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Scientology Term or German Techno Artist?

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When Lafayette Ronald Hubbard founded Scientology in 1952, he had no idea there would one day be something called Techno music (best done in Germany, of course) let alone a quiz devoted to comparing and contrasting them. Turns out, the two have a lot in common. See if you can tell which word belongs to which camp.

Bad line or worst line ever?

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The Bullwer-Lytton Fiction Contest annually honors the worst first line to a novel.

Stan and Jan Berenstain didn't just write about bears. They also penned <em>How to Teach Your Children About Sex</em>.

Stan and Jan Berenstain didn't just write about bears. They also penned How to Teach Your Children About Sex.

Lifetime Movie or Megadeth Song?

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Given their shared preoccupation with kidnapping, family dysfunction and untimely death, it's sort of surprising that Lifetime and Megadeth don't share more fans. Can you tell the difference between the titles of Lifetime movies and Megadeth songs?

The world's largest rodent is the capybara.

The world's largest rodent is the capybara.

Name the Big Ten in 1 Minute

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Note: If Maine and Maine State were both Big Ten schools, we'd accept 'University of Maine' or 'Maine U,' but not just 'Maine.' Hint: They're not.

5 Questions: "Grin" and Bear It

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Brain Game: Math Square #192

Sandy Wood

Best New Artist?

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The Grammy award for best new artist holds the unfortunate distinction of being the only Grammy ever to have been revoked (Milli Vanilli's 1991 award was taken back after their lip-synching scandal). That's probably not the only one they wish they could have taken back. Winning the best new artist award is hardly a barometer for future success. We chose 15 years -- can you figure out what artist won the award?

5 Questions: Tower of Power

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Jeans, thought to be a strictly American product, originated in 18th century Italy where Genoan sailors wore snappy outfits made from denim.

Jeans, thought to be a strictly American product, originated in 18th century Italy where Genoan sailors wore snappy outfits made from denim.

5 Questions: With Apologies

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The Keystone Ten

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Pennsylvania is really where it all happens. Three Mile Island occurred here. The original Dawn of the Dead was set here. Heck, Terry Bradshaw played here.

Your goal is to name Pennsylvania's ten most populous cities in only five minutes. We'd consider any score of 6 or better to be a win. Good luck!

5 Questions: Monopoly (Part 2)

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Some of the first examples s of graffiti come from 1<sup>st</sup> century Pompeii, where messages like “I don’t want to sell my husband” and “Successus was here” were written on walls.

Some of the first examples s of graffiti come from 1st century Pompeii, where messages like “I don’t want to sell my husband” and “Successus was here” were written on walls.

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