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The Earth's North and South Poles flip polarity on a semi-frequent basis, having done so more then 20 times in the past 5 million years. That means that with the next flip, all compasses will be pointing South rather then North.

The Earth's North and South Poles flip polarity on a semi-frequent basis, having done so more then 20 times in the past 5 million years. That means that with the next flip, all compasses will be pointing South rather then North.

Did They Strike A Pose?

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Sex and sports have long been intertwined, so it's not a shock that some pretty famous athletes ended up posing sans uniform (and underwear). But some of the names might surprise you. Can you tell which of these athletes made the transition to Playboy/Playgirl model?

5 Questions: Good Friday

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Something described as "cordiform" is heart-shaped.

Something described as "cordiform" is heart-shaped.

The Starting Lineup Quiz

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Can you identify baseball stars (and run of the mill players) based on the action figures they inspired?

5 Questions: Go Meat!

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Before writing <em>The Hobbit</em> and <em>The Lord of the Rings</em>, author J.R.R. Tolkien worked for the <em>Oxford English Dictionary</em> with a focus on the etymology of Germanic words beginning with "W."

Before writing The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, author J.R.R. Tolkien worked for the Oxford English Dictionary with a focus on the etymology of Germanic words beginning with "W."

Name that Cooking Technique

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The only reality show I'll watch (okay, admit to watching) is Top Chef. But sometimes I think I'm a little behind the curve and don't understand the techniques they talk about. See if you're on par with a top chef. For each definition, identify the name of the technique.

5 Questions: Ann Then...?

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The average life span of a Major League Baseball is 7 pitches.

The average life span of a Major League Baseball is 7 pitches.

Favorite Movies: The Usual Suspects

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Bryan Singer's The Usual Suspects has just about the greatest twist in movie history and is one of the best action movies. How well do you know the movie? Just a warning, in case you haven't seen it, there may be some spoilers in the quiz.

5 Questions: Totally Botanic

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Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he died in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.

Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he died in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.

Name That City Part 2

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Our first Name That City Quiz was a hit, so we thought we'd try you on some more skylines. Let's see how well you know your geography in part two!

5 Questions: "Strip" Tease

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