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5 Questions: Saturday Night Fever

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At first, ESPN co-founder Bill Rasmussen just wanted to put on a Connecticut sports show featuring Hartford Whalers highlights.

At first, ESPN co-founder Bill Rasmussen just wanted to put on a Connecticut sports show featuring Hartford Whalers highlights.

Name the Presidential Runners-Up (1900-Present)

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One of the more popular mental_floss quizzes (#3!) asks you to name all the Presidents of the United States. But what about the runners-up? Can you name all 25 men who finished second in U.S. Presidential Elections dating back to 1900? (For people who finished second multiple times, you only need to enter them once. The list includes six Presidents.)

Morning Cup of Links: DC Duck family

Miss Cellania

The Outerbridge Crossing that connects Staten Island, NY, and Perth Amboy, NJ, was named after Eugenius Harvey Outerbridge, and has nothing to do with the geographical location of the bridge.

The Outerbridge Crossing that connects Staten Island, NY, and Perth Amboy, NJ, was named after Eugenius Harvey Outerbridge, and has nothing to do with the geographical location of the bridge.

After going into heat, an un-spayed female ferret can actually die if she does not mate. She will remain in heat until she mates, and if she does not, the excess estrogen will cause anemia and eventual death.

After going into heat, an un-spayed female ferret can actually die if she does not mate. She will remain in heat until she mates, and if she does not, the excess estrogen will cause anemia and eventual death.

Brain Game: Tell 'em, Jonesy

Sandy Wood

5 Questions: Alaskan Towns

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5 Questions: Greetz

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Oddly enough, the very first high heels were made for soldiers in the 1500s who needed a way to keep their feet snugly tucked into their stirrups while riding on horseback.

Oddly enough, the very first high heels were made for soldiers in the 1500s who needed a way to keep their feet snugly tucked into their stirrups while riding on horseback.

Above the Supreme Court is a basketball court—"The Highest Court in the Land."

Above the Supreme Court is a basketball court—"The Highest Court in the Land."

The name for "piggy banks" comes from the use of family money jars in the Middle Ages made from a type of clay called pygg.

The name for "piggy banks" comes from the use of family money jars in the Middle Ages made from a type of clay called pygg.

Contrary to popular belief, a camel's hump does not store water. Instead, it’s filled with fat, which allows the animal to go for a month without food. If the hump becomes depleted, it will shrink, flop over, and hang at the camel’s side.

Contrary to popular belief, a camel's hump does not store water. Instead, it’s filled with fat, which allows the animal to go for a month without food. If the hump becomes depleted, it will shrink, flop over, and hang at the camel’s side.

Red, White, and Blue World Flags

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Around the 4th of July, Americans proudly display the Red, White, and Blue. Twenty-two other countries also fly red, white, and blue flags. Can you name them all? You have five minutes for this world tour.

5 Questions: This Little Piggy

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