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ABBA had to negotiate the rights to their name with a canned fish company.

ABBA had to negotiate the rights to their name with a canned fish company.

The drug name Premarin is derived from the origin of the drug: PREgnant MARe urINe. Yes the urine of a pregnant horse!

The drug name Premarin is derived from the origin of the drug: PREgnant MARe urINe. Yes the urine of a pregnant horse!

<em>New York Tribune</em> founder Horace Greeley is best known for saying, “Go West, young man.” Problem is, he didn’t say it. The quote actually came from Indiana newspaper editor John B.L. Soule. In fact, Greeley’s own comments regarding the Wes

New York Tribune founder Horace Greeley is best known for saying, “Go West, young man.” Problem is, he didn’t say it. The quote actually came from Indiana newspaper editor John B.L. Soule. In fact, Greeley’s own comments regarding the West were less than encouraging. In 1859, while traveling across Utah, he wrote, “The desolation seems irredeemable.” Twelve years later, he proclaimed, “This Daniel Boone business is about played out.”

The Republic of Ireland has the busiest Supreme Court in the world, handling more than double the number of cases of the Supreme Court of the United States per year.

The Republic of Ireland has the busiest Supreme Court in the world, handling more than double the number of cases of the Supreme Court of the United States per year.

5 Questions: No Hope or Charity

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After riding high through the 1920s, the roller coaster craze was nearly killed off by the Depression. In the United States between 1930 and 1972, only 120 of the thrill contraptions were built, while more than 1,500 were destroyed.

After riding high through the 1920s, the roller coaster craze was nearly killed off by the Depression. In the United States between 1930 and 1972, only 120 of the thrill contraptions were built, while more than 1,500 were destroyed.

5 Questions: Need a <em>Clue</em>?

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Although the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People clearly stated its mission in its title, W.E.B. Du Bois was the only African American on the NAACP’s first board of directors.

Although the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People clearly stated its mission in its title, W.E.B. Du Bois was the only African American on the NAACP’s first board of directors.

In 1777, Morocco became the first country to seek diplomatic relations with the United States.

In 1777, Morocco became the first country to seek diplomatic relations with the United States.

The tall fuzzy hats worn by Britain’s elite infantry regiments (including Buckingham Palace guards) are made of North American black bear fur.

The tall fuzzy hats worn by Britain’s elite infantry regiments (including Buckingham Palace guards) are made of North American black bear fur.

The white part of an egg is called the "albumen."

The white part of an egg is called the "albumen."

5 Questions: Happy Hangovers!

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The Kentucky Derby is also known as the Run for the Roses. But that isn't the only race with a flowery nickname: the Belmont Stakes also goes by the Run for the Carnations, and the Preakness Stakes doubles as the Run for the Black-Eyed Susans.

The Kentucky Derby is also known as the Run for the Roses. But that isn't the only race with a flowery nickname: the Belmont Stakes also goes by the Run for the Carnations, and the Preakness Stakes doubles as the Run for the Black-Eyed Susans.

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