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5 Questions: Bedding V: Nice "Spread"

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5 Questions: Trees III

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5 Questions: The Unclean Quiz

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Andrew Jackson was the only US President to have the national debt paid in full.

Andrew Jackson was the only US President to have the national debt paid in full.

5 Questions: Animal Genders: III

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Strange States: Florida's Incredible Coral Castle

Rob Lammle

Name the Countries in the Epcot World Showcase

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According to Disney's website (and the memories of various members of the mental_floss staff), there are 11 countries featured in the Epcot World Showcase. Can you name them all in 2 minutes?

8 Fun Facts About Gummies

Jessica Bloustein Marshall

On October 15, Haribo owner Hans Riegel of Bonn, Germany, passed away at age 90, leaving behind a candy-coated, fruity-flavored empire of gold-bears, frogs, rattle snakes, assorted fruits, and soda bo

Name That Language

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Anyone can pick out Spanish from French, or German from Italian. But what about Mandarin from Thai or Danish from Norwegian? Turn up those speakers and give our language stumper a whirl. Danke. Merci. Spasiba. Todah. Shukran. Gracias...

[Soundbites courtesy of Minnesota State University's Web site]

Historians believe that cigars have been a fixture in the Caribbean since 900. Proof comes from an ancient Guatemalan jug that shows a Mayan kicking back with a stogie.

Historians believe that cigars have been a fixture in the Caribbean since 900. Proof comes from an ancient Guatemalan jug that shows a Mayan kicking back with a stogie.

5 Questions: Not Soda, but "Pop"

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The arcade game Space Invaders was so popular in Japan that it actually created a coin shortage.

The arcade game Space Invaders was so popular in Japan that it actually created a coin shortage.

Early basketball rules called for a jump ball to occur after the scoring of each field goal.

Early basketball rules called for a jump ball to occur after the scoring of each field goal.

5 Questions: NFL Names III

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School buses are some of the safest rides around. Individuals are 80 times more likely to be killed while walking to school than while taking the bus.

School buses are some of the safest rides around. Individuals are 80 times more likely to be killed while walking to school than while taking the bus.

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