THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Big Question

Who Wrote Chopsticks?

Big Question

Who Wrote Chopsticks?

Invisible Like An Octopus

Invisible Like An Octopus

Brain Game

Nap Time

Brain Game

Nap Time

Free the Pinball Machines

Free the Pinball Machines

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The Missing Links: The Mathematics of Alien Invasion

Colin Patrick

7 Proposed Explanations for the Loch Ness Monster

Mark Mancini

Let’s discuss the Loch Ness phenomenon. Does a mysterious beast really patrol one of Scotland’s deepest lakes? Or do any of these less fanciful explanations hold water? You be the judge.

The Most Amazing Lie in History

the mag Lucas Reilly

How a chicken farmer, a pair of princesses, and 27 imaginary spies helped the allies win World War II.

Brain Game: Math Square #230

Sandy Wood

11 Facts About 'The Secret World of Alex Mack'

Roger Cormier

Alex Mack was hiding a big secret, but how many secrets was the show hiding from you?

Beautiful Nature: The Portuguese Man-of-War

Chris Higgins

Why Do Itches Itch?

the mag Hannah Keyser

We’re not talking about itches from bug bites or poison ivy, which are reactions to histamine. We mean those random itches that leave you absent-mindedly scratching your nose.

Morning Cup of Links: Hamsters—They're Just Like Us!

Rebecca OConnell

10 Words With Difficult-to-Remember Meanings

Arika Okrent

Sometimes there are words that you've seen, read, and maybe even used in conversation whose meaning you can never keep straight.

10 Slow-Motion Explosions

Alvin Ward

Watch things like eggs and water balloons and watermelons explode, then watch them explode again in slow motion.

7 Things We Learned from David Rees

Chris Higgins

Pooters, SkyMall, and Haterade - The David Rees Interview

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: Spiders Love Big Cities

Roma Panganiban

The Real Value of $100 by Metro Area

Jason English

How far does your money go in each area?

Nicholas Felton's Quantified Life

Chris Higgins

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