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The cost of a first-class postage stamp during the American Bicentennial was thirteen cents — one for each of the original colonies.

The cost of a first-class postage stamp during the American Bicentennial was thirteen cents — one for each of the original colonies.

Name The 6 Original Power Rangers

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Power Rangers come and Power Rangers go, but can you recall those original Mighty Morphins that Zordon had Alpha 5 pick to defend mother earth in the original series from 1993? We're looking for full names here, but if you can only remember their first names, well we'll give you them, too.

We put 45 seconds on the clock for this one. So make haste or Rita Repulsa will get you!

There is one strand of corn silk for each kernel on an ear of corn.

There is one strand of corn silk for each kernel on an ear of corn.

Overall U.S. consumption of poultry has doubled over the last 25 years, from 18 million pounds to 36 million pounds.

Overall U.S. consumption of poultry has doubled over the last 25 years, from 18 million pounds to 36 million pounds.

Brain Game: Seven Cents

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5 Questions: Turn the Page

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5 Questions: They're Really Just Rocks

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Lunchtime Quiz: Diamond Albums

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Ten years ago this March 16, the RIAA announced the first Diamond Awards, given to music recordings that have sold in excess of 10 million copies in the United States. Since then, 104 albums have been certified Diamond, including four various-artist soundtracks.

Name That City

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Sure, you know the skyline and famous buildings of NYC and Chicago; who doesn't? And, yeah, you probably can pick out Boston, Philly, Toronto, and most likely, London. But what about the big Asian cities? What about lesser-known European and Eastern European cities or the skylines and architecture of South American cities? Think you can pick them out of a lineup?

5 Questions: For Good Measure

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Nintendo, the popular video game company, was actually founded in 1889 as a playing card company.

Nintendo, the popular video game company, was actually founded in 1889 as a playing card company.

Morning Cup of Links: Air Force Bronies

Miss Cellania

Name Europe's Most Populous Cities

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We've done scores of quizzes over the years, so I was surprised to discover one that we missed along the way: Europe's most populous cities. Included are the 17 European cities (not metropolitan areas) whose population exceeds 1.5 million inhabitants. How many of them can you name in five minutes? Prove it!

In 1955, the New York State Labor Department ruled that "there is nothing inherently repulsive about a Van Dyke beard."

In 1955, the New York State Labor Department ruled that "there is nothing inherently repulsive about a Van Dyke beard."

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