Morning Cup of Links: Presidential Trivia for Presidents' Day

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A Presidents' Day Round-up of Presidential Facts. You never know when you'll need these bits of trivia for an online quiz or a game show.
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Ken Jennings is America's Hardest-Working Know-It-All. The former mental_floss magazine contributor has parlayed his Jeopardy! fame into lasting celebrity.
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Two generations of adoptions in one family highlight the differences between eras. Either way, building a family is a labor of love.
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Scholastic books is giving a Harry Potter book a new cover. Fans responded with their own new covers, some of which are quite remarkable.
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Chimpanzee Memory Study Suggests Apes' Short-Term Recall Better Than Humans'. Or is it possible we just don't need to use ours as much as we once did?
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A Lithuanian composer built an orchestral work around Nora, the piano-playing cat. Listen to Nora and the Klaipeda Chamber Orchestra performing "CATcerto."
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A Look at Hypocritical Characters in Literature. Just as in real life, there are plenty of them to go around.
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A week after Maker's Mark announced they would dilute the whiskey to 84 proof, the company has done an about-face. That's the power of two-way communication thanks to the internet.
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The weirdest injuries in baseball history. Getting hit with a bat or ball is expected, but how do you bite yourself in the butt?

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February 18, 2013 - 7:52am
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