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THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

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Werner Herzog's Driver Safety Documentary

Chris Higgins

The Late Movies: Vintage Smokey Bear

Erica Palan

6 Teens Who Are Way Smarter Than You

The Week

Did you pass Britain's bar exam at 18? Yeah, I didn't think so.

MythBusters Test Breaking Bad's Science

Erin McCarthy

It's a match made in heaven ... if heaven was a chemistry lab.

The Very First Issues of 19 Famous Magazines

Alex French

These magazines have come a long way since Volume 1, Issue 1. Here's what they looked like way back in the beginning.

7 Things to Know About Elysium

Erin McCarthy

Elysium, director Neill Blomkamp’s follow up to District 9, hits theaters today. Here are a few things to know about the film.

The Missing Links: Bill and Harry Work the Night Shift

Colin Patrick

The West Virginia Town Where Wireless Signals Are Illegal

Lucas Reilly

No cell phones. No WiFi. No radio. It's either your dream or your nightmare.

6 Common Myths About Sharks, Debunked

Sean Hutchinson

Sharks are mysterious creatures. Even the origins of the word "shark" are unknown, though it might come from the Mayan word xok.

Music in the Emergency Room Cuts Down on Kids' Stress

Meghan Holohan

Hearing the “Wheels on the Bus” a hundred times a day might cause parents a lot of pain, but when children hear that song (or any other) in the emergency room, it eases theirs.

Is It Duck Tape or Duct Tape?

the mag

If you’ve been rolling your eyes at people who say “duck tape” adhesive, prepare some apologies.

3 Facts About English’s Most Adorable Suffix, -ling

Arika Okrent

Is there any suffix more adorable than the lovely little –ling? It gives us yearlings and starlings, downy ducklings and goslings, affectionate darlings and siblings, and comforting tender dumplings.

Do Men and Women Feel Temperature Differently?

Roma Panganiban

Men are from Mars and insist on turning up the air conditioning; women are from Venus and always complain of being cold.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 113

Mark Arminio

New York's Most Secretive Museum

Jill Harness

It has no signs outside and is intentionally hard to find. No security guards protect the collection.

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