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Brain Game: Fun with Flags, Episode 11

Sandy Wood

5 Questions: Birth Day

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5 Questions: Something's Fishy!

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Favorite Movies: The Usual Suspects

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Bryan Singer's The Usual Suspects has just about the greatest twist in movie history and is one of the best action movies. How well do you know the movie? Just a warning, in case you haven't seen it, there may be some spoilers in the quiz.

5 Questions: You're the Tops

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Brain Game: Creve!

Sandy Wood

5 Questions: Orange You Glad You Took This Quiz?

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5 Questions: Jet Royalty?

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Name Prime-Time's Top-Earning Men

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Forbes recently published a list of the top-earning men in prime-time television. How many of their top 11 can you name in 3 minutes?

5 Questions: Do Right

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Morning Cup of Links: The Insane Kowloon Walled City

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5 Questions: Out West

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Ovid, Vanderbilt, or Cosmo?

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Way back in the year 1 BCE, Ovid published The Art of Love, sort of a how-to guidebook (er, poem) loaded with tips for men interested in picking up women, and women interested in keeping a man. Some 2,000 years later and not much has changed. In 1952, Amy Vanderbilt, Queen of Etiquette, published a book chock-full of advice remarkably similar to Ovid's in language and intent.

Who's Worth More?

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How do today’s billionaires stack up against yesterday’s über-wealthy? Inquiring minds, including Forbes and The Times of London, have been intent to find out. By taking the worth of various famed figures of history at the peak of their success, determining the relative share of the Gross National Product each controlled, and adjusting for inflation, a list of the wealthiest individuals ever has been produced. The methodology, while debatable, produces some surprising results.

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