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What DuPont scientist is credited with inventing nylon?

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What crazed millionaire murdered Stanford White in 1906, because of White’s relationship with the murderer’s wife?

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What Japanese sergeant was found in the jungles of Guam on January 24th, 1972, after hiding for 28 years?

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What Viking is considered the first ever King of Norway, ruling from around 872-930?

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What mostly forgotten American adventurer was quite famous in the 1930s before dying at sea on board a Chinese junk called the Sea Dragon in 1939?

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He was born on January 2nd, 1920 in Petrovichi, Russia, but never learned to speak Russian; he lived in the West Philly from 1942-1945. Who was he?

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What 2003 film about Hanukkah starred Mario van Peebles and Andy Dick?

 

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Who was the Carologinian Emperor from 881-888?

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The first ever national monument* is located in the Bear Lodge Mountains. What is it?

*Our President thinks it would look great if we blew it up and replaced it with luxury condos.

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Jimi Hendrix lived at 23 Brook Street in London from June 1968 to March 1969. What legendary composer lived next door, at 25 Brook Street, from 1723-1759? (There is now a joint museum in the homes that honors both.)

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Germans celebrate a holiday similar to Thanksgiving, but they do so in early October. What’s the name of it?

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What film sequel had the title: Money Never Sleeps?

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This man admitted in 1959 that he had been given the answers ahead of time on the game show Twenty One. Who was he?

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According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the heaviest pumpkin ever grown was grown by Mathias Willemijns. How much did it weigh in pounds (not in kilograms. Be careful when you look it up)?