THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Did They Play College Football?

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Let's see if you can tell which of these famous people were on the football team in college.

In the classic movie-musical <em>The Wizard of Oz</em>, the many-hued Horse of a Different Color that leads Dorothy and gang through the Emerald City could not actually be painted. Instead, animal rights activists advocated that the white horse be sponged

In the classic movie-musical The Wizard of Oz, the many-hued Horse of a Different Color that leads Dorothy and gang through the Emerald City could not actually be painted. Instead, animal rights activists advocated that the white horse be sponged with different flavors (and colors) of gelatin and then physically restrained from licking it off.

HBO didn't like the title <em>Curb Your Enthusiasm</em>. They suggested <em>Best Foot Backwards</em>, <em>Half Empty</em>, or <em>Regrets Only</em>.

HBO didn't like the title Curb Your Enthusiasm. They suggested Best Foot Backwards, Half Empty, or Regrets Only.

Senator Strom Thurmond is in the record books for giving the longest recorded speech in history, clocking in at 24 hours and 18 minutes. The speech was a filibuster in opposition to the 1957 Civil Rights Act (which passed, despite his efforts).

Senator Strom Thurmond is in the record books for giving the longest recorded speech in history, clocking in at 24 hours and 18 minutes. The speech was a filibuster in opposition to the 1957 Civil Rights Act (which passed, despite his efforts).

The epitaph of Alexander the Great is one of the most famous in history: “A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.” But in all likelihood, Alexander’s tomb does not contain Alexander himself. The emperor Ptolemy took Alex

The epitaph of Alexander the Great is one of the most famous in history: “A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.” But in all likelihood, Alexander’s tomb does not contain Alexander himself. The emperor Ptolemy took Alexander’s body and brought it back to Alexandria, where it was on display for a long time. But the body was lost and its current whereabouts are unknown.

The ZIP in ZIP Code stands for Zone Improvement Plan.

The ZIP in ZIP Code stands for Zone Improvement Plan.

Supreme Court Justice or Major League Ump?

Questions:10
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Pass rate:75 %
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Their jobs are somewhat similar—and as it happens, so are their names. Can you tell your Supreme Court Justices from your Major League Umpires?

5 Questions: Nautical Notables

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5 Questions: That "Guy"

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"Aposiopesis" is the official name of the rhetorical style in which you deliberately fail to complete a sentence. ("Why you…")

"Aposiopesis" is the official name of the rhetorical style in which you deliberately fail to complete a sentence. ("Why you…")

5 Questions: Monopoly (Part 4)

Questions:5
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Queen Victoria used a tincture of marijuana to relieve period pains.

Queen Victoria used a tincture of marijuana to relieve period pains.

5 Questions: Coal "Mine"rs Rescue

Questions:5
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5 Questions: Hey, Lady!

Questions:5
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Pass rate:75 %
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Before Bob Ross became a TV painter, he spent 20 years in the U.S. Air Force and retired with the rank of master sergeant.

Before Bob Ross became a TV painter, he spent 20 years in the U.S. Air Force and retired with the rank of master sergeant.

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