THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

5 Questions: Nova Answer?

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Brain Game: Woof!

Sandy Wood

The Edison Portland Cement Company was one of inventor Thomas Edison’s countless business ventures. Despite supplying cement for the original Yankee Stadium, the company tanked because it insisted on producing concrete everything, including cabinets, pi

The Edison Portland Cement Company was one of inventor Thomas Edison’s countless business ventures. Despite supplying cement for the original Yankee Stadium, the company tanked because it insisted on producing concrete everything, including cabinets, pianos, and even entire houses.

5 Questions: Monopoly (Part 4)

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As president, George Washington pulled in a salary of $25K a year. That’s roughly $1 million in today’s currency. Excited by his newfound purchasing power, Washington started living it up, reportedly buying leopard-skin robes for all his horses and sp

As president, George Washington pulled in a salary of $25K a year. That’s roughly $1 million in today’s currency. Excited by his newfound purchasing power, Washington started living it up, reportedly buying leopard-skin robes for all his horses and spending seven percent of his income on alcohol.

5 Questions: Coal "Mine"rs Rescue

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In 1990, the Feds seized several of Willie Nelson’s properties, including his house and everything in it. To repay his debt, Nelson released the cleverly titled album <em>Who’ll Buy My Memories? (The IRS Tapes)</em>. By the next year, the Red-headed S

In 1990, the Feds seized several of Willie Nelson’s properties, including his house and everything in it. To repay his debt, Nelson released the cleverly titled album Who’ll Buy My Memories? (The IRS Tapes). By the next year, the Red-headed Stranger was back in the black.

5 Questions: Grain of Sanders

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Name That Flower

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The vernal equinox has come and gone, and Spring seems to be in full bloom. But if you think recognizing a rose gives you flower power, think again! See if you can match these common, though sometimes tricky, flowers to their names.

At age 35, Harrison Ford was fitting a door for Francis Ford Coppola when a studio executive asked the handyman to take a break and read lines with actresses who were testing for a new film. The film was <em>Star Wars</em>.

At age 35, Harrison Ford was fitting a door for Francis Ford Coppola when a studio executive asked the handyman to take a break and read lines with actresses who were testing for a new film. The film was Star Wars.

Who You Gonna Call: A Ghostbusters Quiz

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Of course you know the tagline phrase, "Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!" But how much do you really remember about the movie? Let's find out.

Name the Top 10 Newspapers (by Daily Circulation)

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We all know the news about newspapers is not very good these days. Editor & Publisher recently published a list of the top American papers by daily circulation, and only one saw an increase from last year (its numbers were up 0.61%). Can you name the top ten papers in the U.S. (by daily circulation)? We've put three minutes on the clock.

5 Questions: At the Gym

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What Won't Martha Put Her Name On?

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When a celebrity becomes an institution, they have a unique opportunity to sign off on pretty much anything. Martha Stewart has put her name on an astounding array of products, from the truly mundane to the totally inexplicable. Can you tell which of the following products can be found (and purchased) on her official website? You might be surprised.

After Bill Clinton won the 1992 election, the 3<sup>rd</sup> call he took&mdash; after President Bush’s concession & Vice President Quayle’s congrats&mdash; was from Whoopi Goldberg.

After Bill Clinton won the 1992 election, the 3rd call he took— after President Bush’s concession & Vice President Quayle’s congrats— was from Whoopi Goldberg.

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