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The Monday after Black Friday is now a shopping holiday known as what?

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  • How does water affect the color of your hair?
  • Does water add color to your hair?
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The more light that hair absorbs, the what the hair will appear?

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  • Who proclaimed the first nationwide day of Thanksgiving?
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In 1863, which President of the United States made Thanksgiving the final Thursday in November?

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Which of the following states is NOT known as a good source of geodes?

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  • What physical forces are at work in a siphon?
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The working principle behind the siphon has long been considered to be atmospheric pressure, but recent studies have suggested that what other force also plays a role?

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What color light tends to be easier to see at night?

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  • Can turkeys fly?
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Turkeys are a type of what?

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