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Meet Paulo Machado, the Man Who Has Lived in Hospital for 45 Years
Offbeat  (tags: brazil, polio, fascinating, strong willed, people, unusual )

- 1534 days ago -
Fascinating, personal interest story.....
Elephant Seal Stops Traffic in Brazil
Offbeat  (tags: Brazil, beach, elephant seal )

- 1672 days ago -
In the Brazilian beach city of Balneario Camboriu in the southern state of Santa Catarina, residents and tourists were surprised to see an elephant seal on a busy street.
Wonderful!! Whale of a Trip: Humpback Makes Record Migration
Offbeat  (tags: whale, migration, record, amazing, Brazil, Madagascar )

- 2561 days ago -
It remains a mystery why a female humpback whale swam thousands of miles from the reefs of Brazil to the African island of Madagascar, which researchers believe is the longest single trip ever undertaken by a mammal -- humans excluded
Big Dry and Legal Doubts Fuel Progress to New Forest Burn Boom in Brazil
Offbeat  (tags: forest fire, brazil, temperature, forests )

- 2600 days ago -
High temperatures, low humidity and uncertainty over the future of forest laws are fueling a boost in forest fires over much of Brazil.
Brazil to Record UFO Sightings
Offbeat  (tags: ufo, Brazil, government, Air Force )

- 2622 days ago -
Brazil has ordered its air force to document any UFO sightings and make the data available to researchers and the public. A spokesman says the air force has UFO archives dating back decades, but there had been no official order on what to do...
Been to Brazil?
Offbeat  (tags: brazil, photos, pictures, society )

- 2645 days ago -
This will give you some beautiful and memorable images of the wonders of Brazil. Relax and enjoy!
Brazil Unveil Logo for 2014 World Cup Finals
Offbeat  (tags: world cup, brazil, logo, 2014 )

- 2657 days ago -
Brazil has launched its logo for the 2014 World Cup finals, saying it must learn from 2010 hosts South Africa in order to stage a successful tournament.
Save a Jaguar. Treat Your Cows Well.
Offbeat  (tags: brazil, conservationalists, cattle management, jaguar, endangered, survival, protection )

- 2736 days ago -
Conservationists hope to save the Jaguar, the Western Hemisphere's biggest cat, by improving cattle management in Brazil's biodiverse Pantanal.
Finches Are Latest Victim of Gambling Rings
Offbeat  (tags: finches, brazil, gambling rings, victims, cage fights, blood sports, cruelty )

- 2794 days ago -
They are just 6 inches from head to tail, little bursts of yellow flitting through the air. But when it comes to courtship, the male saffron finch gives little quarter to its romantic rivals.
David Goldman: Sean Hasn't Called Me 'Dad' Yet
Offbeat  (tags: child, father, Brazil, custody )

- 2849 days ago -
But New Jersey father says 'we'll heal' after bitter five-year custody battle
Doctors Leave 9 Needles in Brazilian Boy's Body
Offbeat  (tags: Needles, 2 year old, boy, child, Brazil, surgeries )

- 2849 days ago -
2 year old has had three surgeries since sewing needles spotted in X-ray
Dad and Son Reunited in Brazil After 5-Year Fight
Offbeat  (tags: dad, son, reunited, Brazil, happy news )

- 2855 days ago -
A New Jersey man and his 9-year-old son were reunited Thursday in Brazil after a 5-year international custody battle
Brazil Judge: Boy Must Be Returned to U.S. Dad
Offbeat  (tags: boy, dad, reunite, judge, ruled, happy, U.S, Brazil )

- 2856 days ago -
Ruling moves David Goldman step closer to reunification with son
Brazil Toddler Awake After Needles Removed
Offbeat  (tags: children, surgery, needles, Brazil, father, 2 yr. old, boy )

- 2856 days ago -
Next step is surgery to take more from bladder, intestines
Brazil Toddler Has 50 Sewing Needles Inside Body
Offbeat  (tags: Brazil, toddler, sewing needles )

- 2862 days ago -
A Brazilian toddler has been found pierced with up to 50 sewing needles apparently stuck there one at a time.The two-year-old's mother, who took him to hospital saying he was in pain, claims she does not know how they got there.

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