THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

WWI Centennial

Reims Cathedral Burns

WWI Centennial

Reims Cathedral Burns

Brain Game

Aquatic Birds

Brain Game

Aquatic Birds

SNL's 40th Season

SNL's 40th Season

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The Flying Flivver: Henry Ford's Attempt to Make Us All Pilots

Ethan Trex

"Mark my words: a combination airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile, but it will come."

Why Did Kamikaze Pilots Wear Helmets?

Matt Soniak

This is sort of a trick question, as they technically didn’t wear “helmets,” but leather “flight caps” that covered the head and ears.

Why Do Leaves Change Color in Autumn?

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: Authors On Banning Books

Roma Panganiban

The Molting, Mildly Revolting, Japanese Spider Crab

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: Mind Tricks to Get What You Want

Roma Panganiban

They won't even see it coming.

John Wilkes Booth's Accomplice

Erin Blakemore

The mysterious Confederate deserter who became John Wilkes Booth's right-hand man.

How Liqueur Is Made, And How to Make a Drink With Liqueur

Clair McLafferty

Grave Sightings: Seth Bullock

Stacy Conradt

The Missing Links: The Physics of Cartoons

Colin Patrick

10 Primitive Facts About Herrerasaurus

Mark Mancini

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'The Punisher'

Sean Hutchinson

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

12 U.S. States That Considered Splitting Apart

James Erwin

From North Maine to South Nebraska.

40 'Saturday Night Live' Facts for Season 40

Meredith Danko

'Saturday Night Live' returns this weekend for its 40th season. Here are some facts from the first 39 years.

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