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The Internet: Apparently it’s a Big Deal.

Marcus Roberts | 27 September 2012

A new report has found that one-third of the world’s population is now online.


Batman is still fighting crime… in Brazil

Shannon Buckley | 19 March 2012

Brazil has come up with a novel way to fight crime – employ Batman.  The city of Taubate have hired former soldier, Andre Luiz Pinheiro, to patrol the streets of the city dressed as Batman.  Rather than fighting real life crime though, Batman will play a more indirect role in the fight between good and evil through a social and educational crime prevention project which visits schools and targets children from the city.


The “Viagra effect” may lengthen pension payouts in Brazil and threaten the system.

Brian Lilley | 19 August 2009
The "Viagra effect" - men marrying much younger women is a challenge for Brazil's pension system.
 
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