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Amazon Indian Tribe Makes First Contact With Outside World

A group of Indians living in the Amazon rainforest have made contact with the outside world for the first time. The group, believed to be from Peru, made contact with a group of settled Indians on the border of Brazil.

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Spenser Platt, Getty Images
Spenser Platt, Getty Images

17 Year Old Brazilian World’s Fastest Texter

The world’s fastest texter is 17 year old Marcel Fernandes Filho from Brazil with a time 18.19 seconds. He beat the previous mark of 18.44 seconds to take the crown. He holds the Guinness Book of World Records for the fastest typing of a text using a mobile device.

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Ilia Yefimovich
Ilia Yefimovich

The Pineapple is Not Originally From Hawaii

We were eating a pineapple the other day and I started wondering if they originated in Hawaii or came from somewhere else, they came from somewhere else. Pineapples are a big part of the Hawaiian economy and the soil and climate are perfect for growing them, but they came from South America.

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Pop-Country Band at Center of Tragic Brazil Club Fire

Officials say pyrotechnics set off by the band Gurizada Fandangueira started a fire that killed 233 people in southern Brazil early Sunday morning (Jan. 27). Many more are being treated for injuries as crews dig through the debris at the Kiss nightclub in Santa Maria.

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Firefighters at Brazil Club Fire
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Nightclub Fire Kills Hundreds in Brazil

The death toll in a horrific nightclub fire in Brazil as risen to 232, according to news sources. This number is updated from the original count of 245 first reported by local news sources.

A fire started at the Boate Kiss nightclub around 2 AM in the southern city of Santa Maria

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Brazilian Man Thought Dead Walks in on His Own Wake

Just imagine the shock, your whole family is gathered at the family home to mourn the passing of a loved one and the deceased walks in. The family of 41 year old Gilberto Araujo thought he was a victim of a car wash shooting when police called and told his brother he was killed and his body was at the morgue. At the morgue, Araujos’ brother, Jose, identified the body as his brothers and took it to his mother’s house for the wake.

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