What's the Kennection? #270

In the Arabian Nights tales, what kind of magical object does Aladdin discover in an underground garden in China?

According to 1999's The Phantom Menace, what mystical energy can be accessed by people with high "midi-chlorian" counts?

What animals secrete the alkaloid poison used by some South American tribes for their blowgun darts?

What sitting U.S. vice president killed his political rival in a duel in Weehawken, New Jersey in July 1804?

In what year did Los Angeles host the Summer Olympics that were boycotted by fourteen Soviet bloc countries?

What's the "Kennection"?