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Scott Joplin's famous piano song, “Maple Leaf Rag,” was not named for the leaf or for Canada: it was named for the Maple Leaf Club, a social gathering place in Sedalia, Missouri.

Scott Joplin's famous piano song, “Maple Leaf Rag,” was not named for the leaf or for Canada: it was named for the Maple Leaf Club, a social gathering place in Sedalia, Missouri.

5 Questions: Well, "La"-Di-Da

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How can you tell snail tracks from slug tracks? While your typical garden slug leaves a continuous trail of slime in its wake, snails leaves more of a dotted line, since they move forward in an up-and-down fashion, kind of like an inchworm.

How can you tell snail tracks from slug tracks? While your typical garden slug leaves a continuous trail of slime in its wake, snails leaves more of a dotted line, since they move forward in an up-and-down fashion, kind of like an inchworm.

Morning Cup of Links: Where Christmas Trees Come From

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Morning Cup of Links: On the Lookout for Stolen Art

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5 Questions: Carry On

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Play It "Safe"

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Morse Code was made for letters, not numbers. In fact, signaling the number "one" requires five dots and dashes.

Morse Code was made for letters, not numbers. In fact, signaling the number "one" requires five dots and dashes.

5 Questions: Don't Play with Fire

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On the week of April 4<sup>th</sup>, 1964, The Beatles held each of the top five spots on the <em>Billboard</em> pop singles chart.

On the week of April 4th, 1964, The Beatles held each of the top five spots on the Billboard pop singles chart.

5 Questions: High Five!

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Brown-shelled chicken eggs are identical to white-shelled chicken eggs in both content and nutrition.

Brown-shelled chicken eggs are identical to white-shelled chicken eggs in both content and nutrition.

One Barbie doll is sold about every 3 seconds.

One Barbie doll is sold about every 3 seconds.

Pablo Picasso was held, questioned, and then released in 1911 for his suspected role in the theft of the Mona Lisa, which turned up months later.

Pablo Picasso was held, questioned, and then released in 1911 for his suspected role in the theft of the Mona Lisa, which turned up months later.

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