By far the largest nation in South America, the cultural and economic powerhouse of Brazil has produced celebrities in every field. Can you name these five?



Andreas Pavel

publication date: Friday, December 30, 2011

category: Inventions

clue: Long before you walked around enjoying music on your phone or MP3 player, this inventor first made it possible, not that Sony credited him.

explanation: Pavel invented the device that eventually became the Sony Walkman, but required years of litigation to get credit and payment. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Ryan Dunn


Kaká

publication date: Thursday, December 29, 2011

category: Sports

clue: Many top footballers think they're the shit. This midfielder for Real Madrid might actually be.

explanation: The clue was a play on Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite's common-use nickname, Kaká. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Ryan Dunn


Robert Rey

publication date: Wednesday, December 28, 2011

category: Medicine

clue: Few plastic surgeons are known by the zip code they work in, even if it's the famous zip code of Beverly Hills and they're reality TV stars.

explanation: Rey starred in the reality series Dr. 90210 about his practice. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn


Rodrigo Santoro

publication date: Tuesday, December 27, 2011

category: Movies

clue: He wasn't very popular with viewers of Lost, or with the three hundred Spartan soldiers who fought him.

explanation: Santoro starred in Lost and 300. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn


Adriana Lima

publication date: Monday, December 26, 2011

category: Modeling

clue: I double-checked to make sure that this Victoria's Secret and Maybelline model is Brazilian, since she's named after the capital of a neighboring country.

explanation: Lima shares her name with the capital city of Peru. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn


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