THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Friday Happy Hour: Inheritances

Jason English

Today's topic is a morbid one: inheritances. Over the summer, I read an article in USA Today about the "Giving While Living" phenomenon.

This really happens

Ransom Riggs

Cars and gas stations and gas pumps have all been around for plenty of years, but for some reason, lately, I've been hearing an awful lot about one particular kind of disaster involving the unfor

Seven Places To Stay In Dubai (If You Stay In Dubai Seven Times)

Cassandra

The city of Dubai is poised to become the millionaire playground of the 2010s, with its economy crafted to accommodate businesses and other tourism-specific developments.

Weekend Word Wrap: Pittsburghese

David K. Israel

Lots of cities can boast funny accents and unique, geographic-specific words.

October 12, 2007

Miss Cellania

Nature's Great Survivors: Water Bears. I had never heard of this animal that can survive being frozen, boiled, dehydrated, and irradiated. The 5 Most Terrifying Foods in the World.

Around the world in a few good garage sales, Part II

Becky

NAME: Lucy Cousins OCCUPATION: Director, South American Explorers, Buenos Aires LOCATION OF GARAGE SALE: The clubhouse of SAE in Buenos Aires PURPOSE OF SALE: To raise money for our non-profit FAV

The Best of TV on DVD

Chris Higgins

In recent years, I've spent countless hours watching serial TV shows on DVD, devouring episode after episode.

Things Nobody Told Me: Boy Scout Fashion

Mangesh Hattikudur

This is a new idea I'm trying out where I talk about something trivial I just learned about and then act outraged about how nobody told me.

Seven Curses That Seem To Be Doing Their Jobs (plus that Billy Goat one)

Stacy Conradt

Looks like the Curse of the Billy Goat has struck again, and with the Cubs' loss last weekend, it will be at least one more year until the curse is lifted.

You know him, you love him... Michael Stusser!

Mangesh Hattikudur

Good day!

Feel Art Again: The Persistence of Memory

Andréa Fernandes

Salvador Dali's La persistencia de la memoria (The Persistence of Memory), like the Mona Lisa, is one of the most famous and most referenced paintings of all time.

Crazy racist commercials

Ransom Riggs

It's just plain jaw-dropping what you can find on YouTube these days.

Ten Epic Halloween Costumes

Miss Cellania

The use of the word "epic" in the title could mean any of its uses, possibly "awesome," could be "larger than life," or it could mean "it's a long story"

October 11, 2007

Miss Cellania

Twirling Dancer Illusion: the right-brain vs. left brain test. I see her going a different way each time I look, and I can change it easily.

If you believe it: kids who live to tell

Becky

All the hype about the newly released Amir Bar-Lev documentary--"My Kid Could Paint That"--makes me think of when I was casting "Wiccan types" last year & more than a few mothe

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