THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Brain Game

Prime Jive

Brain Game

Prime Jive

The Simpsons Predicts the Future

The Simpsons Predicts the Future

Brain Game

Listening

Brain Game

Listening

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35 People You Might Not Realize Appeared on 'The West Wing'

Jennifer M Wood

Politics makes strange bedfellows, and dozens of great cameos.

Animal Kingdom Kleptos: 7 Species That Steal

Jeremy Gordon

Humanity, you’re not alone in harboring a criminal element.

9 Poems Penned by Presidents

Erin McCarthy

These presidents were more than just politicians—they also tried their hands at poetry.

Morning Cup of Links: Internet Activism Goes to Washington

Miss Cellania

Where Did The Ampersand Symbol Come From?

Hannah Keyser

Creating Voices for Chewbacca and R2-D2

Chris Higgins

Morning Cup of Links: New York in Slow Motion

Hannah Keyser

What Causes Eye Floaters?

Matt Soniak

Eye floaters — or muscae volitantes, Latin for “hovering flies" — are those tiny, oddly shaped objects that sometimes appear in your vision, most often when you’re looking at the sky on a sunny d

WWI Centennial: Britain Declares War on Germany

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.

Watch Excavators Play Giant Jenga

Erin McCarthy

11 Ways Kids Used to Soup-Up Their Bikes

Kara Kovalchik

Do you remember personalizing your ride with accessories like these?

The Missing Links: The Story of Times Square Costumed Characters

Colin Patrick

26 First Names That Ended up in the Dictionary

Paul Anthony Jones

Sometimes, through some quirk of etymology—and sometimes entirely by coincidence—first names like these find their way into the dictionary as words in their own right, and end up ultimately taking on

8 Real-Life Locations That Inspired Disney Places (And One That Didn't)

Stacy Conradt

Ever watch a Disney movie and feel slightly disappointed that you’ll never be able to visit those wondrous, fantastical places?

Why Does the Other Line Always Seem to Be Moving Faster?

Hannah Keyser

Because it probably is.

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