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Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Guanabara Bay in southeast Brazil is pictured in this image from the Sentinel-1A satellite. The city of Rio de Janeiro lies on the western banks of the bay and along the Atlantic coast to the south. Rio is connected to...
Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'
Quote of the Day
It is curious how there seems to be an instinctive disgust in Man for his nearest ancestors and relations. If only Darwin could conscientiously have traced man back to the Elephant or the Lion or the Antelope, how much ridicule and prejudice would have been spared to the doctrine of Evolution.

- Havelock Ellis (1859 - 1939), British psychologist.
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