História dos fogos de artifício: Quem inventou os fogos de artifício e por que celebramos com eles?

História Antiga | 29 de dezembro de 2020 (Estilo Mughal / Wikimedia Commons) Hoje, qualquer um pode pegar fogos de artifício baratos em uma barraca à beira da estrada, mas muito antes de eles serem facilmente acessíveis acessório comemorativo, as pessoas usaram fogos de artifício para afastar os maus espíritos. Hoje, fogos de artifício são…

Culturas que não comemoram o dia de ano novo em 1º de janeiro

Fatos históricos | 28 de dezembro de 2020 Os artistas participam do tradicional desfile de ano novo chinês de dragão e bateria. (Joel Saget / AFP via Getty Images) À medida que se aproxima a meia-noite de 31 de dezembro, os olhos da maior parte do mundo estão voltados para o relógio, contagem decrescente os…

O calendário gregoriano: por que os meses e os dias são assim?

História Medieval | 27 de dezembro de 2020 (Biblioteca del Vaticano / Wikimedia Commons) 1º de janeiro marca o início de um novo ano, pelo menos de acordo com o calendário gregoriano. Temos usado este sistema de calendário por mais de 400 anos, desde que o Papa Gregório XIII configurou um sistema para corrigir os…

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What language is spoken in Brazil?

Brazil is responsible not only for a territory of South America, but also for a large part of the continent’s linguistics: but Portuguese is not the only language ​​spoken in Brazil! Despite being the main language, in Brazil even Spanish and Japanese coexist along with Dutch, Roman dialect and other 274 indigenous languages ​​spoken by…

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Brazil life expectancy: social improvements

The life expectancy of the Brazilian reached the highest average in history. Projection released this Wednesday (25/7) by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) shows that the longevity has reached 76 years. A jump of 22 years compared to the registered in the 1960s, for example, when the average reached 54. Brazil reached…

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What is the capital of Brazil?

Brasília, the capital of Brazil, counts on important characteristics not only because of all political issues, because it is the space of great discussions and governmental decisions, but also because it is a space that has a super interesting space organization, a totally planned place and organized for certain purposes. With this, its history, economy…

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Pão de Queijo Recipe – Brazilian Cheese Bread

Pão de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread) is a typical Brazilina recipe. Coming originally from the State of Minas Gerais, Pão de Queijo has become the most popular snacks in Brazil. The recipe came to be on the 18th century, during slavery practiced in the Brazilian farms from Minas Gerais. To serve the afternoon coffee (an…

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Best way to learn portuguese: 22 free online and in-person courses

Wanna learn Portuguese language or are you learning Portuguese already and want to improve your language skills faster? Try a free online or an in-person Portuguese language courses is the best way to learn Portuguese and improve your proficiency in no time. In this post, we bring you 22 options of free courses for you…