THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Brain Game

About Nothing

Brain Game

About Nothing

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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Why Does Garlic Make Your Breath Smell So Bad?

Matt Soniak

Garlic is tasty, but its flavor comes at the cost of alienating your dinner partners with a distinct odor on your breath—and even your skin—when the meal is done.

Morning Cup of Links: Inside Toys

Miss Cellania

People of Chicago: Come to Our Trivia Show!

Jason English

5 Previous Attempts To Split Up California

James Erwin

From the very beginning, people have tried to fix California by cutting it into smaller states.

20 Weird And Not So Weird Facts About "Weird Al" Yankovic and His Songs

Roger Cormier

With the moniker "Weird Al" come the responsibilities of an odd musical existence.

In Event of Moon Disaster: The White House Speech for the Worst-Case Scenario

Chris Higgins

In the event that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were stranded on the moon, William Safire wrote this heartbreaking letter.

Weekend Links: Deep-Fried Breakfast on a Stick

Roma Panganiban

WWI Centennial: To the Cliff's Edge

Erik Sass

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.

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