THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Brain Game: 85 Cents

Sandy Wood

King James IV of Scotland was an amateur dentist. He even paid people to let him practice on their teeth!

King James IV of Scotland was an amateur dentist. He even paid people to let him practice on their teeth!

A Franchise Relocation Quiz

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Tracking the history of a sports franchise can be confusing, since teams seem to move around the country at the owner's whim. In this quiz, we've got 12 original teams. Can you figure out where they went?

5 Questions: "Play" Time

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Morning Cup of Links: A Sustainable Passover Seder

Miss Cellania

The first car ad in a national magazine appeared in <em>The Saturday Evening Post</em>, advertising the latest from Philadelphia, the "1900 Roach."

The first car ad in a national magazine appeared in The Saturday Evening Post, advertising the latest from Philadelphia, the "1900 Roach."

5 Questions: Erin Go Bra(gh)

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Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.

Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.

Only about one-fifth of the world's largest desert, the Sahara, is covered with sand; the remainder is made up of rock formations.

Only about one-fifth of the world's largest desert, the Sahara, is covered with sand; the remainder is made up of rock formations.

In a survey, 58% of British teens thought Sherlock Holmes was a real guy; 20% thought Winston Churchill was not.

In a survey, 58% of British teens thought Sherlock Holmes was a real guy; 20% thought Winston Churchill was not.

Shakespeare Character or Pharmaceutical Drug?

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You don't have to be a Shakespearean scholar or prescription drug enthusiast to do well on today's quiz. But if you're one or the other, it'd probably help.

Approximately one quarter of the United States' homeless population are war veterans.

Approximately one quarter of the United States' homeless population are war veterans.

5 Questions: Summer Vacation Road Trip

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The Early Careers of College Basketball Coaches

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Before they were famous coaches at big time programs, they coached at smaller schools, or held clipboards at the end of the bench as assistants. How well do you know the early resumes of college basketball's biggest names?

Second Acts: Presidential Lives and Legacies After the White House

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Ever wonder how ex-presidents spent their twilight years? After reading Mark Updegrove's fascinating Second Acts: Presidential Lives and Legacies After the White House, we assembled this quiz on the subject. Let's see how well you know your former Commanders-in-Chief.

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