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During a 1956 speech for his campaign of de-Stalinization, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev was asked by an unseen audience member why, as an advisor to the dictator, he had never stopped Stalin from committing his atrocities. Khrushchev immediately lashed

During a 1956 speech for his campaign of de-Stalinization, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev was asked by an unseen audience member why, as an advisor to the dictator, he had never stopped Stalin from committing his atrocities. Khrushchev immediately lashed out, “Who said that?” The room grew quiet. Khrushchev repeated his query to more silence, waited a beat, and then said, “Well, now you understand why.”

5 Questions: Sixth Wife of Henry VIII

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5 Questions: I Do the Rock

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The Also-Rans

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Now that Barack Obama has all but sealed up the Democratic nomination, the two major competitors for the presidential race are set. A year from now, either Obama or John McCain will be president and the other will be that guy who was almost president. It's easy for the presidential losers to fall into obscurity...until now. In 5 minutes, can you name the last 10 presidential also-rans (starting with the 1968 race)? Last names will suffice, but feel free to give the candidates' full name if you know it.

Lucky siblings? The RMS <em>Olympic</em> (sister ship to the <em>Titanic</em>) and the HMS <em>Mauretania</em> (sister ship to the <em>Lusitania</em>) both had long and distinguished service careers, ending with the scrappers torch rather than on the bott

Lucky siblings? The RMS Olympic (sister ship to the Titanic) and the HMS Mauretania (sister ship to the Lusitania) both had long and distinguished service careers, ending with the scrappers torch rather than on the bottom of the ocean.

5 Questions: I Saw the Light

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At Centralia High School in Illinois, the boys teams are known as the Orphans. The girls teams are the Annies.

At Centralia High School in Illinois, the boys teams are known as the Orphans. The girls teams are the Annies.

On the 2011 Czech Republic census, over 15,000 people listed their religion as "Jedi."

On the 2011 Czech Republic census, over 15,000 people listed their religion as "Jedi."

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