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The first European settlement in America wasn't St. Augustine, or Jamestown, but San Miguel de Guadalupe, located on the coast near what is today the Georgia-South Carolina border. Built in 1526, it failed after only six months.

The first European settlement in America wasn't St. Augustine, or Jamestown, but San Miguel de Guadalupe, located on the coast near what is today the Georgia-South Carolina border. Built in 1526, it failed after only six months.

The Bird That Impales Its Prey

Matt Soniak

Shrikes are a family of birds with a nasty habit of impaling their prey on thorns and barbed wire fences.

The Office Quiz (U.S. Edition)

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In honor of comedy in the workplace, waste a few minutes of company time with our Office quiz.

5 Questions: Tate of Mind

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The "K" in Kmart stands for Kresge, as in the chain's founder, Sebastian S. Kresge.

The "K" in Kmart stands for Kresge, as in the chain's founder, Sebastian S. Kresge.

5 Questions: Upside Down

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Bob Hope, 50 year veteran of USO Service, was actually born in England. He moved to the U.S. just before the age of five and became a citizen in 1920 at age 17.

Bob Hope, 50 year veteran of USO Service, was actually born in England. He moved to the U.S. just before the age of five and became a citizen in 1920 at age 17.

At more than 3.3 million square miles, the Sahara Desert is as large as the world's next 20 largest hot deserts combined.

At more than 3.3 million square miles, the Sahara Desert is as large as the world's next 20 largest hot deserts combined.

5 Questions: RIP Leslie Nielsen

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The Fictional College Final Exam

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As long as you can find the right DVD, television and film’s fake colleges are always in session. How well do you know your fictitious colleges? Take the quiz to find out your grade.

The Curious Political Quote Quiz

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If these political quotes from the last few years are any indication, we can expect a whole lot more questionable statements and bizarre admissions between now and next November. In this quiz, written by the sound bite mavens at Gotcha Media, it's up to you to decide which politician uttered which curious quote.

Those few who have survived a jump from the Golden Gate Bridge report that it takes about four seconds to hit the water, which is plenty of time to re-think and regret the decision.

Those few who have survived a jump from the Golden Gate Bridge report that it takes about four seconds to hit the water, which is plenty of time to re-think and regret the decision.

5 Questions: Don't Leave

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5 Questions: "-ink" Blots

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The Easy Rider Quiz

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Public transportation ridership has increased in nearly every city that offers reliable and affordable options. Can you identify which public transportation acronym serves which American city? Then head over to our blog and share your best (or worst) public transportation story.

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