THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Photoshop Magic

Photoshop Magic

WWI Centennial

Missed Signals

WWI Centennial

Missed Signals

Brain Game

The Big Poke

Brain Game

The Big Poke

The Origin of Ice Cream

The Origin of Ice Cream

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Weekend Links: Directorial Debuts

Roma Panganiban

Which Country Has the Best-Looking People? Let's Ask a 19th-Century Doctor

Christine Landry

The results are xenophobic in most instances and condescending all around.

Coca-Cola Experiments You Can Try at Home

Alvin Ward

Turn Coke clear! Blow up balloons! Impress your friends! Delight your children!

10 Horned Facts About Carnotaurus

Mark Mancini

Cheer up, Argentina! You may have lost the World Cup, but today, we’re honoring one of your coolest-looking dinosaurs. How’s that for a consolation prize?

20 Latin Phrases You Should Be Using

Paul Anthony Jones

Next time you spot a misbehaving child, or you want to seize the night rather than the day, you’ll have the perfect phrase at hand.

The Chemistry Behind Making the Best Jello Shots

Clair McLafferty

31 Temperance Movement Jokes for Teetotallers to Zing Drunkards

Nick Greene

In 1867, John William Kirton wanted to show that you didn't have to drink to be saucy, fun, or extemporaneous.

The 10 Most Important Maps in U.S. History

Michael Blanding

Without these pieces of paper, the United States we know would never have existed—or else, it would look radically different today.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Grave Sightings: John Dillinger

Stacy Conradt

Brain Game: Buttering Up

Sandy Wood

10 Future Stars Who Appeared on Arrested Development

Rudie Obias

While Arrested Development helped launch (or re-launch) the careers of Michael Cera, Jason Bateman, and Will Arnett, those stars weren't alone.

Friday Happy Hour: What Did You Love When You Were Six?

Jason English

On Fridays, we ask a series of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

10 Crazy Creations of “Plant Wizard” Luther Burbank

Joy Lanzendorfer

Even if you haven't heard of Luther Burbank, you've probably tasted his work.

What’s the Difference Between In- and Un-?

Arika Okrent

The two prefixes are not equivalent.

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