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Who recorded a song called You’re My Love that Prince wrote under the pen name “Joey Coco”?

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Who is credited with inventing the pop up toaster in 1919?

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What Picasso painting was stolen in Australia on August 2nd, 1986? It was found a couple of weeks later in a locker at a bus station.

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Only one pitcher has ever thrown an Opening Day no-hitter. Who was he?

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Whose short lived 2004 talk show on CNBC twice got a 0.0 in the Nielsens?

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This man spent 437 straight days in space in 1994-1995, the record for most consecutive days a human has spent in space. Who is he?

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Born on March 8th, 1848, he is considered the “Father of the Gravity Ride”, for all of his groundbreaking work on roller coasters. Who was he?

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What country had a February 30th, in 1712?

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Chemist Wallace Carothers was granted the patent to this on February 15th, 1937; two months later he would commit suicide in a Philadelphia hotel.

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A 30-second ad in this year’s Super Bowl will cost how much, according to CBS President Leslie Moonves?

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What professor of physics at Furman University worked with Estle Ray Mann to create a “video game” called the Cathode Ray Tube Amusement Device in 1947, though he never marketed or manufactured it?

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What David Lynch film was about Alvin Straight, a man in his 70s who rode a grass cutter from Iowa to Wisconsin to visit his brother?

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tumblr_ni4f3eAj3d1tgckc1o1_500The Nika riots took place in January of 532 AD in Constantinople, reaching their apex during chariot races at the Hippodrome. What Byzantine emperor was nearly overthrown during the riots?

 

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On January 6th, 1994, Nancy Kerrigan was whacked in the knee with a baton by a man named Shane Stant. Tonya Harding’s husband and her bodyguard hired Stant to do so. Who was Tonya’s bodyguard?