THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Brain Game: Math Square #208

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Oddly enough, the very first high heels were made for soldiers in the 1500s who needed a way to keep their feet snugly tucked into their stirrups while riding on horseback.

Oddly enough, the very first high heels were made for soldiers in the 1500s who needed a way to keep their feet snugly tucked into their stirrups while riding on horseback.

5 Questions: Which Witch?

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The name for "piggy banks" comes from the use of family money jars in the Middle Ages made from a type of clay called pygg.

The name for "piggy banks" comes from the use of family money jars in the Middle Ages made from a type of clay called pygg.

5 Questions: The Un-Quiz

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Brain Game: Taking Notes

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Contrary to popular belief, a camel's hump does not store water. Instead, it’s filled with fat, which allows the animal to go for a month without food. If the hump becomes depleted, it will shrink, flop over, and hang at the camel’s side.

Contrary to popular belief, a camel's hump does not store water. Instead, it’s filled with fat, which allows the animal to go for a month without food. If the hump becomes depleted, it will shrink, flop over, and hang at the camel’s side.

5 Questions: Are You a <em>Hep</em> Cat?

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Whether you call it “pop” or “soda,” the first diet version commercially available was No-Cal, a sugar-free ginger ale introduced in 1952 by the Kirsch Beverage Company.

Whether you call it “pop” or “soda,” the first diet version commercially available was No-Cal, a sugar-free ginger ale introduced in 1952 by the Kirsch Beverage Company.

Brain Game: Yonder

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5 Questions: A Chip Off the Old Rocker

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Ben Franklin's formal education ended at ten years old.

Ben Franklin's formal education ended at ten years old.

5 Questions: T for Two

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Like the character he wrote about in <em>Misery</em>, both of Stephen King's legs were broken in a 1999 accident.

Like the character he wrote about in Misery, both of Stephen King's legs were broken in a 1999 accident.

5 Questions: Tic Tac Trivia

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