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Morning Cup of Links: Fun Facts for the Fourth

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In an average NFL football game there are only about 12 minutes of actual play time.

In an average NFL football game there are only about 12 minutes of actual play time.

Super Bowl Host Cities (Other Than Miami)

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Over the past 46 years, the Florida cities of Miami and Miami Gardens have hosted the Super Bowl 10 times. Not including Miami, a total of 16 other U.S. cities have also been home to Super Bowl games (including the one that's set to host Super Bowl XLVI this Sunday).

Given five minutes, can you name all 16 of these cities? HINT: Don't forget that some of the stadiums where the games were held are located in suburban cities. Good luck!

5 Questions: Wild Thing

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The General Sherman Tree in Sequoia National Park east of Visalia, California, is the largest tree in the world (by volume).

The General Sherman Tree in Sequoia National Park east of Visalia, California, is the largest tree in the world (by volume).

NAME THAT MOVIE QUIZ, PART I

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So you think you know movies, eh? Match the sound clip to the film it was taken from. And don't worry if you get a few wrong along the way... you'll always be 2 thumbs up in our book.

5 Questions: Bright Lights, Big City

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Hollywood

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Do you keep up with the goings-on of the Hollywood elite? Find out!

Name All the Vice Presidents in 10 Minutes

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Being Vice President puts you in a special category of people listed in the backs of American history books. How many of the 47 people to hold the office of Vice President can you name in ten minutes? [Hints: Last names only. There were three VPs named Johnson. You can start by typing "Johnson" three times and knock Lyndon, Andrew and Richard Mentor off the list.]

5 Questions: The Name of the Rose

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Pseudonym or Real Name?

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Writers take on pseudonyms for all sorts of reasons. Some want to hide their literary identities while pursuing other careers, while others just want the freedom to write without having their output linked back to their real names. How well can you tell pseudonyms apart from given names? Take our quiz to find out.

Men Who Experimented with Beards

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Each of the following fellas wore something resembling a beard at one time or another in their lives. Let's see how well you know them.

Brain Game: Glossiest Enamel

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King of the Eighties

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One of the most prolific of American novelists, Stephen King held a number-one spot on the New York Times Best Seller List for fiction every year of the 1980s, except 1988. (But with two in 1985 and three in 1987, he was hardly complaining.) How much do you know about this Prince of the Macabre?

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