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Kentucky Derby fans may notice that race horses never walk to the starting gate alone. Horses are social animals, and thoroughbreds spend a lot of lonely time on the road. Therefore, it is traditional to bring their stable mate, or “companion pony” al

Kentucky Derby fans may notice that race horses never walk to the starting gate alone. Horses are social animals, and thoroughbreds spend a lot of lonely time on the road. Therefore, it is traditional to bring their stable mate, or “companion pony” along to keep them soothed.

Ten on Todd

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The name Todd comes from the Middle English word for FOX, and you'll have to be as sly as one to earn a winning score in today's Lunchtime Quiz. A score of 6 or better is a win. Can you do it? Prove it!

Brain Game: Math Square #165

Sandy Wood

5 Questions: Sounds? Zounds!

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Mushroom clouds can be created by any huge explosion; they aren't specific to atomic blasts.

Mushroom clouds can be created by any huge explosion; they aren't specific to atomic blasts.

5 Questions: Out on a "Lynn"

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5 Questions: Last of the Cast

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The shotput used by male athletes weighs 16 lbs., the same as the maximum weight for a bowling ball.

The shotput used by male athletes weighs 16 lbs., the same as the maximum weight for a bowling ball.

Gasoline was once sold in small bottles as a cure for lice.

Gasoline was once sold in small bottles as a cure for lice.

5 Questions: Save Ferris

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Birds cock their heads at the ground not to listen for prey (such as insects or worms) but to better see them.

Birds cock their heads at the ground not to listen for prey (such as insects or worms) but to better see them.

5 Questions: Twister

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Aaahh!!! Real Monsters: The Quiz

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Continuing our look at classic Nickelodeon cartoons, here's a look at the creepy creatures of Aaahh!!! Real Monsters. How much do you remember about Oblina, Kickis, Krumm and the rest of the monsters in the academy in the dump?

King County, Washington, managed to keep its name while changing its namesake. Originally named for William King, it was "renamed" in 1986 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

King County, Washington, managed to keep its name while changing its namesake. Originally named for William King, it was "renamed" in 1986 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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