THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

5 Questions: Shades of Purple

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The first known chain letter appeared in 1888 soliciting for dimes for the poor in Tennessee and promising God’s blessing in return.

The first known chain letter appeared in 1888 soliciting for dimes for the poor in Tennessee and promising God’s blessing in return.

Karl Marx once served as a European correspondent for <em>The New York Tribune</em>.

Karl Marx once served as a European correspondent for The New York Tribune.

The musical <em>Cats</em> was based on a book of poems by T.S. Eliot titled <em>Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats</em>.

The musical Cats was based on a book of poems by T.S. Eliot titled Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats.

5 Questions: Survivor

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Worcestershire sauce was invented accidentally by Brits trying to recreate the flavors in Indian food.

Worcestershire sauce was invented accidentally by Brits trying to recreate the flavors in Indian food.

The Jaws of Life were invented by George Hurst, who was a mechanical engineer and auto racing enthusiast. He conceived the idea after witnessing an accident at the Indy 500 where the driver died because he couldn’t be extracted from his car in time.

The Jaws of Life were invented by George Hurst, who was a mechanical engineer and auto racing enthusiast. He conceived the idea after witnessing an accident at the Indy 500 where the driver died because he couldn’t be extracted from his car in time.

H. Cecil Booth, inventor of the first suction-powered vacuum, first experimented by covering his lips with various fabrics and taking giant gulps of detritus off his floor.

H. Cecil Booth, inventor of the first suction-powered vacuum, first experimented by covering his lips with various fabrics and taking giant gulps of detritus off his floor.

5 Questions: Add-a-Letter: F to Fundy

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Both Madonna and Celine Dion are cousins of Prince Charles' wife, Camilla.

Both Madonna and Celine Dion are cousins of Prince Charles' wife, Camilla.

Track Listing: Numerical Edition

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I'm throwing another party and need help with my playlist, which is numerically themed this time. I'll give you snippets of lyrics from a song that refer to a number -- it's up to you to put them in numerical order.

And remember, I'm looking for the number referred to in the lyric, which may not be the same as one in the title of the song. So if a lyric hypothetically refers to the number 4, that's the number you want to use.

5 Questions: Prime Numbers

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Depending on the time of year, the Earth's distance from the Sun can vary more than 3 million miles.

Depending on the time of year, the Earth's distance from the Sun can vary more than 3 million miles.

On the week of April 4<sup>th</sup>, 1964, The Beatles held each of the top five spots on the <em>Billboard</em> pop singles chart.

On the week of April 4th, 1964, The Beatles held each of the top five spots on the Billboard pop singles chart.

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