Cool Brazil Facts

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1. Diamonds mined in Brazil are harder than those found in Africa.
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2. A 16-year-old boy died after masturbating 42 times without stopping in Rubiato town, in Goiás region, Brazil.
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3. Voting is mandatory in Brazil.
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4. Brazil An amazing and beautiful country with vast culture. beautiful beaches with gorgeous Brazilians women.
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5. The United States and Brazil are the only major countries where firm handshakes are expected in business settings.
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6. Piranha soup is a popular aphrodisiac in Brazil.
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7. 160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in Brazil, the world's widest road.
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8. The country of Brazil is named after the brazil nut.
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9. The first four countries to have television were England, the U.S., the U.S.S.R., and Brazil.
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10. The most powerful electric eel is found in the rivers of Brazil, Columbia, Venezuela, and Peru, and produces a shock of 400-650 volts.
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11. In Brazil, Christmas is celebrated with fireworks.
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12. Prisons in Brazil use geese as security.
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13. In Brazil, ‘Rio’ is pronounced ‘Hio’.
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14. Brazil prisons offer the prisoners a chance to reduce their prison sentence by up to 48 days/year for every book they read&write a report on
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15. Ayrton Senna always had a Brazilian flag hidden in his car in the case he won the race.
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16. Some prisons in Brazil allow its inmates to pedal exercise bikes to power lights in a nearby town in exchange for reduced sentences.
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17. 90% of the men in Paraguay died in the War of the Triple Alliance. From 1864–70 they fought Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina simultaneously.
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18. Brazil prisons offer their prisoners the chance to reduce their prison sentence by four days for every book they read and write a report on.
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19. If a Wandering Spider (found in Brazil) bites a person, it can cause a serious erection that may lead to impotence in the victim.
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20. Over 4 million cars in Brazil are now running on gasohol instead of petrol. Gasohol is a fuel made from sugar cane.

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