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Morning Cup of Links: Michael Jackson's Accomplishments

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During childbirth scenes in movies and sitcoms, infant actors are smeared with cream cheese and red jam for an authentic "just born" look.

During childbirth scenes in movies and sitcoms, infant actors are smeared with cream cheese and red jam for an authentic "just born" look.

Name the 10 Most Frequently Stolen Cars

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Last August, the National Insurance Crime Bureau released its list of the most frequently stolen vehicles (cars, trucks, SUVs, minivans) for 2008. The NICB lists specific model years ("2002 Ford Explorer"), but we wouldn't do that to you -- just give us the model ("Explorer"). You've got three minutes. Good luck!

5 Questions: Nine to Five

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Name All the Best Picture Nominations Since 2008

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They say it's an honor just to be nominated, but do people really remember the nominees? How many of the Best Picture nominees from 2008 through this year can you name in 10 minutes? (When we say "2008," we mean the Academy Awards that were held in 2008, so those movies came out in 2007. We're including the winners. And we're including this year's nominees.) Good luck!

The Australopithecus afarensis hominid skeleton found in Ethiopia in 1974 was nicknamed Lucy in honor of the Beatles song, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.”

The Australopithecus afarensis hominid skeleton found in Ethiopia in 1974 was nicknamed Lucy in honor of the Beatles song, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.”

Morning Cup of Links: Skeletons, Ghosts, and the Undead

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Morning Cup of Links: Horror Film Santas

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5 Questions: The Year 1731

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If the oceans were to gradually rise, Florida (350 feet above sea level at its highest point) would become the first U.S. state to be completely submerged.

If the oceans were to gradually rise, Florida (350 feet above sea level at its highest point) would become the first U.S. state to be completely submerged.

5 Questions: Who Was Born First?

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5 Questions: Zip!

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Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel.

Albert Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel.

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