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The male cicada is the loudest insect in the world. Their sound can reach 120 decibels. By comparison, a jackhammer breaking concrete is 100-120 decibels.

The male cicada is the loudest insect in the world. Their sound can reach 120 decibels. By comparison, a jackhammer breaking concrete is 100-120 decibels.

5 Questions: Colorful Surnames

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5 Questions: Sid Caesar

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5 Questions: Mouth Music

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Name Every Slam-Dunk Contest Winner

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Since its inception in 1984, there have been 19 different Slam-Dunk Contest champions (some players have won multiple titles). How many of those 19 winners can you name in 5 minutes?

5 Questions: Victor/Victoria

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5 Questions: "Mob" Mentality

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5 Questions: Deep in the Heart...

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Morning Cup of Links: Welcome to Sealand

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Morning Cup of Links: The Vote in Scotland

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Lunchtime Quiz: Elton vs Billy

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by Sandy Wood

Billy Joel and Elton John were born and raised on different sides of the Atlantic, but have had eerily similar careers. Both broke onto the scene around 1970 as piano balladeers, and both became huge stars after expanding their sound for rock radio.

Can you identify which of these clips of hit songs are Billy's, and which belong to Elton? Good luck!

5 Questions: This Is a "Warren"ing

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The Cast of <em>Glee</em>: Where Have I Seen Them Before?

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If you're a bona fide gleek (that’s Glee + geek for the uninitiated), you know that most of the kids who were lucky enough to be cast as members of New Directions are virtual unknowns. The rest of the faces around McKinley High, however, look awfully familiar. But where have you seen them before? Time to put your gleek-love to the test.

Morning Cup of Links: Calling the Oscars

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