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In 1835, the government in Sonora, Mexico, offer a bounty for native male scalps of 100 pesos each. Female scalps, on the other hand, would only fetch 50 pesos.

In 1835, the government in Sonora, Mexico, offer a bounty for native male scalps of 100 pesos each. Female scalps, on the other hand, would only fetch 50 pesos.

5 Questions: Teen Idols

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It took George Eastman, the inventor of Kodak film, four years to come up with a name for his product. He worked with his mother on it, and had a few rules for what he wanted: something short, something impossible to mispronounce, something unique, and s

It took George Eastman, the inventor of Kodak film, four years to come up with a name for his product. He worked with his mother on it, and had a few rules for what he wanted: something short, something impossible to mispronounce, something unique, and something that included his favorite letter, K.

5 Questions: Strike One

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Wrigley's gum was the first product with a bar code to be scanned at a supermarket.

Wrigley's gum was the first product with a bar code to be scanned at a supermarket.

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Presidential Firsts

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As we get closer to the inauguration of the first black President of the United States, let's look back at some other presidential firsts you might not be aware of.

Name Missouri's Most Populous Cities

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Previous "Name the Largest Cities" quizzes have visited such states as New York, Florida, and Washington. Today, we hit the nation's heartland: Missouri. This will be a tough one, for sure, since the lower part of the Top-10 dips into the 50,000-population range. (TWO HINTS: Three of the cities begin with the same prefix, and none of the 10 begins with the letter J.) A score of 5 or better (50 percent correct) should be considered a "win." Good luck!

The U.S. national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner", actually has four verses. Americans traditionally sing only the first verse.

The U.S. national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner", actually has four verses. Americans traditionally sing only the first verse.

5 Questions: Eek!

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5 Questions: United Nations

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Brain Game: Fun with Flags, Episode 8

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