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In 2010, a sex pheromone found in male mouse urine was named "darcin" for Jane Austen’s Mr. Darcy.

In 2010, a sex pheromone found in male mouse urine was named "darcin" for Jane Austen’s Mr. Darcy.

Big Ben doesn’t refer to a clock; it's actually the name for the bell inside that famous clock tower.

Big Ben doesn’t refer to a clock; it's actually the name for the bell inside that famous clock tower.

Almost Quotable

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You'll recognize the quotes in this quiz, but do you know the context? Let's find out how well you know the less-famous lines that surrounded memorable presidential phrases.

When referring to China, make sure to say the People's Republic of China. Leave off "People's" and you're talking about Taiwan.

When referring to China, make sure to say the People's Republic of China. Leave off "People's" and you're talking about Taiwan.

5 Questions: All "Kit", No Caboodle

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5 Questions: Wilson Schmilson

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Charles Douglass, inventor of the canned laughter we hear on sitcoms, recorded the guffaws for his original "Laff Box" during broadcasts of <em>The Red Skelton Show</em>.

Charles Douglass, inventor of the canned laughter we hear on sitcoms, recorded the guffaws for his original "Laff Box" during broadcasts of The Red Skelton Show.

5 Questions: Rock the Vote

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The first football helmet was constructed by an Annapolis shoemaker at the request of cadet Joseph Mason Reeves, who'd been told that one more blow to the head would end his naval career.

The first football helmet was constructed by an Annapolis shoemaker at the request of cadet Joseph Mason Reeves, who'd been told that one more blow to the head would end his naval career.

5 Questions: RIP Don Kirshner

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The only mammals that don't have an umbilical scar, or "belly button," are the platypus and echidna. Unlike the rest of us mammalians, these two species lay eggs.

The only mammals that don't have an umbilical scar, or "belly button," are the platypus and echidna. Unlike the rest of us mammalians, these two species lay eggs.

The first lotions and moisturizers date back to 3000 BC, when people in the Near East used whipped ostrich eggs and crocodile dung to keep their skin looking fresh.

The first lotions and moisturizers date back to 3000 BC, when people in the Near East used whipped ostrich eggs and crocodile dung to keep their skin looking fresh.

5 Questions: Gene or Jean

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Call Now: The Infomercial Slogan Quiz

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Are you tired of knowing too much about infomercials and not having a way to show it? Then have we got a quiz for you! In this web-only offer, we've listed a number of slogans from classic infomercials (12 for the price of 10!). Can you identify the products they're meant to sell? Get all 12 right and we'll throw in a free book lamp.

5 Questions: Doo Ya

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