THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

5 Questions: O Rly?

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Morning Cup of Links: Doing the Santa Claus Things

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Despite what you may have heard about Bastille Day, the storming of the Bastille wasn’t nearly as heroic as it sounds. For one thing, very few guards were stationed around the place. Stranger still, there were only seven inmates inside.

Despite what you may have heard about Bastille Day, the storming of the Bastille wasn’t nearly as heroic as it sounds. For one thing, very few guards were stationed around the place. Stranger still, there were only seven inmates inside.

Who's Getting Roasted? A Celebrity Roast Quiz

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From The Friars Club to Dean Martin, Comedy Central to Shaquille O'Neal, the history of pop culture is heavy on celebrity roasts. Let's see if you can figure out who's getting roasted in the questions below.

<em>Highlights for Children</em> magazine was founded in 1946 by Dr. Garry Cleveland Myers and his wife, Caroline Elizabeth Clark Myers. The pair had spent World War I teaching illiterate soldiers to read and write.

Highlights for Children magazine was founded in 1946 by Dr. Garry Cleveland Myers and his wife, Caroline Elizabeth Clark Myers. The pair had spent World War I teaching illiterate soldiers to read and write.

Are You Smart Car Smart?

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Smaller than a VW bug, more compact than a Mini, smart cars (with their very deliberate lowercase "s") have been buzzing around our streets since the late 1990s. But how much do you know about these tiny travelers? Take this quiz and get smart.

For those of you in the Birmingham, AL area, this quiz is part of our Smart Car Giveaway. You'll find out where the smart® car is hiding at the end of the quiz.

You can actually get nicotine poisoning from absorbing the chemical through your skin (from wet tobacco leaves). The phenomenon is called Green Tobacco Sickness (GTS).

You can actually get nicotine poisoning from absorbing the chemical through your skin (from wet tobacco leaves). The phenomenon is called Green Tobacco Sickness (GTS).

Arrested Development

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Pop a Teamocil, crank up your favorite Dr. Fünke's 100% Natural Good-Time Family Band Solution album, and show us how much you know about the series.

Pope John Paul II was the first papal Harlem Globetrotter. The team made him an honorary member in 2000 during a visit to the Vatican.

Pope John Paul II was the first papal Harlem Globetrotter. The team made him an honorary member in 2000 during a visit to the Vatican.

5 Questions: Never Forget

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Morning Cup of Links: The Origin of Ice Cream

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Alan Shepard's longest golf shot on the lunar surface in 1971 only traveled about fifty feet.

Alan Shepard's longest golf shot on the lunar surface in 1971 only traveled about fifty feet.

The State Nicknames Quiz

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Just how well do you know your states? Are you on a nickname basis? Let’s find out.

The Brady Bunch vs. The Partridge Family

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The Brady family had a cool house (with one bathroom?). The Partridges had the cool bus. Marcia went to the prom with Davy Jones; Laurie went to a dance with Snake (Rob Reiner). How much do you know about these two staples from ABC's Friday Night lineup?

Caffeine serves the function of a pesticide in a coffee plant.

Caffeine serves the function of a pesticide in a coffee plant.

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