Mu?um, Brazil: A man searches through remnants of a soaked supermarket on September 7 in one of the hardest hit cities in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. Earlier in the week, more than 60 cities were flooded when an extratropical cyclone hit the southern region of Brazil, flooding several rivers, displacing thousands from their homes and killing almost 40 people, according to local authorities.
When you travel, try seeking out local cheeses, just as you would local wines or beers. Most countries have active artisan scenes, not to mention festivals and even private tours to meet makers. Here's a sampling to get you started.
"I try to sing songs that will help other people while they're listening to the music. It's miraculous what music can do," Reba McEntire told Newsweek's Parting Shot about the power of music and her thoughts on joining NBC's 'The Voice' as a judge.