THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Identify the Liquor

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How well do you know your obscure liquors? Grab a seat at the bar and let's find out.

5 Questions: Quit Yer Wine-ing

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Brain Game: Seven Cents

Sandy Wood

Waste from the Ben & Jerry's factory is given to farmers to feed their hogs. The hogs apparently love Cherry Garcia but dislike Mint Oreo.

Waste from the Ben & Jerry's factory is given to farmers to feed their hogs. The hogs apparently love Cherry Garcia but dislike Mint Oreo.

In 1873 the Comstock Act became law, making it illegal to mail obscene materials — including any materials related to birth control.

In 1873 the Comstock Act became law, making it illegal to mail obscene materials— including any materials related to birth control.

Do You Remember Election '08?

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Last year at this time, we were all recovering from our election overload. For more than a year, we had been inundated 24 hours a day with poll numbers, attack ads and endorsements. Every tiny story seemed like it could make or break the election (or at least CNN made us think it did). But now, those little details seem so insignificant. Dig into your memory and see if you can remember these details from the election before Barack Obama got elected.

5 Questions: Shark Tank

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Furbies were banned by the NSA because it was feared that they may repeat national security secrets.

Furbies were banned by the NSA because it was feared that they may repeat national security secrets.

Name the Sweet 16 Teams With the Most Final Four Appearances

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The college basketball season kicked off this week and now everybody's got a shot at making the NCAA tournament. Of course, some schools have a better shot than others. Sixteen schools have made the Final Four at least five times (two are tied at the top of the list with 18 appearances). With three minutes on the game clock, can you name them all?

We're only looking for the name of the school.

5 Questions: Sea-Tac

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Sam Houston is the only person in United States history who was a governor of two states (Texas and Tennessee), a U.S. Senator (Texas), a chief military commander for another country (Republic of Texas), and a President of another country (Republic of Tex

Sam Houston is the only person in United States history who was a governor of two states (Texas and Tennessee), a U.S. Senator (Texas), a chief military commander for another country (Republic of Texas), and a President of another country (Republic of Texas).

7 Astonishing Roman Coliseum Fights

Mark Mancini

The Coliseum of ancient Rome may have been the single most barbaric sporting venue in human history—in fact, some showdowns there were so ferocious that historians still talk about them today.

Morning Cup of Links: The Breaking Bad "Albuquerque" Mashup

Miss Cellania

Discontinued Ben & Jerry's Flavor or Band I Found On MySpace?

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This quiz comes from ‘The Worksheet’ on page 22 of the latest mental_floss magazine (pick yours up wherever brilliant/lots of magazines are sold). Let’s test your knowledge of down-and-out flavors and up-and-coming artists. Then tell us how you did.

(This quiz was originally posted in 2007; there are probably a lot more MySpace bands now. But if you try to pick which ones are discontinued ice cream flavors, the quiz still works.)

The Arkansas School for the Deaf's nickname is the Leopards.

The Arkansas School for the Deaf's nickname is the Leopards.

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