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Questions From Aug 14 09
108001. Is it true that the band Jethro Tull was one of the original bands slated to play at Woodstock?
108002. What is the favorite food of Joe in 'Meet Joe Black'?
108003. In "That '70s Show" why did Eric go to Africa?
108004. What does "It's charging the scene" mean which R.E.M says in the 'Leave' lyric?
108005. Why did a man have to write a letter to each Medal of Honor recipient?
108006. How did concertina wire get its name?
108007. Do all fifty US states have petroglyphs?
108008. How much does the world's heaviest athlete weigh?
108009. Do the names of any cities or towns begin with a number?
108010. In any given time zone, at what hour are the most people asleep. (My guess is 3 AM to 4 AM, but is there a real statistic?)
108011. Why do most bottles of hard liquor have that unique plastic pouring cap under the real cap?
108012. What is the difference between a coffin and a casket?
108013. What NFL QB has the record for the fastest speed on the field during a game?
108014. What movie did the Lemon Tree come from?
108015. Who directed the American remake of The Ring?
108016. Which French writer was awarded the Nobel Prize, but never the main French price for literature, the Goncourt Prize?
108017. What is so special about WASP-17b?
108018. Who is the oldest footballer to play in the SPL?
108019. Is it possible to be a heart surgeon at age 21 in America?
108020. Is there a southern magnetic pole?
108021. This is considered by some to be the ultimate tool. With its waterproof properties, it was quickly adopted for a specific military application when originally introduced. The US Government also has recommended that all homes have it available. Along with its waterproof properties, it is known for its superior bonding, is heat resistant, and is extremely strong. It is easy to use with no training required, and is widely available in various sizes and colors. NASA thinks so highly of this, it is included on every flight that leaves the launch pad. No home, military unit, or spacecraft should be without it.
What type of tool is this?
108022. During the 40s and a little of the 50s there was a trio of female singers called the Andrews Sisters; Maxine, Laverne and what was the third sister's name?
108023. Who won the first ever Indianapolis 500 car race and in what year?
108024. One man inspired an author to create his most famous character, gave his name to a notion that forms the basis of an applied science and also developed a dozen that were helpful within that science. Who was the man, the author and the character, and what were the notion, the science and the dozen involved?
108025. What is the definition of "anakin?"
108026. Where exactly is the road shown in the opening sequence of the 1968 version of "Night of the Living Dead"?
108027. What is the command to print the first 10 natural numbers in QBasic?
108028. Which country has the most Post Ofiices in the world?
108029. What is the autobiography of the former Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru called?
108030. What is the Japenese share index called?
108031. What is the name given to the leading Western Economic powers?
108032. On what date is the World Diabetes day observed?
108033. What are lex soli and jus soli?
108034. Historically, who originated the term Creole and why?
108035. Which characters of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" were biologically related?
108036. Who was Colgate University's youngest graduate?
108037. What is the name of the bag in which an Uncompahgre Ute would keep sacred religious totems?
108038. What is the command to print the sum of first 10 natural numbers?
108039. Is there any correlation between
blood types and race or sex?
108041. Is there a name for the stringy parts of the banana peel that are left on the banana after peeling it?
108042. Who was the model for the original Sun-Maid Raisins label?
108043. What is a ricasso?
108044. Where does the rubber go that wears off our tires as we drive?
108045. What is the fastest speed ever obtained by a human without any kind of vehicle?
108046. What is the origin of the term "broad" when it refers to a woman?
108047. What is the longest known distance that water travels underground? For example, water drawn from a well may originate from a source many miles away.
108048. Is it true that Fenway Park, home to the Boston Red Sox, is now the oldest used baseball park in Major League Baseball?
108049. Is it true that in advanced stages of osteoporosis a bone may break while a person is standing or walking? I have been told that hip bones are particularly vulnerable.
108050. How did the Santee 116 Kayak get its name?
108051. Are any pirates famous for having mercy on victims?
108052. What city is known as the "San Francisco of the Midwest"?
108056. What is the difference between methamphetamine and amphetamine?
108057. Baptized with a name bespeaking his most passionate avocation, this great personage associated with a major revolution also participated in a gentler but no less crucial revolution. Which were the revolutions, and what was his name, his nickname, and the pen name he used when writing in the annals of the revolution in his fondest field?
108059. How many common red house bricks does it take to weigh in at exactly one ton? Please specifiy with or without holes.
108060. What was the real name of Hunter S. Thompson's attorney, referred to many times in his books? Was it Raoul Duke?
108061. How long does it take a baby bird who's ready to leave its nest to take flight from the ground?
108062. Why is John considered the synoptic Gospel; and, do the other three have a label?
108063. What is the chorus to the song "My Doo Doo Ball"?
108064. Who sings the song "Today", he is a "dander" and a "rover"?
108065. What is the "Pashtunwali"?
108066. Are there any plants that actually eat mammals?
108067. What name of a town in New York State sounds like Dutch money, but is actually derived from the name of a Dutch province?
108068. What was the birthplace of a the cartographer who assisted Henry Hudson in his exploration of Cape Cod, Chesapeake Bay and what is now the Hudson River?
108070. What was the profession of Monsieur Bovary in Flaubert's famous novel?
108071. Who was the philosopher who first insisted that philosophy was not about interpreting the world, but about changing it?
108072. Who won the last football game between England and Scotland, where and when was it, and who scored?
108074. Somehow, July the 6th and July the 7th of 1812 are important dates in the history of letter-writing. On those dates, a famous artist sent three letters to a beloved of his, whose identity has not yet been fully revealed. Who was he?
108075. Has any sort of independant or non-biased organization or foundation anaylzed Obama's Health Care Plan and published its findings?
108076. What was injected into Aldous Huxley just before he died?
108077. Which language has the most inflections?
108078. Has any rioting ever broken out in New Hampshire before?
108080. Is it true that some people have their heart on their right side, and if yes, then what is this called in medical terms?
108081. Which U.S. president was given the code name "Timberwolf"?
108083. How many presidents appear on current U.S. Coins?
108085. Which character, played in a popular film of 2009, shares his name with what appears to have been, according to at least two famous poets, an old form of trumpet?
108086. In which movies did a character played by Kevin Pollak incorrectly answer Jeopardy questions?
108087. What are the names of the original "Doublemint Gum" twins; "double your pleasure, double your fun," etc.
108088. What is fetus in fetu?
108089. What is the difference between fetus in fetu and fetiform teratoma?
108090. What was Millie Helper's maiden name?
108091. How many documented cases of CIPA (rare neural disorder) are there in the United States?
108092. Has a cure been found for Hypertrichosis?
108093. What is the collective noun for a group of humans?
108094. What are the minimum number of bishops needed on a chess board so that every square on the chess board is protected?
108095. When and where was the Bible first divided up into chapters and verses?
108096. Which Arsenal player suffered a fractured left tibula and an open dislocation of his left ankle after a tackle by Birmingham's Martin Taylor in the 2007/08 season?
108097. Who was the first movie star to be made an honorary US Marine?
108098. What kind of stunt was Buster Keaton doing when he broke his neck?
108099. Who was the country singer that was also an NFL football player?
108100. How did Oklahoma come up with the name Sooners as the trademark catchphase, as in Oklahoma Sooners?
108101. What does A.S.C.A.P. in the music world stand for?
108102. Police often use the word "alibi" to generally remove someone as a suspect. What is the origin of the word alibi?
108103. "He's getting a bit long in the tooth!" Well I'm quite old, but I haven't noticed any of my teeth getting any longer; where did this expression come from?
108104. What would be the approximate pressure of steam in the first stage of a triple expansion steam engine?
108105. There is a Bollywood movie called "Hindustani," in which the actor Kamal Haasan used to kill the corrupted people with his fingers. What is this art called?
108106. Is it true that the U.S. dollar is also referred to as a "greenback"?
108107. What is the medical term for "blood cancer"?
108108. In humans, which organ removes excess salt from the blood?
108109. Where do we find cartilage in the human body?
108110. What was the highest rank attained by Elvis Presley while serving in the military?
108111. What is a fortnight?
108112. What group had two different Top 40 songs with the same name in the 1960s by two different song writers?
108113. Was Jimi Hendrix an only child; I heard he was?
108114. Who was the French monarch who died within one month after one of his most famous victims, the head of an order of knights, had, at the stake, prophesied his death within one year?
108115. What province of the mountainless Netherlands, got its name from Germanic for "yellow mountains land"?
108116. What King of England died in the Jerusalem Chamber of Westminster Abbey, fulfilling in this way a prophecy that he was to die "in Jerusalem"?
108117. Who was the first English King who addressed Parliament in English rather than in Anglo-Norman French?
108118. Who was the governor of the New Netherlands whose birthplace in Holland may have become the inspiration for the name of a subpart of the New York City borough of Brooklyn?
108119. What is an uppercase "D" rotated 90 degrees to the left is a symbol for?
108120. Has any actor ever won the Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor Oscars in the same year? It can be for different films.
108121. Did Sarah Palin really say "I can see Russia from my house", or was that only a SNL joke?
108122. What are sea waves?
108123. Give two examples of ore?
108124. What was the score when Scotland played Norway away in 2005?
108125. Goya's 1803 painting of "The Peasant Before the Firing Squad" served as an inspiration for what symbol?
108126. Why is the 1969 eponymous Zephyr album called the "bathtub album"?
108127. Do wet sand and dry sand have the same angle of repose?
108128. Why doesn't the time zone demarcation follow the Colorado/Kansas border, instead of slicing Kansas in two?
108129. From what Alaskan island can Russia be seen with the naked eye?
108130. What 5 letter word means synonymous for synonyms?
108131. During the end titles of the film "JCVD," a woman sings a version of David Bowie's song "Modern Love." Who is she? I think it could be Anouk, but I'm not sure if that's just because she's French.
108132. What nation is regularly visited by the most number of tourists?
108133. There was a town in Norway called
"Quislingstadt" during World War II. True or false?
108134. What middle schools are absorbed into East Chapel Hill High School, NC?
108135. What is "flicking the Vs"?
108136. In what country did the communists ban family names?
108137. What amino acid used by living organisms to make proteins was recently found for the first time in a comet?
108138. At the Denver Mint, how many pennies are pressed in one minute?
108139. What is swashbuckling, and from where came this word?
108140. What major half-European, half-Asiatic city owes its present name to Greek for "into the City"?
108141. What part of Brooklyn, NY, possibly owes its name to a city in the Netherlands of which the name means "Count's Beach"?
108142. How come a seventeenth-century map refers to America's "New Netherlands" as "Nova Belgica" rather than "Nova Hollandia"?
108143. Was the Roman Imperial Court ever on the Isle of Capri, and if so, who moved it there and when?
108144. To what modern country's territory does the seventeenth-century cartographer's term "Belgium foederatum" refer, and was it identical to "Belgium regium"?
108145. Which description is most widely used: Latino, Hispanic, or Mexican?
108146. What is a death panel?
108147. There is an actual "kilogram cylinder" locked in a vault in Paris which is the basis of all kilograms, is there one for a "pound"?
108148. What was the name of the Soviet confiscated pharmacy, owned by Ayn Rand's father?
108149. In U.S. version of "The Office," why doesn't Michael like Toby?
108150. In certain track events, example the 400m, the competitors start at different spots and not side by side like the 100m, why is that?
108151. What flag has 3 horizontal stripes with white on top, then blue, then red?
108152. Why did Apple change their prices for songs on iTunes?
108153. Bible characters lived to be 600, 700, 800 and even 900 years old. How long was their "year" exactly?
108154. Is there a U.S. state where the minimum wage is equal to or higher than the cost of living?
108155. In what year was the Halberd first used by the Swiss army?
108156. According to the known laws of science, should a bee have the ability to fly?
108157. A famous stone exists that many view as important and many are confused by its importance. Like the Blarney it is often kissed. What do I speak of?
108158. Who was the first comedian to say: "Take my wife...please take my wife!"
108159. Recently, a product stresses in its adverts that it doesn't appear on any price comparison sites. Why is this such a selling point?
108160. What percentage of the Earth's land surface is directly opposite land on the exact other side of the globe?
108161. A millionaire refused to pay an excess baggage fee of less than nine dollars. Twenty-three years later, his estate received over $18,000 from the transportation company. Who was the millionaire, which court ordered the payment, and why was it so large?
108162. Well over a century ago a piano keyboard was developed that provided the same "shape" for all triads rather than the white-white-white, white-black-white, black-white-black, black-black-black, black-white-white, and white-black-black major triads of the standard keyboard. (Got that? :P) Who designed it, and what is its other big advantage?
108163. What is the longest amount of time that an inning of baseball has taken to play out? And what was the longest amount of time a baseball game has ever lasted?
108164. How many whole numbers between 1 and 99 are divisible by 2?
108165. New York's licensed taxi cabs are famously yellow and London's are famously black. What other cities have a specific colour for their taxis?
108166. Which layer of the atmosphere is closest to the earth?s surface?
108167. In the general theory of relativity, what causes space-time to be modified?
108168. Which term describes the Greek-speaking Roman Empire during the Middle Ages?
108169. What is the world?s tallest living animal?
108170. What area was pawned for 50,000 Rhenish guilders in 1468?
108172. What is a good way to get rid of static from your hands?
108173. Did German scouting coexist with the Hitler Youth?
108174. How did Indiana come about being called "Hoosiers?" What is a Hoosier?
108175. In 'Shreck II' what is the name of the inn where the king meets Puss In Boots?
108176. He was born Claude Russell Bridges. What is his professional name and who were the other Crypt-Kickers?
108178. What English King helped settle a dispute about how to determine one's position at sea?
108179. What is a numeral less than 1?
108180. Baseball fans would scream John Wesley Powell's nickname at him during games. What could it be?
108181. What was nerd Dudley Dawson's nickname?
108182. What song has the lyrics "bim-bam, skim-skam, jim-jam"?
108183. What 1941 Andrews Sisters song did Bette Midler take to number 8 on the Top 100 chart in 1973?
108184. What 3 word song, written by Hoagy Carmichael 6 years after "In the Still of the Night," has become a standard for most beginning piano players?
108185. What is the significance of bull, bear and stag in the stock market?
108186. On what day is International Peace Day observed?
108187. Recently, I visited a resort-type place for a holiday and was shocked to see that the WC there did not have water. Instead, there was sawdust kept in the closet. Why is this so?
108188. Do children have a faster digestive system than adults?
108190. What song from the 70's had the line, "I remember the day Walter Cronkite said JFK was just shot dead"?
108191. Who is the Queequeg god?
108192. In the biggest Lutheran Church in the United States, leaders just voted for a rather large change. What new policy just won the vote?
108193. What were the names of Bob Dylan's high school bands?
108194. "Schlemiel! Schlimazel! Hasenpfeffer Incorporated!" What does this strange sentence mean?
108195. In the computer game, Deus Ex: Invisible War, which two coffee chains waged an advertising war despite secretly being owned by the same company?
108196. Prince Charles of England is known mainly by Prince Charles, but what is his last name?
108197. When were tattoos first used for identification purposes?
108198. Outside of Japan, what are the only two places where Y-haplogroup D are common?
108199. Spread out and separated by 1 mm, in miles how far would the bases in the human genome extend?
108200. From the 1960 season through the 2008 season, which NFL team has scored the most total points?
108201. What was the only military aircraft to see service as both a piston engined and jet powered fighter?
108202. What craftsman would use a 'last'?
108203. What metal makes up ten percent of yellow gold?
108204. What were Bryan Ferry, Sting and Mark Knopfler before becoming pop stars?
108207. Does Avril Lavigne have any siblings?
108208. What was the name of the camp that Dudley Do-Right was at?
108209. What was the name of Nell's father and title in the Dudley Do-Right cartoon?
108210. Did Mexico legalize the possession of small amounts of LSD?
108211. Is there a word for the person for whom a party is thrown?
108212. Who is the "Bear Jew"?
108213. What was Dudley Do-Right's horse's name and did it ever speak?
108215. What ever happened to Elvis Presley's girlfriends?
108216. What is the basic difference between current and voltage?
108217. What is a child thinking when he can't even speak and express?
108218. During cloning, if gene mutation occurs, what will happen?
108219. What are two examples of natural base?
108220. Who's the most subscribed on youtube as of August 23, 2009?
108221. Do mermaids exist in reality?
108222. Is a mermaid the result of a gene mutation, and if it is a 'condition,' can people that have this condition survive?
108223. In the grounds of Eton College, in Berkshire, England, there is a classical Greek style statue with the inscription 'Xaipete Nenikhkamen' on the plinth. What is the meaning of this phrase?
108224. In December of 2012, is there a better than normal chance that the world might blow up?
108226. What proportion of the members of the German armed forces, including the Waffen-SS, killed in World War II fell fighting Soviet forces?
108227. The first package holiday, from Great Britain in 1862, was organized by who?
108228. Who is 'Dunstan' the patron saint of?
108229. What happened to Ginger Alden, who was Elvis Presley's last girlfriend?
108230. A festival involving stone-putting and wrestling, a short-lived theme park based on a best-selling work of pseudoscience and a famous mountain are features in and around a well-known village. What are the festival, the theme park, the book, the mountain and, of course, the village?
108232. At what velocity do the galaxies recede from the earth?
108233. During World War II, how many POWs died in British captivity, and what were their nationalities?
108234. Who was Bohuslav Brouk?
108235. Is execution by firing squad used as a method of capital punishment in any country today?
108236. In a popular cartoon TV series the long-term partner of the man who voiced the title character sang the theme tune. She made no other contribution to the show and never appeared in the credits but she did do the voices for a lesser known cartoon about a duckling. What were the cartoon series and who were the couple?
108237. Which head of government, past or present, has won the most national elections?
108238. Is there any evidence to assert that all our
memories are inside our minds, and that all we lack are the means to consciously bring them to the surface?
108240. Does anyone know the name of the song with the words, "Bubbles bodaleoop bubbles bodaleoop, tumbling tumbling tumbling down"?
108241. Does the word "crap" come from famous British plumber Thomas Crapper's name?
108242. In US athletic history, who were Cagers?
108243. How long does it take for a bamboo chopstick to degrade in a landfill?
108244. What aspect of North American geography are these lines about: "Sally Made Henry Eat Onions" and "Old Elephants Have Much Skin"?
108245. In the song "La Cucaracha," why did the cucaracha not want to travel?
108246. What is the closest known black hole to the earth?
108248. Are there any risks or problems during the process of cloning?
108249. In MLB, how many unassisted triple plays have ended a ballgame?
108250. What marathon race is held at Patriot Hills?
108251. What is the name of the song with the lines "Give me a fifth of Old Crow to go, now through the lips and past the gums, watch out tummy here it comes?"
108252. Who was the first 'Just William' on TV?
108253. What is the name of the number one wood in golf?
108254. What comedy series featured a lorry named 'Thunderbird Three'?
108255. What U.S. high school was ranked #1 last week?
108256. How many outlaw motorcycle gangs are recognized by the FBI?
108257. Who did Otto Frank get his daughter Anne's diary from?
108258. Is it true that in 1971, when "A Clockwork Orange" was released in theatres, that selected theatres were giving playbill size glossaries to the movies goers, because some of the dialog wouldn't be understood even though the book contained a glossary? They are now quite valuable.
108259. Which is the fifth state in America?
108260. How did the sperm whale come to get that name?
108261. What is the fear of everything called?
108262. What is the maximum number of today's U.S. circulating coins that you can have and still not have change for a dollar?
108265. There are two official videos for Bob Sinclair's song "Rock this Party". One is set in San Francisco. Where is the other video set?
108266. Are there human clones?
108267. What is the meaning of the Hebrew word "yom"?
108268. Can we produce electricity using an eel?
108269. Practically, how can a transformer step up or down the voltage, if it does not step up or down the power?
108270. What was the longest vacation ever taken by a U.S. President while in office?
108271. Is Jerusalem mentioned in the Koran?
108272. What's the name of the bar in TV's Dallas?
108273. The first ten million pounds transfer fee was had by which footballer?
108274. Sir Winston Churchill's unusual hobby was what?
108276. What is a very smelly animal when cross or disturbed?
108278. Why did Mussolini call himself "II Duce"?
108279. When using cash, how does a blind person determine what they are spending or receiving in change? How do they know the demonination of the money?
108280. What song is playing during the first half of "The Great Nerf Dart Giveaway" commercial? Many guys are playing with nerf guns during the commercials.
108281. What was the name of the nightclub/bar in Dallas, Texas, that was owned by Jack Ruby, the killer of Lee Harvey Oswald?
108282. What are the 12 steps in AA?
108283. Do Zorastrians worship fire?
108284. Who was the third longest serving US senator in history; and who were the two who served longer than him?
108285. What movie prop does Governor Schwarzenegger keep in his office?
108286. Which four groups make up the ape family?
108287. How many states of mind are there in the Buddhist construct?
108288. What is George Stephenson?s claim to fame?
108289. What is often referred to as the fourth state of matter?
108290. In the 1916 movie "Intolerance," Constance Talmadge had two roles. She was credited as Constance Talmadge for one part. What pseudonym did she use for the other role?
108291. Which European nation made a record 10th appearance at a European Championships last year?
108292. In what children's programme would you find a character called Mr. Timms?
108293. What is a punjab?
108294. How many people work for the federal government in all branches and all locations in the United States?
108295. Did the same woman host the 1950s-1960s children shows Romper Room and Ding Dong School? If not, what was the name of the host for each show?
108296. What is the difference between cartoon and anime?
108297. What canine character from a popular European comic often gets tipsy by drinking Scottish whisky and also has a fear of spiders?
108298. What is the difference between a fajita and a burrito?
108299. What is the name of the hat style worn by Indiana Jones?
108300. What is Tipitina's catering truck called?
108301. How is a staph infection treated?
108302. In the Harry Potter series, was any character's patronus a magical creature (unicorn, dragon, etc.)?
108303. Has "Weird" Al Yankovic done a parody of Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl"?
108304. Did Ted Kennedy have a 100% Irish ancestory?
108305. What kind of drink set Dan Haggerty's beard on fire? (I think it was in the late 1970's.)
108306. Has anyone's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame ever been removed?
108307. Is a Cheerios 2000 Lincoln Cent still on the card worth more than an ordinary 2000 Lincoln Cent?
108308. Did Hitler have a girlfriend and, if so, what was her name?
108309. Which countries have the word democratic or 'democracy' in their full names?
108311. What are the songs that have been sung and released by Patrick Swayze?
108312. Who were the only three NCAA Division One basketballers to amass 2000 points in two seasons?
108313. Is the Carousel Club structure, once owed by Jack Ruby in Dallas, Texas, still there even if it's under a new name?
108314. Where in the world is the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste? Is it an independent country or is it governed by someone else?
108315. What is the largest Canadian city that does not have an NHL team?
108316. How is the kidnapping of Jean Paul Getty III related to the last time that Jaycee Dugard was seen in South Lake Tahoe, eighteen years ago?
108317. How is the second live album from Jimmy Buffett related in name to the charitable recipent of Bob's Dylan's forthcoming "Christmas in the Heart"?
108318. Comic book artist Mark Gruenwald had a very specific wish concerning the deliberation of his ashes. What duo granted that wish shortly after his death?
108319. Who is the likely inspiration of Lennon's lyrical contribution "ocean child" on The Beatles?
108320. From what specific city is the name Nepeta cataria derived?
108321. What are "winkers"?
108322. Which piano-playing Dane had 2 U.S. Billboard top 10 hits; the first on the pop chart, the 2nd, 44 years later, on the club/dance chart when the song hit the jukeboxes in 2006?
108323. How did eating utensils become known as flatware? Have you ever tried to eat cereal with a flat spoon and forks? It doesn't sound right.
108324. How did a football become an exception to the fact that balls are round, hence the sport, when it's not really a ball?
108325. Did Freeman Williams amass 2000 points in two NCAA basketball seasons?
108326. Who sang John F. Kennedy's presidential campaign song?
108327. Who coined the groovy term "flower power?"
108328. Did Canada also have Prohibition in the 1920s?
108331. For how long was Gerald Ford the Vice President of the United States, and what was his position before that?
108332. Who completes the following football sequence: Alex McLeish, Walter Smith, Berti Vogts, Craig Brown and who? It's not George Burley.
108333. The extremely well-known original is of a sort of recycled and enlarged design, and a much more recent version has a Cheshire ice cream connection. Can you mis-identify the original correctly, correctly identify it as well, explain the ice cream and say why Baloo should be familiar with one of the predecessors?
108335. Are there any non-Muslims in the Iranian Parliament?
108336. Patti Page wanted a doggie in the window. What pets did she not want?
108337. In the 19th century, how were sailors at sea known to bathe?
108338. Do farm pigs vomit when they are sick?
108339. Is everything on "Ripley's Believe It or Not" true?
108340. Is Jack's Mannequin going to record another album?
108341. Who was the winner of the crown in the year that pageant organizers introduced the sound proof booth to the Miss Universe competition?
108342. Where were the first two non-U.S. stores for Toys"R"Us launched?
108343. In which Canadian province can Rhus radicans not be found?
108344. How is the release date of The Original of Laura related to the death of the brother-in-law of Israel?s 6th president?
108345. How is the 1782 work ?House in Naples? connected in name to ?His Honor? who is inscribed on Don Massey?s backwards plaque in Tennessee?
108346. Do Elling Woman and Tollund Man have anything in common?
108347. In reference to having killed someone, how did the term "I 86'd him" come about?
108348. What is a "Terry Stop" and where does the term come from?
108349. Which is more fuel efficient when in a car: Turning on the air conditioning or opening the windows?
108350. How did Jaycee Lee Dugard come to find freedom from her captivity?
108351. Roger Miller said you can't take a shower in what location?
108352. Who voiced these words, "The night of the long knives"?
108353. Who voiced the words, "It was either work in the pit or play football?"
108354. What part of speech is the word performed?
108355. What part of speech is the word who?
108356. How much does the PGA Wanamaker trophy weigh exactly?
108357. Is there any link between the name of the Dutch egg-liqueur "Advocaat" and lawyers, or is that name linked to avocado pears?
108358. What is thought to have happened first: man learns to create and control fire, or man invents the wheel?
108359. According to Thai folklore how did Tid Mak?s wife die?
108360. How is a 1931 book by the man who wrote ?Through the fence, between the curling flower spaces, I could see them hitting? in 1929 related in name to Refuge Denied in 1987?
108361. Which Walt Disney character made his colour debut in 1930?s ?The King of Jazz??
108362. If you are out hiking and get threatened by a Gwyllion how should you defend yourself?
108363. In 2008 only Travis Barker and DJ AM miraculously survived. Of the four that perished, how is one related in name to the musical pioneer dubbed "The World's Greatest Minstrel Man??
108364. Besides perhaps the Greek Orthodox, what Christian denominations read the orginal Greek New Testament at their services?
108365. What candy (sweets) sold in Britain are being accused of having pornographic wrapers?
108366. What is "nardcore", from where does it get its name and what does a TV kid named Eddie have to do with it?
108367. Why doesn't a Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall have windows?
108368. Notoriously poorly articulated, this iconic item of affluence has been utilised as a symbolic reference in a famous science fiction series, has also been a subject in lyrics of a 70's rock band, and was directly connected to a lady with under-garments favoured by a defence force. What is the product, the series, the song, and who was the 'lady'? Clue: The lady had a do that was rather popular.
108369. Who won the Leonard-Cushing fight of 1894?
108370. Which word was chosen on June 10, 2009 at 10:22 GMT to be the one millionth English word?
108371. Robert E. Lee graduated second in his class from West Point; who graduated first?
108372. Recently, one of my friends was flying from China to Angola, and has told me that the flight was full of Chinese slaves which were being sent to Angola. Is this true, and if so, why are Chinese slaves being sent to Angola?
108373. What is the largest state in India, in terms of area?
108374. What did Madge say in Eastern Europe that caused her to hear some boos?
108375. Where exactly can one find Mittendorf's Dot in humans?
108376. In simple words, what exactly is a civil war?
108377. What are the names of the bones in the human thumb?
108378. What is a Narthex? I don't think it's a Dr. Seuss character.
108380. What combination of three colours occurs the most frequently in the flags of African countries?
108381. Is Edward Moore Kennedy having a white grave
cross and marker similar to Bobby Kennedy's?
108382. How did an iron lung work in conjunction with a human body?
108383. What is Shonen Jump?
108384. What is the name of the gene that blocks HIV?
108385. What is so special about Mani the goat herder?
108386. How common are full mouth dental extractions resulting from tooth and root decay?
108387. What does Helter Shelter really mean?
108388. If a Quarter Master is basically in charge of supplies, why are they referred to as Quarter Masters?
108389. A friend assures me that an eighties pop video features people in Venetian costumes and metal masks playing violins by a river. Which song's video is she talking about?
108390. In which way should you file fingernails for less breakage and more strength? Rounded or squared?
108391. In what episode of the Golden Girls does a tree fall on Blanche's lanai?
108392. What is the name of the lounge located at 2403 W. Homer St. in Chicago, IL?
108393. What is the name of the Local Nature Reserve that was formerly the Northam Brickworks?
108394. What is the difference between, and the correct usage of, the words "proved" and "proven"?
108395. What is the name of Sarah Connor's first album?
108396. Charles Ogle was Sgt. Carew in which old movie?
108397. What is the name of Sugarloaf's biggest hit song?
108398. Not including the imminient signing of Leigh Bromby, who was the last Leeds player to cost the club money in the way of a transfer fee?
108399. What country remains the last post-Soviet state with capital punishment?
108400. In what country did Saddam Hussein hide his air force?
108401. In what modern countries does slavery still exist?
108402. Did the vikings call themselves vikings?
108403. What city was the richest in Europe in the late 1500s, and also the second largest European city north of the Alps at the time?
108404. Setanta is far better known by a different name. What is this, and what was the ultimate fate of Setanta?
108405. Where in Scripture are we told of a strange argument between the devil and St. Michael over Moses' body; and what do most scholars make of this?
108406. Who was the only man to have a 40 rebound game in college basketball and throw a no-hitter in major-league baseball?
108407. When did the Dutch abolish slavery?
108408. What was Elvis Presley's favorite sandwich?
108409. Why does the name of the band KoRn have a capital and backwards R?
108411. How is rainfall accurately measured considering that rainfall could be completely different only a block away from where one is "measuring"?
108412. If an elephant's is 1033/0033, then what is it for an adult human, a kitten and a killer whale?
108413. Do those black bumble bees sting? I think they are called carpenter bees.
108414. How do you say "I love you" in German?
108415. What does the word "Iran" mean in the Indo-European language?
108416. From which poem does the line "Trees grew, composing a grammar" come?
108417. What do Australians mean by "stickie" when referring to wine?
108418. Who, famously, drank his mojito in one bar, and his daiquiri in another?
108419. Is there any other difference between a ruby port and a tawny port than the difference in colour?
108420. What was the surname of the Rick that ran "Rick's Bar" in Humphrey Bogart's "Casablanca"?
108421. How is the founder of the Zippo Manufacturing Company related in name to the man who was the President of the United States Conference of Mayors in the year that Malcolm X was assassinated?
108422. How is the wife of Edward Richard Morrison Bye related in name to Syzygium samarangense?
108423. In 2010 three cities will be designated by the EU as European Capitals of Culture. Of this trio, which one is located on two continents?
108424. In 1891 the Quaker Oats Company featured one of the world?s first (if not the first) recipe on its product?s box. What was it for?
108425. Who assumes the canine crown now that Long Island?s Chanel has passed?
108426. What MMA fighter is known best for his offensive tattoo of a swastika?
108427. He never reached the land most associated with him, dying before his people reached it. He campaigned against the Ethiopians, and took a daughter of Pharoah for his second wife. This wife made it to the destined land, but died in the early stages of the conquest. Many of his sons also died in the campaign. Of whom am I asking - and after which of the former rulers is the land named?
108428. What is the maximum number of golf clubs in bag?
108429. What sport has houses and stones?
108430. What is the oldest MLB expansion team?
108431. What military action is considered to have started World War I?
108432. Since the inception of the Scottish Premier League only two players have scored successive hat-tricks. Who are they?
108433. A German study indicates that wearing what color will help a sports team win?
108434. What do Edmund Sylvers and silver have in common with the 6th Lucas prime number?
108435. Did the Publius Enigma/Pink Floyd thing ever get figured out?
108436. Where was the Silver Surfer born?
108437. Which group has won the most ARIA Music Awards?
108438. How many cities in California have more than 100,000 people as of August, 2009?
108441. This word means "Wikipedia" in what language: Վիքիփեդիա՝?
108442. What football stadium is the largest in the United Kingdom?
108443. How do you say "I love you" in Spanish?
108444. What are the updates about the Large Hadron Collider they built underground of Geneva?
108445. According to Ramayana, what was the name of Ravana's sister, Surpanakha?
108446. Can any precise meaning, in terms of alcoholic strength, be attributed to the term "overproof," not ovenproof, when talking about rum?
108447. Is there any link between straw mats and the Austrian Stroh-Rum?
108448. What Spanish word can either mean a pine cone, a pine-apple or the heart of an agave?
108449. Is the presence of either a yellow or a red worm in a bottle of mescal in any way beneficial to the quality of the liquor in that bottle?
108450. Which film featured the most amount of actors?
108451. What aromatic substance gives aniseed its typical taste?
108452. What Oscars was the 1955 Western movie "The Man From Laramie" nominated for?
108453. In the Simpsons' episode "Two Dozen and One Greyhounds", Mr. Burns sings "See My Vest". Of all the clothes that are mentioned in that song, what are the most that he could wear?
108454. How come Jeff Hardy left WWE?
108455. Was there a musician who played with the Beatles (it may have been the Quarrymen) before they became famous but left the band because he was offered a job in a foundry? If I remember correctly it was his mother who convinced him to accept the foundry job because it was steady work. A poor career choice.
108456. Did Jimmy Stewart ever play the bad guy?
108459. To my knowledge, only two college football stadiums in the United States are built below ground level, but there may be more than two. Which stadiums are these?
108460. Why was the original title of the Charles Darwin book about evolution shortened to 'On the Origin of the Species'?
108461. If you are at the equator and travel one degree north how much distance would you travel?
108462. If you are at the north pole and travel one degree south, how much distance would you travel?
108463. Is the chap on the cover of the first version of the 'Jolly What!' album anyone famous or special?
108464. How does one tell the difference between a genuine and a fake second version Beatles cover of the 'Jolly What!' album?
108465. How was the Jolly Roger, famous flag of pirates, so named? Was there really a jolly pirate named Roger?
108466. With the aid of which artist's architecturally accurate paintings was the city of Warsaw reconstructed after World War II?
108467. What is the origin of the "tick" mark used to indicate correctness or the striking off of items from a list?
108468. Of whom was it once said that they never opened their mouth without subtracting from the sum total of human knowledge?
108469. Is it true the former guitar player from the early days of Fleetwood Mac, 1964-1968 Peter Greene is now a hourly paid sanitation worker in Danbury, England?
108471. What is rock star Billy Idol's real name?
108472. A "wild child" became somewhat of a celebrity in France at the start of the 19th century; who was he and what was the cause of his death?
108473. What is the new Ben and Jerry's ice cream flavor to celebrate gay marriage?
108474. How did the term "Caucasian" come to denote people of European or "white" descent?
108475. Who, in his book, called Rush Limbaugh "a big fat idiot"?
108476. The human skull is a fusion of bones. Does this mean that at some point during the development of the fetus the skull bones are separate and the unborn child actually has more bones than it does at birth?
108477. What is a person who creates arrows called?
108478. What prolific author has published books that are cataloged in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System?
108479. In which room of which hotel in Havana, Cuba, did Ernest Hemingway write the larger part of his novel "For Whom the Bell Tolls"?
108480. What now German town played a major role in the rum trade at the time that the U.S.A. Virgin Islands were still Danish colonies?
108481. What Spanish word for spirits suggests the idea that
spirits are a kind of "firewater" or "burning water" such as the Native Americans seem to have interpreted the immediate taste-effects of alcohol?
108482. What famous Welsh-born sea pirate was knighted by Charles II in 1639 and "gave his name" to a brand of rum in 1944?
108483. What is the name of the song with the lines, "I had a beat-up Oldsmobile, he had a '50 Ford Coupe,
we used to meet at the Village Mill and entertain the troops, he knew every joke in the world,
and I knew all the songs, we left 'em laughing, boys and girls, when me and Fat Boy were on?"
108484. Was there any sugarcane in the Americas before the Spanish conquest?
108485. From where do we get the term "snitch"?
108487. What is the Hayden Christensen movie that looks like a fairy tale?
108488. What is the name of the discovery that allowed early film pioneers to run more that a minute or so of film without it breaking and who discovered it?
108489. Did Georges Melies ever make a film where the camera panned, tilted or moved in any way?
108490. Which Pope was the first to be filmed?
108491. Are Mount Tarn and the Tarn oil field both in the Tarn department?
108492. What is a sure way to get rid of ants?
108493. Are collinear points coplanar?
108494. What phrase is inscribed on Jim Morrison's grave?
108495. Which footballer has played in all six of these derbies: Wolves v West Brom, Stoke v Port Vale, Crystal Palace v Millwall, Spurs v Arsenal, Liverpool v Everton and Sunderland v Newcastle?
108496. What did the Trefoil brand in 1971, according to the company?s founder?
108497. How is the spouse of the first Australian Prime Minister to use an aircraft for official travel related in name to the fourth child of twenty-fifth U.S. Vice President?
108498. How is one of the gentlemen that assumed the nom de plume Bon Gaultier related in name to the man with the memorable quip ?nattering nabobs of negativism??
108499. How is an SCTV segment originally titled Kanadian Korner related in name to a sobriquet of William Arthur Johnson?