THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

5 Questions: Johnson

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Kansas City Royal or Actual Royal?

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Worldwide, the influence of monarchs may be diminishing. But are they less influential than the Kansas City Royals, a team that seems to perpetually be "on the rise?" See if you can determine whether the people named in this quiz are current Kansas City Royals or members of current royal families.

Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.

Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.

Al Capone estimated that he spent $30 million a year to pay off judges, police, elected officials, and newspapermen.

Al Capone estimated that he spent $30 million a year to pay off judges, police, elected officials, and newspapermen.

Presidential retreat Camp David is named after Dwight Eisenhower’s grandson.

Presidential retreat Camp David is named after Dwight Eisenhower’s grandson.

During World War II, Navajo Indians were inducted into the Marine Corps to become "code talkers" on the front lines. Navajo Code Talkers proved to have the only code that was never cracked during World War II.

During World War II, Navajo Indians were inducted into the Marine Corps to become "code talkers" on the front lines. Navajo Code Talkers proved to have the only code that was never cracked during World War II.

Catholic Saint or New Orleans Saint?

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Catholic saints are paragons of religious virtue. For most of their history, the New Orleans Saints have been sad examples of NFL futility. How well can you tell the difference between the two, though? We’ll give you a name, and you tell us whether the man was a legitimate saint or a former Saint.

5 Questions: Celebrity Name Checks

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What Kind of Dog Is That? (Part II)

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Last month we tested your dog breed IQ, and the dog photos keep pouring in (along with the inevitable "Why didn't you use my dog's picture? What's the matter with you?" emails). Here are 15 more pictures of our readers' dogs. Can you figure out their breeds?

The shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s classic movie <em>Psycho</em> is composed of more than 90 shots seen from 70 different camera angles. It took Hitchcock and his crew an entire week to film it. For reference, the entire film took only six weeks.

The shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s classic movie Psycho is composed of more than 90 shots seen from 70 different camera angles. It took Hitchcock and his crew an entire week to film it. For reference, the entire film took only six weeks.

5 Questions: Put It In "Drive"

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Short-Lived TV Shows of 1995

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Can you recall what these short-lived TV shows were all about?

In a fit of uncharacteristic decisiveness, President James Buchanan tried to buy Cuba. However, his plans ground to a halt when Congress refused to give him the dough to purchase the island, believing that the president would take the money and skip the c

In a fit of uncharacteristic decisiveness, President James Buchanan tried to buy Cuba. However, his plans ground to a halt when Congress refused to give him the dough to purchase the island, believing that the president would take the money and skip the country.

Prior to the 1800s, people tried to clean their teeth using eggshells and abrasives. Not until 1824 did an American dentist named Peabody come up with the idea to add soap to tooth powder, thus giving it a cleansing agent.

Prior to the 1800s, people tried to clean their teeth using eggshells and abrasives. Not until 1824 did an American dentist named Peabody come up with the idea to add soap to tooth powder, thus giving it a cleansing agent.

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