Today On — Traffic Clowns, Sacred Steel And Latino-Caribbean Cuisine

Sep 19, 2013

Some great local and national stories you may have missed on

Brazil's Traffic Is A Circus, So Send In The Clowns — Uncle Honk and Fom Fom are traffic clowns, or palhacos, hired by the city of Olinda to make the roads a bit safer. They lean into traffic, making exaggerated gestures, like the sweep of the arm to mimic fastening a seat belt, and a mimed reminder to never drink and drive.

The Other 10 Most Important Questions In Science — A list of some of the more interesting scientific questions out there, both basic and applied.

Sacred Strings Guide Gospel Through Thunder And Steel — Matt Sakakeeny traveled to the Church of the Living God in Toccopola, Miss. to discover more about their sacred music, delivered via the lap steel.

Beyond Cuba: Foods Of Latino-Caribbean Cuisine — Some Latino-Caribbean recipes sure to start you drooling before lunch. And after lunch.