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Ashton Kutcher Tweet or Confucius Saying?

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Ashton Kutcher could be called the king of Twitter, sharing his 140 characters of wisdom with the world several times an hour. He's a modern-day philosopher of sorts, which makes you wonder what would happen if a classic philosopher had access to Twitter. Say, Confucius. Can you distinguish Kutcher's words of wisdom from those of the ancient Chinese writer?

5 Questions: "Ty" One On

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Like, How Well Do You Remember Totally Rad 80s Fads??

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Ladies, slip on your legwarmers, shoulder pads and fingerless gloves. Men, dig out your pastel t-shirts to throw on under your blazers and your acid-washed jeans. Gel your hair into a mullet. Go on, we'll wait here. In fact, while you're changing we'll go ahead and put our Appetite for Destruction tape in our ghetto blaster.

OK, now that you're situated comfortably in the 80s, you're in the mindset to remember some of the biggest fads of the decade.

5 Questions: Animal Genders V

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The Onion or Springfield Shopper?

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They're two of our finest sources for fictional news. Can you tell which of these are headlines from The Onion, and which are from the local paper on The Simpsons?

During the 2002 Iraqi election, Saddam Hussein's campaign song was Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You."

During the 2002 Iraqi election, Saddam Hussein's campaign song was Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You."

Brain Game: Get It While It's Hot

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5 Questions: Spell the Quarterback

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Favorite Movies: Gone with the Wind

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This week, as we speed towards the Oscars on Sunday, various members of the mental_floss staff will be offering quizzes on some of our favorite films.

5 Questions: I'm a Little Angel

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5 Questions: Twice Removed

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5 Questions: Suits Me

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