THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

April 7th, 2008

Miss Cellania

9 things to stop worrying about right now. Because, you know, worrying will make your hair turn gray.*When most people experiment with recreational drugs, they are breaking the law.

The Stories Behind 10 Famous Product Placements

Stacy Conradt

"Who's gonna turn down a Junior Mint? It's chocolate, it's peppermint, it's delicious!"

Weekend Genius Challenge #26: Are You Ready for Some Football?

Yesterday, I read an article on the new rules imposed by the NFL for the upcoming season, and I realized how much I missed the sport.

The Weekend Links

Allison Keene

"¢ After reading Higgins' great article on Eliza the AI chatterbox, you may want to check out Chatterbox Central, which links to tons of other internet bots you can have a conversation with

Weekend Genius Challenge #25 Winner!

Last Saturday was my birthday, so I asked readers to guess my age in lieu of a typical WGC. It took a few tries, but John was the first to determine that I am indeed now 41 years of age.

Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

The Mike Wallace Interview

Chris Higgins

Most of us know Mike Wallace from his long career on 60 Minutes, the Sunday-night staple of American TV.

Intense Quizzes, Bonus Features & Expensive Mistakes

Jason English

I'm running a little behind today, so let's get right to the questions... 1) mental_floss will be creating some longer, more difficult quizzes on specific topics, like Star Wars and The S

Meet Peter Jackson

Ransom Riggs

It looks like New Zealand is my (somewhat unintentional) theme for the week, which inevitably leads me 'round to my favorite thing about New Zealand -- director Peter Jackson.

7 Things you really ought to know about Camel Anatomy

Special Guest Star

We're tired of loving camels for their minds. Isn't it time we started appreciating their bodies? by Jennifer

The Weird Week ending April 4th

Miss Cellania

The Running of the Sheep The town of Te Kuiti, New Zealand staged their own version of the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, with one difference -they used sheep!

April 4th, 2008

Miss Cellania

Scientists discover a newborn planet!

6 Races That Make Marathons Look Wimpy

Ethan Trex

I'm currently training for a marathon.

Just the facts, ma'am

Matt Soniak

I've been doing the Fact Generator Contest for how long? Like a month? After all this time, the Generator still pops out interesting stuff every time I visit it.

Video Interview With Ingmar Bergman

Chris Higgins

Ingmar Bergman is one of the most influential film directors of the 20th century, with classics like The Seventh Seal and Fanny and Alexander among his enormous body of work.

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