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“Pretty Boy” Floyd might have been one of America’s most notorious bank robbers, but he couldn’t have been too bad a guy: On bank heists, he was known for destroying mortgage papers, consequently freeing hundreds of people from property debt.

“Pretty Boy” Floyd might have been one of America’s most notorious bank robbers, but he couldn’t have been too bad a guy: On bank heists, he was known for destroying mortgage papers, consequently freeing hundreds of people from property debt.

5 Questions: You Gotta Love Her!

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5 Questions: Whoops!

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Monty Python Phrase or Ben Franklin Synonym for Drunk?

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Ben Franklin made a list of every synonym for the word "drunk" he could think of. Obviously ol' Ben had spent some time in pubs, because he easily came up with more than 200. Can you spot which is a Franklin synonym and which is a Monty Python phrase?

Hitler or Churchill?

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I don't know that much about art, but I can probably pick out a Manet from a Monet, or a Picasso from a Dali. I had a much, much harder time picking out a Hitler from a Churchill. See if you fare any better than me below.

What's On Second: Part II

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It's only fitting that a quiz all about seconds would get a second edition. We'll give you the first in a category, it's up to you to identify the second entry.

Trust me, I work for the Government

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Do you know what the Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs does? The government is known for bureaucracy and there's plenty of jobs that don't sound professional. How much do you know about the offices and jobs you may not have heard of?

5 Questions: Remember the <em>Edmund Fitzgerald</em>

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I'm a Loser, Baby

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History may be written by the winners, but if you manage to lose in a really spectacular or consistent fashion, there’s a good chance you’ll get remembered, too. See how well you know these twelve notable losers.

Humans can lose up to 30% of their total blood volume before going into shock.

Humans can lose up to 30% of their total blood volume before going into shock.

Name the Elements That Start With "C"

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While your old periodic table might not reflect it, Element 112 is named copernicium (Cn) in honor of Nicolaus Copernicus (the name was proposed in 2009). The number of elements that start with the letter "C" is now 12. Can you name the other 11?

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