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Questions From Jan 21 09
102501. For how long did the Viking kings rule Russia?
102502. Where was Sarai the capital?
102503. Who were the Pechenegs?
102504. What state do the Simpsons live in?
102505. Who was the person to end Canada's political deadlock in 1864?
102506. Ulaanbaatar is the capital of what country?
102507. Is George Bush retiring from politics?
102508. Where is there a museum dedicated to the phallus?
102509. What rare medical condition is called porphyria cutanea tarda?
102510. It's not considered vandalism, or even defacing public property. Nope, it's a tradition. Whose signature was added to a distinguished collection, and where is it?
102511. Sunday, January 25, 2009 sees the 250th anniversary of the birth of Scotland's National poet Robert Burns. How many Burns Clubs are there worldwide?
102512. Which scientist and statesman has been credited with creating the world's first public library, police force and fire department in the 1730s?
102513. What links the borders of Namibia-Angola, Pakistan-Afghanistan, Guyana-Brazil, Uganda-Zaire and Thailand-Laos?
102514. What is a line that is defined as the ratio of vertical to horizontal distance it covers?
102515. According to a 1977 hit, what star sign is Larry?
102516. On 'The Andy Griffith Show' there was a farm girl named Frankie. Who was she?
102517. What is the theme word or what do they have in common for the words notorious, open and mob?
102519. What will happen with the role of "First Lady" when a woman becomes President of the United States?
102520. Does the incumbent President of the United States always run for a second term if he wishes to do so, or can his party nominate a new candidate if they feel he isn't doing a good job?
102521. What is the oldest continually used library in the United States?
102522. Who is the only U.S. president to have served more than two terms?
102523. Why did the United States invade Panama in 1989?
102524. Where is Austronesia?
102525. What was the Bolivian Gas War?
102526. What was the issue between Chad and Josh on "Million Dollar Listing"?
102527. Which national flags have a length exactly twice that of the width?
102528. When were the very first submarines ever used?
102529. What does the Winkelhaken from the Akkadian cuneiform look like?
102530. If Obama was president of the states he won and McCain was president of the states he won in Election 2008, who would have the largest population?
102531. In the 19th century, what American served as a general in three different armies?
102532. What was the name of the only U.S. naval vessel captured during World War II?
102533. Which TV show featured episodes called 'The Maltese Cow' and 'Bullets and Bikinis'?
102534. The British piano maker Challen manufactured what was in the 1930s touted as the "largest piano in the world", at some 12 feet in length. I think there was only one made, and I have heard that it is now privately owned in France. Does anyone know where it is, and who owns it?
102535. Who has served the longest time as the President of France?
102536. Who was the highest ranking Confederate officer during the U.S. Civil War?
102537. Who were the Libertadores?
102538. What was Katipunan?
102539. When was the marine chronometer invented?
102540. Which US Vice Presidents have died in office?
102541. What happens if a US Vice President dies in office?
102542. In the 1940's & 1950's which Hollywood idol was the 'Body' ?
102543. How is a distinct version of Malus domestica, developed by Dr. R.C. Palmer, related in name to a "worst picture" nominee for the 2008 Razzie Awards?
102544. The French called them "Andastes", the Dutch "Minquas", and the Pennsylvania English dubbed them "Conestoga". What did they call themselves?
102545. How is the birthplace of baseball?s fiery "Black Mike? related in name to a woman who allegedly conspired to extort millions from John Travolta?s grieving family?
102546. What exact name is shared by one of the six known models for "Aunt Jemima" and one of the two known wives of the twenty-eighth President of the United States?
102547. Who served the longest period of time as US President?
102548. Did the "W" in the call letters of early radio stations stand for "Westinghouse" as in Westinghouse Electric Co.?
102551. Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood will be on a pre-Grammy show hosted by who?
102552. When Chaucer uses the word "here", is it meant to mean "her" or "their"? Here's an example of it in a sentence - "Som tyme yit they mette/ By sleyghte" to speak "of here desyr".
102553. Is Vice-President George Clinton related to President Bill Clinton?
102554. On "That 70's Show" why did Donna go from being a redhead to being a blonde?
102555. If Obama swore to uphold the Constitution, and then there is separation of church and state, what have Obama and the previous presidents been doing with the Bible?
102556. What is Yakuza?
102557. The day after 9/11, were public schools closed?
102558. Which Queen of Italian heritage named a town (now in Ukraine) after her home town in Southern Italy?
102559. Why does the Portuguese coat-of-arms bear five small shields?
102560. Where was New Albion?
102561. I'm curious about the lapel badge (pin) that Gary Sinise wears as Detective Mac Taylor in 'CSI: New York'. Do any of our American cousins know what it represents?
102562. When was the first recorded accident where a car collided with another car?
102563. What sobriquet links Hartley Rathaway and Charles Howard Schmid, Jr.?
102564. How is the company owned by Randall Emmett and Curtis James Jackson III related in name to a popular group from Down Under fronted by the Hammond sisters?
102565. How is the surface of Keurusselkä related to this week's all-star record set by the captain of the Boston Bruins?
102566. How is the daughter of the man who succeeded Pope Pius III related in name to "The Phoenix" of cycling?
102567. Who is the current world shogi champion?
102568. From which flower is opium produced?
102569. In simple words, what is a call center?
102570. What is the national sport of Japan?
102571. Where is the world's largest women only university?
102572. What is the nightly call in the House of Commons?
102573. What the heck is a nubcake?
102574. Can Obama overturn the two-term limit rule in order to run for a third term?
102575. Is the United States a Christian nation?
Please confine answers to quotes from official U.S. government documents.
102576. Who was the only American to have two cars named after him?
102577. What ligament transplant surgery is named for a former MLB pitcher?
102578. How can I tell highly polished marble from highly polished granite without doing anything destructive?
102579. What are the differences between a pastor, minister, deacon, bishop and reverend?
102580. Which was the last of the 50 United States to require by law that the Bible be read at the beginning of every school day, and in what year was the law rescinded?
102581. In 'The Aristocats' what are the names of Duchess' three kittens?
102582. How many local governments are there in the world?
102583. Is choline found in eggs?
102584. Which game was previously known as "whiff whaff" and "gossima"?
102585. Which famous Hindi director worked in Calcutta as a telephone operator?
102586. Which two companies merged in 1974 to form British Airways?
102587. How many canines, molars, incissors and premolars does an adult human have?
102588. The famous NFLer, Ollie Matson, was traded by the Cardinals for nine players. Who were they?
102589. What do we call a phrase that combines two contradictory words such as pretty ugly or jumbo shrimp?
102590. If one were in Rangoon, how could one reason that Bohdda Tharanat emerged from the blood of Buddha?
102591. Why would it be alarming if the first calf born during an Icelandic winter is white?
102592. How is the author of ?Ideology and the Ideologists? related in name to the creator of Peter Porkchops?
102593. According to legend, of the thirteen animals on the Chinese Zodiac which three elected to take a raft across the river?
102594. Is it possible to buy Daterra Farms Coffee through conventional retail outlets in the United States, or do you have to custom order it?
102595. What, exactly, is a pit?
102596. When was the cultured pearl invented?
102597. What was the first region in the world where the euro became legal tender?
102598. Who was called "la duchessina" by the people of Florence?
102599. What's got Karen Maples in the news?
102600. Was there ever a board game called Google or Googal, and how and where can I obtain one?
102601. Where might I be able to find and aquire a copy of Rabbi Yehudah Halevi's book "the Kuzari" in its original Arabic?
102603. Have all of the lower 48 states ever had snow on the ground at the same time, and when?
102605. In the original Hippocratic Oath, by whom did the individual doctor swear to uphold the standards of professional behavior?
102606. Was 'Dueling Banjos' ever recorded in a jam session, etc., in the Jimi Hendrix style?
102607. What year and in which country was the Eurovision Song Contest held in which the band that won was ABBA?
102608. What is jaywalking and why is it illegal in some states?
102610. What is the name of the song used in the new Geico commercials with the googley-eyed money?
102611. What ?malady? links the fictional character Chief Bromden with the real life artist Hendrick Avercamp?
102612. What does Turritopsis Nutricula have in common with Benjamin Button?
102613. How is a documentary about rough and tumble Epper and Bell related in name to Palin?s footwear netting $2,025 on line?
102614. How is the tree that spawns the berries ground to make Sansho powder related in name to the man who established The Zolge?
102615. Who wrote the Elizabethan play "Edmund Ironside"?
102616. How do hermit crabs have babies?
102617. I hand-feed silver gulls (small seagulls) at the beach, and never see them blink. Do seagulls have eyelids?
102618. Are there more trees or websites in total?
102619. When was Patricia Conroy, one of Canada's best country/western singers, born?
102620. Who said, "You have a tendency to back away from things otherwise"? Hint: It's from 'A Separate Peace' by John Knowles.
102621. Why did they decide to use English as a language of communication for everybody in the United States?
102622. Are fish ever thirsty?
102623. What is the memory span of a gecko?
102624. What are the top ten best selling video game series?
102625. Did Al Capone hide moonshine under Moose Jaw, Alberta?
102626. The video game "World in Conflict" is based on what war that could have happened?
102627. What was the first game to come out for the Xbox 360?
102628. A political back-scratching technique is named for something done with a construction element. Etymologists disagree, however, as to whether it has to do with work or sport. What is this trading of favors, and who was the legendary American frontiersman who first uttered it on the floor of Congress?
102629. Who received the very first Social Security payment in the United States, and in what amount?
102631. What is CCD and why does it pose such a threat to agriculture?
102632. What do the locals in San Diego often call the Mexican city of Tijuana?
102633. Who is the most successful female recording artist ever?
102634. What was a Domnitor?
102635. What is the Millennium of Russia?
102636. In Anglo-Saxon England, what was wergild?
102637. Which former NFL great had written into his contract that he could never be traded to the Chicago Bears?
102638. Was there ever an NFL or NCAA football game in which the final score was 4-2? This seems to me to be the most obscure score possible.
102639. Which NFL great was married to Dinah Washington?
102640. Which Major League Baseball players were married on their home fields?
102642. Why is Kinjikitile Ngwale considered a hero in Tanzania?
102643. What Dutch island has English as its principal language?
102644. What does the company abbreviation "Nabisco" stand for?
102645. What are the major reasons for economic crisis in Zimbabwe?
102646. What is the main mineral in seawater?
102647. Which is the only muscle in the human body that never gets tired?
102648. Where is the headquarters of NATO?
102649. Who were the first humans to travel in a balloon?
102650. President Hoover used an overproduction of zinc as an explanation for what?
102651. What is meant by the principle of the "liberum veto," and does it apply to the decisions taken by the European Union?
102652. Can you finish this saying: "Happy is the man whose profession is also his..." what?
102653. The 1940 movie "The Sea Hawk" has the Spanish sailors costumed in what appear to be essentially suits of armour. Is this historically accurate?
102654. Which palace was the home of the Sun King?
102655. Who murdered James Earl Chaney?
102656. What is the difference between an herb and a spice?
102658. What caused the death of the infamous Roman Emperor Nero?
102659. How many pandas live in the United States?
102660. When was, in Don McLean's words, "the day that the music died"?
102661. Of which Clinton was it said that he or she was foolish enough to try to command an army when he or she was not even capable enough to command a troop of horses?
102662. Which bird in this world has no vocal cord?
102663. Is there any bird on this earth that has no wings?
102664. How long would it take to drive across the whole of England?
102665. Who was the 30th President of the United States of America?
102666. What is the name of an historic class of yacht; there is a bird of the same name?
102667. Does the musician Prince have any living children?
102668. Who is David Letterman's house drummer?
102669. What island was Sweden's only colony overseas?
102670. Who was the most prominent exiled person in Saint Helena, except for Napoleon Bonaparte?
102671. What was the first successful British colony in the West Indies?
102672. Who is credited as the first pirate to have a "peg leg"?
102673. Where was the first penal colony in Australia?
102674. How tall was George Washington, in centimetres?
102675. Which NBA team had a reserve forward who was also the team dentist?
102676. Who was the last NFL player to play without a helmet?
102677. Which major league players, present or past, were born in what is now the Czech Republic or Slovakia ?
102678. Who is considered to be the first standup comedian?
102679. Who was Georgia, the former Soviet Republic, named after?
102680. What is the name of the oft seen but seldom heard cat pursued by Pepe Le Pew?
102681. What is, per pound, the most consumed item during Super Bowl Sunday?
102682. What is the name of the house band on 'The Muppet Show'?
102683. What major rock and roll band of the seventies was originally named White Clover?
102684. Who, in 1499, discovered the mouth of the Amazon river?
102685. What is the English name for what the Germans call the "Sturm und Drang" period in their literature?
102686. What German novel published in the second half of the eighteenth century caused some 2,000 copycat suicides?
102687. When was the psychiatric institution known as "Bedlam" created?
102688. How many sheets of paper are there in a ream?
102689. Where is Christopher Columbus buried?
102690. What is the only escape for one who falls in love with The Leanhaun Shee?
102691. How is National Freedom Day in the U.S. related to the death of the man behind the 1912 work ?Apple Tree in Bloom??
102692. How is the author of the 2005 novel ?Origin in Death? related in name to a lunar feature found east of Helberg with Berkner to the north?
102693. He bought a shotgun. He was in the mood for a little confrontation. He couldn?t take no more abuse so he shot down the congregation. How is he related in name to a bloom of Chrysaora colorata?
102694. What is the speciality dish of Maryland in the USA?
102695. Who did Henry Rollins do the voice for in 'Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker'?
102696. Is there still a block on Boomerang called "Boomeraction?"
102697. For well known reasons the police cars of Salem, Massachusetts, display a logo of a witch on a broomstick. Which small Central American city has a city seal and a soccer team with the same picture, and why?
102698. Is it correct to call the step children of your aunt "step cousins"?
102699. Who won this year's Super Bowl?
102700. Michael Phelps, hero of the Bejing 2008 Olympics, has recently made a public apology. About what?
102701. What is the longest added time given either in the first or the second half of an official football (soccer) game?
102702. Why did we adopt 230V system for domestic customers whereas in the USA, all appliances are rated to operate on 110V. Why the discrepancy?
102703. How much does one minute of advertising cost during the Super Bowl?
102704. Why is the Golden Ratio (phi = sqrt(5)/2 + 1/2) so crucial to art?
102705. What is the average entry-level salary for a mathematician?
102706. Why are there uncountably many levels of uncountable infinity? (A proof would be nice.)
102707. What exactly caused the fire that, in 1834, destroyed the Old Westminster Palace in London?
102708. For what practical reason was the famous Penny Black poststamp replaced, after one year, by the Penny Red?
102709. What is sometimes considered the oldest known written document?
102710. What bird lays the largest egg in relation to its body size?
102711. When and why were the Netherlands annexed by the First French Empire?
102712. What is the Dorset culture?
102713. What American state motto was written across the shirt of a 20th century bomber and shouted, by a 19th century presidential assassin, to a bewildered theatrical audience?
102714. What term is used in archaeology and geology to express time that is prior to 1950, in relation to carbon dating?
102715. What do you call the act of carving chalk figures in the earth?
102716. On M*A*S*H, what was the name of the song that Father Mulcahy came up with?
102717. Which seasonal institution was introduced to England from Germany, by Prince Albert?
102718. How many honeycomb cells are there in an average beehive?
102719. How is the number being sold by Spencer Potter on eBay related to the installation of the man who preceded Pope John VIII?
102720. What colour were the earrings on the original Barbie doll?
102721. How are the lyrics on a 1969 single featuring the song "Don't Worry Kyoko (Mummy's Only Looking for a Hand in the Snow)? related to cutis anserine?
102722. Which personality, depicted on the cover of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, was married in real life to Colin Lionel Emm?
102723. What is the only Academy Award nominated song sung by Aerosmith?
102724. How do you cure armpit odor?
102725. What island in the Caribbean once belonged to Denmark?
102726. Did the groundhog see his shadow today?
102727. In a name like Paul von Hindenburg, is the 'von' similar to being knighted (like a 'sir')?
102728. What are the ten new species just discovered in Colombia?
102729. What's the new so called "immortal" sea animal?
102730. What US presidents have been born west of the Mississippi river?
102731. Have any Popes ever chosen to step down from their chair after being elected?
102733. Do you actually roll your tongue (like the English pronunciation of the word "roll") when you pronounce the French "R?"
102734. In 2003, Oakland scored three touchdowns in the Super Bowl; Tampa Bay got three just on returns of these?
102735. Did any US army ever occupy Mexico City, and if so when was that?
102736. What do President George W. Bush and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao have in common?
102737. Who was the only American ever held as a prisoner in The Tower of London?
102738. Who was the last Englishman to be imprisoned in The Tower of London?
102739. How long is the Metacomet-Monadnock Trail and what are its northern and southern termini?
102740. What is the total energy of all the particles in a sample of matter called?
102741. Which US President had a child born in the White House?
102742. Fans of Steely Dan recognize the distinct sound at the beginning of the song ?Rikki Don?t Lose That Number? as being a flopanda. I cannot seem to locate a photo of it online. Can someone find and source one?
102743. If Ringo were a clergyman, John an angel and George dressed like he were planning to dig a grave what would that make Paul and where is he walking?
102744. The name of the birthplace of Miss America 1964 can be heard on what track from The Beatles? 15th album in The United States?
102745. How is musician Geoffrey Lyall related in name to the lyrics of Steely Dan?s ?Here at the Western World??
102746. Which country has the higher percentage of people 6 feet tall, China or Mexico?
102747. It sometimes happens that doctors make the mistake of pronouncing a person dead too soon. It has been known to happen that a person assumed to be dead made a full medical recovery. What is the longest amount of time that a person lived after having been pronounced dead by a doctor?
102748. Who wrote the sci-fi novel 'The Day of the Triffids'?
102749. Is throwing pasta (spaghetti) against the wall until it sticks an accurate way to determine when to stop cooking it and ready it for serving?
102750. It is well known that Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and "The Big Bopper" were heading to Moorhead, Minnesota when their plane crashed. If they had made it to that destination, where would they have travelled afterwards?
102751. From which film, said by which character, played by which actor comes the line "Snorkers! good oh"?
102752. What language did the Virgin Mary use when speaking at Lourdes to 14-year old Bernadette Soubirous, according to Bernadette's own reports of the apparition?
102753. Which came first; the abolition of slavery in the USA or the abolition of serfdom in Russia?
102754. What were the three first cities world-wide that had an underground railway system?
102755. Which Confederate general missed the Battle of Gettyburg because he had previously been shot by mistake by his own sentries?
102756. Where would one find the Kerwood Derby?
102758. Who was the cast member of an early TV sitcom who committed suicide because he was blacklisted?
102759. Who was the last major leaguer to play catcher left-handed?
102760. Which NFL teams had the first and the second top picks in an NFL draft in the same year?
102761. What exotic fish, related to the piranha, has teeth similar to human's?
102762. Who was born in the UK in 1988, is a student who "wants to make a difference", has a younger sister and technically both have no last name?
102763. Why do planets follow the ecliptic?
102764. What is the world's largest democracy?
102765. Is Jonathan Taylor Thomas gay?
102766. What is the term given to someone who backs a production in the theatre?
102767. Who wrote a book when she was 9 years old, has a forward by J. M. Barrie, and when first published contained all the spelling and grammar mistakes?
102768. What is the city in Mexico that millions of Monarch butterflies migrate to, when does this happen, and why do they go there?
102769. What's the name of a building sporting domes and minarets and sometimes called the world's biggest birdfeeder, and why are the exterior murals redone every year?
102770. Where did Alice Cooper get the idea for his make up?
102771. What was/is the longest and biggest known snake to ever live on earth?
102772. Why does Venus not rotate counter-clockwise around its axes like the other planets do?
102773. What is a tally stick?
102774. Which book was the first recipient of the prestigious Caldecott Medal?
102775. What is Garifuna?
102776. What was the Mau movement?
102777. What exactly does a quarryman do?
102778. What are the respective prices of the Calgary Flames and Montreal Canadiens properties in NHL Monopoly (Collector's edition)?
102779. After Arnie Risen retired, who was second-string center to Bill Russell?
102780. In which early TV sitcom did the main protagonist try to get the New York Yankees to sign a pitcher who could pitch with either arm?
102781. Which former NFL player had part of his Ph.D. thesis printed in Sports Illustrated?
102782. Is it true that Dwight David Eisenhower did not pursue a pro football career because he injured his shoulder tackling Jim Thorpe?
102784. Can anyone tell me why Judge Karen wears a red robe instead of a black one?
102785. How did Harry Edgington make it into the British charts twice, reaching numbers 3 and 9, without having been on the recording or on the production team either?
102786. Anne and Louise were brother and sister. Which became a duke, and which had the most children?
102787. An opera with two characters only. The only action is opening doors. What is it and who was it by?
102788. Why is the letter for Potassium, K?
102789. Who came fourth in 1989 in the BBC Sports Personality of the Year TV programme ahead of Ian Botham and Will Carling?
102790. The names of which specific family members can be found in the lyrics to The Beatles? ?Let It Be?, ?Can You Take Me Back?, ?Eleanor Rigby?, and ?Mean Mr. Mustard??
102791. How is the celestial body with the provisional designation 1992 KD related to the lyrical enigma 'Subterranean Homesick Blues'?
102792. What type of uncharacteristic behaviors do bats with "white-nose syndrome" display?
102793. How much did Titanoboa cerrejonensis weigh?
102794. Does one testicle produce more sperm than the other one?
102795. What country is known as the Rainbow Nation?
102796. The founder of Methodism divulged in a sermon that a peculiar "constitution of soul" precluded his study of a certain branch of learning since it would turn him into a Deist, if not an Atheist. From what did he abstain on the grounds that it would be hurtful to his soul?
102797. What's the official marching tune for the Royal Marines?
102799. Where was Einstein's Theory of Relativity experimentally proved successful, and by whom?
102800. What is the fourth most holy place in Sunni Islam?
102801. What region of Senegal has an independence movement?
102802. According to the UN, is Kosovo recognized as a part of Serbia?
102803. Did Bill Gates really release live buzzing mosquitoes unannouced on a crowd of people recently?
102804. What is the effect of gamma rays on Man-in-the-Moon marigolds?
102805. Which is the only sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the score or the leader until the contest ends?
102806. Of all the vegatables, only two can live to produce on their own for several growing seasons. All other vegetables must be replanted every year. What are the only two perennial vegetables?
102807. Which is the only fruit which has seeds outside?
102808. Is it true that the Hindu festival Dusherra is also known as "Vijaya Dashmi"?
102809. What famous British poet had an M for murder branded on his left thumb?
102810. "Rise and shine!" Shine what?
102811. Who was the last Phillips 66 player to play in the NBA?
102812. Which players, on the New York Knicks, tried to guard Wilt Chamberlain when he scored 100 points on the Knicks?
102813. Who was the first European-born NBA player?
102814. Did Vada Pinson, the future outfielder for the Reds, Bill Russell and Johnny Mathis attend high school together?
102815. What is the world's tallest mountain that is entirely within one country?
102816. Are nationality and languages capitalized in the French language?
102818. Why is the Battle of Lexington and Concord nicknamed in world history as the "Shot Heard Round The World"?
102819. Is the proper name for a female tiger a tigress?
102820. Can cats purr when they are asleep?
102821. If Spaulding provides the official backstop of the NBA, why do the New York Knicks still play on Schelde SAM-series backstops at Madison Square Garden?
102822. How many red and white stripes are there on a Malaysian flag?
102823. How is Dov J. Elkabas related in name to a Juno Award winner of 1978?
102824. How is the subject of the 1991 film 'Let Him Have It' related to the lyrics of 'Anyone For Tennis' by Cream?
102825. How is a sister city of Kingston, Jamaica related in name to The Unknown Eros?
102826. How is the second largest mosque in the world related to CSNY's "Marrakesh Express"?
102827. Worth at least half a million dollars, the unknown works of an artist who died a century ago have recently been placed on the market. They are valuable not primarily for their pleasing aesthetics, but for the history they document. Rush to tell me who the artist was and what he documented.
102828. If Abraham Lincoln ran for president today, would he run as a Democrat or a Republican?
102829. How many pages is the largest single-volume work of fiction?
102830. What is the correct term to describe a person from Mongolia; Mongol or Mongolian?
102831. Is the Israeli politician Binyamin Netanyahu in any way related to Colonel Yonatan Netanyahu, the
Israeli officer who was in charge of and died in the so-called Entebbe Operation?
102832. What was meant by Daniel Scotto's title of his Enron Report "All Stressed Up and No Place To Go"?
102833. What well known chain of shops is named after a character in "Moby Dick"?
102834. What eventually happened to Jim Fixx, the author of the book 'Running' which was the main catalyst in starting the US passion with jogging and running?
102835. On TV who was married to "she who must be obeyed"?
102836. What band's original name was 'Soft White Underbelly'?
102837. Are air ferns real plants?
102838. Back in the late 50s or early 60s, there was toy dog released; near, if not life-sized, this beagle or hound looking thing even walked. What was the name of this dog?
102839. Who are Los Ositos Cariñosos?
102840. A neighbor just told me he was paneling his living room with this deciduous wood, but I thought the name he called it referred to a conifer that grows only in eastern North America. Then I realized the soothing word I was hearing is an adjective that describes two very different trees. The one he plans to use is a confusingly close relative of a tree that joined the genome club a couple of years ago. What is he paneling his living room with, and what conifer was I thinking of?
102841. How many railroad cars made up the world's longest train and where was the train going to or leaving from?
102842. What do you call the tendency of our body to sleep, eat, etc., at certian hours of the day?
102843. Which island was formerly called "Pleasant Island"?
102844. What is the advertising slogan of Adidas?
102845. What is the highest capital city in Europe?
102846. What is the difference between an absolute monarchy and a dictatorship?
102847. Who was the first NBA player to break a rim during a regulation game?
102848. Do animal babies cry when they are born?
102849. When L. Frank Baum was writing his famous book "The Wizard of Oz" where did he get the name Oz from?
102850. How is a sobriquet for the part owner and manager of the 1912 Washington Nationals related to the Leicestershire County Cricket Club?s logo?
102851. How is the man who transported Hans and Margret Rey's monkey from Africa related to Mitchell's direction to, "...put away that d.d.t. now, give me spots on my apples"?
102852. A.K.A. ?Casa de muñecas? and the 9th album in Britain by The Fab Four. What is it?
102853. In 2002 they released the album ?I, Lucifer?. In 1969 LaVey made a dedication in ?The Satanic Bible?. To whom was the unlikely actress that bonds these two works married in 1976?
102854. What was the long fictional cheese name Jackie Gleason used in his comedy routines?
102855. What are the lyrics to "Somewhere Overweight People," a parody sung to "Over the Rainbow"?
102856. What are the lyrics to the song parody "Nashville Katz"?
102858. Why did the Everly Brothers break up?
102859. What 70s kung fu movie had the hero progressively toughen up his fingers by jamming them into barrels filled with sand, gravel, stones, rocks, and then finally boulders?
102860. Is threatening to hurt someone a crime?
102861. Who said that in order for a guy to be a man, he had to fight a bull, have a son, write a book, and plant a tree; and when did he do each of those things?
102862. What foodstuff links Sylvester Stallone, Ainsley Harriott, George Best, Sean Connery and Karl Howman?
102863. In the movie "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," Isabel Sanford played Tillie. What was the name of the equivalent character in the remake "Guess Who," and who played that character?
102864. Which islands were once called Hervey Islands?
102865. Are there any socialist one-party states in Africa?
102866. Who was called the German Lawrence of Arabia?
102867. What period in what country was called "the period of enlightened peace"?
102868. What was the total annual salary of Neil Armstrong, the first astronaunt to walk the moon on July 20,1969?
102869. What link is there between the English soccer club Nottingham Forest, an Italian patriot born in France and, indirectly, the slaughterhouses of Argentine?
102870. Who was the first woman to swim across the Atlantic?
102871. What brightest star in Canis Major has a white dwarf companion nicknamed "the Pup"?
102872. How long was the New York Stock Exchange closed after 9/11?
102873. What is the format for a book report?
102874. Are so-called "general strikes" still legally possible in Britain?
102875. What does the word "Voldemort" (the antagonist in the 'Harry Potter' series) mean in French?
102876. Have the love letters between Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Lucy Page Mercer Rutherford ever been made accessible to historians and/or to the general public?
102877. What was invented in 1946, and should, to deserve its name, be fit to be pulled through a wedding ring?
102878. Why did Gregory and Maurice Hines break up their two-man act?
102879. Who are the Nine Unknown Men?
102880. If Odysseus had just walked home from Troy to Ithaca; how long would it have taken him?
102881. How many stones does Stonehenge have in total?
102882. According to legend, Hermes traded a lyre to Apollo for what snake-wrapped stick?
102883. In baseball, what is third base also known as?
102884. What kind of animal head is the brother to Dazhbog depicted as having?
102885. Which is the hottest of the ?six seasons of Kakadu??
102886. Who was sentenced to spend eternity trying to cut down the Cassia found on the moon, according to Chinese legend?
102887. What did Mayor Gianni Alemanno gift Lhamo Döndrub with upon receiving his honourary citizenry?
102888. Can anyone find any information on a cargo ship hauling nitrates that exploded in 1920, Valparaíso, Chile?
102889. Has the military weapon known as the NLOS-M been deployed in either Iraq or Afganistan?
102890. What European city is nicknamed 'the city of a million dreams'?
102892. What kind of animal is Numa in the Tarzan books?
102893. Must the name Los Alamos be understood as a plural of El Alamo, and do both names refer to the same type of tree?
102894. What was special about the wedding dress that Courtney Love wore when she married Kurt Cobain?
102895. What is a blimey?
102896. What was the Pacification of Ghent?
102897. Who is the "father" of the Slovenian language?
102898. In the American Revolutionary War, who were the Hessians?
102899. What word means an argument or fight, derived from a place name in Ireland which was granted a fair charter by King John, but was eventually discontinued in the 1800s?
102900. Which is more correct and why: "I was looking for an antiques shop" or "I was looking for an antique shop"?
102902. What is the largest reward ever offered by the US Federal government?
102903. What are the reasons that rhino horns are unique?
102904. Is it true that rabbits love to eat carrots?
102905. Why are hospitals generally cold?
102906. Which nerve carries information from the eye to the brain?
102907. What is a flash mob?
102908. How long are each of the four movements in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony?
102909. What are Bob Dylan's top three best-selling albums?
102910. Which four wars were actually fought on American soil?
102911. I know this may sound like a daft question, but my daughter has been asked it at school. What colour is the universe?
102912. In 1949, who was given the Nobel prize for medicine and for what work?
102913. In Turkey he lives in a basket. His cousin Moishe lives in a car in Israel. Where does Akhtar live in Pakistan?
102914. How is the album ?Close Up the Honky Tonks? related to a namesake of Chaetopterus pugaporcinus?
102915. Who was the father of the god for which the medical condition Priapism was named?
102916. The company that produced the "Uke-A-Doodle" was founded by a trio. How is a member of this pioneering group related in name to the organic chemist behind "Scratch 'N Sniff"?
102917. Do new, uncirculated coins contain scratches and small nicks, or is this an indication of rough handling?
102919. Why are some natural corn chips blue?
102921. Who was the boy playing football (soccer) in the 80s Coke ad?
102922. Have any of the actors and actresses of the television show 'Heroes' ever said what superpowers they would like to be in real life?
102924. In which 15th century art piece (accredited to a print-maker whose famous work displays an early example of an optical illusion) emphasizes an item with a Wythoff symbol of 3 4 | 2?
102925. What has the RC Church restarted that helped Martin Luther get some attention?
102926. How is "The Clones Colossus" related in name to a 1973 Juno Award winner?
102927. What is the stigma of Valentine?s Day gifts in Saudi Arabia?
102928. Which top ten entry on the 2008 list of Forbes' "Most Miserable Cities" is a sister city to "The Garden City" of Ghana?
102929. How is a comic superhero that gained his powers after a dousing of Zero Fluid related to the tune 'Hyacinth House' by the Doors?
102930. In 1991, the Adelaide Crows played its first offical AFL match at Football Park, against the Hawthorn Hawks. How many points did Adelaide win by?
102931. Who was the first AFL player since Gary Ayres to win the Norm Smith medal back to back?
102932. Who was the first president to be inaugurated in American-made clothes?
102933. What is the name of the original Pop-Tarts' mascot?
102934. Who was the first U.S. president to visit all 50 states while in office?
102935. Who was lead singer of the 60's band Small Faces?
102937. What is the highest official attendance at the MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground)?
102938. In the movie 'The International' a character gets part of his ear shot off. This reminded me of another film in which a main character lost part of his ear. I can't remember the film, though. Which one was it?
102940. What did Booth yell after shooting President Lincoln?
102941. In many foods I find small packets that say "Do Not Eat, Oxygen Absorber". What do these small packets contain?
102942. What is a filibuster?
102943. Uh-oh, traffic's getting heavy! Imagine 77 electrons orbiting the nucleus over Siberia, and find the first collision of its kind.
102944. What are the names of Suleman's children including her octuplets?
102945. Who is Ivan the Moneybag?
102946. What is a Kuntilanak?
102947. To what extent are we related to the Neanderthal man?
102948. What is Bêche-de-mer used for?
102949. Who was Nasreddin?
102950. What was commemorated during the Day of the Vow?
102951. What very famous person was born on the exact same day that Abe Lincoln was born?
102952. Did the boy playing football in the 80s Coke ad, ever play pro soccer?
102953. Did the bride of Frankenstein have a name?
102954. What do Lord Wilmore, Abbé Busoni and Sinbad the Sailor have in common?
102955. Football Park (presently known as AAMI Stadium due to a naming rights arrangement) is an Australian rules football stadium located in West Lakes, Adelaide, South Australia. It was built in 1973 by the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) and is now the home ground of the Adelaide Crows and Port Adelaide Power. What month and year did it switch from Footy Park to AAMI Stadium?
102956. How many times was Martin Luther King, Jr. jailed?
102957. Have full-sized AWACs been replaced by making Gulfstreams into military planes with electronic monitoring equipment?
102958. Why has there been so much trouble making a blood/urine/hair follicle test for HGH?
102959. Has any major league baseball pitcher ever hit more than 10 home runs in a single season?
102960. Has there ever been a major league baseball pitcher who was a switch-hitter?
102961. How do plans for a Japanese base on the Earth's moon relate to the cryogenically frozen Fereidoun Esfandiary?
102962. Which British Member of Parliament was the tabloid Sun newspaper headline "From Toe Job To No Job" referring to?
102963. How is the birthplace of a co-inventor of the Gossamer Condor related to The Doors' "Peace Frog"?
102964. How is George G. Blaisdell related to the Tragically Hip tune ?Wheat Kings??
102965. How did Bruce Spingsteen get his nickname "The Boss"?
102966. Why did Ivan the Terrible get in a fit of rage when he killed his son?
102967. How are Blu Ray DVDs a superior product to regular DVDs?
102968. What's the longest fillibuster?
102969. Why are all of the major and important stars and constellations only visible in the Northern Hemisphere?
102970. Has anybody ever played all three major US sports professionally and how many have played two of the three?
102971. How many Friday the 13th movies were released on a Friday the 13th?
102972. Is Grozny, the capital of Chechenia, named after Ivan the Terrible?
102973. Who wrote a piano piece about the sea cucumber?
102974. What is the Korean Wave?
102975. What is a Mudéjar?
102976. What American President did not use a bible when he took the oath of office for the presidency?
102977. How many times have the Toronto Maple Leafs made the playoffs?
102978. Who was the Toronto Maple Leafs? first draft pick in 2004?
102979. In what year was Cibo Espresso founded?
102980. How is the actor that portrays Luke Brandon in the 2009 flick 'Confessions of a Shopaholic' related in name to half of the hybrid that is Dweet?
102981. Name the five oldest US state names?
102982. The author of ?Go for the Goal: A Champions Guide to Winning in Soccer and Life? is a pioneer in her sport. How is her birthplace related in name to McGuire?s ?Eve Of Destruction??
102983. How is a signator to the Apollo 12 plaque related in name to Dallas F. Burrows?
102984. How many countries are listed on the 'Garden of Peace' plaque at Strawberry Fields in Central Park, New York?
102985. What distinction did Lee Redmond recently lose?
102986. On February 18, 2001, what happened on the last lap of a Nascar race?
102987. Who was the American Indian model used in creating the design for the Indian Head cent?
102988. What is cloture?
102990. Not counting Mr. Valentine (the guy who Valentine's Day was named after), who was the first person known to have sent a Valentine's Day card?
102991. American Football: Finally retiring from 18 seasons of a football career, which player states that he is "content"?
102992. Was Iron Eyes Cody really a Native American or was he pretending to be a Native American?
102993. Which of these TV shows has had the most episodes aired; Ozzie and Harriet, Meet the Press or The Simpsons?
102994. What would be a good approximation of the number of main battle tanks world-wide?
102995. Is that true that Steven Spielberg had the biggest income among the directors for the year 2008? If not, who?
102996. In 'The Outsiders' what does Ponyboy tell Cherry at the line of Popcorn?
102998. Why do Greasers and Socs dislike each other and what type of people belong to each group?