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felipaFirst-generation Texas-born Filipa wants to be teacher, and she gets some early experience when she helps her uncle learn English so he can obtain a driver’s license for a new job. The documentary short Felipa: North of the Border is from 1970 and aired on CBS. [Mas…]

catmainSan Francisco-based photographer Kira Stackhouse’s cat Ponette recently turned 15, and Ponette was all like I CAN HAZ QUINCE? so Kira threw Ponette a party. [Mas…]

pineapplesPicking pineapples is hard work! [Mas…]


A quote from Frida Kahlo inspired this video by Lillian Santacrose: [Mas…]


And that’s how they make fish tacos in Centla, in the state of Tabasco, on the Gulf Coast, in southeast Mexico.


Wow. There is this seasoning, Cappy, and you too, Kirsten and Brooke – there is this TAJIN seasoning for your fruit AND veggies! Spicy! Salty! Lime! Totes, like, amazeballs! It adds a ZING! to everything! I wonder where they get these ideas?

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Energetic and expressive Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra — they call her “la jeune chef mexicaine” — rehearses the Orchestre de Paris in Danzon n°2 by Arturo Márquez, a contemporary Mexican composer.


When the going gets loco, the loco turn pro with F*ck That: A Guided Meditation, a totally NSFW video from Jason Headley.

Sebastien de la Cruz sings ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ like a boss

by Verdana Bold July 3, 2015 Cultura
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Remember when the white wingers were hating on El Charro del Oro, the Mariachi Kid, Sebastien de la Cruz? No? Nevermind. This kid sings The Star Spangled Banner like a boss. (The old boss, Donald Trump, got fired.)

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Proudly presenting Rainbow Mariachi de Los Angeles (audio, video)

by Verdana Bold June 29, 2015 Audio
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Somos here, somos queer, somos Mariachi Arcoiris de los Angeles — Rainbow Mariachi of L.A. Maria Hinojosa and Camilo Vargas of LatinoUSA tell the story:

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If Yanet Garcia does the weather it’s HOT HOT HOT! (video)

by Verdana Bold June 26, 2015 Cultura
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Televisa Monterrey Meteorologist Yanet Garcia has become an online sensation. Her June 20 weather forecast is all over the Internets — over half a million views on YouTube. The video, with the catchy title of Yanet Garcia y El Pronostico Del Tiempo 20-Jun-2015 Full HD, has even attracted the attention of high brow publications like […]

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#TBT Throwback Thursday Video: Frida Kahlo: The lost home movies

by Verdana Bold June 11, 2015 Cultura
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Check out this chingon montage of short clips of Frida Kahlo. The footage shows Kahlo working in her studio, talking with her husband Diego Rivera and posing with her lover Leon Trotsky.

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Unseen for half a century: Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe (photos, video)

by LOU NASOL May 7, 2015 Cultura
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Selected photos of Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe – locked away for half a century – will go on exhibit in London next week. Dangerous Minds reports: After Kahlo’s death in 1954, her husband Diego Rivera shut her belongings in a bathroom at their Mexico City home, the Blue House, the marvelous house they shared—and then insisted that […]

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All-woman mariachis Flor de Toloache represent in NYC (video)

by Verdana Bold May 6, 2015 Cultura
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They’re white, they’re black, they’re brown, they’re women, they’re mariachis. In New York. Flor de Toloache represent!

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Sh!t gets real when space aliens visit a UFO blogger (video)

by ZORRO MULDER April 30, 2015 Cultura
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A dedicated UFO/Alien/Conspiracy blogger gets the close encounter of a lifetime when a saucer buzzes his back yard. And then sh!t gets real.

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Shocking uncensored uncut 1938 movie! ‘Reefer Madness’ [NSFW]

by Verdana Bold April 20, 2015 Cultura
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When high school students get addicted to weed, bad stuff happens. Reefer Madness depicts the horrific consequences — a hit and run, manslaughter, suicide, attempted rape, hallucinations, and a descent into madness. [NSFW probably. It’s complicated.]

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In Rio de Janeiro’s favela, kite flying sets you free (video)

by Verdana Bold April 17, 2015 Cultura
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After futebol, soltar pipas, is Brasil’s most popular sport. In the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, flying the pipa is more than a leisurely escape from on-the-ground realities — it’s a venue for battle, with the entire sky as the arena. Pipa designs and airborne “cutting” strategies have been passed through generations, from rooftop to […]

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POCHO PSA: How to NOT get raped (NSFW video)

by Verdana Bold April 9, 2015 Cultura
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Anna Akana explains how to NOT get raped. [Adult content, F-bomb, NSFW.]

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It’s the ‘Last Supper’ in Jerusalem and we’ve got video

by DANIEL BEN-DOV April 3, 2015 Cultura
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Cameras were rolling in Jerusalem when Nazareth carpenter Yeshua Ben-Yosef and friends gathered for a Passover seder that would turn out to be Ben-Yosef’s Last Supper. Here’s their video. RELATED: Jesus Christos and His 12 Apostle-Luchadores: ‘The Last Fiesta’ (toons)

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Are avocados from Mexico the ‘Forbidden Fruit’? (video)

by Verdana Bold March 31, 2015 Cultura
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Are Avocados from Mexico the Bible’s Forbidden Fruit?

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Diego Rivera’s Wife Frida Kahlo ‘Gleefully Dabbles’ in Works of Art

by HABLO PICASSO March 18, 2015 Cultura
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In the early 1930s, Frida Kahlo joined her (at the time) much more famous husband Diego Rivera in Detroit, Michigan, where he was prepping murals. The Detroit News caught up with the couple and the resulting feature story is in a new exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Art. “Senora Diego Rivera,” as she’s called […]

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Watch: Rita Hayworth, JLo dance in ‘They’re Bringing Sexy Back?’

by Verdana Bold March 13, 2015 Cultura
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They’re bringing sexy back?? Director Liz Bar does not like the way these damn kids today dance. It’s not like the old days, she writes:

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Hooray! She finally made it to New York City (NSFW selfie video)

by Verdana Bold March 4, 2015 Cultura
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She finally made it to New York City and you won’t believe what happened next.

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TV crew records purple OVNI/UFO hovering over Lima, Peru (videos)

by ZORRO MULDER February 25, 2015 El Now
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A TV production crew in Lima, Peru, has videotaped a purple disc-shaped OVNI/UFO hovering near a construction site. Television show Alto al Crimen was shooting an episode in the upscale Miraflores district on February 10, when the show’s host, Congressman Renzo Reggiardo, stopped an interview to allow his cameraman to shoot the strange-looking object:

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