THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

5 Questions: Four Seasons

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After coffee beans are decaffeinated, coffee manufacturers sell the caffeine to soft drink makers and pharmaceutical companies.

After coffee beans are decaffeinated, coffee manufacturers sell the caffeine to soft drink makers and pharmaceutical companies.

Don't tease the jaws of a Venus flytrap. Each jaw can only close a few times before the plant dies.

Don't tease the jaws of a Venus flytrap. Each jaw can only close a few times before the plant dies.

Construction of the Pentagon began on September 11<sup>th</sup>, 1941.

Construction of the Pentagon began on September 11th, 1941.

Brain Game: All Thawed Out

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The Griswold Family Quiz

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Test your knowledge of Clark W. Griswold, his wife Ellen, and their ever-changing kids.

The split-fingered Vulcan salute from <em>Star Trek</em> is derived from an Orthodox Jewish ritual called the Blessing Hands, which is used to anoint congregations on holy days. Leonard Nimoy, whose grandfather was Orthodox, remembered the hand gesture f

The split-fingered Vulcan salute from Star Trek is derived from an Orthodox Jewish ritual called the Blessing Hands, which is used to anoint congregations on holy days. Leonard Nimoy, whose grandfather was Orthodox, remembered the hand gesture from his childhood visits to the synagogue and borrowed it for his role as Mr. Spock.

When Mom told you not to eat apple seeds, she had good reason. From peaches to cherries, many fruit seeds contain cyanogenenic glycosides, which turn into cyanide gas during digestion. In the last 50 years, at least nine people in Turkey have died of cyan

When Mom told you not to eat apple seeds, she had good reason. From peaches to cherries, many fruit seeds contain cyanogenenic glycosides, which turn into cyanide gas during digestion. In the last 50 years, at least nine people in Turkey have died of cyanide poisoning from gorging on apricots.

5 Questions: What a Beast!

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5 Questions: Uphill Battle

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5 Questions: Gone Hunting

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Brain Game: Armbands

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There's a rumor that Twinkies have a shelf life of 20-plus years. The truth of the matter, however, is that it’s closer to 25 days. The plastic-wrapped desserts contain the same apocalypse-vulnerable preservatives you’d find in most commercially baked

There's a rumor that Twinkies have a shelf life of 20-plus years. The truth of the matter, however, is that it’s closer to 25 days. The plastic-wrapped desserts contain the same apocalypse-vulnerable preservatives you’d find in most commercially baked breads.

Platform shoes didn’t just look ridiculous in the 1970s; they looked equally silly in 15th-century Europe when they were known as "chopines." The fashionable footwear was so toweringly high (up to 30 inches!) that ladies couldn’t walk around in them f

Platform shoes didn’t just look ridiculous in the 1970s; they looked equally silly in 15th-century Europe when they were known as "chopines." The fashionable footwear was so toweringly high (up to 30 inches!) that ladies couldn’t walk around in them for fear of falling.

5 Questions: Name Game: Don't Avoid the Lloyd

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