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 …Read more. 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.more articles
Saturday, May 19
A sedative called thalidomide was supposed to help expecting mothers with their morning sickness. Instead, it produced birth defects called phocomelia, in which your limbs look like seal flippers. But not in the U.S. Despite enormous pressure from the pharmaceutical industry, an FDA official named Frances Kelsey refused to approve the drug. Only 17 babies were born with the thalidomide-related birth defects in the U.S. Today, the drug is used to treat leprosy.
What band's song "Paint It Black" came to be associated with the Vietnam War after it was used in the movie "Full Metal Jacket" and in the TV series "Tour of Duty?"
B) Jefferson Airplane
C) Led Zeppelin
D) Rolling Stones
Previous answer: Trace Cyrus, brother of Miley, was the lead singer of Metro Station.
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