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THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

How the Gas Pump Knows When to Shut Off

Stacy Conradt

The first gasoline pump certainly didn't exist for the purpose of fueling cars - though Karl Benz was tinkering with the idea, cars weren’t even invented yet.

Some Questions We Can't Answer

Jason English

Reader Adam writes: "Does the 'E' in Chuck E. Cheese stand for something? This has literally been bothering me for years." My guess: Probably not.

The Late Movies: The History of the English Language in Ten Minutes

Chris Higgins

Do you have ten minutes to devote to a funny, cheeky, nerdy look at the history of the English language? Of course you do.

Announcing Angsty Birds and More New Shirts!

Jason English

New shirts are here! New shirts are

Crows Remember Who Wronged Them

Jill Harness

I always thought the way crows seem to examine humans was a little creepy.

The Mystery Behind Hemingway's Suicide

Chris Higgins

I've read some Hemingway.

Why Do People Fidget?

Ransom Riggs

I admit it: I'm a leg-bouncer. My wife will often elbow me during a movie to make me stop; it's distracting, she says.

Dietribes: A Big Pizza Pie, That's Amore

Allison Keene

• Pizza is one food that will likely never go out of style.

Brain Game: Filling Station #3

Here's a new Filling Station puzzle for Wednesday Wordplay.

Morning Cup of Links: Burning Bridges

Miss Cellania

When ‘Hair’ Came To Memphis.

The Late Movies: Auto-Tuning Already-Funny Commercials

Erica Palan

Though popularized by musicians like Cher and rapper T Pain, auto-tuning—the act of speaking or singing into a vocoder to disguise off-key inaccuracies and mistakes—can be used to make anything just a

Sometimes Love Smacks You on the Head

Eddie Deezen

Oliver Hardy was the lovable 300-pound half of the famous comedy team Laurel & Hardy.

How Did You Know Jimmy Luth?

David K. Israel

We had a lot of fun giving away daily neatorama prizes this month! We hope you continue to enjoy this new aspect of the game. Thanks for being active on the Facebook page.

The Number of the Day: 30%

Jason English

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 30% of U.S. households don't have a land line. Related Question: Do you have a land line?

Shea Hembrey's Multiple Artist Personalities

Colin Patrick

In this riveting TED talk, Shea Hembrey details the work of artists whose creations are located all along the spectrum of visual arts, from painting to film to large-scale installations.

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