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Walt Disney's famous "logo" signature wasn't really his; it was designed by a staff artist.

Walt Disney's famous "logo" signature wasn't really his; it was designed by a staff artist.

Thought to be the original fast-food, Genghis Khan and his hordes carried around flat patties of ground up mutton under their saddles to eat on the go.

Thought to be the original fast-food, Genghis Khan and his hordes carried around flat patties of ground up mutton under their saddles to eat on the go.

"If you jump out of an airplane without a parachute, does that make you brave, or stupid?" asked Jacques Plante. In 1959, he became the first NHL goalie to regularly wear a protective mask.

"If you jump out of an airplane without a parachute, does that make you brave, or stupid?" asked Jacques Plante. In 1959, he became the first NHL goalie to regularly wear a protective mask.

16<sup>th</sup> century plastic surgeon Gaspare Tagliacozzi built his aristocratic patients' new noses out of the skins of the patients’ slaves.

16th century plastic surgeon Gaspare Tagliacozzi built his aristocratic patients' new noses out of the skins of the patients’ slaves.

Christopher Walken's Canon of Crap

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In an interview with the New York Times magazine, Christopher Walken said, ''I'm a terrible analyzer of what will be good. 'Whatever I think the outcome is going to be, I'm always wrong.'' One look at his resume shows just how right he is. Of the terrible movies in this quiz, can you identify which ones Walken was in?

From 1908-1927, the price of a Ford Model T <em>decreased</em> from $850 to $300, owing mostly to improvements in the manufacturing process.

From 1908-1927, the price of a Ford Model T decreased from $850 to $300, owing mostly to improvements in the manufacturing process.

Ronald Reagan's first Inauguration Day (Jan. 20<sup>th</sup>, 1981) was the warmest January inauguration on record, at 55°F. When reelected, his second Inauguration Day (Jan. 21<sup>st</sup>, 1985) was the coldest on record, at only 7°F.

Ronald Reagan's first Inauguration Day (Jan. 20th, 1981) was the warmest January inauguration on record, at 55°F. When reelected, his second Inauguration Day (Jan. 21st, 1985) was the coldest on record, at only 7°F.

5 Questions: Like a Racehorse

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According to a law passed in 2007, at least 20% of $1 coins produced by the U.S. Mint must feature Native Americans.

According to a law passed in 2007, at least 20% of $1 coins produced by the U.S. Mint must feature Native Americans.

When fruit flies inhale alcohol, the males will start to mate with each other, forming lines.

When fruit flies inhale alcohol, the males will start to mate with each other, forming lines.

The name "The Birdman of Alcatraz" is a bit of misnomer: Robert Stroud was allowed to keep birds when he was incarcerated at Leavenworth, but not when he was transferred to Alcatraz.

The name "The Birdman of Alcatraz" is a bit of misnomer: Robert Stroud was allowed to keep birds when he was incarcerated at Leavenworth, but not when he was transferred to Alcatraz.

Habitual singing causes the lungs to release leptin, a protein manufactured by the body’s fat cells that is involved in the regulation of appetite. This may partially explain why opera stars tend to lean toward the heavy end of the scale.

Habitual singing causes the lungs to release leptin, a protein manufactured by the body’s fat cells that is involved in the regulation of appetite. This may partially explain why opera stars tend to lean toward the heavy end of the scale.

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