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Questions From Apr 09 10
114001. Where are the headquarters of the Asian Development Bank?
114002. Is there a Japanese extreme-metal band comprised of three women? I'm sure there is, but I can't remember the name.
114003. Who is rumoured to play Kurt Cobain in an upcoming biography?
114004. What is a pacinian corpuscle?
114005. What is the difference between the Medulla and the Medulla Oblongata?
114006. Who are "Lower Than Atlantis?"
114007. Why do bananas change color over time?
114008. Does anyone know of any website with a map showing geographical features of Lebanon and Syria? The main geographical features I would be looking for are the Orontes River, Hims Gap, Anti-Lebanon Mountains, Mount Lebanon, and lastly, the Al-Ansariyah mountains. It would be helpful because it is confusing with that many mountain ranges in these two countries. Thanks!
114009. Based on the price and distance you can get with British Stamps, how many first-class stamps would you need to put on a letter for it to get the distance between the earth and the sun?
114010. What does the word oggannition mean?
114011. Whose apartment did both Cass Elliot of the Mamas and the Papas and Keith Moon of the Who die in at different times?
114012. What sportscaster was the host of the TV show, short lived as it was, "The Verdict is Yours"?
114013. What is the rarest color in the world?
114014. Was Selena born in Corpus Christi like in the movie 'Selena' or was she born in Lake Jackson as stated at Wikipedia?
114015. What percentage of the world population is homosexual and bisexual?
114016. Who is considered to be the first celebrity movie actor or actress?
114017. Where did the Chipmunks in the Chipmunks' "Christmas Song" get their names?
114018. There are seven castles represented on the flag of Portugal. One of them is Paderne Castle. Can anyone tell me the names of the other six?
114019. In the 1965 musical "The Sound of Music", Julie Andrews' character Maria is described as a "flibbertigibbet". What is that?
114020. Who did Aristotle Onassis dump in favor of Jacqueline Kennedy?
114021. What was the name of the college newspaper where Garry Trudeau got his start drawing 'Doonesbury'?
114022. Do any male animals have two or more penises?
114023. Did Jerry Blavat at the American Bandstand
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, fire Bob Horn
for drunk driving?
114024. What angry words did Tiger Woods yell at the Masters tournament today, April 10?
114025. Was Dan Rowan's daughter married?
114026. Where did the band Estradasphere get its name?
114027. How did actress Clara Blandick die?
114028. Are Brett Favre's kids married?
114029. Did Shawn Michaels quit wrestling?
114030. African American actor Samuel L. Jackson is credited with many films. How many exactly has he appeared in?
114031. What is the most popular flower that is grown in Ireland?
114032. What are the sports cars owned by M.F. Hussain?
114033. Which famous movie producer/director wrote his name in the sidewalk in front of 206 North Fourth Street, La Grange, KY?
114034. Musician Shooter Jennings proposed to his girlfriend, actress Drea de Matteo in April, 2009. Have they walked the aisle and taken vows yet?
114035. Was Walter Collins, the son of Christine Collins, ever found and was it 100% verified?
114036. Who succeeded Edward Heath as the leader of the British Conservative Party?
114037. Is the practice of declawing cats still legal in all areas of the United States?
114038. Is there a definition between terrorist and freedom fighter in international law?
114039. How recent does something have to be to still be considered news?
114040. On what date does the Autumnal Equinox occur?
114041. Is it true that there are six categories in Nobel Prizes and if yes, what are they?
114042. How many centimeters are there in an inch?
114043. Which vitamin is required for normal blood circulation?
114044. It is well known that eating too much salt is unhealthy; what about too much pepper?
114045. One mile equals how many kilometers?
114046. What is Charlie Brown's father's profession?
114047. In 1966 how old was Cathleen Heffernan when 67 year old Supreme Court justice William Douglas married her?
114048. On the London underground, what kind of station is Knightsbridge?
114049. On the London underground, what line is Knightsbridge?
114050. Does any country still fund remote viewing research?
114051. R.I.P Dixie Carter. Why were her dreams of becoming an opera singer dashed at a tender age?
114052. How old was Greta Garbo when she retired from the movie business; and, why did she retire?
114053. Does Batman have any superpowers?
114054. How is the Playboy Playmate of the Month for July 1989 related to the 1970's voice of Jiminy Cricket?
114055. How is the "Green Chile Capital of the World" related in name to the author of the 1889 work "A Concordance to the Septuagint"?
114056. From which company did Kodak founder George Eastman resign to focus on his new business partnership called The Eastman Dry Plate Company?
114057. Whom did the voice of Stinky Pete the Prospector from 'Toy Story 2' call a "monster and a butcher" in summer 2009?
114058. Which is the longest movie ever released in a theatre?
114060. Why did Leila Denmark refuse birthday cake on her 103rd birthday?
114061. How long has Wesley E. Brown been a judge?
114062. Was Irving Berlin born in Germany?
114063. What story has been most often made into a movie?
114064. What is the difference in the mechanism of drum brakes and disc brakes?
114065. Which Oscar winner was recently vomited on, all for the sake of art?
114066. Who was Meinhardt Raabe, and what just happened to him?
114067. What is the difference between a laptop and a netbook?
114068. How does braising differ from poaching?
114069. How does the black widow kill humans?
114070. Who has the largest NFL Championship ring?
114071. Does a flush beat a straight, or a straight beat a flush?
114072. What is the difference between deduction and induction?
114073. How old was Michael Jackson when he died?
114074. What is the difference between 'chukkar' and 'chukker'?
114075. How many people have allergies that last only in the spring?
114076. Who did Alice Cooper (remember him) once call the Queen of Housewife Rock?
114077. What French author's novel 'The Outsider' opened "My mother is dead"?
114078. Why did Henry VIII divorce rather than behead Anne of Cleves, as he had done Anne Boleyn four years earlier?
114079. From where did Chubby Checker get his name?
114080. How many copies of GTA San Andreas have been sold all over the world?
114081. Do scorpions possess chelicerae?
114082. What is the national sport of the Solomon Islands?
114083. What is the diameter of the star, Betelgeuse, in attometers?
114084. In Beethoven's opera "Fidelio", what crime was Florestan accused of which got him sent to prison in the first place?
114085. How does graphite conduct electricity?
114086. How many 'ghost' (ie not in use anymore) stations are there in the London Underground?
114087. What is sindonology?
114088. What 14th century Tunisian-born Arab author of a "World History" developed in his Foreword to it, a theory that societies develop from "hard work" to "culture" and then to "decay"?
114089. What Flemish-born humanist and diplomat was sent in 1554 and in 1556 to the Ottoman court and successfully negotiated a truce in the conflict between the Turks and the Holy Roman Empire?
114090. What famous Greek physician and philosopher gained most of his practical medical knowledge from being a doctor to the gladiators, first in his native Pergamum and then in Rome?
114091. How is the Mexico City subway system connected with the Aztec god of wind?
114092. I've always heard that The Grateful Dead drummer did a three hour long solo at Watkins Glen in 1973. Is this true?
114093. What was the first hotel to have Gideon Bibles?
114094. In the final scene of Mozart's "Don Giovanni", the title character is being serenaded by an onstage band. They play three tunes. What are these numbers, from which other operas were they quoted, who wrote them, and what is the original context they are sung in?
114095. Was Charles Darwin married to his cousin?
114096. In what Western did Glenn Ford say, "I'm not someone to be as good as, I'm someone to be better than!"?
114097. What kitchen utensil did Peter Falk carry in his pocket as Lt. Columbo?
114098. Do all the landlocked nations in the Western Hemisphere have navies?
114099. What is dendrachronolgy?
114100. What famous American was born on the same day as Charles Darwin?
114101. What is the going rate for the average camel?
114102. What Native American tribe takes water from the Colorado to sell to other farms downstream?
114103. The song 'Rain Must Fall' by Queen topped what number in the British charts?
114104. Who was the terror of Colorado Boulevard?
114105. What are the four most popular names used by popes?
114106. What Leon Uris novel told of the Berlin Airlift?
114107. What mass murderer did public defender Gerald Getty represent at his trial?
114108. In the history of humans, who has had the highest IQ?
114109. Why can't you smell your own farts?
114110. What's a coach wallet?
114111. Is North Korea a member state of the United Nations?
114112. Which countries are permanent members of the United Nations and is Japan one of them?
114113. Are the Russians really producing the T-50 "Fifth Generation" fighter?
114114. On what date is World's Women Day observed?
114115. Which is the first country in the world to launch a satellite to prevent greenhouse effect?
114116. Which is referred to as "Queen of Spices"?
114117. One hectare is how many acres?
114118. On what date does India celebrate National Technology Day?
114119. Are LP vinyl records making a comeback?
114120. Can hermaphrodites have kids?
114121. How many professional football stadiums have an H field goal post instead of a Y shaped one?
114122. What is the hardest common brass instrument for an average person?
114123. Why did they implode Texas Stadium?
114124. What are the "ends of man" in Hinduism?
114125. What did an Iowa teenager make out of gum wrappers in April 2010?
114126. Do the Top Ten American Idol contestants get paid when they go on tour?
114127. What was the Bug Bible?
114128. What is the formal name for the Shakers?
114129. What is Gehenna and what does it have to do with hellfire?
114130. King Canute's wife was reputedly called Emma.
The illustration in the Liber Vitae shows a picture of the couple presenting a gold cross to Hyde Abbey. The picture is accompanied by the words "CNUT REX" and "ELFGYFU REGINA". Why not "EMMA REGINA"?
114131. How old would the Great Wall of China be now?
114132. Does China renovate the Great Wall, like remake some of it since it's famous and in a historical location?
114133. Do China and Japan have bad relations?
114134. Many Slavic names end in "-ov." What does it mean?
114135. Where is the world's shortest escalator?
114136. Are the Braille letter "B" and the Mayan number '21' depicted in the same manner?
114137. Can front teeth affect the way a trumpeter plays?
114139. What is the controversy at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Warr Acres, Oklahoma?
114140. Does the alcoholic drink scotch come from Scotland?
114141. What size bombs were used in World War I?
114142. Queen Elizabeth I owned a prize possesion that was thought to be a rare natural item of magic. What was this item, who gave it to her, and what really was it?
114143. In the Goosebumps series of books by R.L.Stine, is any young character ever killed off?
114144. In Abbott and Costello's "Who's on First" comedy routine, what is the one baseball position not mentioned?
114145. How many commonwealths are there in the United States, four or five?
114146. Whose Asian associates were Asp and Punjab?
114147. Who had a double role opposite the late Paul Newman in the movie 'The Prize'?
114148. What romantic balladeer was once dubbed "The King of Necking Music?"
114149. What animals on Noah's ark are specified in the Bible?
114150. Is there anything in astronomy that might have corresponded to the Star of Bethlehem?
114151. In theory, could a fart be used instead of mouth to mouth during a successful CPR?
114152. Is there any evidence to suggest that some gospels have been lost or hidden over the years, and if so how many?
114153. In the British line of peerage, in importance how are they ranked?
114154. Can anyone think of an Ancient Greek figure that has the letters "b" and "f" in it?
114155. Who portrayed The Girl From U.N.C.L.E. sidekick on the old TV show?
114156. What was the Burke Civil War?
114157. Which signer of the Declaration of Independence was born in the year the Crab Nebula was first sighted?
114158. What is inscribed on the Stone of Ielala?
114159. Who was shown bottle-feeding a baby lion on the cover of a Look magazine?
114160. Why does the new-look Tardis have a St. John's Ambulance logo on it?
114161. Who was Morgan Bulkeley?
114162. Did King George III really go insane?
114163. Outside of Rome, where is the largest Colosseum?
114164. Do other cities than Athens have an Akropolis?
114165. Is it true that seven new Wonders of the World have been added to the seven old ones? If so, which are they?
114166. In which Lisbon cafe is there a statue of the Portuguese national poet Fernando Pessoa?
114167. Is volcano ash toxic?
114168. Who was the first English Prince of Wales, and do all male British heir apparents now automatically receive this title?
114169. What was Joyce Jillson's answer to "Real Men Don't Eat Quiche" that real women don't do?
114170. What did Travis Coats get from his father Jim at the very end of the movie "Old Yeller"?
114171. What author's book "Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me" was consider "the classic novel of the 1960's"?
114173. Given that humans have selectively bred horses, cats and dogs over thousands of years, why is it that dogs show much more diversity in shape and size than the other two? In other words, the smallest and largest horse or cat are still "horse or cat shaped" but dogs seem to differ remarkably more in size and shape.
114174. Where in India is the largest Free Trade Zone?
114175. Who has initiated the slogan "INQLAB ZINDABAD"?
114176. What is the name of the cells that protect the sperm and help them mature in males?
114177. Is it true that the Indian rupee suffered its highest devaluation in 1966 when its value was lowered by 36.5% against the US dollar and the Sterling Pound, and this was the second devaluation, and since then the rupee has faced three devaluations as of 1949, 1966 and 1991?
114178. What is the radiation belt that surrounds the Earth?
114179. What tune did Manos Hadjidakas win a 1960 Oscar for?
114180. Who was the last viceroy of India?
114181. Did Shawn Johnson retire?
114182. Does cold water properly wash clothes?
114183. Like Moby Dick, has an albino adult sperm whale ever been observed in the ocean?
114184. Is the euphonium more important than a baritone in a band?
114185. Did Martin Luther King, Jr. have extramarital affairs?
114186. Like in the James Bond movies, is the head of the British Secret Service called "M", and if not, what is he or she called?
114187. Where did ? and the Mysterians get their name?
114188. When was the last successful drop kick for an extra point in NCAA football?
114189. How much did the most expensive ticket to the Beatles' 1964 Carnegie Hall concert cost?
114190. Who claims to be the gossip columnist for L'Osservatore Romano?
114191. What kidnap victim was FBI agent Charles Bates assigned exclusively to find?
114192. Is there any evidence that Macbeth, a short tragedy, has been shortened over time?
114193. Is the witches scene in Macbeth similar to Wiccan rituals?
114194. Who or what is a Dappy?
114195. Did John Dee design the Globe Theatre?
114196. What is "Old Hag Syndrome?"
114197. Where was Peter Jennings, the former ABC News anchor, buried when he died?
114198. Why is Larry King filing for divorce against his seventh wife?
114199. How can hexagons be used to explain the Pythagorean Theorem? (Please don't try to explain what the theory is.)
114200. Is it generally accepted in psychology that traits we dislike in others, if we are truthful, we have ourselves?
114201. What is an interrobang?
114202. What is the difference between a hag and a witch?
114203. What would cause a bicycle with a working derailler to not transmit power to the rear wheel?
114205. Is Starcraft the only game that uses APM? (Actions Per Minute)
114206. Which TV show was the first to use a "cold open?"
114207. What was the name of the grumpy Indian played by William Le Cornec on 'The Howdy Dowdy Show'?
114208. Who was the first member of British royalty to visit the United States?
114209. Who was the last Byzantine emperor?
114210. Who were the doges of Venice?
114211. Besides Russia, why did Nicaragua, Venezuela and Nauru recognize South Ossetia as an independent republic?
114212. Why were antique irons that were heated on the tops of wood stoves called "sad irons"?
114213. What is extra virgin olive oil?
114214. How are virgin olive oils superior to regular olive oil?
114215. I have read that some North American Indian tribes made a form of beer. How was this done and how potent was it?
114216. When were high and low air pressures first recognized as being an influence on weather?
114217. How long is a cosmic year?
114218. Where is the planet Vulcan?
114219. So why is it that Paul McCartney is the only Beatle who does not have a personal star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
114220. What are the definitions of the following words, peirastic and philostorgy?
114221. Are there any countries besides the United States that make sure their vice president is safe when the president is flying in an air plane? If so, which ones?
114222. Why did Chrysler never win a manufacturers championship in Nascar despite having more wins than the winner for two years?
114223. Why is the date 4/20 important?
114224. Who shot Alfalfa?
114225. Which member of the Stray Cats was married to Britt Ekland?
114226. Which member of the Stray Cats father set a Guinness Book of World Records record for longest career as a clarinetist?
114227. What is the fine if you detonate a nuclear device in the city limits of Chico, CA?
114229. What is the "weapon" of choice of a green fanatic who lives in Philadelphia?
114230. What is the name of the volcano that is erupting on Iceland; and, how is that name pronounced?
114231. The coinage of which word is attributed to Dr. Henry Antoine Des Voeux in his 1905 paper 'Fog and Smoke' for a meeting of the Public Health Congress, UK?
114232. Which political ideology is often derisively called 'Green Red'?
114233. I dropped a raisin in a glass of soda. It sunk to the bottom. Then it floated to the top. It went down and back up several times. What mystery is happening?
114234. Comparable to the shell of an egg, how thick is the earth's crust?
114235. What is the difference between brass and bronze?
114236. What was the nickname given to the army assembled by Garibaldi?
114237. What is the name of the Welsh national party?
114238. Was Bruce Lee Japanese?
114242. How do we measure cholesterol in human beings?
114243. Is it true that a lunar eclipse occurs when Earth is between the sun and moon?
114244. What is the former name of the US Virgin Islands?
114245. In simple words, what is a glacier?
114246. Why is April 22nd Earth Day?
114247. What is a business day? Why was it made?
114248. What happened to Mary Ward in 1869?
114249. Who came up with the phrase "the survival of the fittest"?
114250. What does it mean to galvanize steel?
114251. On average, how many days a year does Google "pretty up" their homepage?
114253. This is mainly a manly question. I've been seeing more urinals lately with numbers and letters stamped in them that read 3.8 Lpf/1.0 gpf. Anyone know what that means?
114254. Who was Bob Dylan addressing when he was singing, "It ain't me babe"?
114255. My last question went unanswered, so I'll rephrase it: In the beginning of the finale of "Don Giovanni", Mozart has an onstage orchestra play three melodies that were popular at the time. Why those three melodies? What did they have in common, other than Mozart's quotation of them, and their being from Italian operas?
114256. What did Ann Arbor Sheriff Thomas Kelly say, "lit up the swamp like an office building" on the night of March 21, 1966?
114257. If 32 degrees is the freezing point of water on the Fahrenheit scale, what does 0 degrees represent?
114258. Regarding computers, what is the difference between a crack and a patch?
114259. How is Rescue Annie connected to an unknown woman who drowned in the Seine River in the 1880s?
114260. Where did Freud get the term ID?
114261. What was the name of the ghost in the play 'Macbeth'?
114262. What offering of diamonds would be a mixture of carbon?
114263. How did Samuel "Fish Hook" Mulford get his nickname?
114264. What was Jesse Langsdorf's contribution to the fashion world?
114265. Why did Australian Rugby League (NRL) team Melbourne Storm recently have two major and three minor premierships taken from them?
114266. Why is Beyonce also known as Sasha Fierce?
114267. What makes a wave break?
114268. What is the phone number for Soulsville, USA?
114269. Is typhoid the same thing as typhus?
114270. When was the first leap year?
114271. Why is there an age limit for the Calder Trophy?
114272. Who wears #6 for the Nashville Predators?
114273. Do diamonds burn?
114274. Is butterscotch candy a typically Scottish product such as Scotch whisky?
114275. What were the defects of Bohr's atomic model?
114276. What is the difference between a werewolf and a Lycan?
114277. The association of the Indian rupee with the pound sterling was broken in which year?
114278. On what date is Hindi Day observed in India?
114279. What percentage of the American Stock Exchange NASDAQ does Dubai own?
114280. Is it true that UN (United Nations) Day falls on October 24 and it was this day when the United Nations was established?
114281. Which Indian playback singer's autobiography is titled "Memories Come Alive"?
114282. What will the new NCAA Men's basketball bracket look like with now 68 teams involved?
114283. Why are oil workers called roughnecks?
114284. What pope is rumored to have died during sex?
114285. When could you have taken part in the sport of gouging?
114286. Is it true that the Greek language has no word for "husband" or "wife?"
114287. Why wasn't there an NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award handed out in 1999?
114288. How did the words of understanding, "Roger Wilco," come about? Was there a person named Roger Wilco?
114290. What field guide series included one for birds' nests found east of the Mississippi River?
114291. What western featured Jack Lord, Warren Oates and Bruce Dern as regulars?
114292. What is the highest scoring NBA game to date?
114293. What is neatsfoot oil and what was it often used for?
114294. Who was the star of the first German sound film?
114296. What was the very first album that Billy Joel released?
114297. When people want to insert a state map into text about America in the 1700s, they simply cut out the 13 original states from a contemporary map and use those sizes and shapes. The problem is that the contemporary states don't reflect the states of 1700 America (ie: West Virginia was part of Virginia, the northern border of Pennsylvania and New York was much further north than it is today, etc.) Where can I find maps that show the evolution of the borders of the 13 original colonies during the 1600s and 1700s and how they gradually transformed into their current shapes?
114298. How do sites like Facebook make money? Is it purely from selling advertising space on their pages?
114299. Where was the state of Franklin; and what happened to it?
114300. What colorful airline did Emilio Pucci design the crew uniforms for?
114301. What Indian tribe was singer Buffy Saint-Marie born into?
114302. Did George W. Bush use cocaine?
114303. What weighs more; an African elephant or a blue whale's tongue?
114304. What is heliculture?
114305. What became known as the Pine Tar Wars in song?
114306. How do you pronounce the name of the Icelandic Volcano Eyjafjallajokull?
114307. On what date is Air Force Day in India observed?
114308. On what date is World Habitat Day observed internationally?
114309. Which disease is also called the "Disease of the Liver"?
114310. What is the process of obtaining pure water from sea water called?
114311. Which is the largest cell in the human body?
114312. What famous person on the cover of the Sgt. Pepper?s Lonely Hearts Club Band album was a pallbearer for Wyatt Earp?
114313. How is a 1972 single by The Grateful Dead featuring ?Johnny B. Goode? related in name to James Dyson's first product in 1970?
114314. He is Choni Ha?Sakran in Israel and in Sweden he is Nicke Nyfiken. Who is he in Denmark?
114315. What is notable about the Rolls Royce owned by ?The Siren of Swindon? at the age of twenty?
114316. How are the lyrics, ?Bailed out my worst fears, 'cause man has to be his own saviour? related to a nickname of the thirty-sixth U.S. State to enter the union?
114317. What was the worst disaster in sports history?
114318. Where was the NFL founded; and who was its first president?
114319. What Super Bowl record does Matt Stover hold?
114320. What made 1975 such a special year? Because it was the International year of what?
114321. Why don't the New York Yankees have their name on the back of their uniforms like all the other teams? Isn't it required by the MLB?
114322. Why do Major League Baseball pitchers never have a uniform number of one digit? If it has to do with batting order, then some would have a "9" as their number.
114323. How many ways may a batter reach first base without hitting the ball?
114324. What is binomial nomenclature?
114325. Which mammal has the longest eyelashes?
114326. What fast food restaurant, on April 1, claimed that they had purchased the Liberty Bell?
114327. How heavy was the heaviest person who has lived?
114328. What is a Polish Victory Lap in NASCAR?
114329. Who invented wire?
114330. What is a Faraday cage?
114331. What is the origin of the stereotype that says that Welsh people are closely aquainted with a certain type of livestock?
114333. What is the name of the man who jumped off the Brooklyn Bridge in the 1880s?
114334. How did Shell Oil get its name?
114335. How did a log cabin figure in the naming of Log Cabin syrup?
114336. How did the states of America get their shape?
114337. What does the name Kodak stand for?
114338. Do frogs vomit?
114339. Do frogs sneeze?
114342. What king of pulp writers used such pen names as Evan Evans, George Owen Baxter and Frank Auston?
114343. Who was the fastest man with a .44-40 hair-trigger-action rifle?
114344. What male finished third in the men's category and first in the women's division in a 1974 BBC survey of favorite stars?
114345. Do any asteroids have their own moons?
114346. Is it true that jellyfish do not have a brain?
114347. What is the most heat tolerant animal?
114348. A pig hunter once told me that pigs cannot see a red light at night. True or false?
114349. If radio waves travel through space, how far has the original broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" reached? Maybe they have already heard it on Mars and Pluto.
114350. Who is Sam Sweet?
114351. What does the name Sanka stand for?
114352. What does "I will stay tuned" mean? Does it mean I will stay alert and always be concenrated for sth to come up?
114353. What superpower(s) does Batman have?
114354. What number on the dial does The Man of Steel's left fist plow through on a Superman watch?
114355. How many people can fit on the world's largest rocking horse?
114356. What useful implement did Thomas Coryat bring to England?
114357. Who married the owl and the pussycat?
114358. How did Ham the Chimp get his name?
114359. Why would a ping pong ball have three stars?
114360. Is it true that Elvis Presley drove a truck for a company owned by Frank Sinatra?
114361. Of what line is this a mishearing: They hae slay the Earl of Murray and Lady Mondegreen?
114362. Why is it that the chief pilot of a fixed-wing aeroplane sits on the left, while the chief pilot of a helicopter sits on the right?
114363. Where are the headquarters of the World Anti Doping Agency?
114364. What is the scientific name for human beings?
114365. The famous Gayatri Mantra is addressed to which goddess in Hinduism?
114366. Is it true that the Harmattan Wind is also called Doctor Wind?
114367. On what date is World Suicide Prevention Day observed?
114370. What is a quasar?
114371. Was there any response to Kristallnacht from the allies?
114372. Were there homosexuals in the medieval ages?
114374. How was Noxzema named?
114375. Irene Ryan played Granny on 'The Beverly Hillbillies' however, was it ever known what her name was on the show?
114376. Is Garth Brooks related in any way to the Brooks of Brooks and Dunn?
114377. What company sponsored the old TV show 'The 20th Century'?
114378. If everybody in the United States switched to CFLs, how much energy would be saved?
114379. Did Amelia Earhart emergency land or land regularly at the end of her historic trip?
114380. In the last two millenniums, has there ever been an event like a war, famine or plague which has wiped out a fourth of the then world's population?
114381. What are party favors?
114383. Is there any of the 50 states in the US where auto insurance is not required?
114384. What American TV show was the first glimpse that the United States ever got of the Beatles?
114385. What is the closest relative to the giraffe?
114386. What was Steven Spielberg's first major film?
114387. What is a vulcanic winter, when did it happen and could it happen again?
114388. Is it legal to sell Cuban cigars in the United States?
114389. In which countries is it illegal for women to wear trousers?
114390. What is TWLOHA?
114391. What song has the following lyrics, "You're some kind of miracle, sent down from above, who came into my empty heart, and filled it up with love"? I think it's by Pretty Boy Floyd.
114393. Who did the cover art for Electric Light Orchestra's "El Dorado" album?
114394. Did Richard Zehringer discover Alfred Yankovic?
114395. Which blues harmonica player set a hotel room on fire while trying to cook a rabbit in a coffee percolator?
114396. Why did Eunice Waymon change her name to Nina Simone?
114397. Which song from "Porgy and Bess" did Big Brother and the Holding Company do on their "Cheap Thrills" album?
114398. Is high-fructose corn syrup worse for health than sugar?
114399. I was part of a duo that shared a Nobel Prize. I was also part of a duo that ran for the highest offices in my land. And I was posthumously part of a duo that shared songwriting credit on a multi-million selling song that became both a pop and rock & roll standard. Who am I?
114400. For what is the paper Dixie Cup named?
114401. Were Camel cigarettes named for a specific camel?
114402. Who invented Alka-Seltzer?
114403. Why is the Flying Dutchman called a Dutchman?
114404. How did Chanel Number 5 get its name?
114407. Which country is the world's largest foreign exchange market?
114408. On what date is World Post Day observed?
114410. Where are the headquarters of Amnesty International?
114411. What is the border line between India and Pakistan called?
114412. What nightingales don't sing at all?
114413. What last name is shared by one of Bob Dylan's early girlfriends and a member of Sweden's team in the 1970 Football World Cup?
114414. Is the Bic pen named for someone named Bic?
114415. Who is the scientist that says people should not look for aliens if they want to live?
114416. Which misandrist wrote the SCUM Manifesto?
114417. What Korean band has the most sold copies of their total albums?
114418. What car company manufactured ovens for the Nazis in World War II?
114419. What was the War of Rough Wooing?
114420. Who was Cowkeeper?
114421. How long did CQD last until it was replaced by SOS?
114422. What caused the Joelma Building fire?
114423. The lengendary guitarist Tommy Bolin (all you older heads may remember him) once played in a band called the Ethereal Zephyr. I heard this was a real train. If so, where did it start and where did it end?
114424. Another from the Bolins, was it Tommy's older brother Johnny that was the drummer for a band called Black Oak Akansas?
114425. Who took off from Peshawar Pakistan on May 1, 1960 and flew into history, and why did this person fly into history?
114426. What was the full name of Beaver Cleaver's school principal?
114427. Is it true that Michael Nesmith's mother made her fortune with white out?
114428. What does the "K" in K Rations stand for?
114429. Is it true that Jimi Hendrix used to open for the Monkees?
114430. Is there an estimate of what the obesity rate in the United States will be in future years if current trends continue?
114431. All of us have probably watched scenes in movies where divers get a foot caught in the clutches of giant clams. Does this really happen?
114432. Has there ever been reports of spontaneous combustion involving animals?
114433. Have Robin Williams and Eddie Murphy ever starred in the same movie together?
114434. What's the connection between John Russell and the famous Nobel Prize winner Bertrand Russell?
114435. In men's underwear, what does BVD stand for?
114436. Was there a Dr. Scholl?
114437. How many states' Presidental ballots did George Wallace get his name on in his 1968 U.S. presidental run?
114438. Watching Senator David Norris on U.S. TV talking about running for President has me wondering; Are there or have there been any gay heads of state? Or government, for that matter?
114439. What is lacross?
114440. Why does left represent liberal and right represent conservative?
114441. What instrument did comedian Sid Caeser make a living with before becoming a ha ha funnyman?
114442. Which John Steinbeck novel included twin brothers Caleb and Aaron?
114443. What was Mongo's mount in the movie 'Blazing Saddles'?
114444. What old TV show hosted by Jack Linkletter visited a different collge campus weekly with musical artists live before students?
114445. How many streets in Dublin have plaques to the memory of James Joyce?
114446. Which animal has the best memory span?
114447. Why are uranium and plutonium the only two natural elements whose atoms can be split relatively easily?
114448. It's pretty well known that Gottfried Leibniz had a fondness for binary numbers, but wasn't he also a Sinophile?
114449. What is the difference between "heir apparent" and "heir presumptive?"
114450. What is the Mask and Wig Club?
114451. What is an Alberta Clipper?
114452. Who did the hilarious "Copper Clappers" with Johnny Carson?
114453. Does the word "derby" as associated with "Kentucky Derby" have any relation to a derby hat?
114454. Now that soap is transported in cardboard boxes, what do orators stand on?
114455. Which signers of the Declaration of Independence later became US presidents?
114456. In the history of recorded statistics in baseball which team from either the American or National leagues is on record as having the most wins per season and when did it happen?
114457. What happened to all those plastic glasses that were used by people to watch 'Avatar' in 3D?
114458. Were Ingmar Bergman and Ingrid Bergman related?
114459. Did Franz Kafka speak "Pragerdeutsch"?
114460. France has the Académie française. Does Britain has a similar "English academy"?
114461. Ibn Battuta is often considered as one of the greatest _________ ever?
114462. Except for Elizabeth II, which king is the only current monarch in Oceania?
114463. On what date is Balika Diwas celebrated in India?
114464. What is the share market index of Hong Kong?
114465. What is the border line between Pakistan and Afghanistan called?
114466. Which year is often called the "Year of the Great Divide" and why?
114467. What is the name of the unit used to measure the strength of a pollution source?
114468. What was the name of the tavern where the map to Robert Lewis Stevenson's Treasure Island was found?
114469. Before M*A*S*H what star of the show was shot out if cannon in a Hertz TV commerical?
114470. Who wrote 'The Gathering Storm' in 1948?
114471. Why did President Woodrow Wilson keep sheep at the White House?
114472. What are the presidents carved on Mt. Rushmore, South Dakota, meant to represent?
114473. His third wife was the first Miss USA. He produced a TV show featuring his first ex-wife and her husband. What are the names of the producer and his third wife and the names of the couple in the TV show and their characters name and the name of the TV show? What songs are most associated with both the man and the woman who starred in the TV show?
114474. Who was Cowboy Curtis on Pee-wee's Playhouse?
114475. What color pants did George Harrison wear to the rooftop concert?
114476. What is the mathematical formula for finding the volume of a pentadodecahedron (50 sided 3-dimensional shape)?
114477. Which blues pianist was known as "The Devil's Son-in-Law" and "The High Sheriff from Hell?"
114478. The Blues Music Awards were formerly named after which blues trumpeter?
114479. On TV who is also known as Miss Suarez?
114480. Do electric cars recharge themselves whenever you drive or only if you go above 60 mph?
114481. Why do cats rub up against peoples' legs?
114482. What were the names of the Queens of England that were executed at the Tower of London?
114483. Did Pythagoras discover the Pythagorean theorem?
114484. What happened to Pontius Pilate after he ordered the crucifixion of Christ?
114485. What happened to the Maltese falcon at the end of the 1976 movie 'The Black Bird'?
114486. What kind of engine did General Motors first install in a 1978 Oldsmoblie that had never been done before?
114487. From who do we get the word chauvinist?
114488. Was there an original Goody Two-Shoes?
114489. In 'Star Trek: Insurrection' there is a scene with a bunch of kids performing incredible juggling feats. Are they a circus act or is it just CGI?
114490. What is the origin of the naval term "head" for toilet?
114491. Has there ever been a case of fratenal triplets?
114492. It's been asked before, but the link in the answer is dead. What is the origin of the phrase "to take something with a pinch (or grain) of salt"?
114493. In the World Snooker Championships which was the last final that did not contain a century break?
114494. Who was the head of the Vichy government in France during World War II, and what became of him?
114495. What are the rules of soccer?
114496. If there was zero gravity, is it possible that our internal organs could fly out?
114497. How did human beings come up with words like M-A-T-H or S-C-I-E-N-C-E?
114498. Can someone remember an "oldie" song title that has the words "a kiss, a ring and a promise"?
114499. How did The Monkees arrive at the song title "Randy Scouse Git?"