A garbage strike in Rio de Janeiro after Carnival left trash piled high and a stink filling the air.
Fat Tuesday celebrations attract revelers worldwide, models show off their acrobatic skills in ready-to-wear fashions, struggles for refugees and more in today’s daily brief.
Carnival revelers celebrate with parades, the murder trial begins for double-amputee Oscar Pistorius, a Corvette is rescued from the sinkhole that swallowed the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky, and more in today’s daily brief.
Jan. 13 Daily Brief: Macedonian carnival, Muslims celebrate Prophet Mohammed’s birth and a pantsless commute for thousands part of flashmob
Macedonian carnival, Muslims celebrate Prophet Mohammed’s birth, a pantsless commute for thousands part of flashmob and more in today’s daily brief.
August 26 Photo Brief: Notting Hill Carnival takes to London streets, protests and unrest continue in Middle East and art mimics life in South Korea
Notting Hill Carnival takes to London streets, protests and unrest continue in Middle East, art mimics life in South Korea, and more in today’s daily photo brief.
August 25 Photo Brief: The Incredible Dog Show, lobster business, arrests made in Mumbai gang rape of photojournalist
“DOGS: The Incredible Dog Show” promotes adoptions of shelter dogs in Latin America, lobster business is booming in Maine, arrests made in Mumbai gang rape of a photojournalist and more in today’s daily photo brief.
Perhaps best known today for its drinking and “beads for breasts” activities, the Mardi Gras parade began earlier today around the French Quarter in New Orleans. French for “fat Tuesday,” Mardi Gras celebrates the last night of gluttonous celebration before the ritual fasting begins on the Christian holiday Ash Wednesday.
So far this year, Super Bowl Champions Ed Reed and Jacoby Jones were scene walking with the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club. Also this past weekend, parades (perhaps more child-friendly?) were also held in New Orleans that included a bead-throwing Kelly Clarkson two days before winning the Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album.
Carnival parades, Lunar New Year, Kumbh Mela festival, satellite image of snow and more in today’s daily brief. | Warning: Photos may depict injury or death.
Asia prepares for the Chinese Lunar New Year beginning Feb. 10 with the Year of the Snake, European food manufacturer Findus confirmed that the company’s beef lasagne contained horse meat, a Sri Lankan prisoner gets caught with a mobile phone in his rectum, the Immortal Love Pop-up Experience – Freakshow & Immortalized unleashes in New York City and more in today’s daily brief.