THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

5 Questions: It's a Cyn

Questions:5
Available:Always
Pass rate:75 %
Backwards navigation:Forbidden

As soon as <em>Citizen Kane </em>was completed, Hearst’s estate offered RKO pictures $800,000 ($100,000 more than the picture cost to make) to destroy the film.

As soon as Citizen Kane was completed, Hearst’s estate offered RKO pictures $800,000 ($100,000 more than the picture cost to make) to destroy the film.

It is bad luck to whistle in a theatre. The superstition dates back to the time when off-duty sailors would run the fly system in theatres, and the sailors would whistle the cues to each other. Therefore, if you were to walk through a theatre carelessly w

It is bad luck to whistle in a theatre. The superstition dates back to the time when off-duty sailors would run the fly system in theatres, and the sailors would whistle the cues to each other. Therefore, if you were to walk through a theatre carelessly whistling a tune, you might cause a scenic piece to fall on your head.

5 Questions: Male Animals

Questions:5
Available:Always
Pass rate:75 %
Backwards navigation:Forbidden

The purpose of gasoline rationing during the Second World War was not to conserve gas, but to conserve TIRES. The primary source for natural rubber at the time was Southeast Asia, much of which was under Japanese control.

The purpose of gasoline rationing during the Second World War was not to conserve gas, but to conserve TIRES. The primary source for natural rubber at the time was Southeast Asia, much of which was under Japanese control.

Brain Game: Hand to Foot

Sandy Wood

5 Questions: Itz For You

Questions:5
Available:Always
Pass rate:75 %
Backwards navigation:Forbidden

Are They Canadian?

Questions:12
Available:Always
Pass rate:75 %
Backwards navigation:Forbidden

You probably know that Michael J. Fox, Jim Carrey and Dan Aykroyd all hail from the Great White North. And John Candy, Phil Hartman, Rick Moranis, Mike Myers and Martin Short. Oh, and Celine Dion and all those hockey players, too. But how about these famous people? Do you know if they were born in Canada?

5 Questions: Cuppa Joe

Questions:5
Available:Always
Pass rate:75 %
Backwards navigation:Forbidden

5 Questions: All This and Heaven, Too

Questions:5
Available:Always
Pass rate:75 %
Backwards navigation:Forbidden

5 Questions: Here Comes the Son

Questions:5
Available:Always
Pass rate:75 %
Backwards navigation:Forbidden

Morning Cup of Links: Frying Eggs on the Road

Miss Cellania

"ETAOIN SHRDLU" is a combination of the 12 most-commonly used letters in English, in descending order. Linotype machine keyboards used them in columns: ETAOIN as the first column on the left, SHRDLU as the next to the right. When a typesetter made an erro

"ETAOIN SHRDLU" is a combination of the 12 most-commonly used letters in English, in descending order. Linotype machine keyboards used them in columns: ETAOIN as the first column on the left, SHRDLU as the next to the right. When a typesetter made an error, he would quickly run his hand down the columns to type "ETAOIN SHRDLU" to serve as a flag to discard that line of type. The phrase did, of course, occasionally make it into print.

Pages