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Lagoa Rodrigues de Freitas

Hermeto Pascoal (born June 22, 1936) is a Brazilian composer and multi-instrumentalist. He was born in Lagoa da Canoa, Alagoas, Brazil.[

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The Biggest, Brightest Christmas Trees in the World

Upping the ante, the city of Rio de Janeiro each year sets their celebrations afloat—literally. The Lagoa stands some 280 feet in the air and has twice been included in the Guinness Book of Records since the event's inception in 1996 as the largest floating tree in the world.

Glover and Stanning defend Olympic crown in style

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning became the first British female rowers to defend an Olympic title and they did so in commanding fashion, leading from the front to win gold in the women’s pair and extend one of the most dominant records in world sport.

Rio De Janeiro Lights Annual Floating Christmas Tree

Fireworks explode during the lighting ceremony for Rio de Janeiro's famed floating Christmas tree in Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas on November 30, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The constructed tree is the largest floating Christmas tree in the world according to the Guinness Book of World Records. The tree is 85 meters tall and is displayed by three million microlights. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)