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The Orange River in southern Africa isn't named for the fruit or the color; it's named for the Dutch royal family who sent explorers to "discover" the area.

The Orange River in southern Africa isn't named for the fruit or the color; it's named for the Dutch royal family who sent explorers to "discover" the area.

5 Questions: Call Me a Taxi

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Morning Cup of Links: Where is Ukraine?

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The '80s Music Video Quiz

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Remember when MTV used to play music videos? That's not just a nostalgic question. Here are 10 shots from music videos from the 80s—can you identify the video?

In 1981, Deborah Ann Fountain (Miss New York) became the first <em>Miss America</em> pageant participant disqualified for "illegal use of padding" during the swimsuit competition.

In 1981, Deborah Ann Fountain (Miss New York) became the first Miss America pageant participant disqualified for "illegal use of padding" during the swimsuit competition.

Morning Cup of Links: Before the Mayflower

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5 Questions: Just "Bor"n

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Quiz: Troy McClure Film or Actual Terrible Movie?

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You may remember him from such hits as Christmas Ape and Christmas Ape Goes to Summer Camp, but how well do you remember Troy McClure’s other projects? Can you tell which of the following titles come from the filmography of Springfield’s favorite screen icon and which are the real-life dregs of IMDb?

Don't let the name fool you: Joyce Hall, who made millions developing the Hallmark brand name, was a man.

Don't let the name fool you: Joyce Hall, who made millions developing the Hallmark brand name, was a man.

5 Questions: Senseless Violence

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What Won't Martha Put Her Name On?

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When a celebrity becomes an institution, they have a unique opportunity to sign off on pretty much anything. Martha Stewart has put her name on an astounding array of products, from the truly mundane to the totally inexplicable. Can you tell which of the following products can be found (and purchased) on her official website? You might be surprised.

You might know that basketball was invented in 1891 in a Massachusetts YMCA. However, four years later another popular sport got its start in a neighboring Massachusetts YMCA: volleyball.

You might know that basketball was invented in 1891 in a Massachusetts YMCA. However, four years later another popular sport got its start in a neighboring Massachusetts YMCA: volleyball.

5 Questions: Class Clown

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Super Bowl Halftime Shows

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Bruce Springsteen was recently announced as the headliner for the halftime show at Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa, Florida, on February 1, 2009. Here are twelve questions about some of the entertainment (or lack thereof) that preceded him on center stage during the halftimes of Super Bowls in years past.

The Rose Bowl was originally known as the Battle of the Flowers.

The Rose Bowl was originally known as the Battle of the Flowers.

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