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The part of Rudy on <em>The Cosby Show </em> was originally written for a boy, but Keshia Knight-Pulliam gave such a strong audition that she was cast in the role.

The part of Rudy on The Cosby Show was originally written for a boy, but Keshia Knight-Pulliam gave such a strong audition that she was cast in the role.

Federal Reserve Banks

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While notes of higher denominations have all been redesigned to thwart counterfeiters, the $1 bill retains the same design it had nearly half a century ago. One of the now-unique features of the $1 bill is the Federal Reserve Bank stamp, seen to the left of Washington's head in the image above. It features a code (A through L) circled by the name of the city where the note was issued.

Given five minutes, can you name the U.S. cities where these 12 main Federal Reserve Banks are located? Good luck!

Since weightlessness causes the spine to expand and straighten, astronauts may measure up to two inches taller in space than they do on Earth.

Since weightlessness causes the spine to expand and straighten, astronauts may measure up to two inches taller in space than they do on Earth.

Morning Cup of Links: A Tiger Cub to Start Your Day

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5 Questions: NAMING NAMES

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The term "Continental breakfast" was coined to differentiate itself from an English breakfast. The fried eggs, bacon, and beans of an English morning are quite distinct from the dainty pastries, coffee, and juice offered throughout the rest of Europe.

The term "Continental breakfast" was coined to differentiate itself from an English breakfast. The fried eggs, bacon, and beans of an English morning are quite distinct from the dainty pastries, coffee, and juice offered throughout the rest of Europe.

The Celebrity Tattoo Quiz

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Summer’s in full swing, which means we’re all getting used to seeing a bit more skin. But the adorned skin of celebrities is always on display. How well do you know the tattoos of your favorite stars?

5 Questions: ART FOR ART'S SAKE

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The Charity Ribbon Quiz

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You see them pinned to lapels and stuck to the backs of cars, but do you know what they're trying to raise awareness of? Almost all ribbon colors have been adopted by multiple causes, but of the possible answers, only one is associated with the color pictured. Can you figure out which one?

When Nadia Comaneci became the first gymnast to score a perfect 10, the scoreboard wasn't prepared. Her score was reported as "1.00."

When Nadia Comaneci became the first gymnast to score a perfect 10, the scoreboard wasn't prepared. Her score was reported as "1.00."

While in theatre school in England, actor Gene Wilder won a fencing championship.

While in theatre school in England, actor Gene Wilder won a fencing championship.

5 Questions: IN AN INSTANT

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Since octopi have no bones, their bodies are incredibly flexible. They can squeeze through openings not much bigger than their eyeballs.

Since octopi have no bones, their bodies are incredibly flexible. They can squeeze through openings not much bigger than their eyeballs.

5 Questions: "Hol"d On, More Questions

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