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Hens don't actually "sit" on their eggs; they squat over them, supporting their weight on their feet and on the edges of their nest.

Hens don't actually "sit" on their eggs; they squat over them, supporting their weight on their feet and on the edges of their nest.

When Canada's Northwest Territories considered renaming itself in the 1990s, one possibility was "Bob."

When Canada's Northwest Territories considered renaming itself in the 1990s, one possibility was "Bob."

<em>Limelight</em>, a 1952 Charlie Chaplin film, won an Oscar for Best Dramatic Score 21 years later. Since the movie had never been shown in Los Angeles, it was still eligible to enter the competition as a "new" picture in 1973.

Limelight, a 1952 Charlie Chaplin film, won an Oscar for Best Dramatic Score 21 years later. Since the movie had never been shown in Los Angeles, it was still eligible to enter the competition as a "new" picture in 1973.

In 1912, Kazimierz (Casimir) Funk discovered the first vitamin, Niacin (or vitamin B<sub>3</sub>)

In 1912, Kazimierz (Casimir) Funk discovered the first vitamin, Niacin (or vitamin B3)

Name the Last 15 Coaches to Win a Super Bowl

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In the last 20 years, 15 different head coaches have hoisted the Vince Lombardi Trophy. How many can you name in 3 minutes? (If the answers don't appear for you at the end, click here.)

5 Questions: Ann Then...?

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The first U.S. dog guide was a German Shepherd named “Buddy.” He was presented to Morris Frank in 1927.

The first U.S. dog guide was a German Shepherd named “Buddy.” He was presented to Morris Frank in 1927.

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The '86 Mets 25th Anniversary Quiz

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It might be a rebuilding year for the New York Mets — and the year 48-year-old Bobby Bonilla goes back on the payroll, getting $1,193,248.20 every July 1 until 2035. But 2011 marks the 25th anniversary of the great '86 Mets. How much do you remember about one of the more famous teams in recent baseball history?

Thought to be the original fast-food, Genghis Khan and his hordes carried around flat patties of ground up mutton under their saddles to eat on the go.

Thought to be the original fast-food, Genghis Khan and his hordes carried around flat patties of ground up mutton under their saddles to eat on the go.

16<sup>th</sup> century plastic surgeon Gaspare Tagliacozzi built his aristocratic patients' new noses out of the skins of the patients’ slaves.

16th century plastic surgeon Gaspare Tagliacozzi built his aristocratic patients' new noses out of the skins of the patients’ slaves.

Name All the Best Picture Nominations Since 2008

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They say it's an honor just to be nominated, but do people really remember the nominees? How many of the Best Picture nominees from 2008 through this year can you name in 10 minutes? (When we say "2008," we mean the Academy Awards that were held in 2008, so those movies came out in 2007. We're including the winners. And we're including this year's nominees.) Good luck!

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