THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Morning Cup of Links: Pope Francis Tells All

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"http://" (in web URLs) stands for "Hyper Text Transfer Protocol."

"http://" (in web URLs) stands for "Hyper Text Transfer Protocol."

5 Questions: Just "Bor"n

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In 1941, the U.S. government banned silk stockings. Why? Japan cut off America’s silk supply during World War II, and the government decided that producing silk parachutes for American pilots took precedence over women’s fashion needs.

In 1941, the U.S. government banned silk stockings. Why? Japan cut off America’s silk supply during World War II, and the government decided that producing silk parachutes for American pilots took precedence over women’s fashion needs.

5 Questions: It's Chow Time

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Boasting an impressive collection of over 300 Summer Olympic medals, Romania ranks 15th in the world for total medals earned at the Summer Games. However, its Winter Olympics performances are another story: Romania only has one Winter medal, a

Boasting an impressive collection of over 300 Summer Olympic medals, Romania ranks 15th in the world for total medals earned at the Summer Games. However, its Winter Olympics performances are another story: Romania only has one Winter medal, a bronze, from 1968.

5 Questions: Just a Dollar

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Designated Survivor or Survivor Contestant?

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The 25th Amendment may decide who gets to be president if the sitting president dies — but it’s the designated survivor who becomes president if nuclear war wipes out the entire government. Can you tell the designated survivors from former contestants on Survivor? Take this quiz and find out!

The National Park Quiz

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How many of our National Parks are you familiar with? We'll give you the name of a park, and you tell us in what state that park is located. Good luck!

5 Questions: A Case of the Willys

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In early drafts of Truman Capote's <em>Breakfast at Tiffany’s</em>, Holly Golightly was named Connie Gustafson.

In early drafts of Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Holly Golightly was named Connie Gustafson.

Also Starring (A Classic Sitcom Quiz)

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In today's quiz, you'll be given the names of 10 popular classic TV sitcoms, along with the names of three actors/characters who were never stars on the show, but did appear multiple times.

Your job is to identify which of the three actors/characters appeared in the MOST episodes of that show. A score of 50% or better is a win. Good luck!

5 Questions: Talk Back

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5 Questions: Breaking Bad

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