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brazilsadTuesday’s disastrous Brazil-Germany FIFA2014 World Cup futbol match, which ended in Germany whipping the host country 7-1, has saddened the nation (photo.) And on Wednesday, Brazil’s soccer fans were struggling to understand what exactly went wrong.

We analyzed press and social media reactions and translated from the Portuguese to bring you their Pocho Ocho top reasons for Brazil’s FAIL:

8. Blame it on the bossa nova, with its magic spell.

7. All those pesky Hitler clones on the Brazil team let Germany win.

6. Alemania? We thought we were playing Ally McBeal! [Mas…]


YouTuber Dan Newbie plays bottles, pans, pots and salt shakers, overdubs his nalgas off, and runs through a bunch of Brazil-oriented tunes, the better to World Cup you with, my dear.

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While the rest of the world focuses on Carnaval in Brazil, and the upcoming World Cup, dedicated Brazilian athletes have begun training for the next Winter Games.


What the heck is going on in Brazil? Two crop circles in one day?

Open Minds TV reports:

Two crop circles have appeared near the town of Ipuaçu in the state of Santa Catarina, Brazil. Local UFO researchers are convinced they are not man-made and have put up a $20,000 reward for anyone who can prove they faked them. [Mas…]

In Brazil, truckers try to ‘Break the Wing (Quebra de Asa)’ [video]

by Soy Capitan November 15, 2013 Cultura
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This is what we learned on the Internet yesterday: In Brazil (they call it Brasil), tractor trailer drivers make their trucks dance, dance so hard that they break the wing. Peep this compilation of some of the wildest examples — As Quebra de Asa Mais Bruta — to see what we mean.

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Welcome to World Cup 2014 – with ♡ from Anonymous Brasil (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés November 4, 2013 El Now
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Riots in Rio continue as the country prepares for the World Cup next year. Self-appointed “hacktivist” group Anonymous Brasil has its own spin on events.

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Video Double Feature: Sometimes a bicycle is more than a bicycle

by CISCO YBERRA June 23, 2012 Cultura
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A bicycle is just basic transportation, really. Wheels, metal tubes, chains, gears, rubber, grease, paint if you’re lucky, a basket and maybe a bell. Yet sometimes it’s a vehicle that binds fathers and daughters together. Brasil sends us the multi-award-winning O Plantador de Quiabos (the okra planter) in Portuguese with English subtitles and from San […]

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