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5 Questions: Out on a "Lynn"

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Sci-Fi Currency or Exotic Bird?

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The following terms either refer to fictional currency or actual birds. Can you tell which is which?

George de Mestral, the inventor of Velcro, also received a patent for a toy plane at age 12.

George de Mestral, the inventor of Velcro, also received a patent for a toy plane at age 12.

5 Questions: Foreign Phrases

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Brain Game: Bum a Plug

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The Brooklyn-Los Angeles Dodgers

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In honor of those wonderful years when life was simpler and Duke Snider's home run stats and Sandy Koufax's wins were the daily measure of success and joy for one kid in a small town outside of Pittsburgh and millions of fans across the country, I offer a quiz for your enjoyment.

Dr. John Dee, a 16<sup>th</sup> century predecessor to James Bond, supposedly used the code 007 to send messages to Queen Elizabeth. The two zeros meant “for your eyes only.”

Dr. John Dee, a 16th century predecessor to James Bond, supposedly used the code 007 to send messages to Queen Elizabeth. The two zeros meant “for your eyes only.”

5 Questions: You "Rang"?

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Name the Top 10 Baby Boy Names for 2011

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Last week the Social Security Administration released stats on the most popular baby names of 2011. How many of the top 10 boy names can you come up with in 3 minutes?

The U.K.'s police headquarters, Scotland Yard, is not (and never was) located in Scotland. Scotland Yard was originally a palace where Scottish royalty stayed when visiting London.

The U.K.'s police headquarters, Scotland Yard, is not (and never was) located in Scotland. Scotland Yard was originally a palace where Scottish royalty stayed when visiting London.

5 Questions: Fasten-ating

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VP or MVP?

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Are the following names former Vice Presidents of the United States or Major League Baseball Most Valuable Players? (Note: We're including the League Awards that were given to the best all-around player from 1922-29.)

Jim Henson said he made the first Kermit out of his mom's old coat. He used Ping-Pong balls for eyes.

Jim Henson said he made the first Kermit out of his mom's old coat. He used Ping-Pong balls for eyes.

5 Questions: "Just" So

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Brain Game: Footwear

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