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Super Mario Bros. Villain or Obscure Dinosaur?

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Can you tell your Super Mario Brothers villains from your lesser-known dinosaurs? Let's find out.

In 1950, talk show host Faye Emerson became the first woman in history to have a "wardrobe malfunction" on national television.  To the dismay of censors everywhere, Ms. Emerson’s “Emersons” popped out of her dress.

In 1950, talk show host Faye Emerson became the first woman in history to have a "wardrobe malfunction" on national television.  To the dismay of censors everywhere, Ms. Emerson’s “Emersons” popped out of her dress.

The News Media Merchandise Quiz

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For many media personalities and outlets, the logical next step after building a large audience is selling them hoodies and lanyards and plush bears. Can you guess how much these items go for?

5 Questions: "Burn" at the End

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In the classic movie-musical <em>The Wizard of Oz</em>, the many-hued Horse of a Different Color that leads Dorothy and gang through the Emerald City could not actually be painted. Instead, animal rights activists advocated that the white horse be sponged

In the classic movie-musical The Wizard of Oz, the many-hued Horse of a Different Color that leads Dorothy and gang through the Emerald City could not actually be painted. Instead, animal rights activists advocated that the white horse be sponged with different flavors (and colors) of gelatin and then physically restrained from licking it off.

5 Questions: Pants on the Ground

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Senator Strom Thurmond is in the record books for giving the longest recorded speech in history, clocking in at 24 hours and 18 minutes. The speech was a filibuster in opposition to the 1957 Civil Rights Act (which passed, despite his efforts).

Senator Strom Thurmond is in the record books for giving the longest recorded speech in history, clocking in at 24 hours and 18 minutes. The speech was a filibuster in opposition to the 1957 Civil Rights Act (which passed, despite his efforts).

The epitaph of Alexander the Great is one of the most famous in history: “A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.” But in all likelihood, Alexander’s tomb does not contain Alexander himself. The emperor Ptolemy took Alex

The epitaph of Alexander the Great is one of the most famous in history: “A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.” But in all likelihood, Alexander’s tomb does not contain Alexander himself. The emperor Ptolemy took Alexander’s body and brought it back to Alexandria, where it was on display for a long time. But the body was lost and its current whereabouts are unknown.

5 Questions: Counting Beverages

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But I Play One on TV!

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Sitcoms taught me a lot about the working world. Dr. Jason Seaver (Growing Pains) proved that working from home was an option. Sondra & Elvin (The Cosby Show) helped me scratch 'wilderness store' from my potential career list. And Mr. Belvedere (Mr. Belvedere) introduced me to the butler concept. Today's quiz asks you to remember how TV characters made their livings.

5 Questions: Department Store: Toys

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5 Questions: Solid, "Jackson"

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Here's Buddy Guy's complete Rock & Roll Hall of Fame acceptance speech: "If you don’t think you have the blues, just keep living."

Here's Buddy Guy's complete Rock & Roll Hall of Fame acceptance speech: "If you don’t think you have the blues, just keep living."

Name All of Bubba's Shrimp Dishes

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In Forrest Gump, Benjamin Buford "Bubba" Blue tells Forrest about a variety of shrimp dishes. Can you name all 21 ways he says this "fruit of the sea" can be prepared? (You can either type the full name of the dish—"Shrimp Gumbo"—or just the Gumbo part. And there's your free space.)

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