THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Brain Game: The Whole Distance

Sandy Wood

5 Questions: Just "Kid"ding

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Shel Silverstein, children's poet and illustrator, got his start drawing cartoons for <em>Playboy</em>.

Shel Silverstein, children's poet and illustrator, got his start drawing cartoons for Playboy.

Morning Cup of Links: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Movie Critic

Miss Cellania

The Sounds of Sinatra

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It would be wrong to say all Sinatra's big hits are in here, because he had too many to mention. But you would recognize all the tunes below, were we to give you more than a snippet. The question is: how many can you discern in a drop-the-needle style quiz?

Remember, as Frank sang, "The best is yet to come..."

The first Native Americans to help the Pilgrims, named Samoset and Tisquantum ("Squanto"), could both speak English even before having met the settlers.

The first Native Americans to help the Pilgrims, named Samoset and Tisquantum ("Squanto"), could both speak English even before having met the settlers.

5 Questions: <em>Tie</em> One On

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All California license plates are made in prisons.

All California license plates are made in prisons.

5 Questions: 09/11/08

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Name the 5 Senators Featured in the Senate Reception Room

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From 1955 to 1957, then-Senator John F. Kennedy chaired the Special Committee on the Senate Reception Room, which was formed to decide which former Senators would have their portraits featured there.

5 Questions: What's Your Hurry?

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5 Questions: For Our "Hom"ies

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Three Dog Night

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The three-headed beast of Danny Hutton, Corey Wells and Chuck Negron made up the wildly successful group Three Dog Night. Known as much for their own songs as for popularizing other works ("Joy To The World," "Mama Told Me Not To Come"), from 1968 - 1976, it was hard to find a more popular band. How well do you remember the group?

The Roland Emmerich Reign of Destruction

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The trailer for 2012, a film about the predicted end of the world, promises destruction galore and cements Roland Emmerich as the undisputed king of toppling world monuments. In Independence Day, The Day After Tomorrow and now 2012, Emmerich has taken down the White House, Eiffel Tower, Statue of Liberty and countless other monuments, buildings and even entire cities.

5 Questions: Going for Gold

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