THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Even F***ing Better

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The first version of this quiz was popular, so I'm giving it a second go-round. Of the two works given, just choose the one that had the most f-bombs.

And don't worry, this quiz is safe for work.

5 Questions: "Dew" Point

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Ezra Pound was brutal when editing his good friend T. S. Eliot’s poem <em>The Wasteland</em>. In Pound’s first encounter with the masterpiece he chopped off the first 54 lines.

Ezra Pound was brutal when editing his good friend T. S. Eliot’s poem The Wasteland. In Pound’s first encounter with the masterpiece he chopped off the first 54 lines.

5 Questions: Greetings!

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5 Questions: Get Funky

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Pretzels were invented by an Italian monk who used the treats as a bribe to get kids to memorize scripture. In fact, the criss-crossed bits are supposed to represent the folded arms of pious children in prayer.

Pretzels were invented by an Italian monk who used the treats as a bribe to get kids to memorize scripture. In fact, the criss-crossed bits are supposed to represent the folded arms of pious children in prayer.

Hitler or Churchill?

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I don't know that much about art, but I can probably pick out a Manet from a Monet, or a Picasso from a Dali. I had a much, much harder time picking out a Hitler from a Churchill. See if you fare any better than me below.

From 1984 to 2000, Martin Luther King was honored in Virginia on the same day as two guys who have very different legacies: Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. The state holiday was known as “Lee-Jackson-King Day."

From 1984 to 2000, Martin Luther King was honored in Virginia on the same day as two guys who have very different legacies: Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. The state holiday was known as “Lee-Jackson-King Day."

5 Questions: Rebel Yale

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Trust me, I work for the Government

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Do you know what the Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs does? The government is known for bureaucracy and there's plenty of jobs that don't sound professional. How much do you know about the offices and jobs you may not have heard of?

The first European settlement in America wasn't St. Augustine, or Jamestown, but San Miguel de Guadalupe, located on the coast near what is today the Georgia-South Carolina border. Built in 1526, it failed after only six months.

The first European settlement in America wasn't St. Augustine, or Jamestown, but San Miguel de Guadalupe, located on the coast near what is today the Georgia-South Carolina border. Built in 1526, it failed after only six months.

Toy companies failed to duplicate the success of Roosevelt's teddy bear with William Taft's "Billy Possum."

Toy companies failed to duplicate the success of Roosevelt's teddy bear with William Taft's "Billy Possum."

I'm a Loser, Baby

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History may be written by the winners, but if you manage to lose in a really spectacular or consistent fashion, there’s a good chance you’ll get remembered, too. See how well you know these twelve notable losers.

Who said it: Ed, Ed or Eddie?

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This quiz is simple: the following quotes are either from a variety show host, an 80's rock star or a talking horse. Can you identify whether the quote came from Ed Sullivan, Eddie Money or Mr. Ed?

The "K" in Kmart stands for Kresge, as in the chain's founder, Sebastian S. Kresge.

The "K" in Kmart stands for Kresge, as in the chain's founder, Sebastian S. Kresge.

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