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.”

How a couple replanted an entire forest in Brazil

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With over 2 million trees planted in under 30 years, the pair's incredibly successful conservation efforts are a beacon of hope in Brazil, where devastating deforestation rates are pushing the Amazon rainforest to a catastrophic tipping point.

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Oops: Telegram is blocked in Brazil because it didn't check its emails

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Now it's banned in Brazil, and missed emails are the culprit. the messaging platform has become a hub for conspiracy theories and disinformation surrounding Brazil's elections as the far right supporters of President Jair Bolsonaro have flocked there. Ever miss a really important email?

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.

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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Torrential Rains in Brazil and Haiti Displace Thousands

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Both Haiti and Brazil weathered torrential rains earlier this week. The rain caused floods in the city of Cap-Haitien , killing at least 3 people and displacing thousands of families.

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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

A Deadly Super-Fungus Has Emerged in Brazil, Aided by Covid-19

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Late last year, a deadly yeast known as Candida auris was found in Brazil for the first time.

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A Staggering Amount of Amazon Rainforest Disappeared Last Month

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The number of trees cut down in the Brazilian section of the Amazon rainforest in January was five times greater than the same period last year, according to satellite imagery data from Brazil’s space research agency, INPE.

Look at This Stretch of Amazon Rainforest Cleared in a Year

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The Amazon rainforest in Mato Grosso Brazil is shrinking. Brazil’s space research agency, INPE, reported that the first quarter of 2022 set a new deforestation record for the rainforest— 941 square kilometers were cleared from Janaury to the end of March.

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.

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

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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.

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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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.

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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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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Elon Musk Completes Transition to Supervillain With Bolsonaro Meeting in Brazil

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There’s a lot of scandals hitting Tesla CEO Elon Musk all at once, but at least he knows he has a friend in Brazil’s deforester-in-chief Jair Bolsonaro, a right-wing demagogue who similarly to Musk , has a very hard time taking any sort of public criticism, and has tried using the power of his office to make sure his… Read more.

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

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

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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.

YouTube Deletes Videos From President Hiccups

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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

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

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is Soaring

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Bolsonaro Can’t Stop Hiccuping

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Fossil of Sick Pterosaur Crest Reveals Clues to Feather Color

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The Nintendo Switch heads to Brazil three years after initial launch

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Nintendo's hybrid console first launched in 2017. Gaming News Nintendo Nintendo Switch

Facebook Deletes Video From Brazilian President Who Falsely Said Vaccines Give People AIDS

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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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Residente's New Music Video Offers a Brutal Take on American Imperialism

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Brazilian Senate Committee Recommends Bolsonaro Face Charges of Mass Murder, Genocide

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FIFA Launches its Own Netflix for Soccer

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Sci-Fi Classic The Midwich Cuckoos Gets a Lovely Republish, and We've Got a First Look

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Adapted for the screen in both 1960 and 1995 as Village of the Damned , John Wyndham ’s eerie 1957 sci-fi novel The Midwich Cuckoos is getting a republish along with a number of his other works, including Day of the Triffids and The Kraken Wakes.

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.

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

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