n What’s the world’s oldest political party still in existence? We’re not exactly sure. The U.K.’s Conservative Party dates back to around 1830. But so does America’s Democratic Party, though it has its roots in the older Democratic-Republican Party. The venerable Encyclopaedia Britannica appears not to bestow the title “oldest” on either one. If you can help, please let us know.

Fans of the Indiana Jones film series know that Henry Jones Jr., got the nickname “Indiana” from a pet dog he had as a child. But where did George Lucas, who created the character, get the name Indiana?

A) From his own pet dog

B) From his mother’s birthplace

C) From his favorite baseball team

D) By throwing a dart at a map of the U.S.

Friday’s answer: The feathers of Big Bird’s costume are turkey tail feathers, dyed yellow.


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