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To assemble the Wizard's wardrobe for <em>The Wizard of Oz</em>, MGM costumers shopped at thrift stores to find clothes that projected "shabby gentility." In an incredible coincidence, the previous owner of the coat they purchased was <em>Wizard of Oz</e

To assemble the Wizard's wardrobe for The Wizard of Oz, MGM costumers shopped at thrift stores to find clothes that projected "shabby gentility." In an incredible coincidence, the previous owner of the coat they purchased was Wizard of Oz writer L. Frank Baum.

"AA" in the Middle

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5 Questions: Bad Boys

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Morning Cup of Links: Weird Christmas Movies

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5 Questions: Rocky Horror

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5 Questions: I Pity the "Fool"

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Brain Game: Toys Under the Tree

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Wrigley's gum was the first product with a bar code to be scanned at a supermarket.

Wrigley's gum was the first product with a bar code to be scanned at a supermarket.

5 Questions: Animal Genders I

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5 Questions: Rollin' in Dough

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5 Questions: You Shouldn't Say This

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Presidential Firsts

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As we get closer to the inauguration of the first black President of the United States, let's look back at some other presidential firsts you might not be aware of.

The U.S. national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner", actually has four verses. Americans traditionally sing only the first verse.

The U.S. national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner", actually has four verses. Americans traditionally sing only the first verse.

Spielberg's 'Best Director' Nominations

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Okay, so you can probably recall the two films Spielberg won his Best Director Oscar for. But he was nominated for four others. Can you name all six of them in under 2 minutes? The timer starts the moment you type your first letter.

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