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Brain Game: Math Square #177 (Metric Version!)

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5 Questions: Trivia Much?

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Morning Cup of Links: 2001: A Space Odyssey Trivia

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'ello there!

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Enjoy this ello-quent 16-question quiz, in which each question includes a word or name that ends with the letters "ELLO."

The tall fuzzy hats worn by Britain’s elite infantry regiments (including Buckingham Palace guards) are made of North American black bear fur.

The tall fuzzy hats worn by Britain’s elite infantry regiments (including Buckingham Palace guards) are made of North American black bear fur.

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Found in the British Museum

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My fiancé and I were in London this past June, and we made our way to the British Museum. Today's quiz was inspired by the oddities we stumbled across.

The Kentucky Derby is also known as the Run for the Roses. But that isn't the only race with a flowery nickname: the Belmont Stakes also goes by the Run for the Carnations, and the Preakness Stakes doubles as the Run for the Black-Eyed Susans.

The Kentucky Derby is also known as the Run for the Roses. But that isn't the only race with a flowery nickname: the Belmont Stakes also goes by the Run for the Carnations, and the Preakness Stakes doubles as the Run for the Black-Eyed Susans.

Morning Cup of Links: The Desecrated King Tut

Miss Cellania

5 Questions: Down in My Heart

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Peanut Butter Dreams

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Move over, jelly - November is Peanut Butter Lovers' Month. Test your knowledge of the sticky stuff with these 12 questions, and find out if your path to Peanut Butter Heaven is smooth ... or extra-chunky.

The small "You Are Here" sticker that indicates your position on a map has a name — it's called an ideo locator.

The small "You Are Here" sticker that indicates your position on a map has a name — it's called an ideo locator.

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Name the 9 Most Popular Websites

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Can you guess the 9 most popular websites? To get that data, I turned to Alexa's Global 500, which ranks sites based on traffic. While their rankings aren’t perfect, the “Alexa number” is a common metric when comparing things online. Mentalfloss.com is #8,179 (#2,166 in the U.S.), but we won't make you count that high. You can just enter the site's name (Google), not the URL (www.google.com).

In 1983's <em>Return of the Jedi</em>, three different actors portrayed Darth Vader. The man in the costume was David Prowse, the voice was that of James Earl Jones, and the revealed face was that of Sebastian Shaw.

In 1983's Return of the Jedi, three different actors portrayed Darth Vader. The man in the costume was David Prowse, the voice was that of James Earl Jones, and the revealed face was that of Sebastian Shaw.

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