Brazil's answer to the Sichuan pepper - BBC Travel
Jambu, known by the scientific name acmella oleracea, as well as a range of English-language monikers (including paracress, buzz buttons and electric daisy), grows and looks like a weed. During summer months, however, its mundane appearance is...
interesting article in the Atlantic (yes I know, left wing media)
Brazil is cutting down forest for more crop land and building a train to get it to port. China needs soy to feed its pigs...
Looks like all kinds of weird new crud going around. :eek:
Oh good, there’s a new virus in Brazil that scientists can’t even recognize
"Researchers in Brazil have discovered an entirely new kind of virus that is so foreign to science that not even its genes have been previously identified...
And you thought you had it bad.... Some headlines
'Thugs randomly shooting at anyone' in Espírito Santo"
This is a small State on the southern coast of Brazil - 50 dead so far.
Police in Brazil have gone on strike, leaving the country unarmed and left in a "Purge" like chaos. In 30 cities...
I'd never heard of the Carioca bean. apparently it is hugely favored in Brazil.
the price has zoomed up due to shortages.
one source says it's weather caused
The recent floodings in Brazil showed how important it is to be prepared. Despite the situation, the aftermath of the rains was a lighter for the ones who were at least minimally prepared.
I am looking for others brazilians around here so we can discuss prepping and survival as it's related to...