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# Probably the first poet born in Brazilian lands was Blessed Teixeira. Its Prosopopéia book was published in Lisbon, in the year of 1601.

# the writer of scientific fiction Julio Verne flied only one time. It went up in a balloon in 1873.

# the house where João inhabited the São Paulo writer Antonio caught fire and the fire burnt all the originals. Stubborn, it wrote everything of new. Malagueta, Perus and Bacanaço, the rewritten, published book in 1963, turned classic.

# the native of São Paulo Jose Carlos Inoue entered for the Guinness - Book of the Records. It has the record of published romances already in the world. They had been 1,200, under 39 different pseudonyms.

# French author Georges Perec was maniac for lists. It arrived until writing one with the things that would like to make before dying.

# Mencionar its name, of its better the friend or some known in its workmanships consisted of one of the favourite tricks of the Argentine Jorge Borges Luis.

# Practically all the romances of Jose Saramago has a dog between the personages.

# In 1975, Clarice Lispector participated of a congress of witchcraft in Colombia. It started its speech saying: “I have little to say on magic. In the truth, I find that our contact with the supernatural one must be made in silence and a deep solitary meditation”.

# the catarinense writer Cristóvão Tezza always writes the first version of its workmanships by hand, although to know to move in the computer.

# In 1934, Cecília Meirelles took a tea of chair of the poet Fernando Person. It and the husband had combined a meeting with the author in a bar in Lisbon (Portugal), but it never appeared. The couple waited for two hours. To compensate the absence, Person ordered the Cecília an edition of the book Message with the dedication: “The Cecília Meireles, high poet, and the Leather strap Days, artist, old friend and until abetter, in the invocation of the Apolo and Atena, Fernando Person”.
Nothing of Michelle Pfeiffer, Vera Fisher or Sofia Loren. Irresistible of all the times are Afrodite, or Venus, for the Romans. The goddess of the beauty, the fertility and the love has a biography, says thus, obscure. Hesíodo, author of the Teogonia poem, counts that the immortal one was born of the genital ones of Uranus, that had been cut by its Cronos son in a dispute for the throne. Homero, in turn, counts that the immortal one is son of Zeus and Dione. In any way, it is fact that the two to it philosophers costumavam to attribute facetas: celestial, that a its paper standes out as goddess of the fertility, and other whore, on to its voluble character, become attached to the sexual and stingy love. Responsible for the growth of the flowers and the dew of the morning, Afrodite was married with Hefesto and had several loving.
In accordance with mythology, the humanity could live in peace until today was not a revenge of Zeus. The Almighty god of the Olimpo lost the patience when titã Prometheus, opposing its will, taught to the human beings as to make fire. Irritated, Zeus ordered that a statue of a pretty maiden, baptized of Pandora was made, and gave it a full box of curses for the humanity. He commanded then that he went down until the Land and he opened there for its gift. He was there that our problems had started. The petty cash contained, among others things, pains, illnesses, wars and sufferings.
The convictos bachelors inform: nowadays, they lack worthy women of an ascent to the altar. Badly they know who the last oneto think thus finished marrying a statue. The citizen in question was Pigmaleão, king of Crete. In search of the perfect feminine form, the monarch made a magnificent sculpture and finished if getting passionate for it. As good boyfriend, it started to give gifts to it, but, clearly, the inanimate being remained impassível. The desperation of the youngster ahead of the situation was size that obtained to comover Afrodite. The goddess decided, then, to help it. It treated to give to life the rock woman, that received the name from Galatéia, if married Pigmaleão and still it gave a son to it, Pafo call.
# It is considered energizante, regenerative, antigripal, preventive ofcardiac and circulatórios problems, antibiotic natural, beyond excellent coadjuvante in the treatment of other illnesses.

# the Greek poet Homero tells in its epic poem, Odyssey, that Ulisses used the garlic to make Circe to get passionate itself for it, getting rid itself thus of a witch.

# the slaves who had constructed the pyramid of faraó Tutankamon fed themselves with enormous amounts of garlic to guarantee the forces and if to exempt of a without-number of illnesses, as tifo and surtos of cólera.

# the Greeks recommended garlic tea to become the voice most limpid and to move away grippes, cooled, coughs, bronquites and asthma. Everything this with the endorsement of dr. Hipócrates that, in its compendiums of medicine, already cited the vapor use of garlic in the treatment of tumors.

# Researchers had discovered in the garlic an bactericidal action. In the World War I, when other anti-septic ones failed, the doctors used a garlic folder to deal with infectados wounds.

* When the Spanish conquerors had invaded the Aztec Empire, in 1518, had found prostitutes who chewed a type of gum, discovery hundreds of years before for the Mayans, in the south of Mexico. They had perceived thatchicle - a thick and milky liquid that left cuts made in the tree sapodilha and later hardened in gum form - was extremely flavorful.

* In 1993, however, the Swedish researcher Bangt Nordqvist published a scientific article in which it affirmed that the gum to chew had appeared very before. It found in the south of its country three resin pieces of birch chewed by human teeth close to skeletons of the time of the Age of the Rock. Nordqvist affirms that the product contains zilitol, a used deodorant for dental cleanness, that helped the primitive men to keep the protecting arches.

* As much that is truth that first chiclete was patented in day 28 of December of 1869 for the American dentist William Semple. Using the rubber as raw material, it produced gums so that its patients exercised the jaw and stimulated the gengivas. It exists until today under the name of Chiclets.

* But the great revolution in the old habit to chew was headed by the photographer Thomas Adams Jr It discovered that the gum served as dainty.
It is a esverdeada seed, of the family of the leguminosas, generally vendida dries. Its grains small and are flattened. It needs to be of gravy during a good time before being used. It has three varieties: the brown, the green and the red. The first one, also known for Egyptian lentil, kitchen easily and is excellent to be served hot or cold, in saladas, with rice or gravy on masses; second it is resembled the brown and can be consumed hot or cold; the third kitchen quickly, being soft, with creamy consistency. Very rich in protein, it can also be used in creams, soups, stews or be cozida with rice. It is a used grain since the Seniority, and still today very appreciated, mainly in the Europe, Middle East and India, for the preparation of creams and mingaus.
The Aztecs already knew cacao broadbeans centuries before the arrival of the Spaniard in America. They made with themtchocolatl (bitter water), a dark, bitter and cold drink, made with the seeds of the cacaueiro. She was prepared with pepper and spices. E before serving, the Aztecs spilled the drink of the high one, to make foam.

In 1502, the island of Guanaja, inhabited for Aztecs, received the squadron from Columbus. The navigator was one of the first Europeans to prove the flavor of the chocolate. But the product gained the world in century 16. The conqueror Hernán Cortez arrived at Mexico, entered in contact with the Aztecs of the time of emperor Montezuma II, knew the chocolate he took and it for the Europe. When it arrived there, the sugar, the cinnamon and vanilla had substituted the pepper. The delight if became so valuable that its production in Spain was kept in secret for more than a century.

In century 17, the first store specialized in chocolates appeared in London. In Paris, in the following century, the first plant of the product was installed. Up to 1861, the candy was consumed only in the liquid form. Still in century 19, the dutches had created the chocolate in dust and bar. In 1876, the Swiss Daniel Peter decided to add milk and to more invent the consumed sort in Brazil today
# the cheese is one of the foods that the biggest calcium concentration possesss. An average slice of mussarela contains 207 mg of the mineral.

# For return of 400 B.C. the estruscos not only produced its proper cheese with goat milk, as they ralavam already it, as he was proven in archaeological hollowings.

# British Scientists had announced that, in contrast the popular belief, the rats and mice do not like cheese. In the truth they like exactly are of foods with high text of sugar, as supreme and fruits and would have certain disgust for flavor foods and smell forts, as the cheese.

# In some countries of the Europe, where the culture of trufas exists (mushrooms), the dogs are trained would iguaria to find it with the embedded piece use of cheese under the ground. Its I smell fort facilitates the search, and the cachorros costumam to appreciate the flavor very.