THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

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16 Old-School Internet Acronyms: How Many Can You Recognize?

Gretchen McCulloch

How is language evolving on the Internet? In this series on internet linguistics, Gretchen McCulloch breaks down the latest innovations in online communication.

Pictures from La Tomatina 2015

Miss Cellania

The world's largest food fight!

85-Year-Old Twins Invite Everyone to Sail Around the World With Them

Anna Green

No yachting experience required.

Japanese Railway Company Picks a New Feline Station Master

Kirstin Fawcett

R.I.P, Tama. Welcome, Nitama!

18 Disney Movies That Were Never Made

Stacy Conradt

In an alternate universe, kids are repeatedly watching Louis the Bear and Reynard.

Alfred Kinsey's Massive Gall Wasp Collection

Caitlin Schneider

Before he was a sexologist, Kinsey's traveled the country on a hunt for gall wasps.

Movie Trivia Questions of Escalating Difficulty

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Take a Look Inside a Vertical Farm

Shaunacy Ferro

The future of your salad may be sitting in a nondescript building in Indiana.

What's Happening When We Hear the Voice in Our Head?

Michele Debczak

The answer says a lot about language, mental illness, and ourselves

5 Promising Male Birth Control Methods

Starre Vartan

What's the holdup?

Why is 'Seinfeld' So Hard to Translate?

Anna Green

The show about nothing never gained more than a small cult following outside the U.S. One translator explains why.

Watch a Group of Ants Take Down a Huge Millipede

Shaunacy Ferro

Working together, stinging Leptogenys ants from Cambodia paralyze their prey, then drag it back to their nest for dinner.

The Swedish Tax Agent Who Has Aggregated the Best Music of All Time

Nick Keppler

Henrik Franzon has ranked the best 1,000 artists, 3,000 albums, and 6,000 songs of all time.

12 Nosy Facts About 'Chinatown'

Eric D Snider

Despite the advice given in its last line of dialogue, the one thing you can't do with 'Chinatown' is forget it

Amazing Images of NASA Launching Balloons to Study Electron Rain

Shaunacy Ferro

Of course one got stuck in a tree.

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