THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Morning Cup of Links: Fake Military Ranks

Miss Cellania

5 Questions: Shell Yeah!

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The Obscure Board Game Quiz

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Most of these games are long out of print. If not, they're still pretty obscure. See how many you recognize. And if you missed our Ultimate Board Game Quiz, check that out over here.

The first baseball team to pay its players — and thus become a professional team — was the Cincinnati Red Stockings.

The first baseball team to pay its players — and thus become a professional team — was the Cincinnati Red Stockings.

The Store Apostrophe Quiz

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You know the stores. Do you know whether their names have apostrophes?

5 Questions: Against the Grain

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Why don't stores sell mouse-flavored cat food? It's a matter of marketing; tuna, chicken and liver flavors sound much more palatable to consumers.

Why don't stores sell mouse-flavored cat food? It's a matter of marketing; tuna, chicken and liver flavors sound much more palatable to consumers.

5 Questions: One Hundred Hairs Make a Man

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5 Questions: That "Guy"

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"J" is the only letter of the alphabet not used in the atomic symbol for any element.

"J" is the only letter of the alphabet not used in the atomic symbol for any element.

Strange States: Florida's Reef of Remains

Rob Lammle

5 Questions: Dog Speak

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A ship going through the Panama Canal from the Atlantic to the Pacific has to travel southeast through the locks, because that's how the water runs where the canal was constructed.

A ship going through the Panama Canal from the Atlantic to the Pacific has to travel southeast through the locks, because that's how the water runs where the canal was constructed.

Brain Game: Six Cons

Sandy Wood

In a survey, 58% of British teens thought Sherlock Holmes was a real guy; 20% thought Winston Churchill was not.

In a survey, 58% of British teens thought Sherlock Holmes was a real guy; 20% thought Winston Churchill was not.

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