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Man Takes Pulse-Pounding Selfie At Historic Site

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 06.02.2014 | Weird News

Christians tell us that Jesus sits at the right hand of God the Father. Who sits at Jesus' right hand? Apparently this guy. Photographer Lee Thomps...

Carnival Time in Rio

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

However cheesy Carnival may be, Rio de Janeiro -- mad, magical and mysterious -- allows you to live out, if only for a brief moment, your most far-flung fantasies and dreams.

A Carnival Fantasy Come True In Rio

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 01.22.2013 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

Gearing up for my first night of Carnival, I spent an inordinate amount of time choosing my dress for the famed Copacabana Palace Ball.

PHOTOS: Will The New Tallest Jesus Statue Draw Tourists?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

There's a new largest statue in the world, and it comes in the form of Jesus Christ in the small Polish town of Swiebodzin, according to Reuters. Rou...

Ten Extraordinary Things About Rio, Including a Man Called H

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lea Lane

When in Rio, I sought a place where locals go, and for hours swayed to steady drumbeats. You need stamina and rhythm, but it's so dark and so mesmerizing that once I let go a bit, I got swept into it.