THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Brain Game: A Zombie Snack

Sandy Wood

Who Said It: Hugh Grant or Tony Blair?

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In 2003's "ultimate romantic comedy" Love Actually, Hugh Grant plays the single, newly appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, known only as "Prime Minister." Tony Blair spent 10 years, from 1997 to 2007, as the UK's real Prime Minister. But how well can you tell the difference between Hugh Grant's big screen Prime Minister and the real deal?

For each quotation, determine if it was said by Hugh Grant as Prime Minister in Love Actually or in real life by Tony Blair.

Ty Cobb was baseball's first millionaire.

Ty Cobb was baseball's first millionaire.

The longest jellyfish on record measured 160 feet, more than half the length of a football field.

The longest jellyfish on record measured 160 feet, more than half the length of a football field.

5 Questions: Prayers for Boston

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5 Questions: Grease is the Word

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The bonnets and caps of city fire hydrants are painted certain colors to alert firefighters to the amount of water pressure available from that hydrant.

The bonnets and caps of city fire hydrants are painted certain colors to alert firefighters to the amount of water pressure available from that hydrant.

What the Hammacher Schlemmer is THAT thing?

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If you're like me, you've often smiled in wonderment while thumbing through the pages of a Hammacher Schlemmer catalog. What on EARTH is that thing? Here are 10 photos of curious looking gadgets. Think you know what they're used for?

5 Questions: Maid Service

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Hall of Fame football coach Woody Hayes used to do chores as a youngster for another Hall of Famer, Cy Young, in Newcomerstown, OH. Woody got a nickel every time he mowed the town's baseball field.

Hall of Fame football coach Woody Hayes used to do chores as a youngster for another Hall of Famer, Cy Young, in Newcomerstown, OH. Woody got a nickel every time he mowed the town's baseball field.

The Jolly Corks was a social club formed in New York in 1867. They’re still around, but today they’re now known as the Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks.

The Jolly Corks was a social club formed in New York in 1867. They’re still around, but today they’re now known as the Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks.

The Obscure Board Game Quiz

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Most of these games are long out of print. If not, they're still pretty obscure. See how many you recognize. And if you missed our Ultimate Board Game Quiz, check that out over here.

Morning Cup of Links: Science Fiction Exposition

Miss Cellania

5 Questions: Va-"Moose"

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The cashew is in reality a seed. Native to Brazil, the cashew is the seed of a cashew apple and contains an irritant toxin in its shell similar to poison ivy. This requires it to be deshelled before being shipped off to market.

The cashew is in reality a seed. Native to Brazil, the cashew is the seed of a cashew apple and contains an irritant toxin in its shell similar to poison ivy. This requires it to be deshelled before being shipped off to market.

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