THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Urns for Cheapskates

Urns for Cheapskates

Brain Game

The Big Move

Brain Game

The Big Move

The World's Tallest Waterslide

The World's Tallest Waterslide

WWI Centennial

The Ultimatum Plan

WWI Centennial

The Ultimatum Plan

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12 Predictions for the Year 2000 from a 19th-Century German Chocolate Company

Hannah Keyser

Right around the same time that French postcards were predicting lots of aerial and aquatic activities in the year 2000 as part of the 1900 Paris Worlds Fair, a German chocolate company decided to get

Meet "Normal Al" Yankovic

Stacy Conradt

Here's a look at what happens when the polka master goes normal.

5 Creative Ways Directors Put Horses on Stage

Emma del Valle

Here are a few notable instances in which directors and designers have approached this challenge with creativity, resourcefulness, and absurdity.

Meet the World's First Family Robot

Jessica Hullinger

Can Jibo come live with you?

The Missing Links: How Well Do You Know the Cartoon Mascots?

Colin Patrick

How Well Do You Know the Cartoon Mascots?

Delano Las Vegas: Grand Opening

Coming Fall 2014

What 12 Disney Movies Were Almost Called

Stacy Conradt

You may think you've never heard of the Disney classics 'King of the Jungle,' Lady,' or 'Moving Buddies,' but trust us—you have.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

This week's comics include the death of Archie Andrews, the first Asian-American superhero and Bryan Lee O'Malley's followup to Scott Pilgrim

14 Common Food and Drink Words With Arabic Origins

Judith B Herman

A surprising number of common English food and beverage words have Arabic backgrounds.

WWI Centennial: Missed Signals

Erik Sass

The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that shaped our modern world. Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened.

Brain Game: The Big Poke

Sandy Wood

10 Ways to See the Dinosaur in a Bird

Brian Switek

Forget everything you’ve heard about dinosaurs dying out 66 million years ago. That’s not true.

41 Things You Might Not Know About Dogs

Hannah Keyser Rebecca O'Connell

This week John Green talks puppies!

Why Do We Laugh When We're Tickled?

Erin McCarthy

One thing is for sure: It’s not because we find it funny. In fact, many people find tickling very unpleasant. So why does it make us laugh?

Lowe's Employees Stayed Late to Fix Vietnam Vet's Wheelchair

Alvin Ward

When an amputee's wheelchair fell apart, three men jumped into action.

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