THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Grave Sightings

James Salisbury

Grave Sightings

James Salisbury

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Young Marmosets Learn Not to Interrupt

Shaunacy Ferro

12 Bizarre Facts About The History of Birth Control

Shaunacy Ferro

How Chewing Gum Prevents Songs From Getting Stuck in Your Head

Jessica Hullinger

Researchers have come to the rescue with a scientifically backed earworm prevention weapon.

The (Very Real) Science Behind 'The Avengers'

Beth Anne Macaluso

8 Fictional Places (That Sound Real)

Miss Cellania

There are fictional nations inserted into movies, TV, comics, and other pop culture media that are vaguely reminiscent of real places, but the name is fictional to avoid offense.

These Words Aren't the Words You Think They Are

Arika Okrent

It's possible you never wondered about these tricky words from common expressions. That's because they aren't the words you think they are.

Ray Bradbury's Lost Interview On Madmen, Writing, and Cars

Chris Higgins

"You write to please yourself. You write for the joy of writing."

The Missing Links: The Starbucks Name Generator

Colin Patrick

Pick the Full Name Missing From Each Movie Title

Pop Chart Lab Creates Awesome Harry Potter Poster for Pottermore

Erin McCarthy

NASA's Plan for What to Do if an Astronaut Loses It in Space

Beth Anne Macaluso

15 Things You Might Not Know About ‘The Alchemist’

Alvin Ward

Paulo Coelho's allegorical novel has sold over 65 million copies. What made it such a blockbuster?

10 Awesome Rick Baker-Created Movie Props You Can Buy

Erin McCarthy

Match the Two Parts of These Odd Facts

The Science of a Perfect Soup Dumpling

Caitlin Schneider

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