THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Brain Game

Lies, Lies, Lies

Brain Game

Lies, Lies, Lies

Dressing for Shark Week

Dressing for Shark Week

The Future of Food

The Future of Food

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Warning Labels That Everyone Ignores

Jason English

On Fridays, we ask a series of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

Why Do We Have Eyebrows?

the mag Matt Soniak

Eyebrows are the Swiss Army Knife of the human body—they do everything!

How Ernö Rubik Created the Rubik's Cube

the mag

The Rubik's Cube's 40-year history is full of twists—quintillions and quintillions of them.

6 Times Creepy Crawlies Ended Up in People's Ears

Erin McCarthy

(Almost) All Bacon Bar Coming To Montreal

Hannah Keyser

"It's not just bacon for the fun of bacon."

Why Is 'Colonel' Spelled That Way?

Arika Okrent

English spelling is bizarre.

30 Unusual Scholarships

Stacy Conradt Kara Kovalchik

If you have the right characteristic, last name, or niche interest, you could cash in.

The Missing Links: The Dark Past of Dr. Seuss

Colin Patrick

Undercover Art: 6 Paintings That Were Hiding Something

Emma del Valle

Just underneath the surface of many paintings, both famous and obscure, is another hidden painting that could have been.

The First Commercial Jet to Break the Sound Barrier Was Not the Concorde

Nick Greene

How Wildlife Photographers Use "Spy Creatures"

Chris Higgins

Brain Game: Really, Really Bad Rebus #27

Sandy Wood

9 Hidden Mario Cameos and References in Video Games

Rudie Obias

Morning Cup of Links: Invisible Like An Octopus

Hannah Keyser

Who Wrote Chopsticks?

the mag Stacy Conradt

“Chopsticks” is probably the world’s best-known waltz (yes, it’s a waltz).

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