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Brain Game: Math Square #190

Sandy Wood

“Pepsi-Cola” is an anagram for “Episcopal,” which some believe the drink is named after. But then “Britney Spears” is an anagram for “Presbyterians,” so we’re inclined to discount this theory.

“Pepsi-Cola” is an anagram for “Episcopal,” which some believe the drink is named after. But then “Britney Spears” is an anagram for “Presbyterians,” so we’re inclined to discount this theory.

Election, Clueless or Cruel Intentions?

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Continuing our series of movie quote quizzes, here's a look at three great high school films of the '90s: the soapy Cruel Intentions (1999), the hilarious Clueless (1995) and the devious Election (1999). Given a quote, can you tell which movie it's from?

Mary Ann really was prettier than Ginger, at least in beauty pageant terms. <em>Gilligan's Island </em>star Dawn Wells was beautiful and talented enough to represent Nevada in the 1960 Miss America pageant.

Mary Ann really was prettier than Ginger, at least in beauty pageant terms. Gilligan's Island star Dawn Wells was beautiful and talented enough to represent Nevada in the 1960 Miss America pageant.

Morning Cup of Links: The Voyage of Voyager 1

Miss Cellania

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.

5 Questions: NFL Names V

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J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.

J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.

At points in the 1990s, 50% of all CDs being produced worldwide were for AOL.

At points in the 1990s, 50% of all CDs being produced worldwide were for AOL.

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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Before Duncan Hines helped create the food label bearing his name, he wrote popular food and lodging guides.

Before Duncan Hines helped create the food label bearing his name, he wrote popular food and lodging guides.

Male seahorses carry the eggs and birth the babies.

Male seahorses carry the eggs and birth the babies.

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: Happy "Vern"al Equinox

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