THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Brain Game

Floyd

Brain Game

Floyd

Crowdfunding the USS Enterprise

Crowdfunding the USS Enterprise

Miss Cellania

9 Extinct Big Birds

Miss Cellania

9 Extinct Big Birds

Star Trek for Beginners

Star Trek for Beginners

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Can "Y'all" Be Used to Refer to a Single Person?

Arika Okrent

For over a century, a controversy has been brewing over what might be called the Loch Ness Monster of dialect study: the elusive singular “y’all.” There are a few who claim to have seen it in the wild

Morning Cup of Links: Google Autocomplete Results for Celebrities

Miss Cellania

11 Incredible Illusions in Fine Art

Hannah Keyser

WWI Centennial: The Miracle on the Marne

Erik Sass

The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that shaped our modern world. Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened.

How Much Sugar People Eat Around the World

Alvin Ward

Which country eats the most sugar?

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'Braveheart'

Sean Hutchinson

You remember Mel Gibson’s award-winning performance as William Wallace, but these nuggets about the creation of Braveheart may enrich your repeat viewings.

The U.S. Map Redrawn as 50 States With Equal Population

Hannah Keyser

What state would you live in?

11 Things You Won't See on Display at the Mütter Museum

Erin McCarthy

On a cart in Anna Dhody’s office sits a small, innocuous box marked “caramel Danish rolls.” Open it up, though, and you won’t find a pastry; instead, there’s a human skull nestled inside.

8 Antarctic Traditions

Miss Cellania

The Missing Links: Sweet Trivia

Colin Patrick

The Launch Of A Newfangled, High-Tech Watch — In 1973

Nick Greene

Scientists Seek Perfect Pizza Cheese Blend

Matt Soniak

In theory, pizza is easy to make. Throw some sauce and cheese on some dough, make it hot and voila.

Brain Game: Strum Away

Sandy Wood

30 Old (And Useful) Slang Names For Parts of the Body

Paul Anthony Jones

People have been using belly button to mean “navel” since the late 1800s. Your nose has been your schnozz since the 1940s, and your hooter since the '50s.

How to Put a Ship Into a Bottle

Chris Higgins

While it's possible to build a model ship inside a bottle, the process is unbelievably difficult.

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