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Leisure day on the Avenida Brasil. (Photo by Elisângela Leite/Horniman Museum)

An exhibition at London’s Horniman Museum by three photographers from Brazil’s largest favela, Maré, shows us their unique vision of Rio de Janeiro. Here: Leisure day on the Avenida Brasil. (Photo by Elisângela Leite/Horniman Museum)
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03 May 2016 13:13:00
Men fix a pinata representing U.S. President-elect Donald Trump as a devil outside a house before it is set on fire at the traditional Burning of the Devil festival, ahead of Christmas in Guatemala City, Guatemala, December 7, 2016. (Photo by Luis Echeverria/Reuters)

Men fix a pinata representing U.S. President-elect Donald Trump as a devil outside a house before it is set on fire at the traditional Burning of the Devil festival, ahead of Christmas in Guatemala City, Guatemala, December 7, 2016. (Photo by Luis Echeverria/Reuters)
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09 Dec 2016 11:23:00
A reveller tries to hold on to a wild horse during the “Rapa Das Bestas” traditional event in the Spanish northwestern village of Sabucedo July 5, 2014. (Photo by Miguel Vidal/Reuters)

A reveller tries to hold on to a wild horse during the “Rapa Das Bestas” traditional event in the Spanish northwestern village of Sabucedo July 5, 2014. On the first weekend of the month of July, hundreds of wild horses are rounded up, trimmed and groomed in different villages in the Spanish northwestern region of Galicia. (Photo by Miguel Vidal/Reuters)
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07 Jul 2014 12:58:00
Revellers try to hold on to a wild horse during the “Rapa das Bestas” traditional event in the village of Sabucedo, northwestern Spain, July 5, 2015. (Photo by Miguel Vidal/Reuters)

Revellers try to hold on to a wild horse during the “Rapa das Bestas” traditional event in the village of Sabucedo, northwestern Spain, July 5, 2015. On the first weekend of the month of July, hundreds of wild horses are rounded up, trimmed and groomed in different villages in the Spanish northwestern region of Galicia. (Photo by Miguel Vidal/Reuters)
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06 Jul 2015 09:50:00
Revelers participate in the traditional Bloco da Lama (Mud block) carnival in Parati, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, on February 9, 2013. The event, which was begun by two men in a playful manner in 1986, has now become a traditional carnival in which participants disguised as primitives with rags, lianas or skulls and bones, dive in the mud. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/AFP Photo)

Revelers participate in the traditional Bloco da Lama (Mud block) carnival in Parati, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, on February 9, 2013. The event, which was begun by two men in a playful manner in 1986, has now become a traditional carnival in which participants disguised as primitives with rags, lianas or skulls and bones, dive in the mud. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/AFP Photo)
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12 Feb 2013 14:10:00


“Rapa das Bestas is the name of an operation that involves cutting the manes of the horses that are performed in the curros (enclosed which retain the horses) held in various locations in Galicia (Spain).

The best known is the Rapa das Bestas of Sabucedo, in the city hall of A Estrada, which lasts three days: the First Saturday, Sunday and Monday in July. In fact, the name given to the celebration (Rapa das Bestas of Sabucedo), while in most places speaking about curros, including curros de Valga, etc”. – Wikipedia

Photo: A wild horse leaps up during the Rapa das Bestas (shearing of the beasts) festival on July 2, 2011 in Sabucedo, Spain. Hundreds of wild horses are rounded up from the mountains and trimmed and marked in the corral. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
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03 Jul 2011 12:30:00
Leonard Nimoy, "Star Trek’s" Spock, Dies At 83

Leonard Nimoy lived up to his longtime catchphrase: Live long and prosper. Having achieved success in many arenas during his lifetime, the actor, director, writer and photographer died Friday in Los Angeles of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 83.
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27 Feb 2015 20:16:00
Members of a music band rest before the procession of “Nossa Senhora da Boa Viagem”, in Constancia April 6, 2015. (Photo by Rafael Marchante/Reuters)

Members of a music band rest before the procession of “Nossa Senhora da Boa Viagem”, in Constancia April 6, 2015. This benediction has been held annually for about 200 years. In the past, goods were transported by the Tagus river in small boats to Lisbon, 100 km south. The sailors, as the navigation was dangerous, blessed their boats every year during the festivity of “Nossa Senhora da Boa Viagem”. (Photo by Rafael Marchante/Reuters)
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07 Apr 2015 11:14:00