THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

5 Questions: See You in the Funny Papers

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5 Questions: Roaming the Halls

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Brain Game: Westward E!

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The birth of the DJ occurred in 1953, when 24-year-old Régine Zylberberg, manager of Paris’s famous Whisky a Go-Go, undertook an experiment to replace the club’s jukebox with two turntables and a microphone. In no time, DJs were pumping up the jam at

The birth of the DJ occurred in 1953, when 24-year-old Régine Zylberberg, manager of Paris’s famous Whisky a Go-Go, undertook an experiment to replace the club’s jukebox with two turntables and a microphone. In no time, DJs were pumping up the jam at parties the world over. By the 1970s, Zylberberg was running 25 clubs across Europe and the Americas.

Delaware has the fewest counties (three) of any state in the United States: Newcastle, Kent, and Sussex.

Delaware has the fewest counties (three) of any state in the United States: Newcastle, Kent, and Sussex.

The Heavy Metal Umlaut Quiz

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Can you pick out the correct placement of the world's heaviest diacritic in each band name? (Word of warning: Some band names may contain no umlauts whatsoever.)

Colonel Sanders’ finger-lickin’ formula is locked away in a bank vault in Louisville, KY. In fact, the KFC people are so serious about keeping the ingredients under wraps that two separate companies are used to blend the spices, so neither possesses t

Colonel Sanders’ finger-lickin’ formula is locked away in a bank vault in Louisville, KY. In fact, the KFC people are so serious about keeping the ingredients under wraps that two separate companies are used to blend the spices, so neither possesses the complete recipe.

Spot the Big Fat Alaska Lies

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I'm not saying I'm responsible, but just weeks after I got back from my Alaskan vacation this summer, it was all over the news. That may have had slightly more to do with Sarah Palin, but I'd like to take some credit. Let's see how much you learned about The Last Frontier. In each question, spot the Big Fat Lie.

5 Questions: Peachy Keen

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Ned Flanders: The Quiz

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He’s pious. He’s successful. He’s everything Homer’s not. How well-diddily-ell do you know the Simpsons’ next-door neighbor? Take our quiz to find out.

In 1835, the government in Sonora, Mexico, offer a bounty for native male scalps of 100 pesos each. Female scalps, on the other hand, would only fetch 50 pesos.

In 1835, the government in Sonora, Mexico, offer a bounty for native male scalps of 100 pesos each. Female scalps, on the other hand, would only fetch 50 pesos.

The Baltimore Ravens football team of the National Football League is the only team in history to be named after the title of a poem: "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe. Poe was not from Baltimore, but he lived there for short periods. In 1849, he died there

The Baltimore Ravens football team of the National Football League is the only team in history to be named after the title of a poem: "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe. Poe was not from Baltimore, but he lived there for short periods. In 1849, he died there while visiting the city on business.

The term "jumbo" is taken from the name of one of P.T. Barnum's large circus elephants.

The term "jumbo" is taken from the name of one of P.T. Barnum's large circus elephants.

It took George Eastman, the inventor of Kodak film, four years to come up with a name for his product. He worked with his mother on it, and had a few rules for what he wanted: something short, something impossible to mispronounce, something unique, and s

It took George Eastman, the inventor of Kodak film, four years to come up with a name for his product. He worked with his mother on it, and had a few rules for what he wanted: something short, something impossible to mispronounce, something unique, and something that included his favorite letter, K.

5 Questions: Fasten-ating

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