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Pretend You're In Rio In This 360-degree Video

The Huffington Post | Marc Janks | Posted 08.16.2016 | World


Why You Definitely Need to Visit Rio de Janeiro in Your Twenties

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 04.27.2016 | Travel
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

They don't call Rio de Janeiro the "cidade maravilhosa" for nothing. It means the Marvelous City, and it definitely lives up to the name. Not only doe...

The Stories Behind The Extreme Selfies We Can't Forget

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.04.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Ah, the selfie. These photos taken by and of ourselves have become such a cultural touchstone that there's a museum in Manila specifically designed fo...

Christ The Redeemer Turns Green For People's Climate March

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.20.2014 | Religion

Rio de Janeiro's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue got a makeover to honor climate activism as the UN's Climate Summit approaches on Tuesday. Typic...

You Have Never Seen Sacred Sites Like This Before

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 08.18.2014 | Religion

You might want to avoid this post if you're scared of heights. It would take a lifetime to visit the world's most sacred and beautiful places in p...

Jesus Wept... For Brazil

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.08.2014 | Religion

All of Brazil wept as they watched Germany punch in a stunning seven goals, the most ever scored in any World Cup semi-final. Jesus wept, too. T...

Jesus Loves All The World Cup Teams

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 06.26.2014 | Religion

Some Catholic soccer fans fear that Pope Francis will pray for his Argentinian home team to win the World Cup, but we're pleased to report that at lea...

This Guy's Fate Is Completely In Jesus' Hands

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 06.26.2014 | Religion

Rio's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue towers about 130 feet over the city, which makes doing repairs or cleaning work a dizzying task. This worke...

Wait, Jesus Supports Italy In The World Cup?

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 06.11.2014 | Religion

Many consider football (soccer) to be a religion, and fans are becoming much more observant in the run up to the 2014 FIFA World Cup. One new fan is r...

9 Must-See Sites in Rio de Janeiro (Including 4 You've Probably Never Heard Of)

Viator | Posted 08.09.2014 | Travel

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is one of the world's top destinations. And for good reason. No other city combines quite the mix of jaw-dropping scenery, world-famous beaches, and laid back cosmopolitan cool, as well as some of the planet's most recognizable landmarks.

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...

World's Biggest Statue Of Christ Symbolises Church's Power In Poland

The Guardian | Helen Pidd & Julian Borger | Posted 06.06.2011 | Religion

Anyone wondering whether modern day Poland is still a fervently Catholic country should head to the Tesco in Swiebodzin, near the German border. There...

Swiebodzin Jesus To Top Rio's Redeemer Statue

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The small town of Swiebodzin, Poland has set their eyes heavenward, looking to build one of the world's highest statues of Jesus. The body of the s...