THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Do You Remember Election '08?

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Last year at this time, we were all recovering from our election overload. For more than a year, we had been inundated 24 hours a day with poll numbers, attack ads and endorsements. Every tiny story seemed like it could make or break the election (or at least CNN made us think it did). But now, those little details seem so insignificant. Dig into your memory and see if you can remember these details from the election before Barack Obama got elected.

The Onion or Springfield Shopper?

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They're two of our finest sources for fictional news. Can you tell which of these are headlines from The Onion, and which are from the local paper on The Simpsons?

5 Questions: What in the <em>World</em>

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Brain Game: Get It While It's Hot

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5 Questions: Sobby Story

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Name the Sweet 16 Teams With the Most Final Four Appearances

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The college basketball season kicked off this week and now everybody's got a shot at making the NCAA tournament. Of course, some schools have a better shot than others. Sixteen schools have made the Final Four at least five times (two are tied at the top of the list with 18 appearances). With three minutes on the game clock, can you name them all?

We're only looking for the name of the school.

Quiz of the (Living) Dead

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Each of the ten questions in this quiz includes one REAL movie title and one fake one. Mark the REAL one in each set. Good luck!

Name the First 30 Elements of the Periodic Table

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You've got five minutes. Can you name the first 30 elements (Atomic Number 1-30) of the Periodic Table?

In Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 thriller <em>Psycho</em>, the sound effects for the famous shower scene were actually created by repeatedly stabbing a casaba melon.

In Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 thriller Psycho, the sound effects for the famous shower scene were actually created by repeatedly stabbing a casaba melon.

Name the Athletes Who Made Sports Illustrated's Cover in Consecutive Weeks

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Jeremy Lin is on the cover of Sports Illustrated for the second straight week. This kind of thing doesn't happen often — while one athlete appeared on consecutive covers six times, only nine others were deemed cover-worthy in back-to-back weeks. How many of those athletes can you name in five minutes?

The Mascot Quiz

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Love them or hate them, mascots have become an inseparable part of sports. How much do you know about the animals that represent our favorite teams?

5 Questions: The "Pen" is Mightier

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