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Looking to expand his fan base, a young Elvis Presley landed a monthlong gig at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry. Unfortunately, the booking didn’t last. After just one performance (on October 2, 1954), the management threw Elvis out onto the s

Looking to expand his fan base, a young Elvis Presley landed a monthlong gig at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry. Unfortunately, the booking didn’t last. After just one performance (on October 2, 1954), the management threw Elvis out onto the street because he wasn’t singing country “correctly.”

Brain Game: Math Square #205

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With a nurse and a calligrapher, Saddam Hussein had a copy of the Koran written using his own blood.

With a nurse and a calligrapher, Saddam Hussein had a copy of the Koran written using his own blood.

The fortune cookie was invented in the early 20th century by Makato Hagiwara, who designed the Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. He intended the cookie to be a snack for people walking through the garden.

The fortune cookie was invented in the early 20th century by Makato Hagiwara, who designed the Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. He intended the cookie to be a snack for people walking through the garden.

The 'Straight, Cash Homey' Obscure Jersey Quiz

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It takes a special kind of fan to keep wearing a player’s jersey when it’s ridiculously out-of-date but hasn’t developed any cachet as a throwback. It also takes a special kind of fan to recognize one of these gems when they see it. We teamed up with the guys from the bad jersey blog Straight Cash, Homey to put together this little quiz. How well do you know your past-their-prime jerseys?

5 Questions: It Fulfills Every Need

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5 Questions: Yes, I Willard

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Despite their menacing appearance and fierce name, dragonflies cannot sting and are harmless to human beings.

Despite their menacing appearance and fierce name, dragonflies cannot sting and are harmless to human beings.

5 Questions: Big Bang Theory

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The Doug Quiz

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We've tackled Pete & Pete and Hey Arnold, so we're continuing our quizzical trip through Nickelodeon classics with a look at Doug. How much do you remember about the Funnie family and the residents of Bluffington?

As a tribute to sight-impaired musician Stevie Wonder, original pressings of the Paul McCartney & Wings album <em>Red Rose Speedway</em> included the words "We love you, baby" embossed in Braille.

As a tribute to sight-impaired musician Stevie Wonder, original pressings of the Paul McCartney & Wings album Red Rose Speedway included the words "We love you, baby" embossed in Braille.

Fast Times at Ridgemont High: 30th Anniversary Quiz

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This week marks 30 years since Fast Times at Ridgemont High hit theaters. How well do you remember the movie?

5 Questions: Observing "Lent"

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Morning Cup of Links: The Dangers of Space Colonies

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