THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Found in the British Museum

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My fiancé and I were in London this past June, and we made our way to the British Museum. Today's quiz was inspired by the oddities we stumbled across.

5 Questions: Opening Day

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The space between your pointer finger and thumb is called the "purlicue."

The space between your pointer finger and thumb is called the "purlicue."

Peanut Butter Dreams

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Move over, jelly - November is Peanut Butter Lovers' Month. Test your knowledge of the sticky stuff with these 12 questions, and find out if your path to Peanut Butter Heaven is smooth ... or extra-chunky.

5 Questions: O Rly?

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In 1962, Bobby Kennedy's pets included dogs, horses, geese, a burro, a sea lion, Hungarian pigeons, rabbits, and turtles.

In 1962, Bobby Kennedy's pets included dogs, horses, geese, a burro, a sea lion, Hungarian pigeons, rabbits, and turtles.

Name the 9 Most Popular Websites

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Can you guess the 9 most popular websites? To get that data, I turned to Alexa's Global 500, which ranks sites based on traffic. While their rankings aren’t perfect, the “Alexa number” is a common metric when comparing things online. Mentalfloss.com is #8,179 (#2,166 in the U.S.), but we won't make you count that high. You can just enter the site's name (Google), not the URL (www.google.com).

5 Questions: Welcome to Detroit, MENsans!

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Clarence Birdseye founded his frozen food empire with $7. It bought him an electric fan, cakes of ice, and buckets of brine.

Clarence Birdseye founded his frozen food empire with $7. It bought him an electric fan, cakes of ice, and buckets of brine.

Favorite Movies: <em>The Big Lebowski</em>

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The 'Our Favorite Movies' series concludes today with the 1998 Coen Brothers classic The Big Lebowski. How much can you recall about The Dude, Walter, Bunny, Karl Hungus and the rest of the cast? Let's find out.

5 Questions: Sea-Tac

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The third right arm of a male octopus is more than an arm&mdash; it’s his reproductive organ.

The third right arm of a male octopus is more than an arm— it’s his reproductive organ.

Samuel L. Jackson's Canon of Crap

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We've looked at Christopher Walken's terrible movies, so now we'll turn our attention to another good actor with an unfortunate resume - Samuel L. Jackson. He's eminently watchable in anything, especially in an action movie, but some of his movies just don't seem worth it. Of the terrible movies below, can you identify which ones Jackson was in?

5 Questions: Blue's Clues

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<em>Two and a Half Men</em> creator Chuck Lorre co-wrote the <em>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</em> theme song.

Two and a Half Men creator Chuck Lorre co-wrote the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme song.

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