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What kind of men’s chonies does your grandma like? Boxers? Briefs? La Flama’s Abuelita has her own opinions.

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redfaceklumWe don’t publish the deets of people who visit POCHO.COM or subscribe to our newsletter but we can assure you that Heidi Klum is neither a visitor nor a subscriber, although she’d be smart to remedy that personal failing ASAP. If she were a regular POCHO-naut, she’d never have consented to the red-face photo shoot for Germany’s Next Top Model.

Klum (photo, above) donned her red-face garb along with the other contestants, and published their photos on her Facebook page: [Mas…]

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Check out this enthusiastic greeting and salute from a citizen to members of the Border Patrol, said to have been recorded several weeks ago by one Danny Binladin in Perris, CA. [NSFW adult language.]

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Peter Bennett Lefebvre shot some stunning closeup footage when he went diving off Isla Mujeres. Lefebvre set it to music by Manu Chao (Me Gusta Tu) and we think it came out pretty cool. Amazing little fishies! Ghostly crabs! Squirming squids! Reluctant sea urchins! Bizarre creatures we don’t know exactly what! Yellow, porous and absorbent esponjas! Check it out.

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Children as young as 12 are still working in America’s fields alongside adults — bent over all day in often-dangerous conditions — just so there’s enough money to put food on the table and pay the phone bill. Although this Human Rights Watch video is from 2010, the practice continues, and is defended by some farmworkers themselves.

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Top Cholo Hood Names: Are you on the list? (60-second video)

by Verdana Bold March 26, 2014 Cultura
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If you’re hanging with the clika, you need a street/hood/gang name. Here’s a handy one-minute rundown. PREVIOUSLY ON CHOLOS:

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Up close and personal with Chilean Rose, full-body stripper (video)

by Verdana Bold March 21, 2014 Cultura
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So Chilean Rose, what’s up? That’s a good tarantula. Calm down now. What? Is something wrong? You seem nervous. Take it off.  Take it ALL off!

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Rare color footage from the 1940s: Frida Kahlo dances (video)

by Verdana Bold March 12, 2014 Cultura
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Although Frida Kahlo was seriously injured in a traffic accident as teenager, she never let her physical challenges hold her back. “I was born a bitch. I was born a painter,” she said. In this recently-discovered color footage, most likely from the 1940s, the artist revealed herself as a provocative dancer — with a signature […]

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Comrades: Do not ash what Cuba can do for you (video)

by Verdana Bold March 11, 2014 Cultura
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In Havana late last month, Cuban cigar smokers competed to determine who could maintain the longest (unbroken) ash. PREVIOUSLY ON CUBA:

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Mexican immigrants wash Chicago’s glass houses in ‘Paraíso’ (video)

by Verdana Bold March 7, 2014 Cultura
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Dangling from ropes on the sides of Chicago’s tallest skyscrapers, a crew of immigrant Mexican window washers faces death every working day. That’s why they embrace life. They’re both Paradise (Paraíso.) [Spanish with English subtitles.]

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To live outside the law you must be honest: ‘Border Stories’ (video)

by Verdana Bold March 5, 2014 Cultura
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“To live outside the law you must be honest,” Bob Dylan wrote. For two guys crossing into the U.S. from Mexico without papers, that’s easier said than done. PREVIOUSLY ON BORDER VIDEO:

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Chilango hipsters turn trash into music: Orquesta Basura (video)

by MOON GUAC March 4, 2014 Cultura
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In Mexico City, the cool kids are making their own instruments — and music — out of discarded items with the Orquesta Basura.

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Everything is possible ‘En Tus Brazos’ (video)

by Verdana Bold February 27, 2014 Cartoons
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He was El Rey de Tango until the tragic accident. Will he ever dance again?

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Will the wolves survive? (Yellowstone, Los Lobos videos)

by Verdana Bold February 25, 2014 Cultura
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The survival of the wolves is a critical for Yellowstone National Park …and Los Lobos:

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RealLifeStarter: Raise money to help your ‘kids’ get real (video)

by Verdana Bold February 14, 2014 Cultura
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Check out RealLifeStarter, a new crowdfunding web site that allows you to bribe adult children into finally giving up their unrealistic, “creative” dreams. PEOPLE WHO LIKE KICKSTARTER PARODIES ALSO LIKE THESE VIDEOS:

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Don’t let this happen to you! ‘Valentine’s Day Hangover’ (video)

by Verdana Bold February 13, 2014 Cultura
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“If you can’t be with the one you love, love the one you’re with” may be good advice, but can there be too much of a good thing? Happy Valentime’s Day to all the lovers!

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Locally-grown Mexican chocolate is an ‘act of resistance’ (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN February 4, 2014 Cultura
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The Aztecs and Mayans released the magic of chocolate (originally, xocolatl) to the world, only to lose the industry to Europe. Now, growing and processing chocolate in Mexico is virtually an An Act of Resistance. Video by The Perennial Plate. To find out about food tours like this, check out Intrepid Travel.

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