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5 Questions: On the Button

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James Dolan, CEO of Cablevision and owner of the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers, also fronts the blues band JD and the Straight Shot.

James Dolan, CEO of Cablevision and owner of the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers, also fronts the blues band JD and the Straight Shot.

Harry Potter Character or Hideous Skin Disease?

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Let's find out if you can tell J.K. Rowling creations from irritating skin conditions.

5 Questions: RIP Don Kirshner

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<em>The Enola Gay</em> was named after the pilot’s mother, Enola Gay Tibbets.

The Enola Gay was named after the pilot’s mother, Enola Gay Tibbets.

A Baseball Card Appraisal Quiz

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A recent flood in my parents' basement destroyed my father's baseball card collection. I broke down and picked up the current Beckett to see exactly how much he lost. Can you pick the correct value of these 12 rookie cards?

5 Questions: ...Out Like a Lamb

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How did Curious George get to America? In the original book, George was captured in Africa by The Man With the Yellow Hat&mdash; by means of his yellow hat.

How did Curious George get to America? In the original book, George was captured in Africa by The Man With the Yellow Hat— by means of his yellow hat.

Name the Non-Metals

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I was fascinated by chemistry when I was young, although AP Chemistry woke me up to the fact that studying chemistry involved a significant amount of work. Since I've always been obsessed with lists, rankings, and tables, the Periodic Table was a pretty obvious draw. Can you name the 22 named elements classified as "non-metals," all located on the right-hand side of the Periodic Table?

(Hint: This includes the Halogens and Noble Gases. The highest atomic number in this group is 86.)

5 Questions: Al's Fair

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Tire mogul Harvey Firestone gave President Calvin Coolidge a pygmy hippopotamus in 1927. Today, many of the pygmy hippos in US zoos are that one's descendants.

Tire mogul Harvey Firestone gave President Calvin Coolidge a pygmy hippopotamus in 1927. Today, many of the pygmy hippos in US zoos are that one's descendants.

Name Prime-Time's Top-Earning Men

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Forbes recently published a list of the top-earning men in prime-time television. How many of their top 11 can you name in 3 minutes?

5 Questions: London Calling

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To deter nativity scene theft, BrickHouse Security provides free GPS trackers that can be installed in Baby Jesus.

To deter nativity scene theft, BrickHouse Security provides free GPS trackers that can be installed in Baby Jesus.

Lit Slits, Volume IV: Presidential Memoirs

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It's time for another edition of Lit Slits, where we test your knowledge of books people like to tell everyone they've read. This edition quizzes you on presidential memoirs. These huge tomes are a modern hallmark of American politics—but how well do you know them?

Given a vertical stripe of text taken from a memoir, it's your job to ID the ex-Commander-in-Chief who wrote it.

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