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Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer: Acre

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the name of a Brazilian state with a new state-run condom factory. The answer is Acre. The condom factory will soon be producing condoms made from rubber harvested in the Amazon rainforest..

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

We were looking for a tributary of the Amazon that starts in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. The answer is the Xingu River. Researchers working near the source of the river have un-covered traces of ancient settlements -- known as "lost cities" -- buried under a thick layer of jungle. Lisa Mullins speaks with Michael Heckenberger, a professor of Anthropology at the University of Florida who led an expedition to the region.

Sports

Geo answer

For today Geo Quiz, we asked what country has elevated the soccer move known as the ?paradinha? to an art form? The answer is Brazil. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's resident soccer expert, William Troop.

Arts, Culture & Media

Sugar bowl of the world

A little sugar sweetens the Geo Quiz: sugar comes from many places around the world. More than 100 countries produce the sweet stuff from sugar cane and sugar beetn but the question today is which country produces and exports the most sugar?