THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Brain Game: We're Back!

Sandy Wood

The Yeti, John Green, and PBS Go On the Road

Chris Higgins

Did Calling Junk Email "Spam" Hurt SPAM Sales?

the mag

Hormel Foods introduced SPAM, a delicious portmanteau of “spiced ham,” in 1937. The use of the email term “spam,” on the other hand, is harder to trace.

Visiting New York's Secret Museum

Jason English

A few weeks ago, we discussed a secret museum hidden in a freight elevator. For our latest Fiesta Movement mission, we headed down for a visit.

Morning Cup of Links: Growing up with BatDad

Miss Cellania

The Time Lil BUB Edited an Issue of mental_floss

Erin McCarthy

When it came time to edit our 25 Most Powerful Websites issue, we wanted some help from an expert. So we called in the big guns: Internet famous cat Lil BUB.

5 Questions: K Day

Questions:5
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Pass rate:75 %
Backwards navigation:Forbidden

The Late Movies: Covering the Boss

Erin McCarthy

5 Great Skincare Tips (From 100 Years Ago)

The Week Therese Oneill

Hope you stocked up on acetate of lead!

The Missing Links: When It's OK to Spit on the Bride

Colin Patrick

9 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Baby Dinosaurs

Mark Mancini

Newborn dinosaurs have given paleontologists magnificent insight into how these creatures grew, lived, and reproduced.

Strange States: Colorado

Rob Lammle

The Strange States series will take you on a virtual tour of America to uncover the unusual people, places, things, and events that make this country such a unique place to call home.

The Parasite and the Parrot: A Love Story

Matt Soniak

Two bizarre New Zealand species are on the brink of extinction. Can they save each other?

The Carmen Sandiego Quiz

Questions:10
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So, gumshoes, how well do you remember Carmen Sandiego and her TV and video game empire?

Where Did the Phrase "Pleased as Punch" Come From?

Kara Kovalchik

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