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5 Questions: Carry On

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Golf legend Jack Nicklaus didn't earn his nickname, the Golden Bear, because of his size, his demeanor, or his hair. It was the name of his high school mascot.

Golf legend Jack Nicklaus didn't earn his nickname, the Golden Bear, because of his size, his demeanor, or his hair. It was the name of his high school mascot.

Henri Breault, a pediatrician from Windsor, Ontario, invented the child-resistant medicine cap in 1967.

Henri Breault, a pediatrician from Windsor, Ontario, invented the child-resistant medicine cap in 1967.

5 Questions: Male Animals

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Doogie Howser's Diary or Random Twitter Update?

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Doogie Howser has been called the world's first blogger. But the kid doctor's insights more closely resemble Twitter updates. Can you tell the difference between something I excerpted from Dr. Howser's famous journal and something I found on Twitter? (Note: I deleted all ellipses.)

The poinsettia's red petals are actually leaves.

The poinsettia's red petals are actually leaves.

The Statue of Liberty was named "Liberty Enlightening the World" by its sculptor Frederic Bartholdi, who fashioned the statue's likeness after his mother.

The Statue of Liberty was named "Liberty Enlightening the World" by its sculptor Frederic Bartholdi, who fashioned the statue's likeness after his mother.

One Barbie doll is sold about every 3 seconds.

One Barbie doll is sold about every 3 seconds.

<em>Beowulf</em> is the longest Old English manuscript in existence. It contains about a tenth of all known Anglo-Saxon poetry.

Beowulf is the longest Old English manuscript in existence. It contains about a tenth of all known Anglo-Saxon poetry.

Philip Morris once ran an ad acknowledging “smokers’ cough.” They claimed it was caused by smoking brands other than Philip Morris.

Philip Morris once ran an ad acknowledging “smokers’ cough.” They claimed it was caused by smoking brands other than Philip Morris.

5 Questions: Bates Motel

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Perhaps one of the lowest moments in sports history was perpetrated by the members of the 2000 Spanish Paralympic basketball team. After the team snagged a gold medal, it was revealed that 10 of the 12 players had never been tested for disabilities and we

Perhaps one of the lowest moments in sports history was perpetrated by the members of the 2000 Spanish Paralympic basketball team. After the team snagged a gold medal, it was revealed that 10 of the 12 players had never been tested for disabilities and were, in fact, not handicapped.

Morning Cup of Links: SNL's 40th Season

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