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Questions From Oct 08 07
87001. When was the world's first aerial photograph?
87002. Who is mainly credited with the birth of evolutionary theories?
87003. In the story 'The Jungle Book' what is the name of the loyal panther?
87004. What famous Canadian Country singer used to work at McDonald's?
87005. In what state was George Strait born?
87006. She was part of the Canadian Light Expedition in 1986. This Canadian was the first North American woman to reach Everest's peak. What is her name?
87007. This indie film, based on writer Steve Galluccio's personal experiences, is created from the play of the same name. What is its name?
87008. What month was the Animals? keyboardist Alan Price born?
87009. Why is the jury in the inquest into the deaths of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Al Fayed in August 1997, made up of 11 people instead of the usual 12?
87010. Who was known as the Serpent of the Nile?
87011. Which South American country got its name from the Inca language meaning "cold winter"?
87012. What are the number of colors in the spectrum?
87013. What do nautical men call the belt of low pressure around the equator?
87014. Who was the lady that named a fragrance after fashion shows on the fifth of each month?
87016. What phrase applies to the smell of wine?
87017. What is the name of the awesome California coastline south of Monterey?
87018. What is this Roman numeral translated into English: XCIX?
87019. An aria was written by Sir Harrison Birtwistle for what band?
87020. On the show 'Hannah Montana' does she have any pets?
87022. What is the largest dwarf planet?
87028. Before space exploration, at what altitude was the highest man had ever ventured to?
87029. In World War I what was the 'Bottle Of Death'?
87030. Who holds the NFL record for blocked kicks and/or punts?
87032. What is the only independent country without an official capital?
87033. This interesting literary figure, said to have been born in England but transplanted to another country, remained unsung during his lifetime but was supposedly "discovered" posthumously when a relative sent his work to a journal. Later, it emerged that the writer had been an invention, and the ensuing uproar embarrassed several people. Who was this figure, and what book by a distinguished novelist in the country in question was inspired by him?
87034. What is the only mineral that is directly consumed by man?
87035. The epitomy of 'peril' or immenant disaster correlates specifically with a certain American institution. Associated with 'The Greatest Greek City', how does this allusion connect with a famous motto and which soup vegetable could get construed in all this?
87036. What are the top three languages used in the United States?
87037. Which country or countries throughout history used the plain yellow flag?
87038. Which country or countries throughout history used the plain black flag?
87040. I'm looking for a song's name. I'm pretty sure it's recent. The only line I can remember is "Can you take it all in?" which is the first line of the chorus.
87041. What nations did not use a flag?
87042. Who in the world has the largest tongue?
87043. Who is the main "beautiful" girl in Sean Kingston's video for his song 'Beautiful Girls'?
87044. What was the first "unofficial" national anthem of the United States?
87046. What is the 7 letter word for a mark (,) placed beneath the letter c on the spelling of the French word Garçon to indicate that the letter is to be pronounced?
87047. What is Columbia in the United States, as in Washington, District of Columbia, Columbia University, etc., when I thought it was a country in South America?
87048. Said Namouh appeared in a Montreal court to answer charges of conspiracy to build, deliver and detonate a bomb outside Canada. What is the one thing he will not be facing in connection with the charges?
87049. A fossil find, reported to be the oldest of its kind, was recently announced. It has been named after the Indian geologist that found it more than 30 years ago. What is the multi-celled fossil called?
87050. The decision by the Canadian Soccer Association not to do this has Women's Soccer coach Even Pellerud seeing red. What did they refuse to do?
87051. The unforgettable question "Is it safe?" is asked over and over by the demonic Dr. Szell in the movie 'Marathon Man' of 1976. Who ably plays this wicked Nazi in that anxiety inducing film?
87052. In the 1981 NFC Championship Game, Joe Montana connected with Dwight Clark with 51 seconds left in what is often referred to as 'The Catch.' What team did this play help defeat?
87053. What was William Frederick Cody's wild west alias?
87054. Stanley Grizzle, a member of the Order of Canada, a citizen court judge, and a World War II veteran recently had a park named in his honour. What was his first job?
87055. Mandy Moore's 2001 CD 'I Wanna Be With You' reached how high on the country charts?
87057. What do Gene Kelly and Rihanna have in common?
87058. Toby Keith was born on what month?
87059. Who wrote the book the movie 'The Jungle Book' was based on?
87063. In "Mr. Bean's Holiday" what song does Mr. Bean dance to?
87064. What percentage of American adults become parents at some point in their lives?
87065. What were the number of stars on the Star Spangled Banner in 1912?
87067. Who is the executive director at the National Gardening Club?
87068. What are erasers made of?
87069. In 'Prison Break' did Sara get killed in the next to last episode?
87071. What type of cancer did Madge Bishop die from in the TV show 'Neighbours'?
87072. There is a letter followed by numbers on a horse registration. What do the different letters, A, I, L, N, P, Q, T, U, and X stand for?
87073. What is considered the primary source of glucocorticoids and adrenal androgens?
87074. What record label is Asmus Tietchens involved with?
87075. What is a Kraut-Rocker?
87078. Has Hitler's image been used to market and sell any products recently?
87079. What 14-letter word refers to the announcement of a military coup d'état?
87080. What is a three letter word for 'to carry
(an action) to a final decision'?
87082. This charismatic agriculture minister once claimed that he was more popular than ever even though he had the whiff of 28 million rotten eggs surrounding him. Who is he?
87083. What was the name of the "long lost character" who never made it into the movie but was in 'The Jungle Book'?
87084. What famous satirical book by an Alsatian author was the probable source for one of Hieronymus Bosch's major works now at the Louvre in Paris?
87085. Just weeks after returning from a near death auto accident, what golfer made a spectacular comeback to win the 1950 U.S. Open after a famous 1-iron shot from the 18th hole forced a playoff?
87086. Which Boston Red Sox rookie recently dressed like Minnie Mouse on a flight to Toronto to play the Jays?
87087. Which state is Washington, D.C. located in?
87088. How long is a flight from Honolulu to Washington, D.C.?
87089. How did Michelangelo Buonarotti respond to the "Bonfire of Vanities" organised by Savonarola in Florence in 1492?
87091. What nation has purchased $1.2 billion worth of arms from the United States, since invading East Timor?
87092. When was the world's first bathtub race?
87093. When Lorrie Morgan made her Grand Ole Opry debut at age 14, what song did she perform?
87094. Which actor, most famous for having appeared as a long time game show host, portrayed the dastardly Killian in the 1987 Arnold Schwarzenegger film 'The Running Man'?
87095. All three Quebec by-elections were upsets. Which party knew they had lost even before the polls closed?
87096. Although Canada gets 30 tornadoes a year, this summer was the first time that a F-5, the strongest type, was recorded. Where did it touch down?
87098. What Faith Hill song has the lyric, "You were right there for me"?
87101. Where is the lost city of Atlantis suggested to be located?
87103. In Israel, what word denotes a type of mutual aid co-operative settlement based on privately owned smallholdings?
87105. Is it legal to put DVDs you own onto a video iPod? If it is, how do you do it?
87106. What exactly is "Occam's Razor"?
87107. In the Gnarls Barkley video for 'Smiley Faces' what kind of hat is Sven wearing?
87109. Who was the first player to sign a New England Patriots (Boston Patriots) contract?
87110. Derived from the Greek for swimming, what 6 letter word is applied to that ecological division of aquatic creatures that are able to swim by their own efforts as opposed to the aquatic creatures that can only drift wherever the water takes them?
87111. What month was George Jones born in?
87112. Is Wayne Gretzky Polish?
87114. How many games are there in the 'Leisure Suit Larry' series?
87118. Several people who were feeling no pain reeled into an important European museum quite recently and left behind a damaged work of art when security alarms caused them to flee. What is the museum, what is the work of art, and can you find me a picture of it -- damage included?
87119. What route did Jesus take while carying the cross?
87120. In what years were each of the planets discovered?
87121. What breed of dog was originated in China, contradicting its name?
87122. What 'House M.D.' episode is third in the fourth season?
87123. What type of gecko was thought to be exctinct until the early 1990's?
87124. How many Britons, prior to Chris Bonington, had climbed Everest?
87125. From where does the Bank of England obtain its water supply?
87126. Is it legal in the United States to borrow a CD from a friend and copy it onto iTunes?
87127. Did Alan Alda appear in all 251 episodes of MASH?
87128. Which hormone prevents crayfish from devouring each other, as in the case of lobster?
87129. Which lawmaker passed the bill which allowed sub-prime loans to be sold as securities?
87130. What is the name of the manual which was derived from McGill University from the 1950's and is often mentioned as the foundation for the mind control experiments of the MK-Ultra?
87131. Which 'township' emerged about 80 years ago (as a result of a certain neologism) by two people in association with a fuel company?
87132. A Long Island ice tea has no tea in it, then how did it get its name?
87134. Why do cats hate having their nails trimmed?
87137. Why use acre instead of acres in the sentence, "The 10 acre property was transferred to the city"?
87138. What is, or does 'pince-nez' mean?
87139. What connects the Philippines and envelopes?
87140. Who said, "It's being so cheerful that keeps me going"?
87141. What was the name of the battle against the Persians and Scythians in which Cyrus the Great died?
87142. Why does Spargapises kill himself after being released?
87143. Canada held a special session of Parliament to approve what most Canadians considered inevitable. The declaration came one week after similar declarations by England and France. What did they declare?
87144. A recent power outage on the prairies was reminiscent of the east coast blackout in 2003, albeit smaller in scope and time. What caused the power failure?
87145. This great Canadian poet was also our most unlikeliest. He was uncommon because he was a common man. He was a labourer, a demoted RCAF sergeant, a high school dropout and rider of the rails. Who was he?
87146. Rob Ramage is facing a number of charges stemming from a head-on collision. Who was the passenger that died in his vehicle?
87147. Who played the character Mona Lott in ITMA ("It's That Man Again")?
87148. What was the title of Dierks Bentley's 2006 tour?
87149. In the 2000 Syndey Summer Olympics, what US Greco-Roman wrestler defeated heavily favored Alexandre Kareline of Russia?
87150. This German theoretical physicist was born in 1858 and originated the quantum theory. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1918. Who is this famous scientist?
87151. When were the world's first Grammys?
87152. What 'N Sync song has the lyric, "Don't wanna be a fool for you"?
87153. Which actress successfully held her own opposite Bette Davis as the artful title character in the movie "All About Eve"?
87154. In what city was Ronnie Dunn of Brooks & Dunn born?
87155. Does Willie Nelson have a middle name?
87157. Which 8 letter word is applied to a musical setting of words for the Bible (other than the Psalms) used as part of the liturgy or fixed form of worship in a church service?
87158. What was the name of the first band John Lennon invited Paul to join?
87159. The first Ashes cup, which is a cricket test match competition between Australia and England, was awarded in what year and to which team?
87161. What California city did Maroon 5's 2005 tour "The Honda Civic Tour" end?
87162. Why does Stephen Colbert always call his show "The Colbert Repor"? At least that's what it sounds like, that he leaves the "T" off at the end.
87163. Who invented electricity?
87164. What does 'Esquire' mean after a name?
87165. What is Nicholas-Joseph Cugnot most often credited with doing?
87166. Which country's flag inspired that of Malaysia, although the latter has a star and a crescent in its blue canton and 14 horizontal strips rather than 13?
87170. Does anyone remember who sang 'It Might Have Been' from the late fifties or early sixties? I think it was Joe London, but can't find anything on this person. The song started out, "The saddest words of tongue or pen, are these four words, it might have been."
87171. What would be the advantages and drawbacks of drinking eight cups of tea per day?
87172. What is the difference between ripping something and tearing something?
87173. What town outside of the English empire was named after Queen Victoria?
87174. Where in Norway can you find a statue of Lenin?
87175. Where in the world can you find a statue of Stalin today?
87176. Was there ever a city or town named after Leon Trotsky?
87177. What imaginary creature is often represented with a comb and a mirror?
87178. How many submarines did Germany build during World War I and how many were sunk?
87180. What is the name of the song that has the line, "Oh where'd you go, I miss you so"?
87182. What is the difference between Borderline Personality Disorder and Narcissitic Personality Disorder?
87183. Does anyone know the name of Triple H and Stephanie McMahon's baby girl?
87184. Who holds the record for the fastest sellout of Madison Square Garden?
87185. What 1930's/1940's western movie did the line "By Jingo" come from, and what actor said it?
87186. What are the major differences between the current Mongolian flag and the one that was in use prior to 1992?
87187. Why was it considered a bad omen to be born feet first in the Roman times and which emperor was born in this manner?
87188. What was Neal McCoy's first number one hit back in 1994?
87189. What variety of plum is named after a Queen in France and after a local baronet in Britain?
87190. What Aztec city was first destroyed by the Spanish conquistadores and then rebuilt by them as "New Spain"?
87191. When was the world's first iPod released?
87192. Outlook, Saskatchewan is home to a famous NHL family. What is their name?
87193. Why do stick insects look like sticks?
87194. Why are there so many fat people in the United States?
87195. The newest quarterback in the Argo lineup is former player for Rhein Fire of NFL Europa. What is the 27 year old's name?
87196. Gerda Munsinger, a German playgirl, was said to have had relationships with several key ministers in Prime Minister John Diefenbaker's cabinet. This led to Canada's first political sex scandal. What else was she alleged to be?
87197. Who played the brutal pimp who threatened a very young Jodie Foster in 'Taxi Driver'?
87198. Who hit the 12th inning home run in 1975's game 6?
87199. Who was the painter of 'The Starry Night' and 'Portrait of Dr. Gachet' who committed suicide?
87200. Ken Danby, Canada's foremost realist painter, best known for his painting "In the Crease" about hockey, died recently in Algonquin Park. What was he doing at the time?
87201. What year was the Beach Boys? Al Jardine born?
87202. Reba McEntire was born in what year?
87203. Who was the first Japanese baseball player to play in the MLB?
87205. When was the first time steel studs were used in interior building construction?
87206. English monarchs are abbreviated, as for example,
ER standing for Elizabeth Regina, or GR standing for George Rex. When William and Mary were joint monarchs, their abbreviation was WMR. Actually the W and M were often joined together, but I can't seem to do that from my keyboard. What does the R stand for in this case?
87207. Has there ever been, or will there ever be, a time when all planetary bodies in the solar system are completely aligned?
87209. What country has the lowest number of instances of cancer per capita? I'm trying to find out if diet, environment, social habits or any other major factors exist. Maybe it's genetic. There does seem to be a higher proportion of cancer cases in the busier areas; ie, places with more automobiles.
87210. Who else besides Al Gore among Nobel Prize Laurates have ever donated all or part of their prize money?
87212. Where does the phrase 'bust [one's] chops' come from?
87213. What is the difference between being 'emo' and being 'goth' and what do they each mean?
87214. Is it true that in Saudi Arabia women are not allowed to drive and if yes, then what is the special reason behind that?
87215. Someone told me that it is very, very difficult to obtain a driver's licence in New York and have to spend a lot of money to get that. How far is this true? And which are the countries where it is very difficult to get a driving licence?
87216. Born not far from an aqueous city, this artist is perhaps best known for his portrait of a famous man's notorious sister, depicted in the guise of a goddess. At one point in his career, he designed a monument to a great and long-dead artist, destined for a church containing a celebrated work by that artist, but the monument became his own. Who was he, who was the other artist, who was the sister, and can you find me an illustration of that provocative portrait?
87217. What special underwear is worn by the male adherents to the Sikh religion?
87218. Who defended ethnic cleansing with this argument: "Expulsion is the method which, in so far as we have been able to see, will be the most satisfactory and lasting. There will be no mixture of populations to cause endless trouble"?
87219. Which General Secretaries of the Soviet Communist Party never had a city or town named after them?
87220. As of 2007, in which African countries are cities or towns named after the present president or head of state?
87221. I was just watching the moves of a certain baseball player who appears to be named after the brother (or maybe one of some other relatives) of one of the great military commanders of antiquity. Which player do I have in mind?
87222. What two African cities are named after United States presidents?
87223. What is that smoke thing called that comes out of your mouth as you speak when it's cold out? [delete]
87224. Who is Marco Polo and what is the history of him?
87225. What is the highest price ever paid for a piece of art by a living artist in the UK?
87227. On the newest JC Penney commercial, what is the song called?
87228. Which Latin phrase did Michelangelo utter, which infuriated Torrigiani to punch him in the nose?
87229. Is it possible to know the shortlist for the Noble Prize for Economics?
87230. In what country and in what period of history did black become the fashionable colour for the first time after the multi-coloured Middle Ages?
87231. Who scored the game and series winning goal to defeat the Buffalo Sabres in the 1999 Stanley Cup?
87232. Did the death of George Harrison in 2001 make the front cover in Time or US News weekly magazines? I only recall I brought an issue of People which was dedicated to George.
87233. What is Brooks & Dunn?s Ronnie Dunn?s middle name?
87234. Which Spanish general was called the Iron Duke long before Wellington?
87235. Which is the largest single wine producer in the world in terms of case per year annual production?
87236. It is 47 kilometres long and as wide as the river it is meant to protect from overflowing. Officially it is called the Red River Floodway. What is its nickname?
87237. In the Rugby World Cup game against Fiji, this fullback was denied a try at goal because he made a double movement. What was the player's name?
87238. Who was the mathematican and professor of astronomy who designed the present day St. Paul's Cathedral?
87239. What was the world's first McDonalds logo?
87240. What was the nickname given to Lee Van Cleef's character in 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly'?
87241. Jackson Browne's 1974 CD "For Everyman" reached how high on the pop charts?
87242. Louis Robichaud was a man of destiny. Even the papers called him that for his ceaseless work in improving the lives of Acadians. He was also the first Acadian premier elected to which province?
87243. Why do the Japanese government and the ministries not want Japan to become an immigration country?
87244. Why did Costa Rica break 60 years of ties with Taiwan and establish diplomatic relations with Beijing?
87245. How many capitals did Italy have before Rome was made capital?
87247. How do you measure a graduation cap size without the cap?
87248. What Italian renaissance painter was originally trained as a goldsmith and a jeweller, inherited his nickname from his father's necklace-making activities, and was at a given moment the employer of nobody less than Michelangelo himself?
87249. In "The Blues Brothers" who had a cameo role as the Cook County Assessor's Office clerk?
87250. Are the band members of The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Christian?
87251. In what public square in what European city do the Nile, the Ganges, the Danube and the Rio del Plata symbolically come together, combining four continents, but leaving out the Aussies?
87253. What was the name of Conway Twitty's 1968 CD?
87254. During the Montreal police strike in 1969, a taxi drivers' union took the opportunity to protest. What did they protest?
87255. Jeremy Ten placed eighth at the Junior Grand Prix figure skating meet, the highest placing of the Canadian skaters, with total points of 151.27. Where was the competition held?
87257. What is the number and location of the oldest Masonic temple in the world? It's not a secret by the way.
87258. Is there a sequence in the numbering of Masonic Lodges?
87259. Which religious belief will prevent you from becoming a Mason?
87260. Swedish surgeon Ake Senning implanted the first of these mechanisms developed by Canadian electrical engineer Dr. John A. Hopps in a human being. What is this electronic device called?
87261. From what point on the basket do you measure a high school three-point line?
87262. Who was the inventor of the first vaccine?
87263. What team did the underdog US Hockey Team defeat to win the gold medal in the 1980 Olympics?
87264. Is it true that a country once called Prussia has been divided among Poland, Germany and the USSR? Does that country still exist today?
87265. How are diplomatic relations between Brazil and Ireland?
87266. What soap removes lipstick stains from a man's shirt?
87267. What is the farthest anyone has swam, indoors or outdoors, at one session?
87268. Can anyone tell me the belt numbers and sequences in Karate, Judo and Thai/Kick Boxing?
87269. Many of us know that the only difference between a brown and a white egg is the shell color; however, there is one important way in which a brown egg is better than a white egg when it comes to breakfast preparation. What is that?
87272. What Atlantic port was the last stronghold of the French Huguenots after the withdrawal of the Edict of Nantes and their subsequent persecution?
87273. What famous Spanish author was nicknamed "the cripple of Lepanto" because he had lost an arm in that battle?
87274. What produces an excessive amount of saliva, making the sufferer feel the need to constantly spit?
87275. When you receive a text message, at the bottom the sender and the time sent are displayed: but whose time is this: the time as recorded on the sender's phone, the time as recorded on the receiver's phone, or the time as recorded by the mobile phone operator sending the text, or the time as recorded by the operator receiving the text?
87276. How is Sean Kingston's song 'Me Love' a tribute to Led Zeppelin?
87277. Who was the first voice of Bugs Bunny?
87278. What basketball star fought Arnold Schwarzenegger in 'Conan, the Destroyer'?
87279. In Stargate SG-1 are the Asgard naturally nocturnal?
87280. What peak position did Marc Anthony's song "You Sang to Me" reach on the adult contemporary charts?
87281. On average, how many abortions are performed annually per abortion clinic, and how many abortion clinics are there across the nation?
87282. Why is the UK not accepting the Euro Currency? Are there any specific reasons for that?
87283. I know it's a funny question but I want to know where does the urinary and waste material from aircraft toilets go, assuming that the flights are of a lengthy period of time?
87284. What was the normal speed of travelling in normal terrain in the Middle-Ages?
87285. In a long auto race such as the Indy 500, how do the drivers "use the facilities"?
87287. What is the average life span of an American male in the 21st century?
87288. Why does a roasted pig have an apple in its mouth?
87289. Is it possible for a paramedic to proceed to medical school?
87290. Why did some Neanderthals have bad posture?
87291. What woman is the winner of the most French Open Ladies Singles titles since 1968?
87292. What Pulitzer and Nobel prize winner wrote 'The Hairy Ape,' 'The Emperor Jones' and 'Mourning Becomes Electra'?
87293. Who was Elizabeth Taylor's first husband?
87294. Who played a depression era bank robber in the Roger Corman cult classic 'Big Bad Mama'?
87295. Which Canadian Idol worked for McDonald's?
87296. Although he was considered a rebel and outlaw until recently, Louis Riel is now accepted as one of these. What?
87297. Canada Border Patrol Services have come under the gun lately for posts and blogs on Facebook. Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day has launched an investigation. Which group has been doing the posting?
87298. Actress Lois Maxwell played Miss Moneypenny is 14 Bond movies. She was often referred to by the nickname 'Penny'. What was Moneypenny's first name?
87299. What Hank Williams song begins, "I tired so hard, my dear to show that you're my ev'ry dream"?
87300. The Raptors have exercised their third year option on forward Andrea Bargnani's contract. The signing occurred in Bargnani's hometown. Where does Bargnani come from?
87301. In the U2 video 'The Saints are Coming' what flies over the dome?
87302. There are a few islands divided between two independent nations. I can think of one divided between three. Can you name it, and are there any more? (No, it's not Great Britain.)
87303. Faith Hill was born in what year?
87304. 7-Eleven was the first convenience store to have television advertising. In what year did this occur?
87305. What was the title of Ludacris' 2000 CD?
87306. Who holds the Guinness World Record for the greatest number of Albino siblings?
87308. Who wanted to play Dr. Frankenfurter in the movie "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" but was turned down?
87309. How are banana trees reproduced? Do they have seeds in them that can be planted?
87311. A list of winds gives Whittle as a wind gust deriving its name from when Captain Whittle's coffin was upset. Who was Captain Whittle, and can anyone provide evidence for this wind other than a 'list of winds'?
87312. In the movie 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' who is "the creature of the night"?
87313. What kind of Ferrari was in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"?
87314. Which Beatles song was used during the parade sequence in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"?
87315. How many clarinet lessons has Ferris Bueller had?
87316. Who was the last person to successfully invade England?
87318. Why did M.C. Escher receive the Order of Orange-Nassau award?
87321. Where and when did the first Protestant inspired iconoclastic riots occur in Europe?
87324. What French court painter to François I signed with his father's nickname 'Janet' rather than with his own first name, François?
87325. Recently a lovely butterfly was spotted in Texas that has not been seen in the United States for 70 years. What is its name?
87326. Which German painter brokered the marriage between Martin Luther and Catharina von Bora, and was also a witness at their wedding?
87328. My brother, marking out stops on a tour for literature and history-minded cyclists, recently sent me an inquiry about a "heavenly" sculpture said to have inspired an important American novel. A little research indicated that he had the wrong sculpture in mind and also that the title of the novel had actually been inspired by a line in a 17th-century poem by someone who was definitely interested in the before-and-afterlife. What novel am I talking about, and what poem might this be?
87329. Who killed Medgar Evers five years before James Earl Ray assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?
87330. Does anyone know if an experiment ever took place over a number of years concerning the "eat five and stay alive" where those that ate fruit and vegetables every day had not one case of cancer, where on the other hand, some who never ate any fruit and vegetables did contract cancer? I think I remember reading something about this in Readers Digest years ago, can't find a thing about it though.
87331. Any information on what Drew Carey's net worth might be?
87332. Who won the Austrian War of Succesion?
87333. So, baseball fans, what is Coco Crisp's interesting given name, and why on earth is he called "Coco"? Just curious.
87334. What song is Long John singing when you first see him onboard the ship in 'Muppet Treasure Island'?
87335. What is the Japanese term for a samurai who reaches a state of egolessness?
87336. Which well known artist was born stillborn?
87337. What sixteenth-century Milanese painter was popular with some of the surrealists because of what he did with "fruits, vegetables and flowers"?
87338. Please help me find a short story written maybe 50 years ago--I'm not sure of that--about the "what-ifs" of a mother when her son is killed in a bicycle accident because he swerved to avoid a chicken. I thought the title was "The White Chicken," but if so, it's not on the internet. (I'm probably getting Wm. Carlos Wms. mixed in somehow.) The boy's name was Packy.
87339. What were the names of the two crazy Zen priests often depicted by ink painters in Japan?
87340. Who was the first member of the US armed forces to die from hostile enemy activity during World War II?
87341. When did US forces first actively engage in war maneuvers during World War II?
87342. What was the Middle Age dish containing a duck with its beak closed together with a knife called?
87343. Who is known as the 'Great Compromiser' and made the historic Compromise of 1850 to again save the Union from division?
87344. Is it still possible to send a telegraph (not the newspaper) in the UK?
87345. Can you tell me what connects a famous TV theme tune composer who recently died, and a once popular and now defunct manufactured pop band?
87346. Steven Point is British Columbia's 28th lieutenant governor. What was his occupation before becoming lieutenant governor?
87347. Last weekend the largest eating disorder awareness event was held in Coquitlam, BC. What was its name?
87348. Toronto FC won its first away game since July with a score of 2-1. They played on the pitch at BMO Field. Which team did they play?
87349. Percy and Louise Schmeiser have won the 2007 Right Livelihood Award, considered to be the 'alternative Nobel', for their fight against Monsanto. Where do they live?
87350. Which of Merie Haggard's singles begins with, "I raised a lot of Cain in my younger days, while Mama used to pray my crops would fail"?
87351. Who played Major Strasser, the German officer killed by Humphrey Bogart at the end of 'Casablanca'?
87352. George Jones was born in what year?
87353. Who was America's first president to be impeached?
87354. The American boom in golf began shortly after what 20 year old American amateur won the U.S. Open in 1913?
87355. O-Town was formed in what TV series?
87356. In the Guns N'Roses video for 'Paradise City' when walking around the city what does it say on the awning?
87358. How can you find the styles of your favorite band?
87359. Linkin Park?s music video "Papercut" had which theme?
87360. In the movie "Me, Myself & Irene" there is a great percussion/drum track that is played each time Jim Carrey's character switches to his alter ego. Who is the artist and on what CD could I find it?
87362. A 'trace that book' one - it's annoying me! Kids' book - animals in a wood quite civilised, joined by a not yet civilised otter (?pine marten?) who says 'souf' instead of soup when they try to teach him. Odd what sticks in your mind, isn't it? Any ideas?
87363. Is there any biographical info on Harry Seagal, the playwright whose works were the basis of "Here Comes Mr. Jordan", "Angel On My Shoulder" and "For Heaven's Sake"?
87364. Why do American football players wear knickers?
87365. What is the land speed record for the moon?
87366. What is the difference between grits and polenta?
87367. What is the largest naval base in Europe?
87368. What non-NATO members still have NATO installations?
87370. Why was MASH character Margaret's last name changed from O'Houlihan in the movie to just Houlihan in the show?
87371. A Chili's Fajita Festival tortilla is made from what?
87372. Can anyone name a song that has the name 'Ruth' in the lyrics?
87373. What is a five letter word that ends with 'i' that means both? It has to be a prefix, like ambi, only one more letter.
87374. What is the average page length of a half hour TV show script?
87375. Are the rumors true? Is Led Zeppelin planning a reunion tour with Jason Bonham on drums?
87376. What famous Renaissance book on good manners is situated by its author at the court of the book-loving one-eyed condottiere and nobleman who had Raphael's father as court painter and whose portrait by Piero della Francesca is a masterpiece of compromise between realism and camouflage by the way in which it shows the broken-nose profile but hides the missing eye?
87377. Which word was etymologically derived from the Portuguese to describe a compulsive attraction to some sort of object?
87378. Which group was named after the Hindi word for thief?
87379. Who was the bastard daughter of the Emperor Charles V whose son became one of the best generals of Charles's legitimate son Philip II in the war with the protestant rebels in the Netherlands?
87380. What is a technical term in eleven letters for an
ironic piece of fine writing in elevated style on a base subject?
87381. What Greek title of an essay written at Bucklesbury, England by a famous sixteenth century Dutch scholar contained a pun on the name of the friend at whose estate the author was staying?
87384. Who received the first Purple Heart?
87385. What former leading man won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for playing the Sheriff who menaces Clint Eastwood in 'Unforgiven'?
87386. His movie career includes many roles, like General Maximilian Harmon in the Man from U.N.C.L.E. movie 'How To Steal The World', Captain Harrison in the 'Poseidon Adventure' and Count Dracula in 'Dracula: Dead and Loving It'. Who is he?
87387. Lance Armstrong recently showed up in Vancouver, for the Tour of Courage event. Thousands showed up at Thunderbird Stadium to see and support the cancer fundraiser. What type of cancer was the event fundraising for?
87388. In the U.S. Open 2002 Final, in what turned out to be his last match, Pete Sampras lost to what other famous tennis player?
87389. What famous ballad of murder and infidelity begins with the lines, "Ten years ago, on a cold, dark night; Someone was killed 'neath the town hall light"?
87390. A Yemeni soldier was picked up in the Red Sea off the island of Jabal-al-Tair by a Canadian naval vessel. What was the event that caused the soldier to end up in the water?
87391. What was the name of Toby Keith's 1993 CD?
87392. Who was an American Civil War general famous for his stand at the first Battle of Bull Run? As a result he gained the nickname "Stonewall".
87393. Neil Young has had a long and storied career. He is a singer-songwriter, director and advocate. What is his middle name?
87395. If in Norse mythology Valhalla is heaven, what is hell?
87396. Who did a re-mix of Linkin Park's song 'Frgt/10 (Forgotten)'?
87399. Not one to be answered by visiting one Google link only. What connection is alleged between Yakutsk and ancient Carthage, and why is this connection somewhat dubious?
87400. Which city went bankrupt when they built their main street by removing the top of the hill and supported most of the street on viaducts over a valley?
87401. Who is credited with introducing the first sheep to the western Kimberleys in Western Australia?
87402. Where were the canopic jars of the Popes kept?
87403. How many famous people in history have died while eating breakfast, or has had events happen during breakfast?
87404. In major league baseball when they say the speed of the pitch was 90 mph, does that mean the average speed, the top speed of the pitch or the speed when it crosses home plate?
87405. Who wrote a satire about Emperor Claudius and referred to him as a pumpkin-head?
87406. Which Roman wall was the phrase "et quibus deerat inimicus per amicos oppressi" referring to?
87407. Where are the abdominal viscera of Pope Leo XIII?
87408. What CD did Eric Clapton release in 2004?
87409. What typically Spanish phenomenon got its name from the Latin phrase "sexta hora"?
87410. What Linkin Park music video has the theme of paranora?
87411. What famous British writer played a criminal mastermind who helped Michael Caine pull off an intricate robbery in 'The Italian Job'?
87412. Peter Jennings, best known as the anchor for "ABC's World News Tonight', was always interested in broadcasting. He began his career at the age of nine hosting what CBC radio show for kids?
87413. What instrument did Ben Franklin invent in 1761?
87414. Who kicked the winning goal in the 1999 women's World Cup championship?
87415. Bryan Adams recently headlined two concerts in the West Bank and Tel Aviv. Which charity is benefiting?
87417. What was the first Loretta Lynn single to top the Billboard Country chart?
87418. What famous producer/talent scout helped create O Town, the Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync?
87419. Although Steve Downie apologized to Dean McAmmond for the hit that gave McAmmond a concussion during a pre-season game, he still received a 20 game suspension. Which team does Dean McAmmond play for?
87420. What singer makes a special appearance on Rush?s ?Time Stand Still??
87421. The Toronto-Dominion Bank, buoyed by the strength of the dollar, made a purchase of $8.5 billion. What did it buy?
87422. Pam Tillis was born in what year?
87423. What year did the first Simpson's episode air?
87424. Why does my new ring turn my finger green when it isn't made of copper?
87425. What country artist started the rock group "The Penetrators" in 1984?
87426. How many years ago did Beethoven write 'Ode to Joy'?
87427. How many game screens are contained in 'Mortimer and the Enchanted Castle'?
87428. How many Generals accepted Bachelder's invitation to visit Gettysburg?
87430. I always thought North America and South America were two separate continents, like Europe and Asia. Is America one continent or two?
87431. Which European nations have an eagle on their flag?
87432. What is the population of Santa Catarina Island, Brazil?
87433. Which English king ordered the Welsh to learn to speak English or they would be killed?
87434. What is the population of Sao Luis Island, Brazil?
87435. What was the name of Snow Patrol's 1998 CD?
87437. What is the population of Vitoria Island, Brazil?
87438. Is there a certain vitamin or mineral or other substance in food that can help your hair grow faster?
87439. The Mona Lisa does not appear to have eyebrows. What is the reason for this?
87440. The late Deborah Kerr is perhaps best remembered for her roles in "From Here to Eternity" and "The King and I." However, my favorite film in which she starred was based on a play by a woman who is better known for a novel about a girl and a horse. Which film do I mean, who authored the play, and what's that horse story?
87441. Why is "were" used instead of "was" in the following sentence; California would be the fourth largest producer of wine in the world if it were an independent nation?
87442. What is the oldest carbon dated natural object on planet earth, and has any foreign matter (meteorite) been found to be older?
87444. In the United States, what city first hosted a Mardi Gras celebration?
87446. What type of secondary school was attended by Adolf Hitler, and does it prepare for university?
87447. Who won the Trojan War?
87448. How come Adolf H., of evil repute, was called Hitler although his father was born a Schicklgruber and his father's mum married a Hiedler, not a Hitler?
87450. What is a 'vortex' and is this a scientific principle?
87451. What was the B-side to 'Stairway to Heaven'?
87452. In the movie 'Bob Roberts' who plays the title character, a politician who will stoop to any level to get elected as senator of his state?
87455. Was there any specific reason why the Marquis de Sade was not treated the same way as other aristocrats by the French revolutionaries, and was released from the Bastille rather than taken to the guillotine?
87456. Was there any specific reason why the Polish government stripped 17,000 Polish Jews living in Germany of their Polish citizenship in October 1938?
87457. Who was the first person ever to be voted off 'Survivor'?
87458. Which Faith Hill hit did Alan Jackson write?
87459. Why is it leopardskin, rather than cheetahskin?
87460. Which actor has won the most Emmys?
87461. Research In Motion [RIM] not only posted shares at all all-time high but also settled an ongoing lawsuit recently. The suit was over the method in which RIM investigated past stock option grants. Who did RIM settle with?
87462. Winnipeg's 40 year-old place kicker has been missing even the easy short punts, and pundits believe it is time for retirement. What is his name?
87463. Linda Evangelista is the supermodel known for her chameleon like ability to change herself with the season. In her spare time she likes to breed what kind of animals?
87464. The legend of Kitchikewana is the story of how the 30,000 Islands were created. It is said that he grabbed a handful of soil and flung it into the Great Lakes. The finger marks he left behind became the five bays. They are the Hog Bay, Matchedash Bay, Midland Bay, Penatang Bay and what other bay?
87465. What is the name of Batman's car?
87466. What is the Spanish dance which shares its name with a sauce?
87467. Who was the first Japanese player to win a PGA Tour event?
87469. What was Velvet Revolver known as before the official name had been chosen?
87470. The Scarlet Pimpernel was also known as which aristocrat?
87472. What is George Strait's middle name?
87473. Which mountains are wedged between the river Wye and the river Usk?
87475. Which Cuban Athlete had the name 'White Lightning' given to him?
87476. In 2004 Eric Clapton released what CD?
87478. Was the audience that was shown to be "Tool Time's" audience, the audience of the show "Home Improvement"?
87479. What band besides Soundgarden was used to form Audioslave?
87480. How many members make up a NASCAR pit crew?
87483. Most of us have probably heard of Martha Jane Cannary-Burke, better known as Calamity Jane. What was her "calamity"?
87484. In what year did Melissa leave the group Dream to pursue her own career?
87485. What is the age of consent in Holland? I heard 12, but surely that's not right.
87486. Do bananas grow on trees? My oh so clever friend insists they are actually grown on shrubs, not trees.
87487. Who came up with the motto 'The sun never sets on the British Empire'?
87488. What's the tune in the Dell Computer TV ad with the kung-fu scenes and the robotic dinosaur?
87489. Why do some aerosol cans freeze up on discharge?
87490. What does a verse following a fixed metrical pattern look like?
87491. What musician or band's fan club is the largest in the world?
87492. What actor or actress has the largest fan club in the world?
87493. Why was Ettore Muti given his nickaname "gim dagli occhi verdi"?
87494. Why did Henry VIII have Cardinal Wolsey executed?
87495. Who was the first German Poet Laureate?
87496. Which disease was Shakespeare referring to by the wordings: leprosy, blain?
87497. What African country has the highest GDP per capita?
87498. What country in Europe has the highest population growth rate?
87499. What country in Europe has the lowest life expectancy?