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Roland Garros: Lucic-Baroni Stuns Halep again, as Nishikori halts Bellucci's momentum

Former teen prodigy Mirjana Lucic-Baroni for the 2nd time in a Grand Slam,  has shocked Simona Halep. The 33 year veteran old who also beat Halep at last years US Open,  was way too good for last year’s runner-up, who was literally left stunned at the Croatian’s stunning play. 799 more words


New Capoeira Article @digboston

This is my latest feature at digboston on capoeira in the hub. Specifically, this piece considers the way that the “roots” of capoeira- as a form of resistance, freedom & cultural connection for African slaves in Brazil play out both individually and socially in the lives of Brazilian capoeiristas and immigrants in Boston. 19 more words

Do jeito que eu quero 

“Quem fala que BH não é para bicicleta nunca tentou. A cidade tem corredores cicláveis que com pouco investimento possibilitarão irrestrito acesso. Para não suar, vou devagar. 63 more words

Who to Follow: @merkle_

You know when you want to travel the world but you’re too poor? Yeah…same.

But never fear, @merkle_ is here as our portal into the far corners of the earth. 27 more words


Bahia snails

Recently Alex Popovkin send me some new photos of snails he found alive during his botanical wanderings. As always these pictures don’t allow for definite identifications, but here is my best guess. 22 more words

Pesquisadores do CARNiVAL project-UFRJ participam de publicação internacional sobre os megaeventos esportivos

Foi lançado nesta quinta-feira, 28, no Rio de Janeiro, o livro “O Futuro dos Megaeventos Esportivos”. A publicação conta com a participação do investigadores do CARNiVAL project/UFRJ, Silvestre Cirilo, Marcelo Haiachi, Thiago Melo, Andressa Guimaraes. 806 more words

Jogos Olímpicos E Paraolímpicos

Alone, together or together alone?

Writing a bilingual blog can sometimes be painfully time consuming, but also extremely rewarding and instructive. Every now and then I notice some interesting differences how the travel habits and interests vary between Finnish people and other nationalities. 1.399 more words

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