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Karate’s black belt came out of thrift rather than choice— it was cheaper to dye the same belt again and again rather than replace it six times.

Karate’s black belt came out of thrift rather than choice— it was cheaper to dye the same belt again and again rather than replace it six times.

5 Questions: 09/17/08

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Morning Cup of Links: Hurricane Season 2014

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While the James Bond novels weren’t an immediate hit when they were published, they did get some recognition from at least one American: John F. Kennedy gave <em>From Russia With Love</em> a nod in one of his speeches.

While the James Bond novels weren’t an immediate hit when they were published, they did get some recognition from at least one American: John F. Kennedy gave From Russia With Love a nod in one of his speeches.

5 Questions: Shark Tank

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Despite their proximity to the equator, Mount Cotopaxi in South America and Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa are both snow-capped year-round.

Despite their proximity to the equator, Mount Cotopaxi in South America and Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa are both snow-capped year-round.

5 Questions: Some Quack in Chicago

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Tthe only U.S. state that doesn’t participate in the Adopt-a-Highway program is Vermont. Their “billboard-free state” policy prevents citizens from posting the signs necessary for the campaign.

Tthe only U.S. state that doesn’t participate in the Adopt-a-Highway program is Vermont. Their “billboard-free state” policy prevents citizens from posting the signs necessary for the campaign.

5 Questions: Erin Go Bra(gh)

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The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn.

The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn.

When first published as a serial in <em>Young Folks</em> magazine, Robert Louis Stevenson's <em>Treasure Island</em> was titled <em>The Sea Cook</em>.

When first published as a serial in Young Folks magazine, Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island was titled The Sea Cook.

5 Questions: Happy Birthday Sandy!

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Hysteria was a once common medical diagnosis made when female patients complained of anxiety, insomnia, and a host of other symptoms. Remedies included the use of electric vibrators, or before they became available, vaginal massage (often by a male physic

Hysteria was a once common medical diagnosis made when female patients complained of anxiety, insomnia, and a host of other symptoms. Remedies included the use of electric vibrators, or before they became available, vaginal massage (often by a male physician).

5 Questions: This Is the Way We Wash Our Clothes

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