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Like donkeys or pigs, snakes are one of those animals you never really expect to see airborne. But Singapore’s Paradise Tree Snake can do just that: flying (or, rather, falling gracefully) from tree to tree. By sucking in its belly and making a U-shape

Snakes are one of those animals you never really expect to see airborne, but Singapore’s Paradise Tree Snake can do just that, flying (or, rather, falling gracefully) from tree to tree. By sucking in its belly and making a U-shape with the length of its body, the tree snake can create its own parachute, allowing it to soar 100 yards or more. Sadly, the snakes aren’t blessed with corresponding landing gear and tend to crash clumsily. 

The 1976 comedy <em>Silent Movie</em> by Mel Brooks has exactly one WORD of dialog, "NO!," spoken by the famous <em>mime</em> Marcel Marceau.

The 1976 comedy Silent Movie by Mel Brooks has exactly one WORD of dialog, "NO!," spoken by the famous mime Marcel Marceau.

Name the 12 Top Grossing Movies of 2012

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According to Box Office Mojo's leaderboard, The Avengers was the #1 movie of 2012. Consider that your free space. How many of the year's 12 top movies (domestic gross) can you name in 5 minutes?

5 Questions: Make Room for Trivia

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While Santa’s sleigh seems to make pit stops the world over, he might need to cross Saudi Arabia off his to-do list. According to law, the country bans anything and everything having to do with Christmas, including putting up Christmas lights and trees.

While Santa’s sleigh seems to make pit stops the world over, he might need to cross Saudi Arabia off his to-do list. According to law, the country bans anything and everything having to do with Christmas, including putting up Christmas lights and trees.

How American Are You?

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5 Questions: It's Ultraquiz!

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Dr. Seuss's real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel.

Dr. Seuss's real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel.

The world famous State Hermitage Museum began as the personal art collection of Catherine the Great.

The world famous State Hermitage Museum began as the personal art collection of Catherine the Great.

5 Questions: Terriers

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Mules are sterile because they have an odd number of chromosomes and cannot produce viable gametes.

Mules are sterile because they have an odd number of chromosomes and cannot produce viable gametes.

5 Questions: Meet the Flintstones

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When Mario made his debut in the original <em>Donkey Kong</em> in 1981, he was known as Jumpman.

When Mario made his debut in the original Donkey Kong in 1981, he was known as Jumpman.

Name the Top 10 Tornado States

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On May 31, 1985, one of the largest tornado outbreaks in North America occurred, with 43 twisters crossing Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario. These areas don't normally get too many tornadoes. Can you figure out which ten states are hit the most?

To deter nativity scene theft, BrickHouse Security provides free GPS trackers that can be installed in Baby Jesus.

To deter nativity scene theft, BrickHouse Security provides free GPS trackers that can be installed in Baby Jesus.

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