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The original version of Roger Corman’s <em>The Little Shop of Horrors</em> was reportedly the fastest film ever made. It was written in a single night, rehearsed in three days, and shot in two days and one night. Why the rush? Corman wanted to finish th

The original version of Roger Corman’s The Little Shop of Horrors was reportedly the fastest film ever made. It was written in a single night, rehearsed in three days, and shot in two days and one night. Why the rush? Corman wanted to finish the movie by New Year’s Day 1960, when a new industry practice would have forced him to pay the actors residual fees for any showing.

Was He a Super Bowl MVP?

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We've collected 11 NFL stars—some of them won a Super Bowl MVP award, some fell just short. Can you identify the MVPs?

5 Questions: Spoiler Alert!

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Star Wars Reference or WWII Reference?

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Have you ever noticed how many Star Wars terms and real-war terms seem to overlap? Matt Fischer from the University of Colorado has, and he wants to know if you know your stuff. So, it's your duty to determine whether each reference is from Star Wars, WWII, or both. May the force be with you!

At the 2000 Samsung Open, a furious Goran Ivanišević smashed three rackets and was forced to withdraw. Why? Because he didn’t have a fourth on hand.

At the 2000 Samsung Open, a furious Goran Ivanišević smashed three rackets and was forced to withdraw. Why? Because he didn’t have a fourth on hand.

5 Questions: Give and Take

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The 20<sup>th</sup> century award for Best Center of Gravity definitely belongs to Hollywood stuntman Alvin Kelly. In 1924, Kelly sat atop a flagpole for 13 hours, inspiring copycats across the country to replicate his feat (to varying degrees of success)

The 20th century award for Best Center of Gravity definitely belongs to Hollywood stuntman Alvin Kelly. In 1924, Kelly sat atop a flagpole for 13 hours, inspiring copycats across the country to replicate his feat (to varying degrees of success).

Who Said It: Dr. Phil or Dr. Fünke?

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When it comes to catchy quips, Dr. Tobias Fünke from Arrested Development and Dr. Phil McGraw are never at a loss for words. When taken out of context, can you tell which piece of advice came from which doctor?

Brain Game: Westward Ho

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5 Questions: Party All the Time

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After having an argument with his son about Crazy 8's, Merle Robbins, a barbershop owner and card lover, invented UNO in 1971 in Reading, Ohio. He introduced the game to his family, and after they started playing the game more and more, he decided to have

After having an argument with his son about Crazy 8's, Merle Robbins, a barbershop owner and card lover, invented UNO in 1971 in Reading, Ohio. He introduced the game to his family, and after they started playing the game more and more, he decided to have the game printed.

The Fourth

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Sixteen questions (4 x 4) about the Fourth. Four possible answers for each. And if you only get four correct... no four-letter words, please. Happy Fourth!

The first fax machine was invented over 25 years before the telephone.

The first fax machine was invented over 25 years before the telephone.

Who Played (Doctor) Who?

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In the 45-year history of the BBC science-fiction series Doctor Who, ten different actors have played The Doctor (not counting big-screen movies, one-off charity specials, stage shows or audio dramas). Can you name all ten before time runs out? (Actors' last names only.)

[Hint: We'll give you two of them. Tom Baker & Colin Baker. They're not related. For these two, you'll have to enter their first and last names.]

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