THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Stop: Stammer Time!

Chris Higgins

I haven’t seen The King’s Speech yet, but this rap video makes me want to run to the theater.

10 Strange and Wonderful Plush Toys

Miss Cellania

There should probably be a rule #34 for toys: “If it exists, someone will make a plush doll of it.” In a couple of previous posts, we found roadkill, monsters, germs, food, and internet memes rendered

Morning Cup of Links: Microbots

Winslow

The day when we will use microbots to perform surgery from the inside of the body is getting closer. Scientists have figured out how to steer them with electricity.

The Late Movies: Ken Jennings

Chris Higgins

Although I’m writing this post before Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter take on their final round against Watson, I thought y’all would enjoy a look back at Jennings’s famed 74-episode winning streak on Je

The Quick 10: 10 Flash Mobs I Wish I Had Been In On

Winslow

I love flash mobs. Love them. I know they might be a nuisance to some, but something about total strangers banding together to bust out into seemingly random dance and/or song just makes me smile.

The 5pm Quiz: Mr. Bond, Meet Mr. President

Winslow

James Bond has done ample traveling in most of his films, including several trips to the United States.

The Beatles: 1000 Years Later

Chris Higgins

How will historians look back at the Beatles in a thousand years? This brief video shows one possible outcome.

Morning Cup of Links: the Real Lois Lane

Winslow

What’s the difference between animals we can domesticate and animals we can’t?

The Late Movies: Rocky and Bullwinkle

Winslow

I’m not the kind of person who typically cares about crappy movie remakes of formerly popular TV shows. But the 2000 release of The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle irked me.

The 5pm Quiz: Doogie Howser’s Diary or Random Twitter Update?

Winslow

The Quick 10: R.I.T.: Famous Tombstone Typos

Winslow

Typos are rarely a good thing, but when they’re literally set in stone – well, those are monumental mistakes.

Talking to Your Kids About Star Wars

Chris Higgins

“It’s never too early to introduce your child to Star Wars.” This Public Service Announcement was made to help dads deal with the tough issue of how and when to introduce kids to Star Wars.

The Extraordinary Life of Liviu Librescu

Miss Cellania

There are those who are remembered for their wisdom and caring during their lives, and others who are remembered for undergoing and surviving trials.

Brain Game: A Day Off

Winslow

Sorry folks, but I’m sick as a dog today, so the Brain Game is a bit beyond me right now as I’m too fuzzy to focus. I’ll do my best to return tomorrow, or perhaps later in the week.

Brain Game: A Day Off

Winslow

Sorry folks, but I’m sick as a dog today, so the Brain Game is a bit beyond me right now as I’m too fuzzy to focus. I’ll do my best to return tomorrow, or perhaps later in the week.

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