THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

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

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

In the 1920s, several groups lobbied for a calendar with 13 months, each with four weeks. The new month would have come between June and July. And to reach 365 days, the plan was to add "January 0."

In the 1920s, several groups lobbied for a calendar with 13 months, each with four weeks. The new month would have come between June and July. And to reach 365 days, the plan was to add "January 0."

Bob Hope, 50 year veteran of USO Service, was actually born in England. He moved to the U.S. just before the age of five and became a citizen in 1920 at age 17.

Bob Hope, 50 year veteran of USO Service, was actually born in England. He moved to the U.S. just before the age of five and became a citizen in 1920 at age 17.

5 Questions: Al's Fair

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5 Questions: Greetings!

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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.

Brain Game: Math Square #164

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Only one U.S. state's name ends with the letter "K." It's New York. Likewise, only one U.S. state's name ends with the letter "G": Wyoming.

Only one U.S. state's name ends with the letter "K." It's New York. Likewise, only one U.S. state's name ends with the letter "G": Wyoming.

5 Questions: At the Deli Counter

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5 Questions: Quiz Me Like a Hurricane

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Mel Blanc insisted on chewing real carrots to provide the chomping sounds when he voiced Bugs Bunny.

Mel Blanc insisted on chewing real carrots to provide the chomping sounds when he voiced Bugs Bunny.

The Baseball Movie Quiz: The Sandlot

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There may be baseball movies that offer a more accurate portrayal of the big league game, but it’s hard to argue against The Sandlot as one of the funniest family-friendly sports movies ever. Let’s see how well you remember the adventures of Smalls, Benny, and the Beast.

The “mystery flavor” Dum-Dum Pop is truly random. The Spangler Candy Company combines the last of their flavorings at the end of a production run to turn out lollipops of mixed (and mysterious) flavors.

The “mystery flavor” Dum-Dum Pop is truly random. The Spangler Candy Company combines the last of their flavorings at the end of a production run to turn out lollipops of mixed (and mysterious) flavors.

More Than a Full Moon

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The Moon is undoubtedly the most viewed object in space (at least from our perspective here on Earth), but it's tiny when compared to many heavenly bodies. In fact, the Solar System contains some 13 objects that are larger in size than our Moon. How many of them can you name in only five minutes? Good luck!

Bagpipes weren't invented in Scotland, but in ancient Persia.

Bagpipes weren't invented in Scotland, but in ancient Persia.

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