THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

The Story of Biggs Darklighter

The Story of Biggs Darklighter

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This Scratch-Off World Map Helps You Chronicle Your Travels

Ali Parr

"I Was Here."

This Sweater Is Also a Physical Therapist

Shaunacy Ferro

Scientists Revert Bird Beaks into Dinosaur Snouts

Mark Mancini

11 Strange Remedies Used By Renaissance Doctors

Janet Burns

The Renaissance may have been a time of great scientific and artistic innovation, but the era’s medical treatments still had a ways to go before they became safe and effective.

A Brief History of LA's "Witch House"

Erin McCarthy

7 NPR Spoofs To Get You Through Pledge Drive Season

Sonia Weiser

Meet Jonathan, the 183-Year-Old Tortoise

Caitlin Schneider

23 Things That David Letterman Invented

Roger Cormier

As the innovative progenitor of the ironic comedy era gets ready to sign off, we look back at David Letterman's greatest comedic inventions.

Essential Talking Points for the Dark Ride Enthusiast

Matt Soniak

17 Windproof Facts About Zippo Lighters

Rebecca OConnell

Pick the States That Border Kentucky

15 Things You Might Not Know About 'Of Mice and Men'

Michael Arbeiter

The Missing Links: Darth Vader Spoils the Movie

Colin Patrick

Futuristic Locket Gives You Access to Unlimited Pictures

Rebecca OConnell

15 Unique Illnesses You Can Only Come Down With in German

Arika Okrent

The German language is so perfectly suited for these syndromes, coming down with them in any other language just won’t do.

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