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World Cup 2014 Brazil

After much controversy1 around construction delays, worker deaths and civil unrest over the cost of the event and other issues, the 2014 FIFA World Cup will get underway in Brazil on Thursday, with a game between…

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Wednesday, 11th June 2014

Brazil World Cup Preview

With less than 300 days before the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, fans can now apply to buy tickets on the FIFA website, so to get you in the mood, we’ll be…

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Wednesday, 4th September 2013

Brazil & Paraguay’s Itaipú Dam: the largest generator of hydroelectric power on the planet! Info: http://bit.ly/OjbCI7

Brazil & Paraguay’s Itaipú Dam: the largest generator of hydroelectric power on the planet! http://gss.st/3tt Info: http://bit.ly/OjbCI7

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Thursday, 16th August 2012

In the middle of Brazil’s southern plains we find … The Eiffel Tower! #Brazil

In the middle of Brazil’s southern plains we find … The Eiffel Tower! http://gss.st/3ts #streetview #Brazil /via Kyle

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Thursday, 16th August 2012

On the left on this street: Uruguay, and on the right: Brazil! #borders (Via Kyle)

On the left on this street: Uruguay, and on the right: Brazil! http://gss.st/3tr #borders #streetview (Via Kyle)

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Thursday, 16th August 2012

“No Father Christmas, there is NO ESCAPE.” #Brazil

“No Father Christmas, there is NO ESCAPE.” http://gss.st/3tp #Brazil #streetview

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Wednesday, 15th August 2012

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On this day: The Main Branch of the NY Public Library Opened

On May 23, 1911, the imposing Main Branch of the New York Public Library was opened to the public, with…

Undiscovered Hawaii: Lanai, Kahoolawe, and Niihau

Hawaii is one of the world’s great tourist destinations, with millions of people from around the world streaming into the islands each year. While most tourists lounge their time away on the beaches of Maui, Oahu, Molokai, Kauai, and the Big Island of Hawaii, many forget that there are eight major islands in the archipelago. Being Island Week, now is the perfect time to take a look at the other three major islands of the 50th state of the United States.

On this day: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was Born

On May 22, 1859, the author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh. 221B Baker Street is, of course,…

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  1. Longtime reader: There has not been a new Google Sightseeing post since this one on May 22, 2015. Can we expect more...
  2. criticalmass: Every day I get this as an update – and every day starts with a song… [HER:] They say we’re...
  3. Wayne: I’ve taken one of those half-day tours to Niihau. The helicopter company, owned by the Robinson family,...
  4. Jel: And that’s not to mention the Dutch 11-towns race, when and if it gets cold enough – nigh on 200km....
  5. Andrew Thielmann: Not longest skating anymore: the skating trail on the lake in Invermere (lat/lng:50.493583,...

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