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The Worst Airbnb Deals At The Rio Olympics

The Worst Airbnb Deals At The Rio Olympics

For two weeks, homeowners in Rio de Janeiro will have some highly desired real estate as people from around the world flock to the city (perhaps cautiously) to watch the Olympic Games. Basic economics would suggest the locals will engage in a little bit of price gouging. But woah, some…

Human Body Parts Wash Up Next To Rio’s Olympic Beach Volleyball Venue

Human Body Parts Wash Up Next To Rio’s Olympic Beach Volleyball Venue

Amid the killing of its own Olympic mascot, the dysfunctional clean up of its polluted waters, the shutdown of its doping lab, the declaration of a financial emergency, the presence of the Zika virus and various other calamities, Rio’s Olympic ambitions are a disaster. And the latest news out of…

Rio’s Olympic Site Looks Even Worse From The Air

Rio’s Olympic Site Looks Even Worse From The Air

A few months ago, we published a set of shocking photos from the shores of the heavily polluted Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro — which also happens to be the site chosen for water sports at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. Well, the situation is clearly even worse when…