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You may be surprised to learn that there is a goddess of snow in Hawaiian mythology. Who is she?

 

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What was the name of America’s first steam powered locomotive, constructed by Peter Cooper in 1830?

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What Russian sport is often considered their national sport, and is very similar to ice hockey?

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What group did the theme song in the original pilot of Friends, which was titled Friends Like Us?

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Who co-wrote the theme songs to Different Strokes, Facts of Life, and the original theme song for the Wheel of Fortune?

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What 15th century pope had numerous mistresses, resulting in him fathering at least seven illegitimate children?

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The painting Las Meninas is one of the most widely analyzed art pieces of all time. What artist, born in 1599, painted it?

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What game, part of Penn and Teller’s Smoke and Mirrors, takes at least 8 hours to play, as you drive a bus from Tucson to Las Vegas in real time?

(I learned about this game at a cookout on Sunday and it made my weekend. I highly encourage you to read up on it. Just amazing how bad this game was).

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In what 1997 film did Roger Moore play The Chief?

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What 1983 film produced by Charlie Ahearn featured Fab 5 Freddie, The Cold Crush Brothers, and Grandmaster Flash?

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What show starring Ellen Barkin is based on a 2010 David Michod film?

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In what hotel did the first ever NFL Draft take place, in 1936?

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What was first stolen during a Cal-Berkeley baseball game in 1899? (Two word answer. Worth reading about. Fun story.)

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Beverly Cleary turns 100 on Wednesday. What was the first book she ever had published, in 1950? (It featured Ramona Quimby.)