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Cidade Maravilhosa is Rio's nickname.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brasilia,  capital

Rio has been affectionately dubbed Cidade Maravilhosa, which translates as Marvelous City. Some of the reasons for this moniker include the combination of urban culture, magnificent shoreline, rocky peaks, and impressive forests.

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Pirates did not always bury their loot.

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The betalain in beetroots might cause your feces to darken.

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According to popular belief, the first lavish celebration of Dussehra was held in the Mysore Palace in the 17th century

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The British Museum got so big it had to create two other national institutions to cope

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Financial advice is not provided by media made by and for women.

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Yoga can aid in the treatment of insomnia.

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