THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

WWI Centennial

The Fall of Antwerp

WWI Centennial

The Fall of Antwerp

Brain Game

It's All Over

Brain Game

It's All Over

Recommended Ghost Stories

Recommended Ghost Stories

The Worst Cars Ever

The Worst Cars Ever

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10 Famous Postal Service Employees

Jill Harness

These famous faces once braved rain, sleet, snow, and disgruntled customers as employees of the United States Postal Service.

Dumbbells, Barbells, Kettlebells—Why Do We Call Weights "Bells"?

Arika Okrent

25 of Oscar Wilde's Wittiest Quotes for the 160th Anniversary of His Birth

Amanda Green

Today is the 160th anniversary of Oscar Wilde's birth. Celebrate with some of his best quips.

Which Job Is Most Unique to Your State?

Alvin Ward

We teamed up with Economic Modeling Specialists Intl., a CareerBuilder company, to determine the "most unique" job in each state using a measurement called location quotient (LQ).

15 Fanciful Facts About the Hearst Castle

Hannah Keyser

15 Delightful Hairdos History Has Forgotten

Whether you wear your locks long or short, straight or curly, or business in the front and party in the back, chances are good that you’ve fallen victim to at least one short-lived hairstyle trend.

15 Facts About 'Infinite Jest'

Nick Greene

15 Halloween Costumes From the 1970s

Rebecca OConnell

Photographer Larry Racioppo captured a variety of children's costumes as they roamed the streets in the mid-'70s. The results are a bit creepy, but ultimately endearing.

The Origins of 15 Spooky Halloween Traditions

This Halloween, don’t just have the best costume and the spookiest decorations on your block—share these sweet facts, too.

The Missing Links: A Warning to Mars Travelers

Colin Patrick

A Look at the Mac in 1985

Chris Higgins

15 Facts About 'Pet Sounds'

Nick Greene

15 Delicious Regional Dishes That Are Worth the Trip

When it comes to these regional delicacies, accept no substitutes. Book a trip to taste the real thing—you won’t regret it!

Brain Game: Bad Things

Sandy Wood

Name the Four-Letter Countries

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