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<em>New York Tribune</em> founder Horace Greeley is best known for saying, “Go West, young man.” Problem is, he didn’t say it. The quote actually came from Indiana newspaper editor John B.L. Soule. In fact, Greeley’s own comments regarding the Wes

New York Tribune founder Horace Greeley is best known for saying, “Go West, young man.” Problem is, he didn’t say it. The quote actually came from Indiana newspaper editor John B.L. Soule. In fact, Greeley’s own comments regarding the West were less than encouraging. In 1859, while traveling across Utah, he wrote, “The desolation seems irredeemable.” Twelve years later, he proclaimed, “This Daniel Boone business is about played out.”

After riding high through the 1920s, the roller coaster craze was nearly killed off by the Depression. In the United States between 1930 and 1972, only 120 of the thrill contraptions were built, while more than 1,500 were destroyed.

After riding high through the 1920s, the roller coaster craze was nearly killed off by the Depression. In the United States between 1930 and 1972, only 120 of the thrill contraptions were built, while more than 1,500 were destroyed.

5 Questions: Need a <em>Clue</em>?

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Although the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People clearly stated its mission in its title, W.E.B. Du Bois was the only African American on the NAACP’s first board of directors.

Although the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People clearly stated its mission in its title, W.E.B. Du Bois was the only African American on the NAACP’s first board of directors.

5 Questions: Watson Up, Doc?

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Morning Cup of Links: Welcome to Sochi

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5 Questions: Happy Hangovers!

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The planet Venus is the hottest in the Solar System. This because high volume of atmospheric CO<sub>2</sub> creates a strong greenhouse gas effect.

The planet Venus is the hottest in the Solar System. This because high volume of atmospheric CO2 creates a strong greenhouse gas effect.

5 Questions: Let's Talk About Sex

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Led Zeppelin Quiz

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As rumors continue to circulate about a Led Zeppelin reunion tour (with or without Robert Plant), longtime fans, as well as new generations, just discovering the band for the first time, anxiously wait, hoping, speculating, even praying.

Whether you love them or love to hate them, there's no arguing Zeppelin's staying power. How well do you know the band and the legendary songs they released? Get the Led out and find out with our latest lunchtime quiz.

Name the Last 12 States Admitted to the U.S.

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On August 1, 1876, Colorado became the 38th state. Can you name the 12 states that joined the union after 1876? You've got one minute.

The Angel Quiz

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This Friday, August 22, is "Be an Angel Day." If you just can't wait that long (and we know you can't) try your hand at this 20-question Angel quiz. Good luck!

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