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More than 300 million Cadbury Creme Eggs are produced each year.

More than 300 million Cadbury Creme Eggs are produced each year.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a practicing ophthalmologist, but not a very good one. In his autobiography he wrote that he didn’t see a single patient.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a practicing ophthalmologist, but not a very good one. In his autobiography he wrote that he didn’t see a single patient.

The man on the can of Chef Boy-Ar-Dee was a real person. Hector Boiardi was a gourmet chef at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.

The man on the can of Chef Boy-Ar-Dee was a real person. Hector Boiardi was a gourmet chef at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.

5 Questions: "Ash" at the Beginning

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Brain Game: A Secret Place

Sandy Wood

Despite what you may have heard about Bastille Day, the storming of the Bastille wasn’t nearly as heroic as it sounds. For one thing, very few guards were stationed around the place. Stranger still, there were only seven inmates inside.

Despite what you may have heard about Bastille Day, the storming of the Bastille wasn’t nearly as heroic as it sounds. For one thing, very few guards were stationed around the place. Stranger still, there were only seven inmates inside.

Who Said It: Jack Kennedy or Jack Donaghy?

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Can you tell the difference between the former fictional VP of East Coast Television and Microwave Oven Programming for NBC/General Electric and the 35th President of the U.S.?

In early drafts of Truman Capote's <em>Breakfast at Tiffany’s</em>, Holly Golightly was named Connie Gustafson.

In early drafts of Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Holly Golightly was named Connie Gustafson.

<em>Highlights for Children</em> magazine was founded in 1946 by Dr. Garry Cleveland Myers and his wife, Caroline Elizabeth Clark Myers. The pair had spent World War I teaching illiterate soldiers to read and write.

Highlights for Children magazine was founded in 1946 by Dr. Garry Cleveland Myers and his wife, Caroline Elizabeth Clark Myers. The pair had spent World War I teaching illiterate soldiers to read and write.

5 Questions: RIP Tom Bosley

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Pope John Paul II was the first papal Harlem Globetrotter. The team made him an honorary member in 2000 during a visit to the Vatican.

Pope John Paul II was the first papal Harlem Globetrotter. The team made him an honorary member in 2000 during a visit to the Vatican.

5 Questions: Feeling "Imp"ish

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5 Questions: Fudge!

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Alan Shepard's longest golf shot on the lunar surface in 1971 only traveled about fifty feet.

Alan Shepard's longest golf shot on the lunar surface in 1971 only traveled about fifty feet.

The tall fuzzy hats worn by Britain’s elite infantry regiments (including Buckingham Palace guards) are made of North American black bear fur.

The tall fuzzy hats worn by Britain’s elite infantry regiments (including Buckingham Palace guards) are made of North American black bear fur.

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