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We need to study – Nelson Mandela

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” A Educação é a arma mais poderosa que você pode usar para mudar o mundo. Nelson Mandela / Fonte: Brainy Quote – Nós precisamos estudar – We need to study. / Nelson Mandela foi advogado, presidente da África do Sul e Prêmio Nobel da Paz.

The tallest man ever – Robert Wadlow

Robert Pershing Wadlow (1918–1940), also known as the Alton Giant and the Giant of Illinois, was an American who became famous as the tallest person ever in recorded history for whom there is irrefutable evidence. Wadlow reached 8 ft 11.1 in (2.72 m)[2][4][5] in height and weighed 490 lb (220 kg) at his death at age 22.

10 Things Brazil Does Better Than Anyone Else

The mere mention of Brazil brings to mind sun, fun, and samba, but there are a whole lot of other things the country does particularly well. Here are 10 things done better in Brazil than anywhere else. / Source: Geo Beats / Number 10. Unique sports. A popular pastime in Brazil is a friendly competition known as footvolley.

The Guinness Book of World Records

Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.

Look straight in the eye – Helen Keller

“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” “Nunca dobre sua cabeça. Sempre a mantenha alta. Olhe o mundo diretamente nos olhos.” Fonte: Brainy Quote / Helen Keller – Escritora, conferencista e ativista social americana. Foi a primeira pessoa surda e cega a conquistar um bacharelado.