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The littlest president was James Madison. He was 5'4" and weighed about 100 pounds.

The littlest president was James Madison. He was 5'4" and weighed about 100 pounds.

Henry Ford was a proponent of hiring the handicapped. In 1919, more than 20% of his workforce had some form of disability.

Henry Ford was a proponent of hiring the handicapped. In 1919, more than 20% of his workforce had some form of disability.

The German word <em>kummerspeck</em> "means excess weight gained from emotional overeating." Literally, grief bacon.

The German word kummerspeck "means excess weight gained from emotional overeating." Literally, grief bacon.

A National Weather Service study indicated that more than eight out of every ten people injured or killed by lightning were men.

A National Weather Service study indicated that more than eight out of every ten people injured or killed by lightning were men.

Brain Game: Exact Change Only

Sandy Wood

Gordon

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5 Questions: "Gris" is the Word

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A yellow baseball (thought to be more visible to batters, fielders, and spectators) was tested in New York City at 1938 college game between Fordham and Columbia.

A yellow baseball (thought to be more visible to batters, fielders, and spectators) was tested in New York City at 1938 college game between Fordham and Columbia.

Morning Cup of Links: The Best Rock Movies

Miss Cellania

Who Said It: @JoseCanseco or Gertrude Stein?

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Gertrude Stein is emblematic of a literary and artistic era, with the rhythmic cadence of her poetry underlining a naked self-expression.
Jose Canseco slugged 462 dingers and is now known on Twitter for his candid insight, bouts of oppressive confidence tempered by poignant disclosures of self doubt, and an ever-turbid relationship with the ethereal but "so hot" Leila Shennib ("Leila please call me").

5 Questions: For and Against

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Both the flesh and the pit of avocados are toxic to most species of birds.

Both the flesh and the pit of avocados are toxic to most species of birds.

It's Five O'Clock Somewhere

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As the saying goes, "It's 5 o'clock somewhere." But do you know where that place is?

(Accurate to April 17th, all times double-checked on www.timeanddate.com/worldclock.)

Changing Channels

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As cable channels start turning towards original programming and better content, their rebranding can make a trip through TV Guide confusing. In this quiz, see if you can track the changes to your favorite cable networks.

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