Adrielle Alves had a secret. A secret she'd been clinging to since joining Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey approximately four years earlier. Initially, she was hired to perform alongside the featured flying trapeze ensemble.
Paraguay is a bargain. Everything is cheap. Right now, everything is especially cheap for anyone with U.S. dollars in his wallet. The dollar is at a five-year high against the guaraní.
I don't know much about sports, but my neighbor's enthusiasm was intriguing. Suddenly, this moment talking about something I am completely out of touch with turned into a cultural rush. Doing it in Portuguese made it feel even better.
In the last two months, I've spent time not just in New York but in two other megacities that, while a hemisphere apart, are actually quite similar in "ecocultural" terms, São Paulo and Cairo.
The annual credit card interest rate in the United States is roughly the equivalent of the monthly credit card interest rate in Brazil.
All startups are hard. At the Ivy Oasis How to Build a Strong Start-Up event at Columbia University several speakers made this clear. Despite the sex appeal many attach to being the founder of a tech startup, the reality is that it's stressful and exhausting.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Imagine This Looking Like A...
When I first met Jhonatan, he gave out the immediate soft voice, reserved strength and arrogance you get when talking to most artists but they always have a sweet side. It's like there is a formula for elegantly strange individuals who are seemingly introverted.
It's often said that you can't get economists to agree on anything. Well, oil economists certainly can't agree on future prices, with commentators suggesting anything from $20 to $200. Seldom has there been such a discrepancy in forecasting, though the median forecasts seem to be somewhere between $60 and $70.
This super relaxed, stress-free lifestyle is really much easier to partake in than we all think. I definitely prefer it to running around from 9-5 to bring in enough cash just to blow it all on 3-5 days vacation.
One of the most valuable results of mapping informal settlements is highlighting that many self-built houses in the settlements are just as old as the city's first skyscrapers.
In the late '70s when she started, she says beachwear was still pretty conservative, but she decided to take a different path and buck prevailing trends. She craved a more provocative style. So, she started designing her own collections from her garage.
New studies are adding to a growing body of evidence that religion may help deter smoking, particularly among marginalized groups that have the greatest health risks.
An open letter from Brazilian civil society was delivered, a supporting letter came from international groups. All in all, more than 100,000 protest letters made the resistance and opposition to GE trees loud and clear. But Brazil did not heed.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is struggling with a loss of popularity and an inability to pass reforms that are critical to addressing the enormous economic challenges facing Brazil.
As the sun started to wane on the horizon, he and his son, Francisco (Pacho) von Hildebrand, the new Executive Director of Gaia rolled out a giant map of South America on a table.