Kite Fights in the Favelas of Rio

Establishing air rights in the name of fun

Installation View: OSGEMEOS – A Ópera Da Lua

 

This newly opened exhibition by the brotherly duo is proof that there is more going on in Brazil right now than the World Cup. The “Opera of the moon” is on view at Galpão Fortes Vilaça in São Paulo through August 16, 2014.

Printables

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The World Cup of Dirty Dreams: Inside Brazil’s Most Infamous Brothel by Amos Barshad

Full of beautiful women and XXX behavior, Rio de Janeiro’s Centaurus has enticed celebrities, soccer stars and anyone else willing to pay a fee and go inside. We go behind the doors of a scandalous sin palace

Air Gêmeos

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Using 1200 cans of spray paint, Os Gêmeos recently finished a commission to paint the Brazilian national soccer team’s airplane. A can’t miss sight on the tarmac, the plane will carry the players and personnel from city to city during the World Cup.

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When Life Imitates the Movies

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Brazil’s special police force looks a lot like Terry Gilliam’s special police force in Brazil.

“Do not react, scream or argue”

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A tip from the Sao Paulo police to visiting World Cup fans if they find themselves being robbed. The idea to this approach is to not provoke the robbers into further violence, aka something apparently increasingly common down there, a robbery that ends in murder.

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Bum Bum Bummmmmm….

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The Miss Bumbum 2013 pageant is being shaken by bribery accusations

“A World Cup of Terror”

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First Capital Command, Brazil’s biggest drug cartel is issuing threats in advance of the 2014 World Cup.

“It’s a divine light.”

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Brazilian mechanic Alfred Moser invented a daytime lamp using two capfuls of bleach, and a two-litre plastic bottle full of water. It’s changing lives everywhere.

The Girl from Ipanema

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Then and now. At 63, she’s still holding it down.

“the referee was tied up, beaten, stoned and quartered.”

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Brazilian soccer fans don’t mess around when it comes to retaliation for one of their players being fatally stabbed by a referee.

Miss Bum Bum Brazil

Quite the pageant

Picture of the Day

Vhils in the Comunidade do Morro da Providência in Rio De Janeiro.

Carnival in Rio with Arnold Schwarzenegger

He’s got something in common with the Brazilian man.

via, pcmw