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Tattoos have been around for a long time. Ancient Greeks used them to brand spies, Romans used them to mark slaves, M?ori used them as symbols of rank and lineage, and Ainu women were tattooed as a prerequisite for marriage and the afterlife.

Tattoos have been around for a long time. Ancient Greeks used them to brand spies, Romans used them to mark slaves, M?ori used them as symbols of rank and lineage, and Ainu women were tattooed as a prerequisite for marriage and the afterlife.

5 Questions: That's Life

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A Sense of Direction

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You might know that Augusta, Georgia, is the home of the Masters golf tournament. But where is North Augusta? Well, it's in South Carolina. And in New Jersey, you'll find East Orange, West Orange, and South Orange, but no North Orange. Confusing!

See if you can attach the right direction to each of these U.S. cities. Good luck!

The French Kiss isn’t from France; it’s actually a slur against the nation. In the 1920s, the English derided the French as the kind of people who’d go around sticking their tongues where they didn’t belong.

The French Kiss isn’t from France; it’s actually a slur against the nation. In the 1920s, the English derided the French as the kind of people who’d go around sticking their tongues where they didn’t belong.

5 Questions: The Wurst We Could Do

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Stadium Naming Rights (and Wrongs)

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I was saddened last month when I heard the news that Cleveland's Jacobs Field was being renamed Progressive Field. Not only is it impossible to make a cool nickname from Progressive ("The Prog" just sounds pretentious), but the move also means one more baseball stadium is falling to the corporate powers, who are slowly dominating the entire sports landscape. The ten teams below have all played in stadiums named after corporations. Identify the stadium the team hasn't played in.

No matter how flexible a person is, there is no such thing as being “double jointed." Most extreme contortionists suffer from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.

No matter how flexible a person is, there is no such thing as being “double jointed." Most extreme contortionists suffer from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.

5 Questions: Dave's Not Here

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Did Andy Rooney Really Say That?

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The venerable Andy Rooney has said a lot of crazy stuff over the years. Can you pick out which of these quotes are actual Rooneyisms?

Since 1950, Georgia has flown four different state flags. The design was changed in 1956, in 2001, and again in 2003.

Since 1950, Georgia has flown four different state flags. The design was changed in 1956, in 2001, and again in 2003.

Morning Cup of Links: A Pinball Piano

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5 Questions: BFF

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An MST3K Quiz

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It's the same old story—guy gets shot into space, is forced to watch bad movies and builds some robots to keep him company. Take the MST3K quiz and see how much you remember about Joel, Mike and the Bots. And if you don't like the questions, repeat to yourself, "It's just a quiz, I should really just relax..."

Because of the number of creepy-crawlies that make their home in the rivers and streams of Alabama, it's sometimes referred to as "The Lizard State."

Because of the number of creepy-crawlies that make their home in the rivers and streams of Alabama, it's sometimes referred to as "The Lizard State."

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