Picture: Courtesy of Jungle MarathonHow do you pee a marathon more vivid? Try throwing in snake-infested swamps and heavy jungle swarming with mosquitoes. That’s what you’re in for at the Jungle Marathon in Brazil's Paratrooper submit, where prepping for the start gun requires respective condom briefings, “jungle-training” seminars, aesculapian checks, and acclimation runs. Competitors commence the marathon from a jungle pedestal ingroup approachable lone by an all-night sauceboat cod. From thither, they line logging trails and hunt paths done canopied Read more [...]
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Picture: Courtesy of Jungle MarathonHow do you piddle a marathon more acute? Try throwing in snake-infested swamps and heavy jungle swarming with mosquitoes. That’s what you’re in for at the Jungle Marathon in Brazil's Paratrooper nation, where prepping for the start gun requires various rubber briefings, “jungle-training” seminars, aesculapian checks, and acclimatisation runs. Competitors commence the marathon from a jungle stand clique approachable just by an nightlong sauceboat bait. From thither, they line logging trails and search paths done canopied Read more [...]
A man attempting to slobber a soccer orchis from Seattle, Washington, to Brazil was stricken and killed by a motortruck Tuesday equitable 14 years and 260 miles into his travel. Richard Swanson, 42, was attempting the 10,000-mile stumble to advertize One Humans Futbol, which donates soccer balls to children in development countries. He was walk on U.S. Highway 101 out-of-door Lincoln Metropolis, Oregon, when he was stricken. He was interpreted to a local infirmary where he was stated beat.Swanson, a sherlock, aforesaid in an question with the The Day-to-day Intelligence newsprint in Longview, Washington, Read more [...]
The Oregon automobilist suspected of cleanup a man on a commission to drool a football from Seattle to Brazil has been supercharged with reprehensively negligent homicide in the last of Richard Swanson.Swanson explode from Seattle in May hoping to stretch the Humans Cup openers in Sao Paulo by June 2014. He would sustain dribbled his way done 11 countries, hoping to climb money for the One Humanity Futbol Undertaking, which sends undestroyable soccer balls to development nations.Hardly a few years into his trek, Swanson was hit from backside by Scott Van Hiatt. Hiatt stayed at the vista and cooperated Read more [...]
Thither's no situation wish home--except the succeeder's rostrum. Leastwise Brazil got one of the two. Exposure: Agencia Brasil/WikimediaA:It may not be happenstance that led boniface land Brazil to the Humans Cup's semi-final circle first in 12 eld. But if Brazil genuinely did sustain a home-field reward, what do we micturate of the squad's tournament-ending, demeaning departure to Germany Tuesday?Piece a pack of studies indicate that athletes, irrespective the mutant, lean to execute ameliorate when competing at plate, home-field vantage isn't as unproblematic as you mightiness Read more [...]
2014 Run Story: Set, Set, Go Cracked!You don't motivation a Ph.D. in envision geartrain. You don't fifty-fifty bear to pay an entering fee. To junction the roaring in weekend racing, good drumhead to the beginning business and let the rivalry commence. Summation: Meals and fittingness plans to service you conclusion beginning.A Boy and His PokeThey're monitoring ice current in the Galosh, function the Matterhorn—and mayhap one day delivering our pizzas. But are we set for abuzz aeriform robots to occupy our workaday adventures? Eric Hansen investigates.Descent in the MoxieI Read more [...]
For several days, both on the southern Brazil hit torrential rains, which have resulted in severe flooding. The most affected one of the largest Brazilian cities - Sao Paulo.
Six people died in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo. They were victims of a landslide that caused heavy rains, reports NTV. People living in one of the poorest neighborhoods. This area is located on a hillside and was partially destroyed by the flow of mud and stones. Another consequence of the rains in Sao Paulo was a major flood. Local rivers burst their banks and flooded several major highways. Car traffic was paralyzed. Read more [...]
Pic: Getty ImagesThe airdrome ATM in Recife, Brazil, looked ilk any early, so I withdrew $400 and leftfield for a outback island to nosedive with turtles. Two years subsequently, my swear e-mailed me. Had I very upright indrawn $1,700 from two ATMs hundreds of miles outside? No, I had not. I’d get the modish dupe of grazing, a ontogeny multimillion-dollar offense; one ringing in New York Metropolis stole $1.5 trillion in 2012.It plant comparable this: Thieves establish a parallel subscriber in an ATM’s board slot that sucks the entropy off the carte’s charismatic Read more [...]
Flooding caused by heavy rains that struck the capital of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro and its surroundings, killed at least 19 people, 12 were injured to varying degrees of severity, according to a Friday news agentstvoAgencia Brasil.
In particular, according to the agency, sixteen people were killed in the municipalities of Belford Roxo, Niteroi, San Juan de Merito, Jacarepaguá, Bass Lobo (Vaz Lobo) and Quintin (Quintino), three - in located near the capital city Duki- Caxias and its surroundings.
According to the agency, more than 600 people in the capital were forced to leave their homes and celebrate Read more [...]
The number of victims of landslides in the south-east of Brazil, has risen to 64 people, said on Sunday by the Associated Press.
Defense civil service on Saturday reported 41 dead on the coast of the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, 13 more people were killed in another landslide on January 1 in Angra dos Reis, 100 kilometers west of Rio de Janeiro.
Local authorities report that among the victims of foreign nationals not. In the search and rescue operation involved 180 people and specially trained search dog people under the rubble. The operation will be resumed on Sunday at dawn, but on Saturday Read more [...]
Earthquake occurred on Monday in the northeast of Brazil, according to Brazilian media.
According to the local seismological observatory, the epicenter of the tremors was located in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, and their magnitude was 3.8.
According to eyewitness reports, the earthquake was felt in four states in the Brazilian north-east at a distance of 500 kilometers from the epicenter of the alleged. In the local Civil Defence has received several reports of minor damage to homes. Information about the victims and no casualties.
Increased seismic activity is observed in the north-east Read more [...]
Four thousand people were affected by torrential rains in the southern Brazilian state of Parana, said on Sunday the local office of the Civil Defense.
According to authorities, in 14 localities state element destroyed 81 dwelling houses and damaged 764 buildings, resulting in more than 1.8 thousand people homeless. Three people died and 17 were injured. Three more are unaccounted for.
According to rescuers, all victims — Senzhes city residents in the north-east of the state of Paraná, which were cut off from the outside world due to the heavy downpour that washed out roads and Read more [...]
A man with his grandson in his arms standing in front of his house, destroyed by an earthquake in 5.2 points in Suininge, Sichuan Province, China. (AP Photo / Xinhua, Jiang Hongjing)
Some photos have recently occurred disasters and their consequences.People walk through a flooded street in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Since January 1, more than 100 people were killed by landslides and floods caused by persistent rains in Brazil. (Nelson Antoine / Associated Press)
Woman makes cookies out of the mud for sale in Cité Soleil in Port-au-Prince. Cookies made from dirt, salt and vegetable fat. This is - Read more [...]
32 elderly people died because of the heat in the south of Brazil, said the spokesman for the Ministry of Health of Brazil.
They died the day before yesterday and yesterday in the city of Santos, near Sao Paulo, said the spokesman.
She added that the city had been warned about the impending heat, particularly warned elderly people and children, to reduce the risks of accidents from the heat on the street, away from heat, which is raging over southern Brazil, where daytime temperatures exceed 40 ° Celsius for more than a week .
Rio de Janeiro, which is located 350 km to the north, is also suffering Read more [...]
July 25, 2013. The coldest in the last decade cyclone came from the Antarctic caused heavy snowfall in more than 100 cities in the south of Brazil. In the state of Santa Catarina beaten temperature record — there thermometers showed minus eight degrees Celsius. For many people in the country that have seen snow only on TV, it is a real event.
— It's amazing - the snow in our city!
— As if we are in another country, on another planet!
Meanwhile, the authorities of the country, which covered the abnormally cold front, a blizzard was a real challenge. With some settlements Read more [...]
As a result of torrential rains in southern Brazil over 2 thousand people homeless, damaged about 2.5 thousand. Homes, but only by the cyclone that hit the region, suffered up to 500 thousand people.
About property damage reported by the authorities 16 cities. A drop in the tree house and power lines in several localities winds tore roofs off houses. According to preliminary information, there is no human casualties.
To the south and southeast of Brazil since the beginning of December last year hit a few of the strongest cyclones. In the largest city in South America, Sao Paulo rain fell for Read more [...]
Heavy rain fell on the state of Santa Catarina, in southern Brazil. As a result, elements revelry left without a roof over his head more than 1.3 thousand people, one person was killed. On it informs RIA Novosti reported with reference to the local civil defense service.
Due to the flooding of residential neighborhoods mode emergency declared in two cities in the east of the state. Material damage caused by 13 settlements.
Recall from the beginning of December 2009 to the south and southeast of Brazil struck several of the strongest cyclones. In Sao Paulo, the rain came down 43 days in a row. Read more [...]
July 26, 2013. Natural anomaly observed in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay. Snow in these countries did not fall more than 20 years, reports «Uralinformbjuro».
The air temperature dropped to minus 10 degrees, while the norm at this time of year is a plus 3 cold wave, which covered South America, came from Antarctica.
Approximately 11,000 homeless people in Sao Paulo were urgently evacuated to temporary shelters. Total in Brazil from the cold death of nine people in Argentina - six write federal media.
In Brazil, closed several roads, including federal. Doctors recorded Read more [...]
Torrential rains that lasted 14 hours, flooded Rio de Janeiro. At least eight people were killed in the city and three others in the province, five people missing in a landslide.
Water level rose up to 7 cm. Traffic in the city is paralyzed, canceled classes in schools are not running the company.The death toll from mudslides and flooding in Brazil Rio de Janeiro has reached 79 Livni lasted more than 15 hours. As reported in the fire service, at least 40 people were hospitalized. Rescuers continue search for missing persons.
"The situation is critical. Roads are blocked. We recommend people Read more [...]