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Questions From Oct 02 12
127001. What is an underthegn?
127002. What is the scientific name for saltpetre?
127003. Why does the Geneva convention dictate what is allowed in warfare and what repercussions are there if a signing country violates a rule?
127004. When you set up a new computer, you inevitably end up with a lot of electrical cords. Is there a scientific reason that the plugged-in cords go from straight to tangled after a few months?
127005. What was Sonic the Hedgehog's codename during his character development?
127006. Why are beer bottles usually made of green or brown glass?
127007. Who was the main actor in the movie Silent Running? Remember the robots called Huey, Dewey, And Louey and the all the trees.
127008. What is the first movie to feature the use of CGI?
127009. Apart from the sun and moon, what is the brightest object that we will see in the sky during 2013?
127010. Can rodents be cross-mated (a mouse with a hamster, for instance) like lions can be mated with tigers?
127011. Are there any snakes that have teeth?
127012. At what intervals can we see Venus crossing the Sun?
127013. Is there a name for the changing leaf colour of autumn/fall?
127014. On the original television series "Star Trek", did the 'elevator' that the crew used to transport between decks on the Enterprise have a more specific name?
127015. Why do we dye Easter eggs?
127016. How many soldiers could fit inside of a wooden horse?
127017. How many teeth does an adult cat have?
127018. What are the strokes used in a swimming medley race?
127019. Why do the British refer to their police as "the Old Bill"?
127020. Which is correct..."No one came to the party" or "Nobody came to the party"?
127021. In J.P.Donleavy's "The Ginger Man", at what school was Sebastian Dangerfield studying law?
127022. What country's electorate rejected women's suffrage in February 1971, making it the only western country denying women the right to vote?
127023. Which province was the first to join Canada?
127024. As of 2012, what restaurant has held a three-star Michelin rating for the longest period of time?
127025. Was the disappearance of Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt ever explained?
127026. Is it true that the Marlboro Man died of lung cancer?
127027. What kind of substances in explosives are dogs trained for to detect explosives?
127028. Where is the easternmost point on the U.S. mainland?
127029. After whom is the St. Leger Stakes, run at Doncaster as the third leg of the triple crown, named?
127030. Which has the most bones, a foot or a hand?
127031. Where can the earliest known cave paintings be found?
127032. What fast food restaurant was featured in the movie Demolition Man?
127033. Who is the career leader in points for the defunct NHL franchise the Cleveland Barons?
127034. What was the first commercial plastic?
127035. Who, or what, inspired the Apple Computers logo of an apple with a single bite taken?
127036. What was The state of South Carolina the last state to do in January 1962?
127037. What did the 10,2 and 4 means on old Dr.Pepper bottles and why were they removed?
127038. Which is correct, "everybody is gone" or "everyone is gone"?
127039. Who holds the record for most points in a season by a member of the Washington Capitals?
127040. Did any famous actors audition for the role of Fonzie on "Happy Days" besides Henry Winkler?
127042. What make and model car did The Saint drive on TV?
127043. How many "microwaves" does a standard microwave oven emit per second?
127044. What two landmark firsts in British entertainment both occured exactly 50 years ago today (5 Oct 1962)?
127045. How many awards has Jack Nicholson won over the years?
127046. I'm curious. What was the first quiz put on Funtrivia.com?
127047. What form of entertainment would involve the Elmsley Count, the Ascanio Spread, Swings, Swivels, Zarrows and Hindus?
127048. Why do Chinese people all have natural black hair?
127049. What are the facts on the artist "Lichtenstein"?
127050. Why are hurricanes, storms etc. given names (e.g. Katrina)?
127051. Are any ocean mammals vegetarian?
127052. Are any ocean fish vegetarian?
127054. Does each number (0-9) occur in pi an infinite amount of times?
127055. What is an Apollonian gasket?
127056. What is isopsephy?
127057. How often, worldwide, does a car accident occur? (e.g. every 10 seconds, every 1 minute,...?)
127058. What sort of a dog is Buckles, and why is he called that?
127059. What is another name for the organometallic compound dicyclopentadienyl iron?
127060. What is a hinnie?
127061. Why were the U.S. military S9 glasses known as BCGs?
127062. What are the names of the members of Stephan's Quintet?
127063. Which are there more of in the world, cats or dogs?
127064. Which people are statistically the tallest in the world?
127065. Since Oliver Cromwell was against monarchs being in charge because of who their father was, how did he justify making his son his successor?
127066. How many people have now walked on the moon?
127067. Who was the first actress to win a Best Actress Oscar?
127068. What was the first ever television program to be broadcasted?
127069. When was the infield fly rule added to baseball?
127070. On StarTrek Voyager, what were the first words uttered by 7 of 9?
127071. Between the 2006 and 2011 censuses, what was the only Canadian province or territory to experience a population decrease?
127073. What is the name of the child on "Twilight: Breaking Dawn"?
127074. What is Bruno Mars's real name?
127076. Who won American Idol, season 11?
127077. What was the first show the Olsen sisters were in?
127078. What 1974 bestseller chronicled a father and son adventure through the U.S.?
127079. What group was said to have introduced "psychedelic soul" to music?
127080. What frozen country did L'il Abner discover in April 1964?
127081. What year was "The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers" formed?
127082. What is the meaning of the prefix 'Aber' in Welsh place names?
127083. Who introduced the Irving Berlin tune "Play a Simple Melody"?
127084. Other than the Mets' Mike Howard in 1983, has any major league baseball player had a game-winning RBI in a team's season opener, in what turned out to be that player's final MLB game? (including seasons when GWRBI was not an official statistic)
127085. Which was the last princely state to join the independent country of India?
127086. Who played the title role in the 1930s film Gunga Din?
127087. Did Boston Red Sox player Ted Williams strike out on the last at-bat of his career?
127088. What was (or is?) the difference between a between-maid and a parlor-maid? Both are mentioned in some Agatha Christie books.
127089. Who was the only player to pinch-hit for Ted Williams?
127090. The Cincinnati Red Stockings went undefeated with a 57-0 season record in 1869. They were the first and only professional team to go undefeated, but not the first in the history of baseball. What was the first baseball team to ever have an undefeated season?
127092. Why do you have to dial a 1 before you dial the area code?
127093. Who pinch hit for Wally Pipp and went on to set a record for consecutive games played?
127094. What kind of animal is the Master (Khozyayin) in Valentin Rasputin's novel "Farewell to Matyora"?
127095. Who were the two participants in TheRumble2012 ?
127096. In what year did Chris Ford score the first 3 point basket in the NBA?
127097. Who was the first celebrity to wear thong panties, and in what year?
127098. How do point-and-shoot thermometers work?
127099. Who are the founding members of Steely Dan?
127100. How many children does 'Octomom' Nadya Sulema have now (2012)?
127101. Were Dianne Holland and Jeffrey Holland, stars of the classic British sitcom "Hi-de-Hi", related in real life?
127102. Has anyone ever considered staging an attempt to locate and recover the remains of Glenn Miller?
127103. Which individuals comprise the "unholy trinity" referred to in the Bible?
127104. What is the nickname for Stoke on Trent?
127105. Though it was possible by statute to award the Nobel Peace Prize posthumously, for what reason(s) was nominee Mahatma Gandhi not awarded?
127106. Has water, in its liquid form, been found on Mars?
127107. Who was the lead singer of the Canadian rock band The Guess Who?
127108. During Reagan's presidency, who controlled both houses of Congress?
127109. What stretch of road is colloquially called "Jayne Mansfield highway" by local residents?
127110. What is the biggest disparity of age between celeb partners in marriage?
127111. How many vowels are found in the Hebrew Dead Sea Scrolls discovered in 1947?
127112. Is the Black Sabbath song 'Iron Man' actually about the Marvel superhero?
127113. What is or more precisely was, Catalhöyük?
127114. What is the difference, in area, of the Sahara Desert, when it was first identified and mapped out, and presently?
127115. When were nose pads first used on eyeglasses?
127118. Made famous by Oliver Twist, where can you see a Beadle today?
127119. Are there more than 5 cinque ports?
127121. Which religious structure is located opposite Wat Pho, across the Chao Phraya river?
127122. What is the American women's clothing size Zero equivalent to, in the United Kingdom and also in Europe?
127123. Why is the sky blue - sometimes?
127124. Why wasn't there a World Series in 1904?
127125. Where can you walk through all 6 New England states in less than half an hour ?
127126. Who was Lady Flora Hastings?
127127. Who was Samuel Langhorne Clemens better known as?
127128. What is the tag (puller) on a zip called?
127129. What was the strength of the German ground and air forces at the beginning of the second world war?
127130. How many illegitimate children did King Henry VIII have and what were their names?
127131. Who was the captain of the Republic of Ireland soccer team during the 1990 World Cup finals in Italy?
127133. How rich is Bill Gates ?
127134. Why was Prince Edward, son of Edward III called 'The Black Prince'?
127135. Did Divine make any films that weren't with John Waters?
127136. Why was the bubonic plague so named?
127137. What is Orthorexia?
127138. Which chemical elements have no stable isotopes?
127139. How many times has Poland appeared in the final 16 of the football world cup?
127140. What does the word 'Deuteronomy' actually mean?
127141. Have any other animals, besides Dolly the sheep, been cloned?
127142. What is the closest named point on the Moon, to the Earth?
127143. What is the difference between the mythologies of Helios and Apollo?
127144. Where is Beryl Formby buried?
127145. Is it true that that the line in "Buckaroo Banzai", "No matter where you go, there you are", was originally a quote by Confucius?
127146. Who was the player who got "fired" during the 1973 World Series?
127147. What player was the on deck batter when Bill Buckner committed his famous error in the 1986 World Series?
127148. How many of the 50 United States does NOT require license plates on both the front and back of cars?
127149. Who lived at 623 East 68th Street Apartment 4-A New York,New York, from TV?
127150. What Russian author wrote about the Earth's violent past in their book "Worlds in Collision"?
127151. Is it true that the left leg of a chicken is more tender than the right leg?
127152. Where in London, England is "Egyptian Avenue"?
127153. How many laps are there in the Daytona 500 NASCAR race?
127154. Who is the famous freedom fighter and local hero of Tyrol, Austria?
127155. What is rosé wine made from?
127156. Who is the oldest celebrity to actively maintain a fan club?
127157. Who was the first president of the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW)?
127158. Who wrote the song 'The Tide is High'?
127159. Which human lung has three lobes?
127160. Who coined the phrase "diamonds are a girl's best friend"?
127161. The Lockheed SR-71's most common nickname was "Blackbird". What other nicknames have been given to the SR-71?
127162. Who wrote the Patriot Act? Not what US Congressman introduced or sponsored it, but who actually wrote it? Does anyone know?
127163. What percentage of American law enforcement personnel (local, state, federal) are US military veterans?
127164. What was the name of Sir Roger Moore's first wife?
127165. Australian poet and writer A.B. Patterson published his early poems under the pseudonym, "The Banjo'. Where did this nickname originate?
127166. What was the cause of death of Incitatus, Caligula's horse?
127167. 12 miles in diameter and with a mass 1.4 times that of our Sun, the recently-discovered 'diamond' pulsar PSR J1719-1438 would be worth how much in dollar terms?
127168. October 11, 2012 happened to be the FIRST celebration of what "International" Day?
127169. What is the national sport of Turkey?
127170. Who is the present prime minister of India?
127171. What is the population of Southern Baptist found in the United States as of 2012?
127172. What is a skypunch?
127173. Is it true that Mary Queen of Scots was almost six foot tall?
127174. What percentage of the Australian Armed Forces are reserve forces?
127175. What is the name of the only bridge across the river Thames to be demolished and not rebuilt?
127176. What does the term haberdashery mean?
127177. Which European country drinks the most coffee per capita?
127178. What place in the 48 contiguous states has the widest average seasonal temperature difference, i.e., the highest average summer temp. and the lowest average winter temp?
127179. Which Canadian Prime Minister served the second shortest time in office?
127180. Who so far has been the youngest Vice President of the USA?
127181. Apart from colouring, is there anything special in the stripes found in a lot of toothpaste? ('With the whateveritwas in the stripes...' Was it?)
127182. Who invented the first black light poster?
127183. What is the origin of the term 'stool pigeon' in regards to someone who is a police informant?
127184. What former U.S.President won the Nobel Peace prize on this day, October 12th?
127185. Who published Rousseau and Revolution the 10th and last installment in the 10 volume "Story of History"?
127186. What did Mrs.Hocheiser (played by Ruth Gordon) put on her Lucky Charms for breakfast in the movie "Where's Poppa"?
127187. What Beach Boys song was played in the movie "Shampoo"?
127188. What attacked One Direction's Niall Horan?
127189. Which county in the USA is the smallest?
127190. Did Goldie and the Gingerbreads release any albums?
127191. Is there an English word that has three y's?
127192. In which English county is Bosworth Field where the forces of Henry Tudor defeated Richard III?
127193. How many Beatitudes are in the bible?
127194. What percentage of the "Free Syrian Army" is composed of foreigners--that is non-Syrians?
127195. Who is the arcitect of The Egg in Albany, NY?
127196. Which Indian City is called the Cracker City?
127197. Why do hens lay unfertilised eggs?
127198. How many times has an organization been given a Nobel Prize?
127199. Who won the Oscar for best actor in 1952?
127200. Who directed "Prometheus", a 2012 science fiction movie ?
127201. Who was the first football (soccer) player to score four goals in a match at World Championship (nowadays called "FIFA World Cup")?
127202. Why does concrete cure better when wet?
127203. Who hit the first homerun in the new Yankee Stadium?
127204. As of 2012, who has the most Postseason Wins by a MLB Pitcher?
127205. What are the two types of insulin in the human body?
127206. Has the English county of Devon ever had its own language, like Cornwall has Cornish?
127207. What are the closest two capital cities in Asia?
127208. What are the closest two capital cities in Africa?
127209. What are the closest two capital cities in South America?
127210. What are the closest two capital cities in North America?
127211. What are the closest two capital cities in Oceania?
127212. Is it possible for a frozen substance to become "more frozen"? That is, as the temperature of a substance continues to drop once it is frozen, can the properties of a frozen substance change or do they remain the same as at the freezing point?
127213. Who was Sir Philip Sidney?
127214. What happened to the rifle that Lee Harvey Oswald is believed to have used to kill President Kennedy?
127215. Who hit the 10,000th MLB home run hit on a Sunday?
127216. Who was the first Australian Labor Party Prime Minister?
127218. In the southern hemisphere, north-facing houses are said to be the most energy efficient. Why?
127219. Why do people regularly refer to the Netherlands as Holland?
127220. Which four mountains border the city of Cape Town, South Africa?
127221. When 'companion planting' in a vegetable garden what is generally the most beneficial amount of spacing for crop productivity?
127223. R.I.P. Actor Gary Collins. Dubbed the "Brangelina of the 1970's" he married what beauty?
127224. How many US Vice Presidents have also served as the President of the US?
127225. How many countries did Britain colonize since from starting ?
127226. As of 2012, how many National Championships does the University of Oklahoma have in college football?
127227. Why does Barrow, Alaska have long periods of permanent night in winter?
127228. Could someone explain the meaning of the sixties hit, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"?
127229. If the U.S. electoral college vote ends in a 269-269 tie, what is the procedure when the election is then thrown into the House of Representatives?
127230. Why do men tend to develop large stomachs as they age?
127231. What is the name of the baseball fan who, in the heat of the moment in a playoff game between the Chicago Cubs and the Florida Marlins on October 14, 2003, caught a playable foul ball instead of letting the Cubs outfielder get it?
127232. What sets Daniel Craig apart from all the other actors who played James Bond?
127233. What British monarch reigned longer than Queen Victoria?
127234. Eddie Vedder and Ian Astbury both were the lead singers of what band after the death of the lead singer?
127235. NASA uses what to treat acute psychosis in its astronauts?
127236. The stock market crash of 1929 took how long to recover to the level it was at previous to the crash?
127237. How many vegetables are native to North America?
127238. Which American state produces the most fruit?
127239. When did cell phones become more powerful than the ENIAC?
127240. Why is milk heavier than cream?
127241. On which real event is based "Dark Matter", a 2007 Meryl Streep movie about a Chinese guest student who killed his American professor in the university?
127242. What is the English name of the Polynesian island known in Spanish as "Isla de Pascua"?
127243. Who was the first female governor of an Australian State?
127244. How did the phrase "at the tip of one's tongue" come to refer anything one knows but cannot remember at that point of time, and what is a one-word term for such a situation?
127245. How many Christians lived in Iraq BEFORE the 2003 US-led invasion?
127246. How many Christians are there in Syria?
127247. How many Christians live in Iraq as of 2012?
127248. Why didn't George Washington sign the Declaration of Independence?
127249. Is the Blair Witch Project based on an actual legend?
127250. What do Jip, Diogenes and Bulls-eye have in common?
127251. What was the name of the Roman fort at Ambleside in the English Lake District?
127252. The stock market crash of 1979 took how long to recover to the level it was at just before the crashÉ
127253. What are the literal meanings of the Taoist terms "Yin" and "Yang"?
127254. Who wrote 'The Casual Vacancy'?
127255. Which unlucky team was defeated 36-0 by Arbroath FC in 1885?
127256. Who is the person said to have introduced the custom/habit of drinking tea in England?
127257. British sovereignty of several of the overseas territories is disputed by their geographical neighbours. Which territories?
127258. Allahabad in India is the confluence of three rivers. One of the rivers is invisible (said to be).
What is the name of that river?
127259. What college basketball player holds the single-game scoring record at Auburn University?
127260. In the film 'Kalifornia', why is the title spelt that way?
127261. If O- is the Universal doner is O+ also or does the Rh factor affect this?
127262. How many different grounds have hosted Sheffield Shield matches in Australia?
127263. Approximately how long is the Great Barrier Reef in kilometres?
127264. How did spider plants get their name?
127265. As in 'Moby Dick' (not as in the performer), what does Moby mean or where (not the book itself) does it originate?
127266. Does Newton's third law of motion apply to a photon of light being absorbed by an atom? That is, do the photon and atom exert force upon each other? And vice versa when a photon is emitted from an atom?
127267. Florida, USA, mid-OCtober. If a deer completely denudes a pepper plant of its leaves, is there enough time until first frost for the plant to recover and produce fruit?
127268. I have heard of hot deserts but what exactly is a cold desert?
127269. Who was the first Captain of the RMS Titanic?
127271. Who wrote the screenplay of "Lawless," the 2012 American gangster movie which was directed by John Hillcoat?
127272. Out of all "Star Trek" actors, who has been credited for the most episodes?
127273. For the 2012 US Presidential Debates, how were the individual colleges selcted ?
127274. In the 2012 US Presidential Debates, what percentage of the costs was paid by the individual colleges?
127275. Considering the total cost for room use, all employees used, all security measures, all utility use, etc., what is the average cost to put on one of the 2012 Presidential debates on national/international TV and radio?
127276. The 13th President of the USA, Millard Fillmore, co-founded what "school of higher learning"?
127277. What is the name of a pop group of 1/8/8 letters with the clue "A Blast From The Eyes"?
127278. How many people are listed in the current Virginia phone book?
127279. In recognition of James Bond 60th anniversary this year; as of 2012 what is the most successful James Bond movie in terms of box office revenues, worldwide?
127280. What is the highest percentage of the world's population living in a single country at any point in history?
127281. Which celestial body was discovered in 1930 by an astronomer working at an observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona?
127282. Which Austrian state is home to Swarovski Crystal?
127283. Do birds have taste buds?
127284. What speed did Felix Baumgartner actually reach while in freefall from his balloon on 14th October 2012?
127285. How big is the world's population likely to get in the next 20 years or so?
127286. What is the name of the fourth largest city in India?
127287. How many times has a French city hosted the Olympic games?
127288. Which U.S. presidential candidates won the popular vote in more than two elections?
127289. How big was the largest large mouth bass ever caught?
127290. What would be considered an early example of "nano technology" in literature?
127291. Is there any simple reason why the letter 'u' does not appear in many American English words when it does in the British English words? E.g. 'color' and 'colour', 'favorite' and 'favourite'.
127292. Why are certain legal advisors called "attorney general" rather than "general attorney"?
127293. What is the etymology of the country name Poland?
127294. Why does Cirque du Soleil never use animal acts?
127295. For what does the "S." in Harry S. Truman's name stand?
127296. Who was the "Silver Fox" of NASCAR?
127297. What is the real difference between vintage and antique?
127298. I have a square tuit; where can I find a round tuit?
127299. Is the difference between a hall and a foyer that a hall is usually narrower than a foyer?
127300. What was the title of John Hersey's novel about the Warsaw Ghetto?
127301. Is Halloween, October 31st, a public holiday in the USA?
127302. How did Arkaroola in South Australia get its name?
127303. Li'l Abner's family name was Yokum. How did Al Capp, the creator of the cartoon, come up with the name "Yokum" ?
127304. What is the oldest civilisation in the world?
127305. Who was the first winner of the Tour de France?
127306. When was the first MP elected in the UK, who was it and what was the constituency?
127307. Who won the first Conerly Trophy for the best college football player in the state of Mississippi?
127308. When was the first Labour MP elected in the UK, who was it and what was his constituency?
127309. How many other fires occurred on the same day as the Great Chicago Fire?
127310. Who ran for President and Vice President on the first Republican Party ticket?
127311. Why does your skin itch when using opiates such as Percocet or Vicodin ?
127312. In 1804 on Independence Day, where did the Voyage of Discovery camp and what name did they give the nearby creek?
127313. How do whales and dolphins sleep without drowning?
127314. Which famous author had a cameo playing himself in the Rodney Dangerfield movie "Back to School"?
127315. The Beatles sang about one, but has anyone ever actually built a real yellow submarine?
127316. Which two Hall of Fame baseball pitchers also played basketball with the Harlem Globetrotters?
127317. How do snakes cleanse their eyes with no eyelids for blinking?
127318. What is the Stumptown Wobbly?
127319. Which economist, considered the founder of the Neo-Ricardian school, wrote "Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities" ?
127320. In the UK £1000 is often called a "Grand". Where did this term come from?
127321. Who were the stars in the last movie for Marilyn Monroe, who was fired before its completion?
127322. Who is the only baseball player (for the St. Louis Cardinals) to hit two grand slams in one inning?
127323. On a typical summer day approximately how many people are inside the Grand Canyon?
127324. What did President Lyndon Johnson do to his dog during photo op that upset people?
127325. Against which team did Nolan Ryan hit his first Major League homerun?
127326. When the two brothers who founded the Adidas shoe company parted ways, one brother retained the Adidas brand and the other started a rival company. What is the name of the rival company?
127327. Is it still possible to obtain legal sanctuary in a church or other place of worship?
127329. What is the greatest number of people killed in one sitting by a sperm whale?
127330. What sort of foodstuff is panela: animal or vegetable?
127331. What causes the gray color on the outside of the yolk of a hard-boiled egg?
127332. Are there any mosques in existence that do feature depictions of animals?
127333. When and where did the military goosestep originate?
127334. Why was the name of the UK town Bognor changed to Bognor Regis?
127335. Why is Ensenada known as the Cinderella of the Pacific?
127336. What was the first in color commercial played on US television?
127337. What causes some cats to have loose, flabby bellies?
127338. When did the process of measuring horses' heights by hand start?
127339. Who provided the voice for Mr. Spaceley in "The Jetsons"?
127340. How tall is Steven Seagal?
127341. What was the name of Dolley Madison's first husband?
127342. In the U.S. is it considered an "Assault" charge if you cut someone's hair while they're asleep as in a practical joke?
127343. How deep is Lake Pontchartrain?
127344. what does "a barrel draw" mean ?
127345. Why do the American political parties have animal mascots?
127347. What does the word Kusunda mean?
127348. Who was responsible for finding the first mummy in Egypt?
127350. Why do we eat turkey at Christmas?
127352. Which player was on the most World Series winning teams without ever winning as a member of the Yankees? (I think the highest total is 5.)
127353. Which two current U.S. prime-time TV shows (both on mainstream networks) have a minor recurring character named "Jack", who is shown playing soccer?
127354. Do sweet potatoes have to be harvested all at once--plant and all--or can they be extracted from the ground one at a time leaving the plant in place?
127356. What breed of cat has blue eyes?
127358. What term did the Germans use for the group of countries in World War II that we call the Allies or Allied Forces?
127359. Which sports team in 2012 won an international tournament not far from where the whole team was wiped out less than twenty years earlier?
127360. It is ranked second and is contained within something that would be the largest if a Frenchman had not cut it into three parts in 1752. To what am I referring?
127361. Which Shakespeare play is alternatively titled 'What You Will'?
127362. How many presidents/leaders of world nations (past or present) have hosted a TedTalk?
127363. How far did Felix Baumgartner fall?
127364. Who in mathematical history was George Parker Bidder?
127365. In John Steinbeck's "East of Eden", why did Dessie die?
127366. How many knees does an elephant have?
127367. For what event/holiday is the most candy purchased in the U.S?
127368. What was the first year in which the Democrats and Republicans both fielded presidential candidates?
127369. Why is the letter 'A' the first letter of the alphabet?
127370. What rank did Jimmy Stewart achieve while in the USAF?
127371. What country is the basketball documentary "The Other Dream Team" about?
127372. What would happen if, during a US presidential election, the two candidates were to tie in a "winner takes all" state, i.e. receive the exact same number of votes?
127373. Now that Lance Armstrong has been decreed not to have 7 Tour de France victories, who does have the most wins? I assume that the riders originally shown in second position for each of those years would now be considered the winner.
127374. Why do most airlines only release flights 11 months ahead of schedule?
127375. What does "pointing the stick at someone" mean?
127376. What does calling something deplorable mean?
127377. What does "producing the goods" mean? It might be an idiom.
127378. Which one of the 48 contiguous U.S. states was the last one to get a McDonald's restaurant?
127379. Where was George Washington when he died?
127380. How much green potato would you need to consume to be fatal?
127381. What western town was Bing Crosby the honorary mayor of?
127382. On "The Simpsons", what is the real first name of the bully Jimbo?
127383. In American politics who was "Fancy Dan"?
127384. What is the book that details Marcus Luttrell's experience as a Navy SEAL?
127385. The discoveries of which hominids are attributed to the Leakey family?
127386. What is Verity Pushpram's nickname?
127387. Are Daniel and Paula Radcliffe related in any way?
127388. For what reason is it considered correct to mount and dismount a horse from the left side of the animal?
127389. Singing Cowboys were relatively popular back in the 1930s. What actor, who later earned an Oscar, appeared as a "singing cowboy" before Gene Autry and Roy Rogers became stars in the genre?
127390. Who invented the Digital Video Recorder (DVR)?
127391. How is 'divergent thinking' related to 'lateral thinking'?
127392. In the last two motions of the Roman Catholic "sign of the cross" ritual, does the establishment of the left to right (instead of right to left) directional movement have any special significance?
127393. What does 'a snaplock bag' mean?
127394. What is a receiving room?
127395. Why is a round of chocolate covered with white sugar sprinkles called a nonpareil?
127396. Where did the band Radiohead get their name?
127397. Where does the term trolley car come from?
127398. When I can see my breath (that is, exhaling forms a mist) in the morning, I know it's cold. How cold?
127399. Are kudzu bugs related to stink bugs?
127400. How old was cricketer Shane Warne when he made his Test Debut for Australia?
127401. Who (or what) is Granni Nazzano, credited web-wide with this quote: "My only hobby is laziness, which naturally rules out all others"?
127402. What does "hard trodden" mean?
127403. What color are Angelina Jolie's eyes?
127404. What does "accounts manager" mean?
127405. When was the last time that an English Premier League team fielded 11 English players as its starting lineup for a league match?
127406. From these 3 popular horror movies: A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th and Halloween; which movie has the most sequels, to date (only official ones, i.e. no cameos or spoofs)?
127408. When was the last time that a team fielded 11 English players as its starting lineup, and won the FA Cup final?
127409. Which language is recognised as Classical Language recently?
127411. Which two London Tube Stations have 6 successive consonants in their names?
127412. Which party has had more incumbent U.S. presidents who lost reelection attempts, the Democrats or the Republicans?
127414. Which two candidates were on the most major party tickets, as U.S. vice presidential and or presidential candidates, between 1900 and 2000?
127415. In the U.S. presidential elections held between 1900 and 2000, who is the only candidate to win two electios without winning a majority of the total votes cast?
127416. Though later referred to as the Virginia Plan when presented to the Constitutional Convention, what was the name for James Madison's Large State Plan?
127417. What are the first six Classical Languages in the world?
127418. What does jump the shark mean?
127419. What does 'an orchestrated campaign of abuse' mean?
127420. "You are only every really going full noise for the matter." What does the sentence mean?
Only every means ...?
Going full noise for means ...?
127421. What does it mean when a cop works Vice?
127422. What was the gorge originally known as Shonash Ravine renamed?
127423. What was the first NES game to feature real National Football League players?
127424. How is Tarmac made?
127425. Who has the first names Claude Maximillian Overton Transpire?
127426. There have been 45 elections in the USA since the popular vote was first tabulated in 1824. In how many of those 45 elections did the presence of the third party candidates prevent the top candidate from receiving at least 50 percent of the vote?
127427. How many checkers are used in a standard game of checkers?
127428. What is liver mush?
127429. Is it true that the English word "coach" derives from "Kocs", the name of a little Hungarian village?
127431. Who is the earliest born person to be photographed?
127432. In his book "Never Enough," author Joe McGinnis writes about the 2003 murder of real life investment banker Rod Kissel. In what Asian country was Kissel working at the time of his death?
127433. Who is awarded the Dickin Award?
127434. What is the name of the latest recipient of the Dickin Award?
127435. Which Hungarian film, usually given its German title, starred a British actor playing a Swedish detective?
127436. As of 1st. October 2012 what is it illegal to do to a car parked on private land in England?
127437. Which heavy metal band, noted for being cited as an influence by more well known metal bands, share their name with a Hawaiian landmark?
127438. Who introduced the Dickin Award?
127439. He had an avian-looking surname, but was well-known in his home country by a one-word pseudonym. He was most associated with an avian character and died in 2012. Who was he and how did he cause a defiant storm of confetti?
127440. In "Zoo Story 2", what does breed to get the gargoyle?
127441. Who wrote the music for the opera "Ruslan and Lyudmila"?
127442. Who was the fourth player in MLB history to hit three home runs in a World Series game?
127443. What is the distance between the most southerly part of South America and the most northerly part of Antarctica?
127444. How many different nationalities have won the Formula 1 World Championship?
127445. What is the latest date a hurricane has hit the coast of the USA?
127446. Why are U.S. telephone numbers typically seven digits long?
127447. Where did the term "shot" originate as in "A shot of whiskey"?
127448. Are there any suns that are not within a galaxy?
127449. What single sporting event has the largest money prize?
127450. How many U.S. constitutional amendments were originally sent to the states for ratification? How many eventually passed?
127451. Does the 11th amendment to the U.S. constitution apply to political subdivisions, including cities and towns?
127452. Without an explicit provision of law (U.S. state or federal) abrogating or limiting state immunity, can a state ever be a named party in a federal lawsuit?
127453. How many U.S. constitutional amendments have been passed with the neccessary 2/3 vote in both House and Senate but failed to achieve ratification by 3/4 of the states?
127454. What did George Washington and the other representatives in the Constitutional Convention do after it came to a close?
127455. What color bag was used for Crispy M&Ms in the late 1990s?
127456. Can Neanderthal DNA be found in modern human beings?
127457. What does Queen Elizabeth II carry in her purse?
127458. What term specifically means deliberately revealing another person's personal data such as home address, telephone number, medical or financial information to the general public?
127459. Why is the sky blue during the day BUT red (or orangish) in the evening?
127460. Who managed the Sydney band The Ramrods in the 1960s?
127461. Why does the earth have fewer moons than Jupiter?
127462. What difference is there, if any, between a fire truck and a fire engine?
127463. Where did "a storytelling of crows" and "a storytelling of ravens" originate?
127464. Which horror movie featured a character called "Marsha Quist"?
127465. What does "a post-shop" mean in New Zealand?
127466. How many General Elections have there been in the UK since the end of the First World War?
127467. What is the difference between highway and expressway?
127468. What is the difference between a Christening and a Baptism?
127469. On what date did the war (WWII) with Germany "officially" start?
127470. Which country has won the most medals in all the Summer Olympics combined?
127471. The Manhattan Project. Why "Manhattan"?
127472. What are the two main linguistic families in India?
127473. What are the two official forms of the Norwegian language?
127474. Why was Pluto's status as a planet removed?
127475. In the USA we are alerted to Eastern, Central and Pacific times, but why do broadcasters neglect announcing television programme times using the Mountain Time Zone?
127476. What journalist has won the most Pulitzer prizes?
127477. What creature can propel itself the greatest height above the surface of the water? This excludes flying bird species.
127478. Why are people from Liverpool called Scousers?
127479. How did the legend of King Midas and his 'golden touch' originate?
127480. How many recorded hurricanes have made landfall in New Jersey as of 2012?
127481. What is the largest run deficit overcome for the win in the 9th inning of a World Series game?
127482. Where did the word cowabunga come from?
127483. Can bears jump and if so, how high?
127484. How did Jasper "Jack" Daniels die ?
127485. Which movie features a city encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and a family that are declared fugitives?
127486. When was the first masculine name given for a hurricane?
127487. How much are the tickets to see The Rolling Stones at the O2 London in November 2012?
127488. Who was the first documented entrant through Ellis Island?
127489. Is there a word for someone who kills his own brother?
127490. What is a stand-up comedian called in the U.K.?
127491. In which country have ruins of what is thought to be the oldest European city been found near ancient salt mines?
127492. When is Youth Pledge Day in Indonesia?
127493. Has there ever been a tsunami in the Atlantic Ocean?
127494. What is camel curd called?
127495. Where does the expression 'Putting the cat amongst the pigeons' come from?
127496. What is Queen Latifah's favourite soda?
127497. What was the first play that Shakespeare wrote?
127498. Who provided the voice for Scott Tracy in the British TV series "Thunderbirds"?