats digital media Facebook Facebook Reality Labs jaron lanier Magic Leap Mark Zuckerberg mobile advertising new media unity video gaming Virtual reality VR William GibsonLet us connect some dots. Five years ago, Facebook acquired VR pioneers Oculus for $2 billion.

The new new weird

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Less than 1 year after launching its corporate card for startups, Brex eyes $2B valuation

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Dubugras and Brex co-founder Pedro Franceschi, 23-year-old entrepreneurs, relocated from Brazil to Stanford in the fall of 2016 to attend the university. Brex , the fintech business that’s taken the startup world by storm with its sought-after corporate card tailored for entrepreneurs, is raising millions in Series D funding less than a year after it launched, TechCrunch has learned.

Magic Leap One Makes a Surprise Appearance During World Cup TV Show

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Worn by show presenter Tiago Leifert, a popular television host in Brazil, not only do we clearly see the Magic Leap One, but the host also appears to have it attached to the Lightpack hip-mounted module. Magic Leap shows up in the weirdest places. Last week, right at the start of World Cup fever, for some reason, the Magic Leap One appeared on a Brazilian television show.

Glowing Pumpkin Toadlet Can't Hear Its Own Tiny Scream

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Scientists in Brazil say they’ve discovered a new species of poisonous toad—hidden in plain sight due to its close resemblance to another related species.

Niantic Begins Accepting Nominations for PokéStops in Pokémon GO

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The beta version of the system will be limited to level 40 players in Brazil and South Korea, with child accounts excluded. Augmented reality gaming developer Niantic has decided to give its players the opportunity to make their mark on Pokémon GO with a PokéStop nomination system. While an international launch date has not been revealed, the company announced on Tuesday that it plans to start a limited beta test of the nomination system soon.

Twitter experiments with voice DMs

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Twitter has begun rolling out voice DMs in India, Brazil, and Japan, per AndroidCentral. India was the latest country to get voice DMs, while Brazil got them last year. If you've ever dreamed of shouting at people using Twitter DMs, get ready for the best news of your life.

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