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How to Find Out About a Flash Mob

Flash mobs are seemingly random get-togethers coordinated on the sly that celebrate everything from the silly to the serious. If you want to get in on the action, where do you sign up?

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    Fact or Fiction: The Moonwalk

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    Fact or Fiction: Zoot Suits

    At first, zoot suits were just another fashion statement, a way for their largely African American and Mexican American wearers to identify themselves as hip and trendy. But zoot suits came to mean much more, regarded alternately as unpatriotic uniforms during World War II and symbols of resistance and independence. Test your knowledge of zoot suits and their significance here. See more »

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    Flash Mobs: Marketing Strategy or Genuine?

    While the flash mob phenomenon started as an experiment in the power of online chatter, the advertising industry quickly embraced it and used it to promote products, causes and organizations. Can you distinguish the mobs that were born of genuine passion versus marketing? See more »

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    Hippie Heyday: The Ultimate Flower Power Quiz

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