THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

5 Questions: Look Who's Talking

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The Late Movies: Best of the Swedish Chef

Erica Palan

Even before the Food Network, people were making fun of television chefs. More accurately—the Muppets were making fun of television chefs. The Swedish Chef has grown to be a beloved Muppet.

The Day John Lennon Became a Disc Jockey

Bill DeMain

When John Lennon visited WNEW’s Dennis Elsas in 1974, he brought along some of his favorite records to

8 Seemingly Harmless Toys That Were Yanked Off the Shelf

Adrienne Crezo

Some toys were doomed from the start, as any one of the thousands of people impaled by lawn darts will attest. But others seem completely incapable of causing injury or duress…until they do.

Organic Food Brand or Cult?

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Companies that produce organic foods may not have a lot in common with people holed up in a compound somewhere, but their names sure do sound alike. Can you tell which is which?

Messing with Mother Nature: The Macquarie Island Ecosystem

Miss Cellania

The story of the Macquarie Island ecosystem may remind you of the song about the woman who swallowed a fly.

Google's Play

David K. Israel

Some of you might have noticed it already, but I only saw it last night: a new addition to my Gmail menu.

The Sagan Series: The Humans

Chris Higgins

The Sagan Series continues to surprise.

Brain Game: Big John

We're currently about eight months away from the next presidential election, so today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge focuses on a particular Commander-in-Chief of t

Morning Cup of Links: Ukrainian Crystal Caves

Miss Cellania

Can Advertising Survive the Digital Age?

5 Questions: Grease

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10 Hilarious Pop Reinterpretations

David K. Israel

Artist Hillary White knows her classics... so well, that she's able to mash them up with pop-culture references and characters.

The Brooklyn-Los Angeles Dodgers

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In honor of those wonderful years when life was simpler and Duke Snider's home run stats and Sandy Koufax's wins were the daily measure of success and joy for one kid in a small town outside of Pittsburgh and millions of fans across the country, I offer a quiz for your enjoyment.

Sideways Stories from Wayside School

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When you were a kid, did you wish your teacher was as wacky as mrs. Jewls? Or that your school was as zany as Wayside? Here's a quiz for young (at heart) readers who loved the Louis Sachar series.

DuckTales: The Quiz

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DuckTales premiered on September 18, 1987. The show featured the adventures of Scrooge McDuck and his great-nephews, and if you were a kid in the early '90s you watched it a lot after school. Let's see how much you really know about the adventures of your favorite money-swimming duck and co.

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