THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

5 Questions: Are You <em>Sable</em> Able?

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5 Questions: Holly Jolly

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Restaurants of Celebrity Chefs

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You know their faces from their appearances on countless cooking shows, but how well do you know celebrity chefs' restaurants? Take our quiz to see!

We'll give you the name of a restaurant, you give us the chef who runs it.

Morning Cup of Links: Behind Breaking Bad

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NBC executives originally wanted Paul Giamatti for the role of Michael Scott on <em>The Office</em>, but Giamatti wasn't interested.

NBC executives originally wanted Paul Giamatti for the role of Michael Scott on The Office, but Giamatti wasn't interested.

Ernest Hemingway: The Quiz

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Legendary author Ernest Hemingway died 50 years ago. Test your knowledge of his alcoholic, meat-devouring ways. (And then check out Marty Beckerman’s The Heming Way: How to Unleash the Booze-Inhaling, Animal-Slaughtering, War-Glorifying, Hairy-Chested, Retro-Sexual Legend Within... Just Like Papa!)

Chevrolet for 2011

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The new 2011 automobile models recently hit showroom floors across the United States. Including cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, and crossovers, Chevrolet currently markets 15 different "base" models. How many of those can you name in five minutes? The timer starts when you key in your first entry, and a score of 7 or better is a winner. Good luck!

At certain points during a baseball pitcher’s delivery, the pitcher’s arm is rotating at approximately 7,000 degrees per second—the equivalent of rotating your arm all the way around 70,000 times an hour.

At certain points during a baseball pitcher’s delivery, the pitcher’s arm is rotating at approximately 7,000 degrees per second—the equivalent of rotating your arm all the way around 70,000 times an hour.

You can actually get nicotine poisoning from absorbing the chemical through your skin (from wet tobacco leaves). The phenomenon is called Green Tobacco Sickness (GTS).

You can actually get nicotine poisoning from absorbing the chemical through your skin (from wet tobacco leaves). The phenomenon is called Green Tobacco Sickness (GTS).

In Argentina, you can get your caffeine fix with yerba maté. Made from dried holly leaves, the beverage stimulant is so popular that the average Argentine drinks 11 pounds of the stuff a year.

In Argentina, you can get your caffeine fix with yerba maté. Made from dried holly leaves, the beverage stimulant is so popular that the average Argentine drinks 11 pounds of the stuff a year. 

5 Questions: Win, Lose or "Draw"

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Beer Geography: Domestic Edition

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Just about everyone knows that Sam Adams is made in Boston, and that Anchor Steam hails from San Francisco. Inspired by these venerable pint-o-neers, the craft-beer movement has filtered into all corners of the country. Tell us where the following brews are made, and we'll tell you a fun little fact about each one. (And if your favorite local brewery wasn't included, leave us a suggestion for the sequel.)

The first rhinoplasty was performed in India around the 5th century CE. It involved a creeper vine leaf, a hunk of flesh sliced off of the patient’s cheek, and two small pipes to serve as nostrils. The procedure was wildly popular—albeit involuntary.

The first rhinoplasty was performed in India around the 5th century CE. It involved a creeper vine leaf, a hunk of flesh sliced off of the patient’s cheek, and two small pipes to serve as nostrils. The procedure was wildly popular—albeit involuntary. At the time, Hindu law decreed that the schnozzes be sliced off all adulterers and—human nature being what it is—that turned out to include an awful lot of people.

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