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In 1950, talk show host Faye Emerson became the first woman in history to have a "wardrobe malfunction" on national television.  To the dismay of censors everywhere, Ms. Emerson’s “Emersons” popped out of her dress.

In 1950, talk show host Faye Emerson became the first woman in history to have a "wardrobe malfunction" on national television.  To the dismay of censors everywhere, Ms. Emerson’s “Emersons” popped out of her dress.

5 Questions: Rock the Vote

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In the classic movie-musical <em>The Wizard of Oz</em>, the many-hued Horse of a Different Color that leads Dorothy and gang through the Emerald City could not actually be painted. Instead, animal rights activists advocated that the white horse be sponged

In the classic movie-musical The Wizard of Oz, the many-hued Horse of a Different Color that leads Dorothy and gang through the Emerald City could not actually be painted. Instead, animal rights activists advocated that the white horse be sponged with different flavors (and colors) of gelatin and then physically restrained from licking it off.

Brain Game: Math Square #207

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5 Questions: 12 Days of Christmas

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Senator Strom Thurmond is in the record books for giving the longest recorded speech in history, clocking in at 24 hours and 18 minutes. The speech was a filibuster in opposition to the 1957 Civil Rights Act (which passed, despite his efforts).

Senator Strom Thurmond is in the record books for giving the longest recorded speech in history, clocking in at 24 hours and 18 minutes. The speech was a filibuster in opposition to the 1957 Civil Rights Act (which passed, despite his efforts).

5 Questions: They Bind

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The epitaph of Alexander the Great is one of the most famous in history: “A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.” But in all likelihood, Alexander’s tomb does not contain Alexander himself. The emperor Ptolemy took Alex

The epitaph of Alexander the Great is one of the most famous in history: “A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.” But in all likelihood, Alexander’s tomb does not contain Alexander himself. The emperor Ptolemy took Alexander’s body and brought it back to Alexandria, where it was on display for a long time. But the body was lost and its current whereabouts are unknown.

5 Questions: Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?

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Talk about bad advice: In 1557, European doctors recommended smoking to combat bad breath and cancer.

Talk about bad advice: In 1557, European doctors recommended smoking to combat bad breath and cancer.

South African Geography

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From trade ports to racial segregation to the biggest economy in southern Africa, this country has an interesting history as well as geography.

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