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Morning Cup of Links: Pop Culture NASA Mission Posters

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More people watched Elvis's <em>Aloha from Hawaii</em> than the landing on the Moon.

More people watched Elvis's Aloha from Hawaii than the landing on the Moon.

5 Questions: Hey, Hey, Hey!

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Name the Top Oil-Producing Countries

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There are several ways to look at the world's oil situation — who has the most oil? Who exports the most? Who produces the most? Who uses the most? But for this quiz, let's stick with production. We pulled the top 12 oil-producing countries from the CIA World Factbook. How many can you name in three minutes?

Brain Game: Math Square #166

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Video Game Bosses: NES and SNES

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You probably bragged about defeating them on school buses and playgrounds and wherever else you talked video games with your friends. How well do you remember these notable Nintendo bad guys from the 1980s and 1990s?

Magnetic Attraction

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Below you'll find 10 statements about magnets. Can you determine which are true and which are false?

5 Questions: Monopoly Properties

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Sam Houston is the only person in United States history who was a governor of two states (Texas and Tennessee), a U.S. Senator (Texas), a chief military commander for another country (Republic of Texas), and a President of another country (Republic of Tex

Sam Houston is the only person in United States history who was a governor of two states (Texas and Tennessee), a U.S. Senator (Texas), a chief military commander for another country (Republic of Texas), and a President of another country (Republic of Texas).

Morning Cup of Links: The Legacy of Nelson Mandela

Miss Cellania

Name That Altered State

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Here are 10 of our 50 United States, each taken out-of-scale and turned at an angle, making them not so easy to recognize at first glance. Can you identify each state?

So, Where'd You Go To College? (Movie Star Edition)

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The deadline for our $50,000 Tuition Giveaway is fast approaching. All you have to do is tell us, in 750 words or less, why you should win. But you have to tell us by January 31st. If you win one of our scholarships, go on to college and then make it big in the world of film, perhaps we'll include you in a future edition of the "So, Where'd You Go To College?" game.

5 Questions: The Straight Skinny

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Discontinued Ben & Jerry's Flavor or Band I Found On MySpace?

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This quiz comes from ‘The Worksheet’ on page 22 of the latest mental_floss magazine (pick yours up wherever brilliant/lots of magazines are sold). Let’s test your knowledge of down-and-out flavors and up-and-coming artists. Then tell us how you did.

(This quiz was originally posted in 2007; there are probably a lot more MySpace bands now. But if you try to pick which ones are discontinued ice cream flavors, the quiz still works.)

Happy Festivus!

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In December of 1997, Seinfeld introduced Festivus to the world. All these holiday seasons later it's still going strong, with books, parties, and poles popping up each year. How much do you remember about the episode that started it all?

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