THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Brain Game: Bum a Plug

Sandy Wood

B.B. or BO?

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Devout fans know the difference, but others have difficulty discerning B.B. King and Bo Diddley. Both men were born in Mississippi in the 1920s, both were raised by family members, both became legendary guitarists and toured extensively, and both were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.

Fifteen questions await you, and the answer to each is either B.B. or BO. A score of 8 or better is a "win." Good luck!

5 Questions: Jack the "Lad"

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5 Questions: Exploring the "Planet"

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5 Questions: OMG, it's all like "-ong"

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5 Questions: Bo Knows

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5 Questions: It's on My Mind

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Duncan Hines was a real person. He was a popular restaurant critic who also wrote hotel recommendations.

Duncan Hines was a real person. He was a popular restaurant critic who also wrote hotel recommendations.

5 Questions: London Calling

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5 Questions: Natal Anniversary

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The split-fingered Vulcan salute from <em>Star Trek</em> is derived from an Orthodox Jewish ritual called the Blessing Hands, which is used to anoint congregations on holy days. Leonard Nimoy, whose grandfather was Orthodox, remembered the hand gesture f

The split-fingered Vulcan salute from Star Trek is derived from an Orthodox Jewish ritual called the Blessing Hands, which is used to anoint congregations on holy days. Leonard Nimoy, whose grandfather was Orthodox, remembered the hand gesture from his childhood visits to the synagogue and borrowed it for his role as Mr. Spock.

When Mom told you not to eat apple seeds, she had good reason. From peaches to cherries, many fruit seeds contain cyanogenenic glycosides, which turn into cyanide gas during digestion. In the last 50 years, at least nine people in Turkey have died of cyan

When Mom told you not to eat apple seeds, she had good reason. From peaches to cherries, many fruit seeds contain cyanogenenic glycosides, which turn into cyanide gas during digestion. In the last 50 years, at least nine people in Turkey have died of cyanide poisoning from gorging on apricots.

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