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Despite your mother's dire warnings, chewing gum doesn't stay in your stomach for years if you swallow it. It gets digested and disposed of just as quickly as anything else you consume.

Despite your mother's dire warnings, chewing gum doesn't stay in your stomach for years if you swallow it. It gets digested and disposed of just as quickly as anything else you consume.

The Roman Mythology Quiz

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It has been said that the Greeks mythologized their history, and that the Romans historicized their myths. The Romans adopted the Greek myths and modified them to suit their own purposes (to the point of deifying their early leaders). How much do you know about the modifications the Romans made to the mythological foundation laid by the Greeks?

The Golden Hamster is native to Syria. In fact, all hamsters in captivity today can trace their roots back to the original litter discovered in 1930 by archaeologist Aaron Abrahams.

The Golden Hamster is native to Syria. In fact, all hamsters in captivity today can trace their roots back to the original litter discovered in 1930 by archaeologist Aaron Abrahams.

5 Questions: Karate!

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The first VCR, developed by the Ampex Corporation in 1956, weighed nearly 1,500 lbs. It took another 15 years before a commercially viable product hit the scene.

The first VCR, developed by the Ampex Corporation in 1956, weighed nearly 1,500 lbs. It took another 15 years before a commercially viable product hit the scene.

5 Questions: Split Decision

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For six consecutive years, <em>Fortune</em> called Enron "The Most Innovative Company in Corporate America" (1995-2000).

For six consecutive years, Fortune called Enron "The Most Innovative Company in Corporate America" (1995-2000).

5 Questions: Time Out

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Jelly Belly Flavor or Yankee Candle Scent?

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Just because it smells delicious doesn't mean that you should eat it. Can you tell whether these delicious-sounding choices are Jelly Belly jelly bean flavors or Yankee Candle scents?

5 Questions: Asia

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Word to the "Wise"

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Name the 15 Countries Participating in the ISS

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15 countries are currently participating in the International Space Station (ISS) program, according to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). Can you name them all? You've got 3 minutes.

(We've excluded Brazil, which has left the program.)

5 Questions: PIANOS

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