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5 Questions: Belated Mother's Day

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5 Questions: Take a Peek at this Pike

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The first cellular phone measured 9" x 5" and weighed 2.5 lbs. It was developed by Dr. Martin Cooper, who worked for Motorola.

The first cellular phone measured 9" x 5" and weighed 2.5 lbs. It was developed by Dr. Martin Cooper, who worked for Motorola.

A sardine is not a species of fish, but a name that can apply to many small varieties of pickled fish, including herring and pilchard.

A sardine is not a species of fish, but a name that can apply to many small varieties of pickled fish, including herring and pilchard.

The Pony Express only lasted a single year before the transcontinental telegraph made the route obsolete.

The Pony Express only lasted a single year before the transcontinental telegraph made the route obsolete.

The first lotions and moisturizers date back to 3000 BC, when people in the Near East used whipped ostrich eggs and crocodile dung to keep their skin looking fresh.

The first lotions and moisturizers date back to 3000 BC, when people in the Near East used whipped ostrich eggs and crocodile dung to keep their skin looking fresh.

Picky linguists will tell you that the feminine version of "dude" is "dudine," not "dudette."

Picky linguists will tell you that the feminine version of "dude" is "dudine," not "dudette."

Parcheesi originated as a life-size game—the ruler of India played it in his garden, using pretty young women as the pawns. As for the “home” they moved toward? That was the center of the garden, where the emperor sat.

Parcheesi originated as a life-size game—the ruler of India played it in his garden, using pretty young women as the pawns. As for the “home” they moved toward? That was the center of the garden, where the emperor sat.

5 Questions: Dot Dot Dot

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In 1983, a tiny fleck of paint off an earlier spacecraft hit the windshield of the orbiting space shuttle <em>Challenger</em> at 20,000 mph, causing a crater to form in its windshield.

In 1983, a tiny fleck of paint off an earlier spacecraft hit the windshield of the orbiting space shuttle Challenger at 20,000 mph, causing a crater to form in its windshield.

The Kansas City Chiefs, the professional football team, were named after the mayor of Kansas City. Mayor H. Roe Bartle, nicknamed Chief, was responsible for getting the owner, Lamar Hunt, to move the Dallas Texans to Kansas City in 1963.

The Kansas City Chiefs, the professional football team, were named after the mayor of Kansas City. Mayor H. Roe Bartle, nicknamed Chief, was responsible for getting the owner, Lamar Hunt, to move the Dallas Texans to Kansas City in 1963.

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