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That one time the internet nearly scared me out of visiting Rio

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The safety section on Rio de Janeiro’s Wikitravel page starts with a warning: “the following information may panic you.” At 2,000 words, this was the longest safety section I’d encountered on the reader-generated travel guide. It gave instructions for dealing with muggers: “try not to stare in their faces as they might think you are memorizing their appearance. Continue Reading

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