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Also called the Mexican Hairless Dog, the <em>Xoloitzcuintli </em>breed was used by Aztecs for companionship, and occasionally for lunch. Prized for their body heat (hence the lack of fur), Xolos are still used in Mexico as nature’s hot water bottles.

Also called the Mexican Hairless Dog, the Xoloitzcuintli breed was used by Aztecs for companionship, and occasionally for lunch. Prized for their body heat (hence the lack of fur), Xolos are still used in Mexico as nature’s hot water bottles.

M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.

M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.

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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.

5 Questions: The End (Part I)

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In 1941, the U.S. government banned silk stockings. Why? Japan cut off America’s silk supply during World War II, and the government decided that producing silk parachutes for American pilots took precedence over women’s fashion needs.

In 1941, the U.S. government banned silk stockings. Why? Japan cut off America’s silk supply during World War II, and the government decided that producing silk parachutes for American pilots took precedence over women’s fashion needs.

5 Questions: It's Chow Time

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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.

When her husband was president, Julia Tyler used the title "Mrs. Presidentress."

When her husband was president, Julia Tyler used the title "Mrs. Presidentress."

Boasting an impressive collection of over 300 Summer Olympic medals, Romania ranks 15th in the world for total medals earned at the Summer Games. However, its Winter Olympics performances are another story: Romania only has one Winter medal, a

Boasting an impressive collection of over 300 Summer Olympic medals, Romania ranks 15th in the world for total medals earned at the Summer Games. However, its Winter Olympics performances are another story: Romania only has one Winter medal, a bronze, from 1968.

5 Questions: Just a Dollar

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On the week of April 4<sup>th</sup>, 1964, The Beatles held each of the top five spots on the <em>Billboard</em> pop singles chart.

On the week of April 4th, 1964, The Beatles held each of the top five spots on the Billboard pop singles chart.

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