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Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin Aldrin got the nickname "Buzz" because his sister used to mispronounce the word "brother" when she'd refer to him.

Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin Aldrin got the nickname "Buzz" because his sister used to mispronounce the word "brother" when she'd refer to him.

5 Questions: Eight-Ball

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"K" is an important letter to pronounce correctly when chatting with a Russian bartender. <em>Voda</em> is water, while <em>Vodka</em> is a beverage that's just a little bit stronger.

"K" is an important letter to pronounce correctly when chatting with a Russian bartender. Voda is water, while Vodka is a beverage that's just a little bit stronger.

The Buddy Guy Quiz!

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American blues artist and singer Buddy Guy has been the inspiration behind a wide selection of artists, from Hendrix to Clapton. Take this quiz and find out how much you know about this incredible musician.

For those of you in the Birmingham, AL area, this quiz is part of our Smart Car Giveaway. You'll find out where the smart® car is hiding at the end of the quiz.

Who Said It: Spock or Sherlock?

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By Ellie Papadakis, University of Missouri

They may be thousands of years apart, but our favorite detective and our lovable green-blooded alien have more in common than you might think. From their amazing deductive skills to their lack of emotion, can you tell whodunit, Captain?

The area where Washington, D.C., now stands was originally a mosquito-infested swamp. It took years to drain and clear the land before our nation's government was moved to the city in 1800.

The area where Washington, D.C., now stands was originally a mosquito-infested swamp. It took years to drain and clear the land before our nation's government was moved to the city in 1800.

5 Questions: RIP Elizabeth Taylor

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5 Questions: Spring Forward

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The concept of community service as a form of probation originated in Alameda County, California, in 1966. It was first used as an alternative punishment for female traffic offenders.

The concept of community service as a form of probation originated in Alameda County, California, in 1966. It was first used as an alternative punishment for female traffic offenders.

The guy featured in the NBA logo is former Laker Jerry West.

The guy featured in the NBA logo is former Laker Jerry West.

5 Questions: Let's Play Post Office

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While it's probably the best-known waterfall in North America, Niagara Falls is only the 23rd highest on the continent.

While it's probably the best-known waterfall in North America, Niagara Falls is only the 23rd highest on the continent.

In 2009, ABC News found 112 different spellings of Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi's name.

In 2009, ABC News found 112 different spellings of Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi's name.

America's first "Air Force" was equipped with five hot-air balloons and fifty servicemen.

America's first "Air Force" was equipped with five hot-air balloons and fifty servicemen.

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