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Back to the Future: The Quiz

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No celebration of the 1980s would be complete without discussing the Back to the Future franchise—the trilogy that made a generation of kids crave hoverboards, roof-hinged car doors and Huey Lewis cassette tapes. Turn the time circuits on and see how well you remember Hill Valley, circa 1985. (And 1955. And 2015. And 1885.)

Presidential retreat Camp David is named after Dwight Eisenhower’s grandson.

Presidential retreat Camp David is named after Dwight Eisenhower’s grandson.

5 Questions: Monopoly (Part 4)

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Actual Newspaper Story or Onion Headline?

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Ever read a small-town newspaper and just scratch your head in disbelief at the funny headlines? Here at mental_floss, we do all the time, and we can't help but notice how similar many are to headlines in The Onion. Think you can spot real news from fake?

Morning Cup of Links: Doing the Santa Claus Things

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5 Questions: Put It In "Drive"

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The U.S. Marine Corps is actually older than the United States itself, having been founded in 1775.

The U.S. Marine Corps is actually older than the United States itself, having been founded in 1775.

Name the R-S-T-L-N-E Presidents

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Today’s quiz was inspired by Wheel of Fortune. There have been 10 U.S. Presidents whose last names began with the letters R, S, T, L, N or E. Can you name them all in 90 seconds?

5 Questions: Touch-ing Music

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You know the famous Warhol portrait of Marilyn Monroe? It's based on a publicity still shot by Gene Korman for her 1953 movie <em>Niagara</em>.

You know the famous Warhol portrait of Marilyn Monroe? It's based on a publicity still shot by Gene Korman for her 1953 movie Niagara.

5 Questions: Let's Make Up

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In a 2004 episode of <em>Sesame Street</em>, Cookie Monster said that before he started eating cookies, his name was Sid.

In a 2004 episode of Sesame Street, Cookie Monster said that before he started eating cookies, his name was Sid.

Brain Game: Vampire!

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5 Questions: Trees II

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