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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.

Twitter's bird logo is named Larry, for Larry Bird.

Twitter's bird logo is named Larry, for Larry Bird.

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: Nevada Cities

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Brain Game: Battered Around

Sandy Wood

5 Questions: Brand New Key

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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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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: "Tri" Again

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5 Questions: City of Lights

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Name the Six-Letter State Capitals

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By popular demand — OK, two comments under yesterday's "Name the Seven-Letter State Capitals" quiz — let's see how many six-letter capitals you can name in 3 minutes.

Though dragonflies possess 6 legs like any other insect, they cannot walk.

Though dragonflies possess 6 legs like any other insect, they cannot walk.

Lunchtime Quiz: Toy Story, Toy Story 2 or Toy Story 3?

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How well do you really know Disney/Pixar's Toy Story franchise? Tell us which of the Toy Story movies each quotation is from.

5 Questions: Alliterative Appellations

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