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It took George Eastman, the inventor of Kodak film, four years to come up with a name for his product. He worked with his mother on it, and had a few rules for what he wanted: something short, something impossible to mispronounce, something unique, and s

It took George Eastman, the inventor of Kodak film, four years to come up with a name for his product. He worked with his mother on it, and had a few rules for what he wanted: something short, something impossible to mispronounce, something unique, and something that included his favorite letter, K.

5 Questions: Nevada Cities

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The world's largest desert is not the Sahara; it is the continent of Antarctica. (Antarctica is classified as a "cold desert.")

The world's largest desert is not the Sahara; it is the continent of Antarctica. (Antarctica is classified as a "cold desert.")

5 Questions: Mamma Mia!

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The Conference Affiliations Quiz

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Conference alignment was the hot college football news this summer as the Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-10, and Mountain West reshuffled their membership. It was hardly the first time schools have bounced from conference to conference, though. How well do you know the history of conference affiliations? Take our (tough) quiz to see!

5 Questions: "Tri" Again

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The term "skid road" (or "skid row") originated in Seattle. The actual road, Yesler Way, was used during the late 1800s to haul (skid) logs to the Yesler saw mill at the bottom of the hill. It became a rather seedy district eventually and became known as

The term "skid road" (or "skid row") originated in Seattle. The actual road, Yesler Way, was used during the late 1800s to haul (skid) logs to the Yesler saw mill at the bottom of the hill. It became a rather seedy district eventually and became known as "Skid Road," and the name caught on.

5 Questions: Tool Time

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5 Questions: Foreign Phrases

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Brain Game: Fun with Flags, Episode 5

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The L.A. Story Quiz (With a Twist of Lemon)

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Let's find out how much you remember about the Steve Martin classic L.A. Story.

It is bad luck to whistle in a theatre. The superstition dates back to the time when off-duty sailors would run the fly system in theatres, and the sailors would whistle the cues to each other. Therefore, if you were to walk through a theatre carelessly w

It is bad luck to whistle in a theatre. The superstition dates back to the time when off-duty sailors would run the fly system in theatres, and the sailors would whistle the cues to each other. Therefore, if you were to walk through a theatre carelessly whistling a tune, you might cause a scenic piece to fall on your head.

5 Questions: Deacon Jones (RIP)

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Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice! (The Quiz)

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Our next installment in Movie Quiz Week comes from Stacy Conradt. Do you know your Beetlejuice?

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