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5 Questions: The Straight Skinny

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Before finishing his education, earning a doctorate, and inventing the sport basketball, Dr. James Naismith was a high school dropout.

Before finishing his education, earning a doctorate, and inventing the sport basketball, Dr. James Naismith was a high school dropout.

5 Questions: Odd Couple

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Brain Game: Disappearing Act

Sandy Wood

My Wiki is Bigger than Yours

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While people can knock Wikipedia all they want for its inaccuracies, nobody can deny its sheer volume of information. But which entries get more information than others? Of each pair below, pick the article with the longer word count.* Oh, and no editing the wiki entries to boost your score!

*Word count does not include picture captions, tables of contents, invitations to edit an article or "see also" links. Subject headings are included.

Iron Eyes Cody, the crying Native American in the famous anti-pollution TV commercial, was actually an Italian-American named Oscar DeCorti.

Iron Eyes Cody, the crying Native American in the famous anti-pollution TV commercial, was actually an Italian-American named Oscar DeCorti.

5 Questions: All This for Only...

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The Price is Wrong

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Flipping through a JCPenney catalog from 1972, it dawned on me that some prices seemed way too high for '72, while others seemed ridiculously low. Let's see how well you do identifying price tags from 35 years ago. But here's the twist, folks, your job is to pick out the WRONG price, NOT the right price. Got it? [the incorrect price - the one that is NOT in the catalog - is the right answer.]

Golf legend Jack Nicklaus didn't earn his nickname, the Golden Bear, because of his size, his demeanor, or his hair. It was the name of his high school mascot.

Golf legend Jack Nicklaus didn't earn his nickname, the Golden Bear, because of his size, his demeanor, or his hair. It was the name of his high school mascot.

5 Questions: Whoops!

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Cartoon Recall: Name all the Best Animated Feature nominees in 10 minutes

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To date, 23 films have been nominated for the Best Animated Feature (the award was introduced in 2001). Can you name the elite cartoons in 10 minutes?

Henri Breault, a pediatrician from Windsor, Ontario, invented the child-resistant medicine cap in 1967.

Henri Breault, a pediatrician from Windsor, Ontario, invented the child-resistant medicine cap in 1967.

Brain Game: A Beginning of the End

Sandy Wood

5 Questions: Not Stereo

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