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Questions From Jan 24 08
91501. I once read that there aren't actually 57 varieties of Heinz - there are more. How many varieties are there?
91502. What is the difference between the words 'robber' and 'burglar'?
91503. What French city in India was ousted as a trading centre by the nearby British establishment of Calcutta after the Napoleonic Wars?
91504. Being the city with most Italians in Dalmatia, what city was annexed to Italy in 1920?
91505. What Chinese territory was leased by the UK from 1898 to 1930?
91506. What city, now in Poland, became a Free City (city state) in 1815?
91507. Czech 19-20th century violinist and composer, he was one of the most important romantic bohemians with Dvorak and Smetana. Related to Dvorak, he left many very fine symphonic, solo piano and chamber works. Founder of the Czech String Quartet. Famous grandson. Who was he?
91508. Celine Dion recorded the Prince song ?With This Tear? on what CD of hers?
91509. Why does Sylvester Stallone talk so weird?
91510. How many Royal Rumble winners, at the time of winning, were heels (bad guys)?
91511. What was the name of Alabama's 1986 CD?
91512. Blue October's Justin Furstenfeld is the ____ in the band?
91513. In the Brad Paisley video for 'Letter to Me' we briefly see a girl riding what kind of playground ride?
91514. Why do we wear 'pairs' of underwear, when usually we only wear one garment?
91518. What size eyes does a 13 inch Berenguer doll have?
91519. What is the highest denomination of currency in the world today?
91520. Who is the lead dinger on the Eagles song "Lyin' Eyes"?
91522. What are the first five episodes called from 1 to 5 in 'SpongeBob SquarePants'?
91523. In the last 50 years, what MLB player has made the most consecutive plate appearances without drawing a base on balls?
91524. Is it true that in 1983 'American Idol' judge Randy Jackson played bass guitar for Blue Oyster Cult's hit song "Shooting Shark"?
91525. Such is Shakespeare's cultural impact that his name has even become an adjctive: Shakespearean. The same can be said for Orwell (Orwellian) and Dickens (Dickensian). Do any other writers of note have their surnames turned into adjectives that appear in the dictionary?
91526. What is the number of the Rush player that has scored the most points in the 2007 season?
91528. Which nation invented the passport?
91529. Philip Zimbardo is a social pyschologist and author of 'The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil.' By how many days was his infamous 1971 "experiment" cut short?
91530. Who was the last full-blooded Eyak Indian and last Native speaker of the Eyak language that passed away this week?
91531. Who was born John Elroy Sanford into poverty in St. Louis, Missouri in December of 1922?
91532. Who did Suzan and Frank Struthers discover on August 10th, 1969?
91534. When were the Bop It toys first introduced?
91535. What was the real name of Confucius?
91537. What are the origins of the word "w00t?"
91539. What product was sold using the slogan 'I've never tried it because I don't like it'?
91540. What product was sold using the slogan 'The world's greatest bookshop'?
91541. Captain Robert McClure was dispatched from Britain to look for survivors of the Franklin Expedition. What did he eventually find?
91542. What product was sold using the slogan "Helps the plain, improves the fair?"
91543. He won't cross any picket lines on principle. His film 'A Promise to the Dead: The Exile Journey of Ariel Dorfman' is vying for Best Feature-Length Documentary at this year's Oscars. What is the filmmaker's name?
91544. Donald Lewis Hings developed a portable radio signalling device for his employer CM&S, a Spokane, Washington company. He went to Ottawa to redesign the packset for military use. What is the packset called today?
91546. What is the most expensive computer game ever in stores?
91547. How many bulls are killed yearly in bullfights?
91548. Does the "Priory of Sion" really exist?
91549. An extraordinary Russian violinist (1946-1991), winner of nearly all important violin contests, who had a fantastic technique, great sound, perfect intonation and markable musicality. He made many outstanding recordings in Russia, but is almost unknown in the West. He had the surname of a famous composer. Do you know who he was?
91550. What do the three gifts of the Maji symbolize?
91552. In what year did George Strait release the album 'Strait Country'?
91553. What were the nine worlds in Roman mythology?
91554. What city, founded 300 BC, eventually became a commercial rival of Alexandria?
91555. Who deposed the last Western Roman Emperor?
91556. What is considered the longest-standing alliance in the world between two nations?
91557. Leafs coach Richard Peddie may have his job on the line but he won't know anytime soon. General Manager John Ferguson hasn't been given permission from the board to hand the coach his walking papers. What action could Ferguson be facing?
91558. Who is the well known partner of the character 'Hong Kong Phooey'?
91559. In what year was the Linkin Park single ?One Step Closer? released?
91561. In which two programmes would you find Choo Choo and Tog?
91562. What is the name of the measurement that is used to measure electrical conductance?
91563. Amanda from The Dresden Dolls actually learned to play the piano by recognizing what?
91564. What Walt Disney film was an Oscar winner in 1995?
91565. What was the average attendance for the Edmonton Rush Lacrosse in the 2007 season?
91566. After the Harry Potter books, which is the next best selling childrens fantasy book?
91567. What inscription appears on Shakespeare's grave and who wrote it?
91568. What are the main two ways people were enslaved in Mesopotamia?
91570. Which 'medicine' had a history allegedly stretching back to a king who fought the Romans, contained more ingredients than Heinz claimed varieties, and over a long period was manufactured in public only by selected apothecaries. One of the most important ingredients has a slight 'hair of the dog' feel to it. (And didn't do the job claimed!) The English name for it could be confused with a product that isn't medicinal (but can be fattening), which has a different name in the USA. What was this supposed panacea?
91571. Why was the Dakar Rally canceled in 2008?
91572. From what culture did we get soap?
91573. What is the only Beatles song with lyrics that mention red, blue and scarlet?
91574. There is only one word of difference in the lyrics to ?Revolution? and ?Revolution 1? by The Beatles. What is it?
91575. How is flautist John Scott connected with the music of The Beatles?
91576. The names of how many individual chocolates are recited in George Harrison?s ?Savoy Truffle??
91577. Is there a new investigation into "Bloody Sunday" 30th January 1972, Londonderry?
91578. What is the biggest recorded child at birth?
91579. What would Jesus Christ's date of birth be written down as, either in numbers or Roman numerals?
91580. Quebec Superior Court Justice Robert Flahiff was convicted of charges arising from when he was a practising lawyer. It was the most serious conviction handed to a higher court judge. What were the charges?
91581. The ongoing dispute between Manitoba and North Dakota has been taken to the next level. Who has North Dakota Senator Byron Dorgan contacted to intervene in the dispute?
91582. Barrhead, Alberta celebrates the blue herons that can be seen in lakes throughout the area. What is the bird's name?
91583. The Alouettes' coaching staff have seen a lot of shake-ups recently. The most surprising was the naming of an NFL assistant coach and offensive co-ordinator as head coach. Who is the new 51 year old head coach?
91584. Faith Hill was born in what Mississippi city?
91585. The single "Brand New Man" was released by Brooks & Dunn in what year?
91586. Was Cornwall ever an independent nation?
91587. How many people of Cape Breton Island, Canada speak Scottish Gaelic language today?
91588. What non-Arab countries use the Arab alphabet?
91589. What countries have changed from the Cyrillic to the Latin alphabet in the last 100 years?
91591. How many people in Ireland speak Gaelic?
91592. Which post-punk band is named after a Spanish Civil War anarchist leader?
91593. What do the symbols on the dreidel top mean?
91594. Spencer Dryden passed away just recently at his home in California due to an ongoing struggle with colon cancer. What band did Dryden drum for?
91595. How many people in Wales speak Welsh?
91596. In the Beatles song 'Let It Be,? what was Paul McCartney's mother's name?
91597. January 19th was a very sad day for a small endangered community, one of whose members had died. Obituaries in newspapers worldwide, and a state funeral, a rare thing for a musician outside the classical world. Whose death was it that made it into the New York Times and the Independent, to name only two, and what is the community?
91598. What is the proportion of male orange tabbies to female orange tabbies?
91599. Great English violinist (1904-1966), one of the best of them, but alsmost unknown even in England. He didn't make a career as soloist, but was a member of the jury on dozens of violin contests. Friend and teacher of the Queen of Belgian. Didn't make any commercial recordings, and the only known are a few taken privately on a live recital. He was a very good friend of all the great violinists of his time, and all of them admired and respected him. He worshiped Ysaye. Do you know who he was?
91600. In which book is there a canine by the name of Spitz and humans named Charles, Hal, and Mercedes?
91601. What were the supposed last words of Socrates?
91602. What were the effects of the Battle of the Bogside?
91603. What conflict in Northern Ireland led to serious rioting after a call for help was sent out?
91605. During World War II, Ireland declared neutrality, not neutral state. Did Ireland contribute "officially" towards the British side of the war and "unofficially" towards the German side of the war?
91606. The title character of what 1990 movie only speaks 187 words throughout the entire movie, even though he is most of the scenes?
91607. What happens when the lamb opens the seventh seal?
91608. How many games in the 2007-2008 NFL Regular Season began with a kick return touchdown?
91609. Is the movie 'Rudy' based on real life events?
91610. In television shows and movies when guns are being used, are they actually being fired, and are the actors themselves or stuntmen firing them?
91611. Which of Woody Allen's movies featured the TV program "What's My Perversion"?
91612. Which 20th century classical composer wrote "The Apocalypse", an oratorio based on The Book of Revelations?
91613. Diana Krall, married and a new mother of twins, was recently featured on the cover of which Canadian magazine?
91614. Kelly VanderBeek was the only Canadian skier to finish in the top ten in multiple disciplines. One area was downhill. What was the other discipline?
91615. Who played the voice of the sea's supreme villainess Ursula in the 1989 Disney movie 'The Little Mermaid'?
91616. Nico Surings, was recorded having the fastest time to run 100 m (328 ft) barefoot at the Ijssportcentrum in Eindhoven, Netherlands, on December 8, 2006. What was his time?
91617. What are the only Beatles songs to mention daisies?
91618. Does anybody know what piece(s) of music is used in the theatrical trailer for the film "Atonement"? The trailer can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATtSfe_DaJU
91619. What Beatles song mentions (Bob) Dylan in its lyrics?
91620. There are seven songs written by the Beatles with the letter ?x? in the title. What are they?
91621. In what song by the Fab Four would you hear them sing of a ?silver sun??
91623. Great Russian pianist (1889-1968), pupil of famous master Leschetizky, with a magnificent technique, huge repertorie and fine musicality. Gave master classes on the Moscow Conservatory, traveled for all Europe giving concerts. In 1941 settled in the United States, becoming piano professor at Boston University. Left some markable recordings, including one of the first complete Liszt's Rhapsodies between 1937 and 1938. Today he's totally forgotten, except to specialists. Do you know who he was?
91625. What CD did Alan Jackson release in 1990?
91626. A court ordered sewage lagoon in Dawson City, Yukon is under review. Groups are concerned about the smells that could potentially emanate from the lagoon. Which First Nation group is most concerned about the project?
91627. Is it legal to transfer Youtube videos to a video iPod?
91628. Which American city is situated at the mouth of the river Humber?
91631. Who wrote 51 books, over 500 magazine articles and 191 short stories and died at the age of 40 years old?
91632. In what state was Kelly Sweet born?
91634. What was the last black and white movie to win the Academy Award for Best Picture?
91635. In the 'Zoey 101' pilot, Dana says she wanted her own room, but they said there was a 'what'? I can't understand what she says.
91636. Which is the odd one out and why: The Slough of Despond, Sir Peter Blakeney, Seaton Carew, Henry Fielding or Jemima Puddleduck?
91637. Who wrote a book of fables based upon animal stories?
91638. Which modern (since 1801) British peer had a title deriving from a place never in Britain or the Commonwealth (counting in the whole of France and the Channel Islands), nor fought over by British forces, nor ever controlled in any way by Britain?
91639. "If you want a monument, look around," is the epitaph of whom?
91640. In his will what did Shakespeare leave to his wife?
91641. What is the common bond between the movies "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" and "Heat," and the television programs "Scrubs" and "That 70's Show"?
91642. What car does Dane Cook drive in the movie "Good Luck Chuck"?
91643. Which Western leaders sent condolences on the occasion of the death of Adolf Hitler?
91644. What is the name of an Iron Age drystone house only found in Scotland?
91645. Why did the round tower churches have round towers?
91646. Around 1900, what was the only country in the Balkans that was allowed by the Great Powers to be ruled by their own domestic dynasties?
91647. What James Blunt song contains the lyrics: "And if you want to talk about it once again, on you I depend"?
91650. What sitting US Senators were elected President?
91651. What is the most humid place on earth?
91652. Which 'Lonesome Dove' movie is this quote from, "Hold her Newt, she's fixin' to rear"?
91653. What's a one-word noun for someone you can count on to get the job done or get things moving toward a given end?
91654. Which CIA operative is believed to have informed South Africa's Special Branch of the location of Nelson Mandela in 1962, leading to his arrest and eventual imprisonment?
91655. Which country is home to the noble sport of "rabbit-jumping"?
91656. Which modern Scandinavian religion attempts to revive the worship of the ancient Norse gods?
91657. How many people have been proposed as the "true" authors of Shakespeare's works?
91658. Who were 'Man of the Series' in Cricket World Cups 1974, 1978, 1983, 1987, 1992, 1999, 2003 and 2007 respectively?
91659. Why is Ravana worshipped in Tamil Nadu and burnt elsewhere?
91660. Like Prime Minister Harper, Liberal Leader Stéphane Dion believes that Canadian troops should remain in Afghanistan. What would Dion like to see the role become after the current mandate ends in 2009?
91661. Cree Summer was a regular on the series 'A Different World.' She has gained a solid reputation as a voice actor. What is the tattoo she sports on her back?
91664. Acadia University tied with Mount Allison University for first place in Maclean's university ranking in the Primarily Undergraduate University category. What was the institution's original name?
91665. A contemporary Jewish American composer, born in 1917 (still living?), he has created many works of almost all kinds; symphonic, opera, chamber, concerts, songs, etc., but he's almost unknown in the United States and totally unknown outside. Do you know him?
91666. What popular R & B group of the 1960s and beyond wrote the hit 'Just To Be Close To You'? This funky soul band also wrote 'Brickhouse'.
91667. In a song, who did a Liverpool lass push off Blackpool Pier?
91668. What staple character on 'The Flintstones' did not make the cut as one of the original Flintstone Vitamins shapes?
91669. What actor's only starring role in a film came in 1964 when Peter Sellers was felled by a heart attack and he was selected to replace him as a desperate songwriter in 'Kiss Me, Stupid'?
91670. Who is also-ran Elyse Umemoto?
91671. What is the relationship between novelist Owen Wister and a moist, three-layered white cake with a succulent filling of raisins, nuts and sometimes other fruit such as figs?
91672. What new allegations is Tom Cruise facing on this new book Andrew Morton wrote?
91673. A copy of 'The Fallen Madonna with Big Boobies' can be seen in which stately home?
91674. How many Super Bowls have been played in Miami?
91675. In what year did Reba McEntire release the album 'Heart to Heart'?
91677. Do the New York Giants have a mascot?
91678. Why does fish stink so bad after it has been cooked and what is the best way to get rid of that stinky smell?
91679. Which English royalty is now buried in a Russian church, in a country which is neither England nor Russia?
91680. At what time does the afternoon finish and evening starts?
91681. I am looking for information about an older made for TV movie titled "Labor of Love" in which a mother gives birth to her daughter's child. Would like cast as well as website. Can anyone help?
91682. In 'The Simpsons' what is Apu's lengthy surname?
91683. How much did the Sultan of Brunei, one of the world's wealthiest people, pay for a private concert from Canadian diva Celine Dion?
91684. What is the street value of a gram of cocaine in the United States?
91686. Does anybody know where the music video for "Suburban Nights" by Hard-Fi was filmed?
91688. In which European country did the line of succession of the rulers pass through the nephew rather than the son, and why was the last case of this different?
91693. In "Ocean's Eleven" there is a painting at the start of the movie that Julia Roberts is looking at. Who painted it, what is the title, and what is the style?
91694. At the end of "Ocean's Eleven" George Clooney states a painter's name. Who is the painter and in what style does he or she paint?
91695. With which accent does the GEICO gecko speak?
91696. What is the most dissonant interval in equally tempered diatonic scale?
91697. Whom did Harry Reid defeat in his last election for Senator of Nevada?
91698. What attack is said to be both the first terror attack against civilians and the largest bomb attack against civilians before World War I?
91699. Although Drumheller, Alberta is known for its dinosaur fields, the largest find of dinosaur bones was not there. Where did the National Geographic Society sponsored dig discover the fossil find?
91700. Liberal leader Stéphane Dion wants Helena Guergis, a Tory cabinet minister, to resign. He claims that her statement to the media about his itinerary while in Afghanistan. What is her portfolio?
91701. What is a Franklin?
91702. What is a Thane?
91703. What is the French name for a Squire?
91704. Russian contemporary composer, nephew of another
famous one with the same surname. His work almost unknown in the West except for his violin and piano sonata op.1, recorded by several very famous violinists. Do you know him?
91705. Who raced a 'Shuttleworth Special' in a 1935 film?
91706. What was the name of Alabama's 1987 CD?
91707. The shortest Canadian election was held in 1874. The entire process lasted only 20 days. After being forced to resign over corruption allegations, which Prime Minister was re-elected?
91708. Which Raptors rookie was invited to participate in the NBA All-Star Weekend's slam-dunk contest?
91709. What is the origin of the phrase ?blown to smithereens??
91710. What term refers to an egg-noodle dough that is grated or minced and used in soups? In Jewish cookery it also refers to food, such as dried noodles, broken into small pieces.
91711. What ?colourful? woman became the first woman in history to be licensed by the Civil Air Authority as a flight and aerobatics instructor in 1938?
91712. Actor Bob Crane was bludgeoned to death while he slept in his hotel room in Scottsdale, Arizona, on June 29, 1978. What play was he touring with at the time of his untimely and brutal demise?
91713. Which country covers most of the northern part of the North American continent and with an area larger than the United States?
91716. Which live CD by a English folk guitarist and singer includes a guest appearance by an English professional cricketer playing the drums?
91717. Who was Garibaldi?
91718. What creature is named after a famed rock muscian?
91719. Why did Harry Truman once threaten a newspaper critic?
91720. Which one is not in the European Union, Dennmark or Solvania?
91721. Who was the president who when he had a gun fired at him, the bullet hit his Bible in his breast pocket?
91722. What name did Christopher Columbus give to Cuba when he landed there on April 30, 1494?
91723. Who does Ron take to the Yule ball?
91724. In 'Harry Potter' what is Ron's full name?
91725. Who has the most freckles, Ron or Seamus?
91726. How many times does the word God appear in the Bible?
91727. Does the Chinese government officially allow any religious groups to worship?
91728. In what year was the poem "A Women's Issue" by Margaret Atwood written?
91729. Created as a gift to Queen Victoria in 1897, this charitable organization continues to provide home care and social services to Canadians throughout the country. What is name of the organization?
91730. The federal government will be purchasing 17 new Hercules transport planes at a cost of $1.4 billion. Which company is providing the planes?
91731. Dr. Norman Bethune was inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame in 1998. Yet, during his lifetime, he was virtually unknown in Canada. Which country considers him a hero?
91732. Toronto FC has a contender in Maurice Edu. Coach Mo Johnston believes the mid-fielder can win the MLS Rookie of the Year award. Edu is happy and comfortable about his move from California to Toronto. What is his ultimate goal?
91733. Which kibbutz in Israel in named after a non-Jewish European statesman and the first president of his country?
91734. Who opened an Oscar envelope and found their own name was in it?
91735. In a song's first line, "When he walks down the street, I feel my heart missing a beat," who is he?
91736. Polish pianist (1884-1948) pupil of Karol Mikuli, one of Chopin's favorite pupils, he had a direct link with the composer whose works he played and recorded in the 30s. He was precocious, began playing at age 4 or 5, and at 11 he had performed almost 1000 concerts. He spent his life in Europe. Today he is remembered for his recording of the complete Chopin's Etudes in the strict romantic tradition and far from the actual criterion. Do you know who he was?
91737. What is a Clutch A 3/32" bit used for?
91738. What is the difference between a depression and a recession?
91739. Garth Brooks' "Garth Brooks and the Magic of Christmas" CD was released in what year?
91740. What was the name of the Moody Blues' first full studio album?
91741. What lyrical genius provided the following melodic history lesson, ?On the shore lay Montezuma with his coca leaves and pearls, in his halls he often wondered with the secrets of the worlds??
91742. In the 1700?s Britain?s Royal Navy introduced the tradition of issuing rations of what beverage, as a way of steeling sailors against the cold Atlantic and the horrors of war?
91743. What (very) recently deceased Presidential daughter penned the book "Murder On Capitol Hill"?
91744. What common law criminal offence is defined in strict legal terminology as ?a fight between two or more persons in a public place so as to cause terror to the public??
91745. Of people who attend the Edmonton Rush games, what percent are male?
91746. Complete the following Blue October lyric, "I'm the king with a ____ crown, You picked me then pulled me down, Now d'you get this, you will find, You're out of luck, you're out of time"?
91747. What is the biological reason for human laughter?
91748. Which recording artist has more gold and platinum records than Elvis and the Beatles combined?
91749. How much, including tax, is a song on iTunes?
91750. How many electronics or devices used by humans depend on outerspace satellites?
91751. What is 'Euler's Formula'?
91752. What do you call a seven sided polyhedron?
91753. In which Children's programme would you find the character Fang?
91754. What was the name of Dr. Fu Manchu's evil daughter?
91755. Who was the first to propose the swastika as the official emblem of nazism?
91756. Which female rock singer once planned to spike Richard Nixon's tea with LSD during a proposed visit to the White House?
91757. How many psychiatric illnesses does veterinary medicine recognize in animals?
91758. Other than being colors, what do burgundy, cobalt and hazel have in common?
91759. What scientific theorey inculdes the word razor?
91760. What is on the inscription of the headstone of Greyfriar's Bobby?
91761. Where is the Centre of Excellence for IF?
91762. Who is Frank Evans and what is he known for?
91763. 'Coronation Street' actor Nigel Pivaro served time for burgarly. Who served time with him?
91764. What is the cost of leaving those small standby lights on in a house? I realised I have 10 lights on, computer, TV and radios when I go to sleep at night. I now turn seven off at the power point when going to bed. Can anyone say how much a day it would cost to run just one of these lights?
91765. What is the sweetest fruit?
91766. When it sank in 1946, 25 years after its construction and launch, this racing schooner had held the International Fisherman's Trophy for an unbelievable 17 consecutive years. What was the schooner christened?
91767. The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal recently ruled that a new trial be undertaken in the case of David Ahenakew who was accused of a hate crime. What was David Ahenakew stripped of when he was convicted?
91768. What country has the most diverse, legal population?
91769. Johnny Depp may be the new Sweeney Todd, but this Canadian actor won a Tony Award for his role in the theatrical version in 1979. Who is the actor?
91770. Figure skaters have technical excellence, but what they need is an edge. It often comes from the person who put the movements and music together. Canada?s most renowned figure skating choreographer was also an elite skater herself. She created Kurt Browning and is currently working with Vaughn Chipeur. Who is she?
91772. In what year did George Strait release the album 'Right or Wrong'?
91773. Five Etudes Charasteristiques op.24 for solo violin is a very unusual and unknown work by an English composer. Who was he?
91775. In the Sugarland video for 'Baby Girl', at the Hermitage Café they sell hamburgers and what?
91776. In Europe, who has been Prime Minister for the longest time?
91777. In March 1939, what territory was given to Hungary by Adolf Hitler?
91778. Are there any absolute monarchies today?
91779. Where was Pannonia, and what was its capital?
91780. What bonds the following last names: Cataldi, Pervushin, Riesel, Slowinski and Woltman?
91781. What are a few compounds made up of neon?
91782. In the UK, how are TV viewing figures calculated?
91783. What is the title of the Count Basie album that was released in 1972?
91785. George Harrison sang, "It doesn't really matter what chords I play, what words I say, or what time of day it is." As it's only what?
91786. What part of the body would be the unfortunate site of a macular cyst?
91787. Against what country did the Australian High Commission recently warn its people from travelling to with the dire assertion: "We advise you to exercise caution and monitor developments that might affect your safety? because of the risk of terrorist attack"?
91788. Where would one sing, "From dishonour and from shame, guard our country's spotless name," with hand over heart?
91789. The 2006 World Cup Soccer Finals were held in Germany where Italy was crowned the champion. What team did Italy beat to become the champion?
91790. eBay turned ten years old in 2005. Inventor of eBay Pierre Omidyar, sold the first item ever up for auction on his eBay Web site. What item did he sell for a whopping $14.00?
91791. Who said this famous quote, "My goal is to be remembered as a human being and as a great performer"?
91792. What supermodel designs shoes for Birkenstock?
91793. How was Abu Laith al-Libi killed?
91794. What is the distance between Jiddah and Mecca?
91798. When would one use "adios" instead of "hasta la vista" when speaking Spanish or does it make no difference?
91799. Who is Eli Sunday?
91800. Where was WWE's "ECW" held on January 29 of this year?
91802. In Hawaiian, what is the opposite of kapu?
91804. In 1988 the Supreme Court of Canada voted 5-2 against an existing law that was deemed manifestly unfair against the security of a person according to the Charter of Rights. What was the law?
91805. Christopher Paul Curtis of Windsor, Ontario, recently won both the Coretta Scott King Book Award and the Newberry Honor Award. What is the name of his book?
91806. Percy Faith is best known as a conductor, arranger and composer for Hollywood. What was his first job?
91807. The Ottawa Senators were well represented when the NHL All-Star game was held in Atlanta this week. Jason Spezza and Dany Heatley are suiting up along with captain Daniel Alfredsson. Which of the three was voted to a starting position by fan ballot?
91808. French cellist (1892-1964), very active between the 20s and 50s, a fine representative of the best tradition of the French style playing; to many experts, as good but certainly not as famous as Fournier; polished, elegant, with a solid technique, a beautiful sound and fine musicality. He left some excellent recordings like Honegger's concerto with the composer, but today he is forgotten. Who was he?
91809. Which actress provided the voice of Natasha in "Rocky and Bullwinkle"?
91810. Which barbecue meat do Texans refer to as "possum on the half shell"?
91811. Outside of the United States and Canada, where is Groundhog Day celebrated?
91812. The red colour of hair is due to which metal?
91813. Why are photos that accompany obituaries often in black and white?
91814. In area, what is the smallest country without a coastline?
91815. The single "Neon Moon" was released by Brooks & Dunn in what year?
91816. What is Fergie?s real middle name?
91817. What is the name of the instrument that has lots of cogs, the sun is in the middle and plots the planets going around?
91818. What do the words storm, evil, and apple have in common?
91819. Who designed the uniforms that the Swiss guard wear at the Vatican?
91820. The album 'White Pony' was released in 2000 by what band? Deftones Max Collins is the lead singer of what band?
91821. Who killed Dag Drollet?
91822. What name do chefs use for a ?cooked paste usually made from flour and butter, used to thicken sauces??
91823. Who was the sole non-governmental employee amongst the American hostages held by Iran from 1979 to 1981?
91824. With what world capital does the City of Toronto share the nickname ?The Big Smoke??
91825. Who wrote the song 'With This Tear' on Celine Dion's self titled CD?
91826. What does the Kanye West's first name mean in Swahili?
91827. What is the children's TV show that had a pair of talking leather boots? Possibly PBS in the 1980's.
91828. The lyrics, "Though you only stayed a moment we all know that you're the one," are from what James Blunt song?
91830. What connects the following: A map book brand name, something you do when you go to the doctor's office, a description of someone who is well educated, a Swedish industrialist and entomologist of the 18th century, and a company that manufactures access control systems?
91831. Can you name all NCAA stadiums for football and basketball?
91833. She without arm, he without leg - ballet - Hand in Hand, what are their names?
91834. Does anyone know the name of Pink Floyd's very first double album?
91835. What is the difference between male ice and female ice?
91836. What is the name of this game that had a fantasy type setting, had both side and overhead views, and featured a muscle bound hero who fought with a spiky ball on a chain, and the weapon got more powerful the more enemies you defeated? The question was posted and I can't find the answer.
91837. Has anyone heard a techno/trance song from around 1999-2002 with the lyrics, "I think I'm in nowhere loving my mind"? I had taped it off the radio and lost it. Looked everywhere, no luck.
91838. A mid 70's kid show with real actors, similar to 'The New Zoo Review.' There was an explorer type who always said "oga-bogga" and a witch that would taste her potion and make a face that would scare the heck out of me as a kid. There are more but the memory is starting to go. Anybody got a clue?
91839. The country of Antigua once was called by what name?
91840. Which University does the fact checking for the TV show 'Jeopardy'?
91841. How many subatomic particles are known to exist?
91842. Who originated the theory of "panspermia", or the belief that life on Earth was "seeded" by organic molecules from space?
91843. It took 14 years and $50 million for officials to bring the first MacDonald?s to Moscow. At the time it was the largest restaurant in the chain. Who was the Canadian connection in the venture?
91844. Vancouverite Marc Emery's lawyers recently cut a 10-year deal with U.S. prosecutors about the distribution of cannabis seeds to Americans. What is Marc Emery's nickname?
91845. The statue of the Ukrainian Girl in Canora, Saskatchewan attests to its heritage. The community has samples of its award winning potable available at the CN Station House Museum. Which liquid was judged best tasting in 2003?
91846. Rumours abound that Tiger-Cats head coach, Charlie Taaffe, may be heading to West Virginia University. What is the major thing the Ti-Cats have that is standing in the way of the new job?
91847. What are some examples of internal and external stimuli to which organisms respond?
91848. What is meant by directional and nondirectional stimuli?
91849. Do people who have undergone a 'botched' lobotomy have any awareness at all?
91850. Several Russian sports clubs are called Khimik. What does Khimik mean?
91851. What is a Hajduk, and do they still exist today?
91852. What is a Sandzak?
91853. The official Serb name of Kosovo is Kosovo and Metohija. What is the official Albanian name?
91855. What is the area of the UK?
91856. Who was Madison (Madison Square Garden, Madison Ave, etc)?
91857. Apart from humans, do any other animals commit suicide?
91858. Are any 'Cloverfield' sequels planned?
91859. What was the name of an 1980s computer game where the player was a wrecking ball operator?
91860. What is the more affectionate name for the Vulcan bomber?
91861. What was Danny Fisher's middle name according to a song the actor playing him performed in a 1958 film?
91862. Who or what links Julie Andrews, Patsy Cline, Connie Francis, Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley, Jim Reeves and Tammy Wynette?
91863. Is the actor who played Gandalf in 'The Lord of the Rings' the same actor who played Dumbledore in the first two Harry Potter movies?
91864. Great American pianist, nearly 90 now. Fantastic technique and plenty of stamina. He wrote some very difficult trascendental etudes, and he's famous for some phantasies on a very famous opera for solo piano. His Rachmaninoff's second concerto is anthological. Who is he?
91865. What was the name of Disney's lemmings documentary and was it faked?
91866. Why is directionality often an important aspect of responsiveness?
91867. Other than the television series, what is "Murphy's Law"?
91868. The Royal Observatory moved in 1950 from Greenwich to where?
91869. What was the capital city of England before London?
91870. What is the enzyme in the brain which can spontaneously induce trance-like states in people?
91871. Who founded the ancient mystery school, The Brotherhood of the Bee?
91872. I have a silver dollar with a picture of Mayor Heller on one side and the Sullivan Mine on the other. Where can I find out more about this coin? My understanding is that these were given as change in the 60's.
91873. Where is current WWE wrestler JBL's new energy drink, MamaJuana sold?
91874. What does artist Nate Hill prefer to use in his artwork?
91876. Which episode is a common link between the myth of Osiris and the fairy tale 'Cinderella'?
91877. Which painting is the hanon-tramp demon clearly illustrated?
91878. In 1839 the Durham Report, recommending the unification of Upper and Lower Canada with English the only official language, was presented in London, by Governor General Lord Durham. What was the report in response to?
New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton has accused Prime Minister Stephen Harper of political blackmail. He has also admitted that the issue has divided his party. What is the issue that is causing the pressure?
91881. How many instruments feature in a full Indonesian gamelan orchestra?
91882. Who designed the hammer and sickle emblem?
91883. Although it is called an island, it is actually a sandbar. It is also responsible for more than 350 shipwrecks. What is the name of this Atlantic landform?
91884. The National Lacrosse League had a knuckle-biter of a game earlier this month when the Toronto-Minnesota game went into overtime. Minnesota captain, Ryan Cousins, scored the winning goal in the 17-16 victory. What award did Cousins win last year?
91885. What year did George Strait release the CD 'Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind?'
91886. What was Rick Jackson's Country Hall Of Fame Show's first song played?
91887. What was the #40 song this week on Bob Kingsley's Country Top 40 Count down?
91888. What nation has the most lighthouses?
91889. What is the guitar music (banjo style) from the channel 4 series Grand Designs?
91892. Jordin Sparks was born in what state?
91893. In the 1984 Olympics in Sarajevo, Bosnia, a 23 year old became the first American man to ever win an Olympic gold medal in alpine downhill skiing. What is his name?
91894. The story of an evil vampire named Count Dracula has been told a number of times over the years. What is the name of the actor who portrayed the batty blood-sucker in the 1931 version of the movie?
91895. Is nepotism illegal in the workplace in the UK?
91896. What does Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch mean?
91897. Are pomegranate seeds edible?
91898. What is the largest snowflake in diameter to be recorded?
91899. Who sang the National Anthem at today's Super Bowl XLII?
91900. How many Americans died in World War II?
91901. The Greek dish Kleftiko means 'stolen meat.' What is the history behind this name?
91902. What was the last territorial acquisition of the United Kingdom?
91903. What football team has won the most Super Bowls in history?
91904. Is it safe to take down a wasp's nest when the outside temperature is below -20 degrees celsius?
91905. What Russian football club is named after a factory that produces ammoniac and carbamide?
91906. What was the only central European country to remain a parliamentary democracy from 1918 to 1938?
91907. A one-eyed, racist U.S. Senator once proposed prodding the President with a farming implement in order to provoke him to action. What was his name, and what was the nickname derived from that proposal?
91908. I heard while watching the Super Bowl that the New York Giants have won the Super Bowl three times, counting tonight. When were the other two?
91909. Now that the Super Bowl is over with and the Patriots are not undefeated, what is Bill Belichick's overall win-loss-draw record as a coach in his career at New England?
91910. What country and/or state's phone numbers begin with the digits "08"?
91911. Created when King Charles granted a charter to "The Company of Adventurers," this company has been part of Canada's history before it was even a country. What is the current name of this 348 year-old company?
91912. The Fast Runner, by Inuit filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk won a medal at the Cannes Film Festival in 2001. Kunuk and his co-producer Norman Cohn have launched a website to allow other aboriginal cinematographers a venue. What is the name of the website?
91913. In an effort to contain the cholera epidemic in 1832, immigrants were moved to La Grosse Ile, or in English, The Large Island, in the middle of the St. Lawrence River. What was the island renamed after the epidemic?
91914. What are the top 10 least stable countries in the world?
91915. Canada recently won the World Junior Hockey championships for the fourth consecutive time. While it is true that a core of name players helped to reach that pinnacle, there is a player that is considered the unsung hero of the series. Who is he?
91916. Kelly Sweet was born in what city?
91917. How did Milton Marx come by the nickname ?Gummo??
91918. What is the name of the herb flavored liqueur based on Armagnac that is available in yellow and green varieties, the latter being the stronger of the two?
91919. What band did director Cameron Crowe have to seek permission from to use their name in his semi-autobiographical film offering 'Almost Famous'?
91920. Who was granted United States Patent #312,085, for his invention described as being, "designed to be applied to the person, and provided with hooks and other attachments for securing the person to a fixed object"?
91922. George Jones released what album in 1959?
91924. In the Big & Rich video for 'Lost in This Moment' what event is being held in the video behind them?
91929. On special oak furniture what creature is famous for being carved on it?
91930. Does toothpaste have an expiry date?
91931. Batley and Hill competed for Great Britain in which sport?
91932. Do kibbutz still exist in Israel?
91933. Where exactly would you find the Spanish dancing horses?
91934. Whose antiques were "as cheap as chips"?
91935. How many NFL teams have never been to a Super Bowl, and which ones?
91937. How many years has the Memphis Tigers mens basketball team been undefeated?
91939. What is the puppy's name in '101 Dalmatians' that always stands in front of the TV?
91940. How many words are there in the English language?
91941. Is there a caffeinated ice cream?
91942. Is the Middle East a part of Africa or Asia?
91943. Why is it that no matter what color bubble bath you use the bubbles are always white?
91946. How many words are in the French language?
91947. What's the most expensive British film ever made?
91948. How many buses are there in London?
91949. How many black cabs does London have?
91950. Who was the last ever pop star or group to perform at Wembley Stadium before it was knocked down and redesigned by Lord Foster?
91951. What was the title of the Stevie Wonder album released in 1965?
91952. Was the sale of indulgences by Johann Tetzel, including the "jingle" he used to intice customers, approved by the pope?
91953. What video shows 'O Canada' being sung at an American hockey game to a Christmas carol?
91954. Several Russian sports clubs are named Krylya Sovetov. What does Krylya Sovetov mean?
91955. Is there any commercial fishing in UK?s largest lake, Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland?
91956. Who was the first President of Egypt?
91957. What royalty is today called His or Her Serene Highness?
91958. What is the answer to the final puzzle on "Wheel of Fortune" on Monday, February 4th?
91959. Who has scored the showbiz grand slam - winning the Oscar, Tony, Grammy and Emmy?
91960. Did L. Ron Hubbard ever meet with Tom Cruise?
91961. Are there any states in the US with four perfectly straight state borders, or are they called state lines?
91962. C.D. Howe considered himself a Canadian by choice. During the 1940-50?s, he was very active on the political scene. What was his nick name?
91963. During Pontiac's Rebellion in 1863, the British officers parlayed with the Indians at Fort Pitt. They offered the chiefs blankets. However, their motives were not altruistic. What disease had they exposed the gifts to?
91964. Considering that our bodies are over 80% water, how is it that some people are supposedly allergic to water?
91965. How many, if any, of the professional football teams in the UK are on the stockmarket?
91966. Todd MacCulloch, the former centre of the New Jersey Nets, was forced to retire due to a neuromuscular disease. What is the name of the disease?
91967. Dr. Roger Perrault, former national medical director of the Canadian Red Cross, had the last of the charges against him dropped by the Crown. In which court were they withdrawn?
91969. What was the original name of the woman known today as "Lady Godiva"?
91970. What claymation television show featured Loretta Devine as the voice of Muriel Stubbs?
91971. What feature of a Milton Bradley/Hasbro board game is described here: "...this device is a clear plastic hemisphere containing the die, placed over a flexible sheet. Players roll the die by pressing down quickly on the bubble, which flexes the sheet and causes the die to tumble upon its rebound"?
91972. The names of which books of the King James Bible, including the Old and New Testaments, begin and end with vowels?
91973. In Bulgarian it is ?Chestit Rojden Den!?, ?Hartelijk gefeliciteerd!? in Dutch and if you were in Budapest they would say ?La Multi Ani!?. What would they say in Thailand?
91974. Mandy Moore starred in the movie "A Walk to Remember" as what character?
91975. What is the name of the Placebo album that was released in 2000?
91977. What was the name of Garth Brooks? 1995 CD?
91980. In what year was the Linkin Park single 'Crawling' released?
91981. Why don't women go bald?
91983. What was Henry Fielding famous for other than writing?
91984. What was the first British film to make over 100 million dollars at the US box office?
91986. What is the center of a circle called?
91988. How did Georg Listing and Gustav Schafer, from the German band Tokio Hotel, meet?
91989. Carrie Underwood was the fifth country artist in the last 20 years to perform on what TV show?
91990. What are the English lyrics to the Tokio Hotel songs "Geh" and "1000 Meere"?
91991. What are the songs and artists on the soundtrack of the Nancy Drew ABC Family movie starring Maggie Lawson?
91992. Joe Elliott joined a band known as what, before they decided to change to Deaf Leopard? The band later changed the spelling to Def Leppard.
91993. In which year did Andrew Wiles prove the Fermat's Last Theorem?
91994. Today in what nations is homosexuality a crime?
91995. What song did Clay Walker sing at the Ten Man Jam?
91996. What was the total of all the people Lucas McCain killed on 'The Rifleman' series in its entirety?
91998. Which wrist watch recently came out with the innovative manner of greasing their interior gear with black diamond powder?
91999. Which computer engineer developed the first 100 dollar laptop?