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Questions From Jan 26 06
62001. Besides the University of Texas, has any other NCAA Division one school held the College World Series and National College Football Championship at the same time?
62002. What is the name of the pizza place that Trivial Pursuit was created on?
62004. What did Major League batters manage to do a record 57 times on April 7, 2000?
62006. How much money does Bill Gates have?
62007. How does magician Chris Angel levitate?
62008. What is the correct line said by Mae West? Is it, "Why don't you come up some time and see me?" or, "Why don't you come up and see me some time?"
62009. What are the wonders of the world?
62010. What do we call a weather maker, and who invented it?
62011. Who was the first paying customer for an air conditioner?
62012. Maya Liv was one of over 400 people to enter a contest and she won. What is her entry now called?
62013. What famous billionaire is known by his family as Trey?
62014. What was Keane?s lead singer, Tom Chaplin?s, major while attending school at Edinburgh University?
62015. What is the difference between the FA Cup and the League (currently Carling) Cup?
62018. It is the composer's best-known piece, but it is not typical of him and remained rather obscure until it exploded into popularity in the 1970's. A more celebrated composer used a variation on it in one of his important works, and many modern musicians and songwriters, including Brian Eno, have found it inspirational. You may well be familiar with it, even if you don't know its name, because it is often played at certain special events. What is it?
62019. In Shakespeare's plays, how many songs are there? And how many times does he use the device of having a play within a play?
62020. How does ink come out of pens?
62021. What is a sperm made of?
62022. How does a freezer freeze stuff?
62024. Does the song 'Ding Dong the Wicked Witch is Dead' have the same tune of 'Mother Ginger' in the Nutcraker?
62025. What experiments, if any, have shown evidence for prenatal learning?
62026. Which think-tank formed in 1997 contains some of George W Bush's cabinet and is thought to have been responsible for much of his foreign policy?
62027. According to UK Health and Safety Law, what is the minimum acceptable working area ascribed to someone employed in an office?
62028. What shoe company is most worn by NBA players and how many of the NBA players wear it as their main shoe?
62030. What is the oldest dog breed?
62031. Which famous quotation, now associated with empty promises, was originally a pun on the usage of a Latin word?
62033. What breed is Bill Clinton's pooch Buddy?
62034. What was Keans dead singer, Tom Chaplin's major while attending school at Edinburgh University?
62035. What fixture capacity did U.S. legislation order reduced from 3.5 to 1.6 in 1992?
62036. What unit of acceleration, used in geological surveying, is named after an Italian astronomer?
62037. What pitcher needed only 26 starts to notch 20 wins, during the 1999 season?
62038. What are examples of neoclassicism in literature, theatre, music and architecture and what do they have in common?
62039. What were the names of Henry VIII's children?
62040. "If it takes forever, I will wait for you" are poignant lyrics from which popular song of the 1940s/1950s?
62043. Which jockey won the Epsom Derby for the first time after his 13th attepmt
62047. An important work of art, stolen from a major museum, has just been recovered because the thief used a certain form of modern technology that he thought would protect him, but that ultimately forced him to turn himself in. What is the artwork, and what was the downfall of the thief?
62048. Who is the actress with the snake in the Rammstein music video Engel?
62050. What is the name of the music that plays when a Texas Ranger hits a home run?
62051. Of what did Ed Sullivan die?
62053. What ancient culture was the first to have a seven day week? Babylon?
62059. What form is used more often: "I shall be, I shall do, etc.," or "I will be, I will do"?
62061. Who was the first actress to appear on a postage stamp, where and when?
62063. What pitcher needed only 26 starts to notch 20 wins, during the 1999 season?
62065. What Oscar Wilde play is mentioned in the last line of the film "The Importance of Being Earnest"?
62066. How does your body build up earwax?
62067. Are there countries without a written constitution?
62068. What does "Staying Alive" , "Son of a Preacher Man" and "Grease" have in common?
62069. How old were the youngest and oldest female humans to give birth?
62070. Has snow ever been recorded on Pico Duarte 3,098m in the Dominican Republic? Where I can get the reference?
62071. What new bread did Gary Dahl introduce to America in the 1970's?
62072. Who are known as 'The Usual Gang of Idiots'?
62073. Why is it so easy to type text messages on the phone in capital letters, but then it becomes impossible with lowercase letters?
62074. Someone at a Lantrocity Counter-Strike LAN tournament was thrown out with his computer for cheating, what did he do?
62075. Jimi Hendrix was known for "re-tooling" right-handed guitars to play left-handed, however, he had a few lefties made. How many?
62076. Which classic rocker's brother was purportedly John Lennon's bodyguard: Jackson Browne, Mick Fleetwood, Eddie Money, or Tom Petty?
62077. What did Dick Cavett say David Bowie's real name was during the interview?
62078. which is the most popular California wine forum out there?
62079. In the trailer for the new movie "The World's Fastest Indian" what rock group is singing?
62080. Is it true that there's a girl living in Florida with four arms?
62081. This 17th century painting is at the height of controversary over a missing body part. The original was once engraved by another artist in its mirror image. A second copy was made not long after, but inside another painting, that is, a painting within a painting. Both copies have this body part exposed, whilst the supposed original, in the London National Gallery doesn't, which has caused concerns that what they have is a fake. Which painting is it, who painted the original and what one other discrepancy appears between the copies and the 'original'?
62082. Which player did some publicity photo-shoots with the Toronto Blue Jays of MLB, and almost didn't play hockey?
62083. If Cystic Fibrosis primarily affects the lungs and digestive and reproductive systems then why do sufferers have a heart and lung transplant rather than just a lung transplant. Surely having both the heart and lungs transplanted would not only make it harder to find a match but would increase the risks and complications?
62084. How does Christine's father die in 'The Phantom of the Opera'?
62085. Is Halloween Town (from Nightmare Before Christmas) real?
62086. What is lil' Bow Wow's real name?
62087. His early biographer (better-known as an expert on fishing) claimed that this man was quite a rake in his youth, and an unusual portrait that is now the subject of a frantic fundraising campaign seems to confirm the description. Today, most people know him best as the author of a famous quotation, which inspired the title of an important novel. Who was he, what is the quotation, and who wrote the novel?
62088. My pastor recently asked me if I could think of any synonyms for the concept of "the daily grind" or the "rat race." I couldn't think of anything other than "tyranny of the oughts"... Do any of you have any suggestions?
62090. Who invented the first popsicle, how was it made, and what flavour was it?
62091. How many books are in the old testament of the Catholic Bible?
62092. In the past five years, what designer has sold the most wedding dresses?
62093. What is the difference between the brown scapular and green scapular (besides the obvoius colour)? Also, what are the practices/promises to use each of them?
62095. What US State has the most specialty license plates?
62096. When was the first portable Mp3 player made?
62097. What does a spermologist collect?
62098. Eddie Money did a "re-write" of his hit, "Can't Bring A Good Man Down." Any Guesses?
62099. In Bob Seger's "Going To Katmandu," does it exist and if so, where?
62100. From the Beach Boys' song "Kokomo," is there really a "Kokomo" out there?
62101. Maria Falconetti, who starred in her one and only screen role "La Passion de Jeanne D'Arc" (1929), died in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1946 at the relatively young age of 54. Anyone know the details of her death? I couldn't find any details on Google.
62102. What was a political slogan that became popular in USA by 1846, calling for the annexation of the
entire Oregon Country?
62103. What athlete is known to fans as "A-Rod"?
What T-word denotes a high-altitude, treeless region subject to permafrost?
62105. What accordion virtuoso named his band the Yanks?
62106. Ruwee and Jobal Naberrie are the parents, and in turn grandparents, of now-classic movie characters in what famous movie series?
62107. For what stunt was Bobby Leech best known for? How did he die?
62108. What is the difference between gene therapy using liposomes and plasmids and that using viruses?
62110. Alferd Packer was the only man to be convicted in the United States of what?
62111. Who are the other people singing with Carly Simon in her song "Like a River"?
62112. If a couple have had three children, all of which are boys, would it be fair to say the next child would be a girl?
62113. In gymnastics terms, what is a giant?
62114. What kind of fish are rare and tropical?
62115. Which team holds the record for the fewest points scored in a Super Bowl win?
62116. What is the world's oldest family owned company, still in business, and when was it founded?
62117. Out of all the alterations of proper English possible, how did the new word 'alot' come into internet 'English'?
62118. A trade crossroads named for a general's wife, it was the home of a great astronomer. However, it is better-known for its association with the development of religious doctrine. What is it, where is it, and what is it called today? And who was the astronomer?
62120. Is there a word to describe an end game in chess where it is disadvantageous to move?
62121. What does the initials U2 stand for, as in the band?
62122. In a certain language, a sentence about a coloured horse sighing demonic poetry is traditionally used as a test. What is the language and what is tested this way?
62123. Which of the current 92 English league football clubs have new grounds since the Premiership began and what are these new grounds called?
62124. If I was allowed to time travel back to Jan 1st 2005 and put a bet of one of my pounds sterling on a single event of 2005 (not a combination of events), which would have won me the most money?
62125. Which drink is named after a former mayor of a French city?
62126. In the Roman Catholic beliefs, there is a woman that stomps on a serpant and kills it. The serpant is supposed to be the devil, but who is the woman? Also, where can we find this reference in the Bible?
62132. Who does the voice of Fat Abbott in South Park?
62133. What was the top grossing movie to center on the Gulf War, through 1999?
62134. What part of a floating-point number is actually doing the floating?
62135. Who coined the phrase ?running for your life? before he died running for his?
62136. What do the lyrics of the song "Numa Numa" mean?
62137. What is a baby dinosaur called?
62139. What is the background behind the nursery rhyme 'A Song of Sixpence'?
62140. Who was considered the father of modern psycology?
62141. What was Thomas Edison's first patent for?
62142. Who purchased Frederick Douglass' home and turned it into a museum?
62143. Who was the first paying customer for an air conditioner?
62144. What was the original name of the Disney dog Pluto?
62145. Which president answered the first White House phone?
62146. What is the Boston address where the telephone was invented?
62147. Gary Dahl introduced a new bread to America in the 1970s. What was it?
62148. What actress is a direct descendant of-and bears the same last name as-one of the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence?
62149. What percentage of people break a bone in their lifetime?
62150. Where was the greyhound dog breed developed?
62152. Where did the sport of football originate?
62154. A museum visitor had an unfortunate mishap last week, and the result was serious damage to some valuable items. Where did this take place, what caused the accident, and what will the restorers be trying to repair?
62155. What is Will's middle name on Will and Grace?
62156. Apart from the base, what is the maximum number of sides in a pyramid?
62157. What's the difference between a combination and a permutation?
62158. Who coined the phrase "running for your life" before he died running for his?
62160. What does checkmate mean?
62161. Did South Park co-creator Matt Stone go to Columbine High School?
62162. Where did Coretta Scott King die?
62163. His name is synonymous with an Islander in a mid 1800's novel, and a well known science fiction character. Appearing in many works of art around the 18th century, this person was once delegated to invade the Ostrogoths by the same person who had his eyes removed. Who is this figure, and which neoclassical painter portrayed him as a beggar yet recognizable as to who he was?
62164. In the beginning of the movie 'Sylvia' who is the character who tells Gwyneth Paltrow that Ted Hughes was looking for her?
62165. By population, which of the world's towns or cities is the largest one without a railway station?
62166. What Milwaukee candy-factory employee was sentenced to 15 consecutive life terms?
62167. What Nirvana video did Entertainment Weekly call ?the pep rally from hell??
62168. What Red Sox pitcher kept referring to manager Don Zimmer as a ?gerbil??
62169. On the IMDb movie reference site the actor Hans Conreid's name is spelt Hans Conried. His star on the Walk of Fame spells it Conreid. When did he change the spelling to act in movies? Many thanks.
62171. What is the strongest muscle in the human body?
62172. What are the three countries closest to the United States?
62173. Which is the tallest mountain in the world if all of the oceans evaporated?
62174. Which year did the TV show 'Happy Days' debut?
62175. What are the Anglo Saxon favourite metaphores for life and the world?
62176. Following from Q62171, what is the strongest muscle in the animal kingdom?
62179. What album did R Kelly release in 2003?
62181. What is the music in the background of the Toyota Yaris advert, recently being shown on UK TV?
62182. When you lose weight, where does the fat go?
62183. How many pyramids are there in Egypt?
62184. Who has the advertising slogan "We're big for a lot of little reasons"?
62185. How is most greenhouse gas absorbed?
62186. What make, year, and model car did Joe Montana win for being named the MVP of Super Bowl XXIV in 1990?
62187. Where is the base of a mountain?
62188. What is the connection between an important personal prayerbook, a notorious diamond necklace, and a kingdom located in a popular fictional world, where it is known for its horsemen?
62189. How many 5's would you write if you were to write all the numbers from 1 to 1,000,000?
62195. Can somebody explain the Greenhouse Effect to me?
62196. Which airport has the most number of terminals?
62197. Has United Airlines exited bankruptcy yet?
62198. What is an orb window?
62199. What animal was short listed for the creation of the Australian coat of arms?
62200. I read that the state of Delaware has no sales tax. If this is true, then how do they get their money?
62202. What word describes walking on one's hands?
62203. We all know that countries like Colombia and Afghanistan produce the most drugs but what countries consume the most drugs?
62204. Which country has the most pyramids?
62205. Where does the UK test its nuclear weapons?
62206. What's in nuclei?
62207. What is the most purchased item on shopping trips?
62208. Besides the obvious doors, walls, roofs and windows, 75% of American homes have this in common?
62210. What drug, called ?compound UK-92,480? during testing, was evaluated with a device called a RegiScan?
62211. What Francis Ford Coppola movie featured a 16 year old Lawrence Fishburne?
62212. What sport, in addition to track and field, made Jackie Joyner-Kersee a four year starter at UCLA?
62213. Disturbed recorded a vicious new version of what famous wrestler?s theme song?
62215. If a film is described as a "rites-of-passage" film, what is it specifically refering to?
62216. Aside from their game show winnings, what do Ken Jennings and Kevin Olmstead have in common?
62217. The following lyrics are given to us from which artist and song? "Wrong information always shown by the media, negative images is the main criteria, infectin' young minds faster than bacteria, kids act like what they see in the cinema."
62219. What was the TV comedy show and what episode had a German military officer who had a small dog he carried around named Schnitzel. He'd ask, "Are your hands clean?" Yes. "Then hold my Schnitzel."
62224. Who were the last two men in the 2006 Royal Rumble?
62226. Little is known about this 15th-16th century German and yet he has had novels, poems, operas, movies, musicals, comic strips and video games based on him. Who was he?
62227. Which tale of childhood vandalism is used in economics to highlight the need to consider hidden expenses?
62229. What was "the question which shook the world"?
62230. Which languages, living or extinct, have dysfunctional writing systems? By that I mean, it is difficult even for a literate native speaker to tell the meaning or pronunciation of a word from the way it is written.
62231. In US films, they are given ratings of G, PG, PG-13, or R, what do countries like France or Germany use for their films?
62233. What is it called in chess when you sacrifice one piece to protect another?
62234. What is the highest number of runs scored against a bowler in 10 overs of a one day international cricket match?
62235. After one has developed the film in a camera, you will receive your pictures and the negatives, can more pictures still be developed from these negatives, or have they already been "exposed" and they are useless?
62237. Who decided his real name, Chan Kwong-Sang, just wouldn?t hack it in the film biz?
62238. What does the United States produce 13 million tonnes of per year?
62239. When does a summer start?
62240. What high jumper honed his skills in Limonar, Cuba jumping over sugar cane sticks he ploaced on empty oil drums?
62241. Who did James Cox pick to be his running mate in the 1920 presidential elections?
62242. Who carried the US flag in the opening ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympics?
62243. Who was the only widower elected President of the United States?
62244. Coke and Pepsi are clearly the most popular cola brands. What is the most popular cola not owned by those companies?
62246. What brand of gasoline is a Russian owned company?
62247. Prior to plastic brick toys what did the Lego company manufacture? Toy trucks?
62248. What name is used to describe: a monster killed by a mythological hero; an organism derived from more than one genetic source; a fiery site in Asia Minor; a rather pretty color in painting; and a castle in the air?
62250. Did the New Jersey Devils get their name from the so called creature named the New Jersey Devil or does it come from something else?
62251. Does anyone know that the song In-a-gadda-da-vida was originally supposed to be "In the Garden of Eden"? They were so stoned when they sang it that it came out In-a-gadda-da-vida and it was a hit.
62252. Why doesn't NASA offer advertising (i.e: logos on the space shuttle) to fund some of its missions?
62253. What is the name of Cassandra's rock band in "Wayne's World"?
62254. What is the order of the television ratings? (TVMA, TV14, etc.)
62255. Did anyone win $10,000,000 on "Super Millionaire"? If so, tell me who did.
62256. Did Asclepius have children?
62257. How did Apollo punish Cassandra?
62258. Did volunteers receive the King's shilling?
62259. What did Tom Jones take from his home town in Wales to America?
62260. Which British hero was said to have been a source of inspiration to Che Guevara?
62262. The Walt Disney Company acknowledged Chicken Little as the first CGI animated film not made with Pixar. But, I was wondering why they don't acknowledge Dinosaur as the first one?
62263. Which word in the English language starts with 'he' and ends with 'he'? (No, and not the word 'he' by the way...)
62264. What is the only word in the English language to contains the letters ADAC in the middle of it?
62265. In his plays, William Shakespeare made only one clear reference to the work of a contemporary writer by quoting from him. Who was the writer, what is the quotation (please give the source), and in what play does it appear?
62266. What is the difference between the Oscar for Cinematography and Art Direction?
62268. In Mexico, what cartoon characters are known as 'Tomy y Daly'?
62269. What connection would there be between an early gunner and a sparrowhawk?
62270. Who are known as 'Hugo, Paco, and Luis'?
62271. What are five different things in the movie 'Erin Brockovich' that Julia Roberts had to do in data collecting for the lawyer?
62272. It is well known that Walt Disney has had more Oscar nominations than anyone else, but who has had the second most?
62273. What would be a typical average speed for a dissociated electron in a household wire carrying electric current to a light bulb?
62274. In the first round of the 2006 FIFA World Cup finals, which two managers will be managing sides playing against their own countries?
62276. Who does the voice in the Phony Photo Booth segment on the Tonight Show?
62277. In rural Russia you sometimes see a lady wearing a scarve and walking down a road while holding a rope attached to a cow. Where is she going?
62278. I believe that Super Bowl 2006 is to be held in Detroit. What method is used to decide the venue for this event?
62279. Does anyone know a song or any songs that hit the UK top 10 twice but not by the same person?
62281. What did Sir Arthur Conan Doyle do in the first World War?
62282. In what year was the caulking gun invented?
62284. What hobby used to be the national sport of Afghanistan?
62285. Who can become Mayor of London?
62286. What do the lyrics of the Jackson Browne song "Lawyers in Love" mean?
62287. How many total albums has the band Journey sold?
62288. How many total albums has the band Led Zeppelin sold?
62289. What is the connection between a church choir and a small weapon?
62292. Straight is an interesting word. It's eight letters, but onIy contains one syllable. Is there any word that contains only one syllable, but more than eight letters? If so, tell me what it is.
62293. Why is 'cheesecake' called that?
62294. 2500 years old, it was made by two people but named after only one of them. Questions were raised about it as soon as it arrived in its current home, of which it has been regarded as one of the great treasures. Now, after over 30 years, it is being returned to the land where it was found. What is it, and for whom was it NOT named?
62295. What is the worst goals against average that a goalie in the NHL has ever had?
62296. What is the connection between a toxic, yet delightful plant in which English children once enjoyed sugared, a word used to describe general chatter in specific circumstances, and how does it relate to a common American pastime?
62298. On the receipts side of our company's bank statements, other companies' BACS payments to us are labelled BGC while bankings by our branches are labelled REM. The BACS usually a number of PDQ payments which are the day's credit card payments for each of our branches. Does anyone have any idea what all these abbreviations stand for in this context?
62299. Does Willem Dafoe also appear in Spider-Man 2?
62300. In the mid 1980's, how did the word PIA come to insinuate that Columbus was beaten to America by the Irish, and who was responsible for this?
62301. Are all of Francois Truffaut's films originally done in French (not counting dubbed films)?
62303. What was the date that Doug Weight, then with the Edmonton Oilers, scored a regular-season hat trick over the Colorado Avalanche? The Oilers were down 3-0 in the 3rd period when Weight scored 3, the last with under 2 seconds left, to tie the game and send it to overtime. What was the date?
62304. Can you identify this painting at http://www.sendpix.com/albums/06020222/7b431obp8k/ ?
62305. Does Kerry Park in Seattle have anything to do with John Kerry?
62306. Who blew up hope of future Utah gigs by ripping up a Mormon bible on a Salt Lake City stage?
62308. Who?s the youngest player to have won all four of golf?s major tournaments?
62309. What does the United States produce 13 million tons of each year?
62311. At what concert did Steven Tyler pass out on stage and the band "walked" off?
62312. Why have 'thou, thee and thy' been dismissed from English?
62313. This weekend marks the start of the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy. Name the host city of the last Winter Olympics staged in the same year as the Summer Olympics.
62314. Who invented toilet paper as we know it today?
62316. When did Toyota adopt their current logo? I don't think they had a logo before the late 1980s.
62317. The Yellow Ribbon is used to support our troops abroad but what is its origin?
62318. What is the connection between a wren, a totem and holming?
62319. As at the end of December 2005 what is the total of the US National Debt?
62320. What flag did the 'Poor Fellow Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon' fly?
62321. Authorities seem to disagree on what, exactly, constitutes this once-popular item. Its source may just be older than 2, or it may have to be castrated, or it may be an elderly female. What is it, and what well-known individual is trying to help revive interest in it?
62323. In cards what does "all in" mean?
62324. Gifts presented to a sultan and a king during the 19th century from the US government were inscribed with mis-leading information which has collectors now in awe at the current prices. What are they, why are they unique and how does a musical by Rogers and Hammerstein fit in with all this?
62325. Where in Hawaii was "Magnum, P.I." filmed?
62326. What species is the "Old Man of the Lake" in Crater Lake?
62327. Can the electromagnetic energy that enters our houses to be used by radios, TVs, mobiles and so on, be harnessed to power other items in the house such as light bulbs? [Of course, I'm looking for more than a yes/no answer]
62328. What percentage of Africa is covered by desert, jungle and savannah respectively?
62330. How would one best describe an ellipse?
62331. How do they keep salt trucks from rusting?
62332. Of the five Rocky movies released, which one has the highest gross earnings?
62334. In the Spike Lee movie "Do the Right Thing" what were all the black people chanting in the scene when they were rioting and setting places on fire?
62335. When did Honda adopt their current logo?
62336. What bent-wire device helped Britain's Gem manufacturing mine office-supply gold in the early 1900s?
62337. What decade did wooden tennis rackets face their first serious challenge from metal ones?
62338. What Pink Floyd album cover depicts a light beam passing through a prism?
62339. Do you have biographical information on Martti Karvonen of Finland, a fitness expert?
62341. What sort of influential person are some Olympic skiers likely to bump into several times on the way down their course and can you explain this etymology?
62342. Why is the play "Twelfth Night" by Shakespeare called that?
62343. What is the song played in Roswell season 2 that has the chorus, "If you could see you like I do"?
62344. Is it an urban myth that all polar bears are left handed?
62345. On Gretchen Wilson's CD "All Jacked Up" who did she thank last?
62346. Depeche Mode debuted what album in 1980?
62347. Why does an artist use a padded tip on a stick?
62348. What movie is Barry Manilow's song "Mandy" in?
62349. Joyce Kilmer, Lash LaRue and Damon Runyon have this one word in common. What is it?
62350. In World Hockey, what is Hungary's national team currently ranked?
62351. How does one get from flax to linen?
62352. Population density is the average number of people per square mile. Which country would you expect to have a lower population density, Norway or Italy? Why?
62353. Does the United States have an embassy in every country that is a member of the UN?
62355. Who discovered a fictitious fluid in the year 1900?
62356. Who came up with the idea of how the moon is made of cheese?
62357. What does it cost the US government to protect the ex Presidents and ex First Ladies?
62359. How did the 'Old Bailey' in London come to be named?
62361. Traditionally one country prepares this dish on Christmas Eve, whilst another country claims to have a different recipe for each day of the year. What is it, what nick-name does one country have for it, and in which other country might it be served at a bar with beer?
62362. What is the capital of the country through which 40 degrees North, and 20 degrees East?
62363. What is the most used idiom?
62364. What is a plug dome volcano?
62365. Of Hungary's 1954 World Cup team, how many of its players are alive to this day (as of February 7,2006)?
62366. Let's have an easy one. Being made of tons of condensed water, what keeps clouds floating serenely above instead of plummeting to Earth?
62368. Where did the first gold found?
62369. How many countries are there that are part of the United Nations?
62370. How long does a turtle live?
62371. What legendary cup would break into three pieces if a lie was told but reformed itself when the truth was told?
62372. What studio enjoyed the best three-day opening in its 77-year history with "A Perfect Storm" in 2000?
62373. What did the Japanese call roving samurai, who claimed allegiance to no master?
62374. What ?Ground Strokin? Goddess? inspired Maureen Dowd?s quip: ?She got gams, not game??
62375. According to Jamey Johnson's latest CD cover, who did he say taught him the basics?
62376. On Montgomery Gentry's latest CD cover, who did they thank first for continued support and friendship?
62377. What US city was named after a mountain that was never called by that name?
62380. What is the connection between Cheney, Froebel blocks, a waterfall and "Y Gwir Yn Erbyn Y Byd"?
62381. Why don't all Christians celebrate Easter on the same day?
62382. What are Australian bushmen?
62383. Who wears the number 19 in the NBA?
62384. What is the difference between a lawyer and an attorney?
62385. What was the date of Napoleon Bonaparte's retreat from Russia, after losing 500,000 men?
62386. The name of it strangely conjures up visions of a giving a baby a bath (figure THAT one out!); but in fact, it is a traditional and convenient way to make use of leftovers. On the other hand, in a certain, famously-creative form of slang, it means something else altogther. What is it?
62387. What is the name of the band that sings a song with the lyric, "Save my life I'm going down for the last time"?
62388. Ok, I asked about the US's embassies in foreign countries, so which countries do not have embassies in the United States?
62389. There is a children's song with the chorus "haha thisaway, haha thataway, hahah thisaway, my oh my." It was used as the Wizbit signature tune, sung by Paul Daniels, but had an original version like "all the boys come out and play" or similar. What is the proper title of the original tune?
62390. What set of 88 cards includes "Silence" and "Concentrate"?
62392. According to Wikipedia, the British show "Fawlty Towers" ran from 1975-1979, yet only had 12 episodes. Does this mean they only made like two episodes per season?
62393. In "Atlas Shrugged" what was Dagny Taggart's full name and in what chapter is it mentioned?
62394. Who were the goddesses of the air?
62395. What is the one word that links a pithy fruit, a primate, a lot of gobbledegook and a very disturbed inhabitant of Tasmania?
62396. Just how many types of monkeys are tailless (like Curious George)?
62397. What nation had a moveable type machine, with ceramic characters, 400 years before Europe had one?
62398. Who was the last Briton to win the men?s singles title at Wimbledon, going back to 1936?
62399. Is it true that in Muscat, buildings can be painted only in a few selected colors?
62401. Why was Jonathan Swift accused of misanthropy?
62402. What was the first year that Canada participated in the Olympics?
62403. Which language or group of languages has the shortest alphabet?
62404. In the TV series 'Reunion' who was Samantha's killer?
62405. How can I get a copy of the song sung at Walker & Alex's wedding by the young girl called "Our Loves Written in the Stars"
62406. Who was the fourth Musketeer?
62407. When was English voted/chosen to be the official language in the USA?
62408. What then-unknown actor was beaten up by three drunks the night before his Mad Max audition?
62409. What, very specifically, connects the sporting achievements of Bobby Charlton, Rocky Marciano and Arsenal FC?
62410. Two years after Reba McEntire?s divorce who did she marry?
62411. Which inventor of a popular British food item, whose product is named after him, shares that name with a famous fictional British spy?
62412. In horse racing parlance what is the notable difference between a "chase" and a "hurdle"?
62413. When Napoleon made the deal with the Americans to sell the Louisiana Territory, was he really in the bathtub?
62415. How many episodes does a TV show need to air before it can be syndicated?
62416. A British man has just been arrested on an extradition warrant in the U.K. for the murders of his wife and child in the U.S. Will the existence of the death penalty in the U.S. play any role in the extradition proceedings? Please explain why or why not.
62417. What was the last major release in 70mm film?
62418. Was the 'Star Wars Holiday Special' a short TV show or a feature length film?
62419. What would Emily do if you told her you come back by fall?
62420. What is the biggest word in the dictionary?
62421. Who made the wings that Icarus flew too close to the sun with?
62422. One more song. This has been sung on the radio by Pyewackett (among others) and starts 'Oh dear what a pity, ----- Golden city' and a variation is Emerald city.
The next verse starts 'the wind blows high the wind blows low', and the chorus includes 'going faster, going faster'
Has anyone got all the words, title and possible recording?
62423. How many Italians settled in Scotland as a direct result of World War II and which Scottish-Italian celebrities can you name?
62424. Who was the Danny Aiello character Tony Rosato in 'The Godfather, Part II' movie?
62425. Which major country consumes the most meat per person and which consumes the least meat per person?
62427. What acronym applies to computer CD media that can be written only once but read many times?
62428. Who is widely believed to be the first ice skater to hurl a hubcap at her boyfriend?
62429. What 79 year old became the oldest person ever nominated for a Best Actor Oscar in 2000?
62430. What is a figure of speech?
62431. When we cut ourselves, do our cuts have layers?
62433. What is the name of Faith Hill?s and Tim McGraw?s second child?
62435. What was the street address of "The Bickersons," an old time radio show starring Don Ameche and Frances Langford?
62438. Yesterday, on my local public radio station, I heard a story that said the number of bald eagle nests in Illinois has increased from only 2 to roughly 100, but no further explanation was given. Is this increase due to an actual increase in the overall bald eagle population or have these birds just migrated from somewhere else that (presumably) became unlivable for them?
62439. Which are the two largest privately held companies in the United States, and the world?
62440. Why does Hong Kong hold a special place in the hearts of the Danish people?
62441. Is Chyna Doll really a woman?
62442. In a newly released book, an author tells the tale of his drug addiction and difficulties rehabilitating. What is the author's name, along with the name of the book?
62443. What is the difference between the Chesapeake Bay's plants and fresh water plants?
62444. Its name was originally Celtic, elegantly incorporated by another ancient language and by the modern tongue derived from it. At one time, it was a typical example of a certain sort of camp, the influence of which is still evident in its layout. Eventually, it became the capital of a kingdom and briefly of a country; today, it is the home of a famous object of devotion. What is it?
62445. Is there a bridge in the Asian sub-continent called Adam's Bridge connecting two countries?
62446. I can't remember the name of the boy in the Brady family that's younger than Greg, but older than Bobby! Can someone help me out here?!
62448. Which famous rock star had influenced Tommy Lee to play the drums?
62449. Dan Brown's character Richard Langdon appears in the Da Vinci Code, but he first appeared in his novel Angels and Demons, is Angels and Demons a pre-requisite to reading the Da Vinci Code?
62450. In the book "Phantom" by Susan Kay, who was Luciana and what did she look like?
62451. Who is the author of a quote that went something like "why get rid of a scoundrel when there will be many to replace him, well at least there is one less to depose of"?
62454. What is the term used to describe words and phrases one's political allies or members of one's own party will understand but will not have any meaning to others?
62455. What is the term used to describe someone who thinks they're blind but isn't?
62456. What real life historical character is Humpty-Dumpty based on?
62457. Why 'Dutch courage' in the well-known experssion?
62458. What are the modern wonders of the world?
62459. Which participating country in the 2006 Olympics has the least amount of competitors?
62460. "Wistec" is another name for what U.S. government program?
62461. When did the Renaissance take place?
62462. What is the record for most points in an Olympic hockey game (seeing as Canada's women just beat the Italian team 16-0)?
62463. Who scored the goals for Canadas women's hockey game against Italy.
62464. What do hummingbirds use to hold their nests together?
62465. He was famous for pumping stuff out of London and his great-great-grandson has been jokingly said to be responsible for pumping the same stuff into people's living rooms. Who are the two people and what are they famous for?
62466. Why do cats so enjoy digging their claws into my legs and how can they be trained to sit on my lap without doing this?
62467. Have wars affected Iraq's status as the world's biggest exporter of dates?
62468. What sound do zebras make?
62469. Who were the back-up dancers in Janet Jackson's video for "You Want This"?
62470. Which is correct and why: What can she do to stop (them, their) thinking about us?
62471. Is there a male equivalent for the female term "old maid"?
62474. Who is Honey Wheeler's neighbour?
62475. How much do the police spend each year on ICT?
62477. What Oscar Wilde play is mentioned in the last line of the "Importance of Being Earnest"?
62478. When did Napoleon's Russian campaign begin?
62479. Which is the largest democratic nation?
62481. Is it true that if you heat up a razor blade, it makes it sharper?
62482. What is highly prized about swiftlets?
62483. A scientist who has spent a decade analyzing a certain artist's work says that a group of paintings found recently and not unreasonably attributed to that artist are not his. Who was the artist, and on what basis is the scientist claiming that the paintings in question did not come from his hand?
62484. Where is the oldest lightning bolt on a buffalo head?
62485. To what end would you eat cowage?
62486. Which fruits come every month?
62488. Where is the tomb of Tehuti-Hetup?
62490. How many species of animals does Asia have?
62491. Is Matthew Perry related to Luke Perry?
62492. Which Canadian company publishes over 100 new titles every month in over 25 different languages?
62495. What percent of the world's population is left-handed?
62497. What is a wafu?
62498. Where does the expression 'punch line' come from?
62499. Which relationship involving integrals used in electrostatics sounds as though it might be useful on Valentine's Day?