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Walter Koenig had to wear a shaggy toupee in his first season as Chekhov in <em>Star Trek</em> until his real hair grew out. Reportedly, his mop-topped character was modeled after The Monkees singer Davy Jones in an attempt to lure teenage viewers.

Walter Koenig had to wear a shaggy toupee in his first season as Chekhov in Star Trek until his real hair grew out. Reportedly, his mop-topped character was modeled after The Monkees singer Davy Jones in an attempt to lure teenage viewers.

There really was a Dr. Scholl. Podiatrist William Mathias Scholl was born in Indiana.

There really was a Dr. Scholl. Podiatrist William Mathias Scholl was born in Indiana.

In 2003, Dennis Gross set the unofficial record for Most Peeps Eaten in 30 Minutes. He polished off 102 Peeps.

In 2003, Dennis Gross set the unofficial record for Most Peeps Eaten in 30 Minutes. He polished off 102 Peeps.

When Parker Brothers acquired the rights to the Ouija board and released its first version back in 1967, the game's early sales trounced that of the company’s traditional bestseller, <em>Monopoly</em>.

When Parker Brothers acquired the rights to the Ouija board and released its first version back in 1967, the game's early sales trounced that of the company’s traditional bestseller, Monopoly.

Only two ice hockey goalies (Martin Brodeur and Ron Hextall) have scored a goal in the regular season of play and a goal in the playoffs.

Only two ice hockey goalies (Martin Brodeur and Ron Hextall) have scored a goal in the regular season of play and a goal in the playoffs.

5 Questions: Plant This

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Since 1930, there have been fewer than 10 left-handed catchers in Major League Baseball.

Since 1930, there have been fewer than 10 left-handed catchers in Major League Baseball.

5 Questions: Good Golly, Miss Molly

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The highest score in a college football game was 222-0. It was the powerhouse Georgia Tech against Cumberland College, 1916. Ga. Tech's coach was John Heisman, whom the Heisman trophy is named after.

The highest score in a college football game was 222-0. It was the powerhouse Georgia Tech against Cumberland College, 1916. Ga. Tech's coach was John Heisman, whom the Heisman trophy is named after.

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Like many high-impact sports, break dancing can lead to long-term health issues, including (no joke) Breaker’s Thumb, Break Dancer’s Pulmonary Embolism, and Break Dancer’s Fracture of the Fifth Metatarsal.

Like many high-impact sports, break dancing can lead to long-term health issues, including (no joke) Breaker’s Thumb, Break Dancer’s Pulmonary Embolism, and Break Dancer’s Fracture of the Fifth Metatarsal.

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Top Baby Girl Names

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Each year the Social Security Administration publishes a list of the most popular baby names. All names are from Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States. How many of the Top 10 names for baby girls can you come up with in 5 minutes?

U.K. or USA?

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Was this sitcom actor born and raised in the United Kingdom or the United States?

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