THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Grave Sightings

Amelia Earhart

Grave Sightings

Amelia Earhart

Brain Game

Dig It

Brain Game

Dig It

The Seat of Your Pants

The Seat of Your Pants

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The Best-Selling Vehicle in Each State

Jason English

For 2013.

7 Famous Author Feuds

Stacy Conradt

No matter which popular author you disdain, you're bound to find yourself in good company: There's no love lost between these writers.

Caterpillars' Fur Coats Protect them from Predators

Matt Soniak

For you or me, a hairy back might be a disadvantage, but for a caterpillar, it can be a lifesaver.

When Is the Actual Expiration Date On Your Milk?

Roger Cormier

There's usually just a "sell by" date, which isn't all that helpful.

How Do They Make Decaf Coffee?

Jason English

BekensDwarf asks: "How do they make decaf coffee when the caffeine is in the bean?"

The Prison Special: One Last Push for Women's Suffrage

Erin Blakemore

In 1919, suffragists went on a train tour highlighting the inhumane prison sentences served by so many women who fought for the right to vote.

12 Fantastic Drawings of Fictional Creatures from a 17th Century Book

Hannah Keyser

Published in 1658, 'The History of Four-Footed Beasts, Serpents and Insects' presents a catalog of the known animals at the time in several volumes

7 Unique Tattoos of Lesser Known Masterpieces

Therese Oneill

10 Female Gangsters You Should Know About

Kristy Puchko

Though organized crime tends to be a boys' club, there have been a slate of deadly women who have broken into its ranks.

The First Time 'The New York Times' Covered 19 Famous Things

Jason English

Today the New York Times has a nice piece about our YouTube channel. Here are some other NYT first mentions worth mentioning.

60 of History’s Strangest Royal Epithets

Paul Anthony Jones

For every William the Conqueror there’s a Vlad the Impaler. And for every Richard the Lionheart there’s an Albert the Peculiar.

How Does a Fan Work to Cool You Off?

Hannah Keyser

since temperature is a feature of the molecular properties of a substance, the air itself isn't made any cooler by movement—it just makes us feel cooler when it blows by.

Morning Cup of Links: The Simpsons LEGO House

Miss Cellania

16 Vintage Photos of Labor Day Celebrations

Jill Harness

Happy Labor Day!

5 "I Slept Like A..." Analogies That Don't Reflect Reality

the mag

Although handy for describing a good night’s sleep, these analogies don’t always match reality.

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