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In the early 20th century, peanut butter was more haute cuisine than suburban staple. Snooty establishments like New York’s Vanity Fair Tea Room served up peanut-butter-and-watercress sandwiches, and the cookbooks of the day endorsed plenty of PB pairin

In the early 20th century, peanut butter was more haute cuisine than suburban staple. Snooty establishments like New York’s Vanity Fair Tea Room served up peanut-butter-and-watercress sandwiches, and the cookbooks of the day endorsed plenty of PB pairings, including pimentos and chili.

The Carmen Sandiego Quiz

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So, gumshoes, how well do you remember Carmen Sandiego and her TV and video game empire?

5 Questions: Star Light, Star Bright

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Brain Game: Ten for Ten

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average was created by former <em>Wall Street Journal</em> co-founder Charles Dow in 1896. Dow picked 12 important companies from a variety of industries ranging from the U.S. Leather Company to the American Sugar Company. The onl

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was created by former Wall Street Journal co-founder Charles Dow in 1896. Dow picked 12 important companies from a variety of industries ranging from the U.S. Leather Company to the American Sugar Company. The only company still on the list today is General Electric.

5 Questions: For and Against

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5 Questions: Back Talk

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Name the 1992 Dream Team

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Four years after a disappointing third-place finish in the 1988 Olympics, the U.S. sent the pros to Barcelona. The Dream Team sleep-dribbled to the Gold Medal, winning by an average of 43.8 points. Coach Chuck Daly didn't use a single timeout. Sixteen years later, can you name the twelve players on the roster? Last names will do. You've got two minutes.

Vladimir Nabokov was a butterfly expert. In the 1940s, he became curator of the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology’s butterfly collection.

Vladimir Nabokov was a butterfly expert. In the 1940s, he became curator of the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology’s butterfly collection.

Morning Cup of Links: DC Duck family

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Jesse "The Body" Ventura was born James George Janos.

Jesse "The Body" Ventura was born James George Janos.

5 Questions: Sheena Sheena Bo-Beena

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Brain Game: Tell 'em, Jonesy

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