The Nine Year Old Boy that Shook Brazil

A photo taken during Rio’s traditional New Year’s fireworks show has not only gone viral, but sparked a series of conversations about inequality, race, and class.  Click to view this photo of a nine-year old boy in awe of fireworks in the sky and the deeper meaning it may have for the image of black and mixed-race people in Brazil:

THE NEW YEAR’S EVE PHOTO THAT SHOOK BRAZIL

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Dive into Brazil’s Magic

We have a hunch that, as beautiful as the pics in today’s article are, they don’t fully capture the natural beauty of this natural phenomenon in Brazil.  Between January and June each year, the sand dunes in northeastern Brazil’s Lençóis Maranhenses National Park collect rainwater and transform into magical lagoons.  For a few months, visitors can enjoy a swim in this seasonal attraction.  Read on:

GO SWIMMING IN THE BRAZILIAN DESERT IN THESE LAGOONS THAT APPEAR LIKE MAGIC EVERY YEAR

Photo by Dekeister Leopold on Unsplash

The Most Photogenic Cities on Earth

The numbers are in: New York City is the most Instagrammed city of 2017.  The social media platform releases its list of the most popular cities around the world (based on post numbers) each year.  Read on to see if your city made the list–and don’t forget to check out which country successfully held on to its spot from last year!

THE MOST POPULAR CITIES ON INSTAGRAM IN 2017

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