THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Kid gloves get their name because they're made from the hides of young goats.

Kid gloves get their name because they're made from the hides of young goats.

5 Questions: HAVING A BALL

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Australia was actually given its name before it was even discovered by Europeans. Rumors of Terra Australis ("land to the south") persisted for centuries until the Dutch confirmed its existence in 1616.

Australia was actually given its name before it was even discovered by Europeans. Rumors of Terra Australis ("land to the south") persisted for centuries until the Dutch confirmed its existence in 1616.

5 Questions: Hey, Nineteen

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Brain Game: States Avenue

Sandy Wood

Despite its name, Equatorial Guinea doesn't lie on the Equator, but just north of it.

Despite its name, Equatorial Guinea doesn't lie on the Equator, but just north of it.

5 Questions: June is Bustin' Out All Over

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John Adams and Thomas Jefferson were the only two men who signed the Declaration of Independence who also went on to become President of the United States.

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson were the only two men who signed the Declaration of Independence who also went on to become President of the United States.

5 Questions: It's Weddings-Day Thursday!

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Clyde Van Dusen, Paul Jones, George Smith and Joe Cotton all won the same sporting event: the Kentucky Derby. They weren't humans, they were horses.

Clyde Van Dusen, Paul Jones, George Smith and Joe Cotton all won the same sporting event: the Kentucky Derby. They weren't humans, they were horses.

5 Questions: Cherry Picker

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There are nearly as many inmates in California state prisons as there are in U.S. federal prisons.

There are nearly as many inmates in California state prisons as there are in U.S. federal prisons.

5 Questions: Down in the Valley

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Morning Cup of Links: Inexplicable Tattoos

Miss Cellania

Why can’t we find canned broccoli on our grocers' shelves? The canning process requires veggies to be steam pressure cooked at 240-250°F, and while green beans can maintain their vibrant appearance under those conditions, broccoli florets wilt and go m

Why can’t we find canned broccoli on our grocers' shelves? The canning process requires veggies to be steam pressure cooked at 240-250°F, and while green beans can maintain their vibrant appearance under those conditions, broccoli florets wilt and go mushy.

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