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There's a rumor that Twinkies have a shelf life of 20-plus years. The truth of the matter, however, is that it’s closer to 25 days. The plastic-wrapped desserts contain the same apocalypse-vulnerable preservatives you’d find in most commercially baked

There's a rumor that Twinkies have a shelf life of 20-plus years. The truth of the matter, however, is that it’s closer to 25 days. The plastic-wrapped desserts contain the same apocalypse-vulnerable preservatives you’d find in most commercially baked breads.

Brain Game: Math Square #188

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Morning Cup of Links: Tommy Wiseau's Batman

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Only one McDonald’s in the world has turquoise arches. Officials in Sedona, Arizona, thought that yellow would clash with the natural red rock.

Only one McDonald’s in the world has turquoise arches. Officials in Sedona, Arizona, thought that yellow would clash with the natural red rock.

Platform shoes didn’t just look ridiculous in the 1970s; they looked equally silly in 15th-century Europe when they were known as "chopines." The fashionable footwear was so toweringly high (up to 30 inches!) that ladies couldn’t walk around in them f

Platform shoes didn’t just look ridiculous in the 1970s; they looked equally silly in 15th-century Europe when they were known as "chopines." The fashionable footwear was so toweringly high (up to 30 inches!) that ladies couldn’t walk around in them for fear of falling.

5 Questions: "Mallo" Out

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In the 1940s, Pepsi adopted a red, white, and blue logo to support America’s war effort.

In the 1940s, Pepsi adopted a red, white, and blue logo to support America’s war effort.

5 Questions: City Life

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Marvel or DC?

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The entertainment world has been abuzz lately with the news that Disney is purchasing the Marvel Comics group. The most popular heroes of the past 75 years have appeared under either the Marvel imprint or the brand's key competition, DC. Comic book fans will know which is which, but casual readers may have a more difficult time. Can you identify the main publisher behind each of these 20 comic book heroes? Good luck!

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President John Quincy Adams kept an alligator in the East Room.

President John Quincy Adams kept an alligator in the East Room.

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An ostrich's eye is the same size as its brain.

An ostrich's eye is the same size as its brain.

Morning Cup of Links: Bad and Good Halloween Entertainment

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5 Questions: All in the Family

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