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The number "five" is important to the Pentagon in many ways. Sure, it has five sides, but the building also has five stories, and the courtyard in the center encompasses an area of five acres.

The number "five" is important to the Pentagon in many ways. Sure, it has five sides, but the building also has five stories, and the courtyard in the center encompasses an area of five acres.

Brain Game: Math Square #177 (Metric Version!)

Sandy Wood

Name Santa's Reindeer in 2 Minutes

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You probably recall the most famous reindeer of all, but can you name all nine of Santa's reindeer? Let's put two minutes on the clock and find out. For the purposes of this quiz, we'll stick with the reindeer from the famous song you've probably heard 100 times this month.

5 Questions: Where's There's Smoke

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On November 18<sup>th</sup>, 1913, pilot Lincoln Beachy did something that had never been done in an airplane before: he made a complete loop-de-loop.

On November 18th, 1913, pilot Lincoln Beachy did something that had never been done in an airplane before: he made a complete loop-de-loop.

Mohs' Hardness Scale

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In the early 19th century, German mineralogist Friedrich Mohs developed a practical method for comparing the hardness of minerals. How many of the ten minerals in Mohs' scale can you name in 5 minutes?

5 Questions: Ant Farm

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Karl Marx once served as a European correspondent for <em>The New York Tribune</em>.

Karl Marx once served as a European correspondent for The New York Tribune.

Morning Cup of Links: The Desecrated King Tut

Miss Cellania

Ned Flanders: The Quiz

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He’s pious. He’s successful. He’s everything Homer’s not. How well-diddily-ell do you know the Simpsons’ next-door neighbor? Take our quiz to find out.

5 Questions: Well, "La"-Di-Da

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The Jaws of Life were invented by George Hurst, who was a mechanical engineer and auto racing enthusiast. He conceived the idea after witnessing an accident at the Indy 500 where the driver died because he couldn’t be extracted from his car in time.

The Jaws of Life were invented by George Hurst, who was a mechanical engineer and auto racing enthusiast. He conceived the idea after witnessing an accident at the Indy 500 where the driver died because he couldn’t be extracted from his car in time.

Two-letter Trouble

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The real key to winning Scrabble is knowing those two-letter words that can save you in a pinch. While some of them are obvious (go, my, an) others just sound like nonsense. Of the 20 two-letter combinations in this quiz, can you identify the ones that are recognized in Merriam-Webster official Scrabble dictionary?

5 Questions: I Predict

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Both Madonna and Celine Dion are cousins of Prince Charles' wife, Camilla.

Both Madonna and Celine Dion are cousins of Prince Charles' wife, Camilla.

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