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The North Magnetic Pole, once located over Canada, is now in the Arctic Ocean and is slowly moving towards Russia.

The North Magnetic Pole, once located over Canada, is now in the Arctic Ocean and is slowly moving towards Russia.

5 Questions: Mama Mia!

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Morning Cup of Links: Rolling Brightly on the River

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12+1 = 11+2, and "twelve plus one" is an anagram of "eleven plus two."

12+1 = 11+2, and "twelve plus one" is an anagram of "eleven plus two."

Author F. Scott Fitzgerald's full name was Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald, named after a distant cousin who happened to write "The Star-Spangled Banner."

Author F. Scott Fitzgerald's full name was Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald, named after a distant cousin who happened to write "The Star-Spangled Banner."

...Goes to Washington

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A recent news story revealed that John Cho and Kal Penn would resurrect their stoner personas in 2010 in a film tentatively titled Harold & Kumar Go to Washington. Several other feature films and TV programs have previously employed the "...Goes to Washington" tactic, and today's quiz examines nine of them. Good luck!

5 Questions: Tail or Tale

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In 1914, Henry Ford doubled the daily wage for his factory workers (from $2.40 to $5) while cutting their daily work hours from nine to eight.

In 1914, Henry Ford doubled the daily wage for his factory workers (from $2.40 to $5) while cutting their daily work hours from nine to eight.

Name R.E.M.'s Albums

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According to R.E.M.'s official website, the band has released 15 studio albums. How many can you name in 3 minutes?

For this quiz, we're not counting compilation albums (like Dead Letter Office, Eponymous, and The Best of R.E.M., EPs (Chronic Town), live albums, or that rare bootleg you found at a flea market in 1993. But we will count New Adventures in Hi-Fi. That's your free space.

5 Questions: Fudge!

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Morning Cup of Links: Don't Believe Your Eyes

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Before joining the NBA, Wilt Chamberlain played one season for the Harlem Globetrotters. He was the first member of the team to have his jersey (#13) retired.

Before joining the NBA, Wilt Chamberlain played one season for the Harlem Globetrotters. He was the first member of the team to have his jersey (#13) retired.

NBC was the first network to pioneer the “credit squeeze.” They started the trend in 1994 by showing the closing credit scroll in a split-screen format, with the right half of the screen filled with station promos and clips from upcoming programs.

NBC was the first network to pioneer the “credit squeeze.” They started the trend in 1994 by showing the closing credit scroll in a split-screen format, with the right half of the screen filled with station promos and clips from upcoming programs.

5 Questions: Married...with Trivia

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