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5 Questions: "Power"-ful

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Duct tape was developed in 1942 for use by the U.S. Army as a waterproof sealing tape for ammunition boxes.

Duct tape was developed in 1942 for use by the U.S. Army as a waterproof sealing tape for ammunition boxes.

5 Questions: Take Off, Eh?

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Morning Cup of Links: DC Duck family

Miss Cellania

"Salmonella" gets its name from Daniel Elmer Salmon, a veterinary pathologist who ran a USDA microorganism research program in the 1800s.

"Salmonella" gets its name from Daniel Elmer Salmon, a veterinary pathologist who ran a USDA microorganism research program in the 1800s.

5 Questions: <em>That</em> Quiz

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The 400-Home Run, Non-HOF Club

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There are 45 members of the 400-Home Run Club, and 22 of them are not in the Hall of Fame. Some are active players, some are steroid guys, and others have been rightfully ignored by the voters. How many non-HOFers in The 400-Home Run Club can you name in 8 minutes?

Brain Game: Tell 'em, Jonesy

Sandy Wood

Cleopatra had a special lipstick made for her, consisting of crushed ants and deep red carmine beetles.

Cleopatra had a special lipstick made for her, consisting of crushed ants and deep red carmine beetles.

Where Does NFL Fine Money Go?

Jason Plautz

The NFL has a reputation for being a little overzealous in levying fines against its players and coaches. But just where does the money go?

Nine-banded armadillos always give birth to identical quadruplets.

Nine-banded armadillos always give birth to identical quadruplets.

How old is the oldest ruling royal family? The current emperor of Japan, Akihito, claims to be the 125th descendent in his line.

How old is the oldest ruling royal family? The current emperor of Japan, Akihito, claims to be the 125th descendent in his line.

5 Questions: NATO Alphabet

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In early 1900s America, “jay” was a slang term used to describe a naïve or foolish person. Thus, when such a pedestrian decided to ignore traffic signals and street signs, he or she was referred to as a “jaywalker.”

In early 1900s America, “jay” was a slang term used to describe a naïve or foolish person. Thus, when such a pedestrian decided to ignore traffic signals and street signs, he or she was referred to as a “jaywalker.”

Brothers Grimm

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How well do you know the tales from best-known storytellers of all-time? Fire up the Brothers Grimm quiz and find out!

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