THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Pages

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you

Weekend Links: Power Ballad Love Fail

Allison Keene

I have to say I think ignorance was bliss before I saw these Scanning Electron Microscope pictures of insects and spiders. I'm not sure I ever needed to get that up close and personal!

Sale Reminder: All Our Shirts Are $14.90!

Jason English

In honor of the two new shirts added to our store this week — "Rubber Ducky: A Friend When You're in Hot Water" and "Spork: The Other White Utensil" — we&#

Lunchtime Quiz Leftovers

Jason English

Myers, Briggs, and the World's Most Popular Personality Test

the mag

By Avery Hurt From corporate offices to Internet dating sites, Americans lean on personality tests to make their toughest decisions. But do the results really mean

The Late Movies: Animals on Treadmills

Miss Cellania

People aren't the only ones using treadmills to keep in shape. Horse Slow motion captures a race horse's strength and grace. * Dog It doesn't take him long to catch

How Did You Know? "“ Day 4 Level 3/Bonus Round

David K. Israel

YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.

Scientists Explain Beer Goggles

Meghan Holohan

Late night at a bar, you glance across the room and see a man resembling Don Draper. The next day you realize he looks more like Quasimodo than the dapper ad man.

An SNL Set is Built in Seconds

Chris Higgins

In this 80-second video, you'll see stagehands hastily assembling a set for Saturday Night Live.

The Quick 10: People Who Got Their Starts on Pee-Wee's Playhouse

Stacy Conradt

Of course all actors and actresses had to start somewhere, but a rather astounding number of Hollywood players seem to have chosen a certain Paul Reubens cult television show for their debut.

Contest: Courses You Wish Your College Offered

Jason English

One of our most popular stories of 2007 was Stacy Conradt's 12 College Classes We Wish Our Schools Had Offered.

And The Award For Least Economical Typeface Goes To...

Colin Patrick

I know that Comic Sans is generally the target of most font-based internet scorn. But maybe Impact is the truly insidious font—at least if you're interested in preserving ink.

5 Things You Didn't Know About John Tyler

Ethan Trex

You know that John Tyler took over the presidency when William Henry Harrison died in 1841, but what else do you know about "Tyler Too"?

What Are You Boycotting?

Jason English

Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.

Neatorama presents: HDYK? "“ {day 4}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?

Pages