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The Story Behind Saving Mr. Banks, Starring Tom Hanks as Walt Disney

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When Walt Disney’s daughters were young, they loved a little book about a magical (and slightly sadistic) nanny named Mary Poppins.

Track Listing: Another Numerical Edition

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Another week, another party, another playlist that needs ordering. I'm sticking with the numerical theme -- I'll give you a snippet of a lyric that refers to a number and it's up to you to put the songs in numerical order.

And remember, I'm looking for the number referred to in the lyric, which may not be the same as one in the title of the song. So if a lyric hypothetically refers to the number 4, that's the number you want to use.

Morning Cup of Links: LEGO Star Wars Proposal

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5 Questions: Hello, Cleveland!

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The shotput used by male athletes weighs 16 lbs., the same as the maximum weight for a bowling ball.

The shotput used by male athletes weighs 16 lbs., the same as the maximum weight for a bowling ball.

The Golden Girls Ultimate Fan Quiz

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The Golden Girls has been in constant syndication since its original network run ended in 1992. Think you’'ve seen every episode a dozen times and know everything about Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, and Sophia? Try our quiz and see whether you'’re worthy of being crowned Butter Queen or are on the fast track to Shady Pines.

5 Questions: I Hear Music

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Birds cock their heads at the ground not to listen for prey (such as insects or worms) but to better see them.

Birds cock their heads at the ground not to listen for prey (such as insects or worms) but to better see them.

Were They In A Lifetime Original Movie?

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Say what you want about the quality of Lifetime's original movies, but you can't deny that the channel has managed to attract some genuine talent to act in their dramas. Of the actors and actresses in this quiz, can you pick out the ones that have a Lifetime movie on their resume?

5 Questions: Butcher Shop

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King County, Washington, managed to keep its name while changing its namesake. Originally named for William King, it was "renamed" in 1986 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

King County, Washington, managed to keep its name while changing its namesake. Originally named for William King, it was "renamed" in 1986 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

5 Questions: Johnny Come Lately

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5 Questions: In Your Grocer's Freezer

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It is much less likely for a woman to be red-green colorblind than a man. This is because in order for a woman to be red-green colorblind, both of her X chromosomes would have to be affected. Because a man only has one X chromosome, he is more likely to b

It is much less likely for a woman to be red-green colorblind than a man. This is because in order for a woman to be red-green colorblind, both of her X chromosomes would have to be affected. Because a man only has one X chromosome, he is more likely to be colourblind.

5 Questions: A Tale of Two Cities

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