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In 1992, Nickelodeon buried a time capsule that included a Game Boy, Reebok Pump sneakers, and Gak. Joey Lawrence added a hat that said "Whoa!" on it.

In 1992, Nickelodeon buried a time capsule that included a Game Boy, Reebok Pump sneakers, and Gak. Joey Lawrence added a hat that said "Whoa!" on it.

<em>Gadsby</em> is a 1939 novel by Ernest Vincent Wright with over 50,000 words, and not a single word contains the letter "E."

Gadsby is a 1939 novel by Ernest Vincent Wright with over 50,000 words, and not a single word contains the letter "E."

5 Questions: You Must be Joking

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5 Questions: That "Guy"

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Quiz: Hunger Games Character or Poisonous Plant?

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It’s no secret that author Suzanne Collins drew some inspiration for character names from the greenhouse. Katniss, Primrose, and Hawthorne are all things you might find growing outside - though maybe not in District 12. Are you enough of a Hunger Games fan to separate fact from fiction? May the odds be ever in your favor.

5 Questions: Nova Answer?

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5 Questions: Nom Nom Nom

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The University of Minnesota is older than the state of Minnesota.

The University of Minnesota is older than the state of Minnesota.

The Edison Portland Cement Company was one of inventor Thomas Edison’s countless business ventures. Despite supplying cement for the original Yankee Stadium, the company tanked because it insisted on producing concrete everything, including cabinets, pi

The Edison Portland Cement Company was one of inventor Thomas Edison’s countless business ventures. Despite supplying cement for the original Yankee Stadium, the company tanked because it insisted on producing concrete everything, including cabinets, pianos, and even entire houses.

5 Questions: Cha-cha-cha

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5 Questions: Teen-y

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As president, George Washington pulled in a salary of $25K a year. That’s roughly $1 million in today’s currency. Excited by his newfound purchasing power, Washington started living it up, reportedly buying leopard-skin robes for all his horses and sp

As president, George Washington pulled in a salary of $25K a year. That’s roughly $1 million in today’s currency. Excited by his newfound purchasing power, Washington started living it up, reportedly buying leopard-skin robes for all his horses and spending seven percent of his income on alcohol.

5 Questions: Happy Presidents Day!

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Poet and pre-Raphaelite painter Dante Gabriel Rosetti loved his wife, Elizabeth. How much did he love his wife, you ask? Well, after she died of a laudanum overdose in 1862, he buried her with the only existing copy of his unpublished poems. However, seve

Poet and pre-Raphaelite painter Dante Gabriel Rosetti loved his wife, Elizabeth. How much did he love his wife, you ask? Well, after she died of a laudanum overdose in 1862, he buried her with the only existing copy of his unpublished poems. However, seven years later Rosetti found himself suffering from a really bad case of writer's block, so he dug up her body and retrieved his poems. They were published in 1870 and were well received by critics, but he never forgave himself for pilfering them from her grave.

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