Friday, May 24 Confusingly, there are two countries at the United Nations called Congo, both of them named for the Congo River, which in turn was named for the Kongo River. At one time, they were distinguished by their capitals, which happen to be across the Congo …Read more. Thursday, May 23 In addition to being a notoriously voiced singer, Neil Young also loves model trains, so much so that he tried to take over Lionel Trains. He even invented a control system so that his disabled son could play with the trains as well, by remote …Read more. Wednesday, May 22 Paul Julian worked behind the scenes at Warner Brothers, painting the backgrounds of the cartoons. He was particularly known for doing urban scenes. But his other claim to almost-fame is that he voiced the Roadrunner. It was an easy gig, since the …Read more. Tuesday, May 21 Polo and jai alai share a particular rule that few other sports would even consider. No left-handed players are allowed. In jai alai, this is because of the three-walled court, which requires bounces off the sidewall, a touch move if you're a …Read more.more articles
Saturday, May 25
In 2008, Terry Kniess got on the "Price is Right" stage by nailing the price exactly right. And when he made it to the Showcase Showdown, he got the price exactly right again becoming (possibly) the first person to ever do so. The producers were suspicious and stopped tape. Drew Carey was unenthusiastic. But Kniess wasn't cheating. He'd realized that items were reused with the same prices, and memorized the prices.
What city's first female mayor, Jane Byrne, was followed by its first black mayor, Harold Washington?
C) Los Angeles
D) New York City
Previous answer: Henry Laurens was in the Tower of London.
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