THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Celebrity Godparents

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My godparents are Mary Jo and Terry Woltering. Chances are pretty good that you don't know them. But when you're a celebrity, the odds are not too shabby that you have a celebrity godparent as well. See if you can figure out which baby goes with which godparent(s).

5 Questions: Ablutions

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Name the 10 Smallest Countries in the United Nations

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You surely know all the largest countries in the United Nations. But do you think you can name the tiny ones? We've put five minutes on the clock. Let's find out.

(Here's a hint: Liechtenstein. Consider that your free space.)

5 Questions: Girl Power

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The Internet Popularity Contest

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Alexa is a company that provides information on the popularity of Web sites. While their rankings aren’t perfect, the “Alexa number” is a common metric when comparing things online. (The most popular site is #1. And so on.) Today’s quiz asks you to look at two sites and determine which has the higher Alexa number.

[These rankings are for the three-month period ending Sunday, April 21.]

5 Questions: Is it Dark in Here?

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Morning Cup of Links: Pop Culture NASA Mission Posters

Miss Cellania

Brain Game: Math Square #166

Sandy Wood

Video Game Bosses: NES and SNES

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You probably bragged about defeating them on school buses and playgrounds and wherever else you talked video games with your friends. How well do you remember these notable Nintendo bad guys from the 1980s and 1990s?

Here's Buddy Guy's complete Rock & Roll Hall of Fame acceptance speech: "If you don’t think you have the blues, just keep living."

Here's Buddy Guy's complete Rock & Roll Hall of Fame acceptance speech: "If you don’t think you have the blues, just keep living."

Name That Altered State

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Here are 10 of our 50 United States, each taken out-of-scale and turned at an angle, making them not so easy to recognize at first glance. Can you identify each state?

5 Questions: Boo!

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Sanyo’s name means "three oceans" in Japanese. The company’s founder wanted to sell his wares across the Indian, Atlantic, and Pacific oceans.

Sanyo’s name means "three oceans" in Japanese. The company’s founder wanted to sell his wares across the Indian, Atlantic, and Pacific oceans.

5 Questions: "Ata" Boy

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Favorite Movies: Quiz Show

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I don't have a favorite movie, but I certainly have 10 I can watch over and over again. Quiz Show is one of those 10, and not only because I'm a quiz show nut myself, but because I'm a big Ralph Fiennes fan and an even bigger John Turturro fan.

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