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Several states took extreme measures to turn consumers away from margarine; they required the product to be dyed pink.

Several states took extreme measures to turn consumers away from margarine; they required the product to be dyed pink.

11 Debut Films of Famous Directors

Kathleen Elise

Even the most cinematically inclined of us may not have heard of the debut films of some of today’s most well-known directors.

Failed Wrestling Gimmicks

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With a good gimmick and some grappling skills, a wrestler can enjoy a decades-long career in the ring. (Just ask Ric Flair or Hulk Hogan.) With a terrible gimmick, though, even a rising star can crash and burn. Lots of top wrestlers have struggled through horrible gimmicks before hitting it big. How well do you know these conceptual nightmares?

5 Questions: Really Gifted

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7-Up was originally called "Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda."

7-Up was originally called "Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda."

Apollo Astronaut Who Walked on the Moon or Lesser-Known Pro Golfer?

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You remember Neil Armstrong and his Apollo 11 counterpart Buzz Aldrin, but what about America's other moon-walkers? Twelve men walked on the moon, ending with the Apollo 17 flight in 1972, but many of their names have floated off into anonymity. Can you pick them out from another group composed largely of semi-obscure white men—lower-ranked professional golfers?

5 Questions: "Pic"ky, Picky

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When Canada's Northwest Territories considered renaming itself in the 1990s, one possibility was "Bob."

When Canada's Northwest Territories considered renaming itself in the 1990s, one possibility was "Bob."

Name the Emmy-Winning Comedies (1979-2009)

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Since 1979, 17 different series have won the Emmy Award for Best Comedy. How many can you name in five minutes?

5 Questions: Mud Slide

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About one in every 4 million lobsters is born with a rare genetic defect that turns it blue.

About one in every 4 million lobsters is born with a rare genetic defect that turns it blue.

Top Ten Ts

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Dozens of movies with one-word titles have become hits. Exactly 10 feature films with one-word titles beginning with the letter "T" have managed to break the $100 million plateau at the U.S. box office. How many of these 10 can you name in ten minutes? A hint? Two of them are from the 1980s, three from the 1990s, and the rest from the 2000s. The timer begins when you key in your first entry. Good luck!

5 Questions: Tube Chefs

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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.

Myth Busted?

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There are few shows as consistently entertaining and educational as Mythbusters, where Adam, Jamie and the crew put common (mis)conceptions to the test. But can you remember which myths they busted and which ones they confirmed?

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