THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Remembering Robin Williams

Remembering Robin Williams

Brain Game

Math Square #228

Brain Game

Math Square #228

Doctor Who Trivia

Doctor Who Trivia

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21 Fancy Medical Terms for Mundane Problems

Arika Okrent

Your health issues might be mundane, but that’s no reason to be boring. Give your complaints some interesting heft with these fancy medical terms for commonplace problems.

Brain Game: President

Sandy Wood

What's So Continental About a Continental Breakfast?

the mag Matt Soniak

A stale bagel in a Midwest motel is a far cry from a flaky croissant at a Parisian cafe, but the sentiment is the same.

Morning Cup of Links: Book vs. Movie

Hannah Keyser

From Y'all To Youse, 8 English Ways to Make "You" Plural

Arika Okrent

Lots of languages have distinct plural forms for "you." Wouldn't it be useful if English had one too?

10 Elaborate Floor Plans from Pre-World War I New York City Apartments

Hannah Keyser

16 Out-of-Context IKEA Instructions to Help You Live a Better Life

Nick Greene

Taken out of context, certain pages from IKEA instruction books can be interpreted as guides to living a fuller and more satisfying life.

The Missing Links: Surviving A Shipwreck

Colin Patrick

How Every School in the Preseason Top 25 Got Its Nickname

Scott Allen

The Associated Press's preseason rankings are out, which means college football is right around the corner.

29 Games Nobody Plays Anymore

Paul Anthony Jones

You’ve played blind man’s bluff and hide-and-go-seek. You have Marco Poloed, hot potatoed, and I-Spied.

The Robots are Here

Chris Higgins

Strange States: Mississippi’s Phantom Barber of Pascagoula

Rob Lammle

Brain Game: Math Square #229

Sandy Wood

Morning Cup of Links: New Story From 'Harry Potter' World

Hannah Keyser

10 Disney Sidekicks That Got the Axe

Stacy Conradt

There are a number of reasons why a sidekick could end up on the cutting room floor instead of helping to save the day.

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