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Questions From Dec 19 12
128501. 'Count no man until his death'. Which famous ancient Greek said that and why?
128502. How high can a bald eagle fly?
128503. How did the rumors about Abe Vigoda's death get started?
128504. Who decided to make Dec. 25 instead of some other date Christmas Day?
128505. Have any songs been banned or pulled off radio as a result of the Sandy Hook shooting, similar to what happened after 9/11?
128506. When will Haley's Comet pass close to the Earth again?
128507. What is the origin of the word "kid" for child or youngster?
128508. What was the last movie released on VCR?
128509. What is the weight limit of a bicycle used in the Tour de France (minimum weight)?
128510. Which future German writer had once been suffering a high-school Greek lesson given by Heinrich Himmler's father?
128512. How many civilians are estimated to have died as a result of the US Civil War?
128513. What is the Latin name for the king cobra?
128514. According to the Bible, did the Virgin Mary's husband, Joseph, have any other children?
128515. How many teams from the WHA joined the NHL for the 1978 - 79 season ?
128516. What movie had the first Santa Claus in it?
128517. What television show, besides the Stargate series, is Amanda Tapping known for?
128519. Which name has been around longer, Miriam or Mary?
128520. I don't know much about plants, and am afraid of killing them, so each year the annual poinsettia I get goes to my mother. One of these years, if I had to care for it myself, how would I go about it?
128521. Besides Billy Madison, in which movie does the license plate NAM-331 appear?
128522. What was the first U.S. state to allow women the right to vote?
128523. Has anyone died of laughter?
128524. Don Bradman was a prolific scorer of runs but had a reputation for keeping the ball along the ground. How many Test sixes did he hit?
128525. Of their studio recordings, which album (not song) by Pink Floyd has the least total number of lyrics?
128526. Which French writer, according to his autobiography, was getting introduced to the practice of homosexual love under the personal guidance of Oscar Wilde?
128527. Why do Siamese cats have a kink near the end of their tails?
128529. How many times has the Stanford University football team been to the Rose Bowl?
128530. Who invented the first boat engine?
128531. Since "Global Warming" has become a concern, say, over the last ten years, has the annual snowfall at all the major reporting stations in the United States increased or decreased?
128532. What is the average life span for a female in the United States in 2012?
128533. When the Mayan calendar predicted the end of the world, did they take into account that a year is 365.25 (approx) days long?
128534. Is there an official term for a person who is not inquisitive?
128535. Besides Christmas, what December holiday is celebrated with the exchange of gifts?
128536. What does it mean to award a gong?
128537. What occupation was Cherry Ames in the series of books created by Helen Wells?
128538. What government investigating body was "Truth is the only client here"?
128539. What novel did writer Bertrand Russell say was "all too likely to come true"?
128540. What was actress Katharine Hepburn's only Broadway musical appearance?
128541. Which city in Michigan is known as "Little Bavaria"?
128542. Who or what links the films ?Mr. Fix It? (2006), ?Water for Elephants? (2011), and ?The Artist? (2011)?
128543. Of actors who have played Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman, who have been nominated for or won Tonys?
128544. Prior to R.A. Dickey, who was the most recent reigning Cy Young Award winner to be traded?
128545. Who is the only 3 time captain for the University of Tennessee in football?
128546. The "Red Lichties" is the nickname of which Scottish soccer club?
128547. What was the name of the monkey discovered at an "Ikea" store in Toronto, Canada?
128548. Did Usain Bolt take his bon mot ("I want to be a legend") from the title of the Will Smith movie "I Am Legend"?
128549. Why was there a Park Ranger standing beside Martin Luther King when he gave his 'I have a dream' speech?
128550. What is Rebecca Soni's middle name?
128551. How many Olympic swimmers in history are from Charlotte, North Carolina?
128552. How many Olympic athletes have come from North Carolina State University?
128553. How tall is Scotty McCreery?
128554. What gift did Casper bring?
128555. Approximately how many Americans dodged the draft by coming to Canada, and what was the punishment imposed for being caught?
128556. What is the tallest building in North Carolina?
128557. What is the tallest mountain in Chile?
128558. Are the Caribbean nations considered part of North America or part of South America?
128559. Katherine Ross and Sam Elliott met on the set of what film?
128560. Has any British professional football goalkeeper ever become or alternated as an outfield player?
128562. In the construction of tall buildings, what is the ratio of the pilings being driven into ground in proportion to the height of the building?
128563. What is the largest world city that shares the same starting letter with its country?
128564. How many yards does Adrian Peterson need in week 17 to break the single season rushing record?
128565. What is the oldest established restaurant in San Diego, California that is still in operation?
128566. Did anyone ever solve the mystery in "Money Hunt: The Mystery of the Missing Link"?
128567. What's the name of the Mayhem guy in the Allstate Insurance ads on U.S. TV?
128568. How did the bird get named titmouse?
128569. Who and when did the musicians expression "play it to the bone" get started?
128570. What 1970s bestselling book included the chapters "Strategies for Survival" and "The Death of Permanence"?
128571. Are there any plans to launch satellites that will go into orbit around planets other than Earth?
128573. Are ALL Snow Flakes an Original?
128574. Where was Olympic swimmer Charlie Houchin born?
128575. What positions did the former Tar Heel basketball player Norman Kohler play?
128576. During the existance of the Czechoslovakian state of 1918-1939, what was the highest rank of medal that could be awarded?
128577. Who has finished with the highest average in a Major League baseball season?
128579. What three NCAA (men's division one) college baskertball coaches have won 900 or more games in their careers?
128580. Who writes the Christmas messages the Queen gives?
128584. Who said "The actual sound of the brass was all trumpet, one trumpet over dubbed many, many times"?
128585. What character did Rex Morgan have a particular fancy for?
128586. What bandleader once noted, "I'd rather play Chiquita Banana and have my swimming pool than play Bach and starve"?
128588. How old is soprano Sylvia Schwartz and how long has she been performing for the public?
128589. Which Pope first established the celebration of Christmas on December 25th, and in what year did he do it?
128590. When did the Haitian earthquake occur?
128591. For the lyrics of "Gangnam Style", are the correct lyrics "Oppa Gangnam style" or "Oppan Gangnam style"?
128592. Who had a better career slugging percentage, Babe Ruth or Barry Bonds?
128593. What term is given to a garden or arboretum which specializes in displaying conifers?
128594. What religious leader is also known by the title "Ocean of Wisdom"?
128595. Apart from igniting a gold rush what other notable event was recently discovered to have taken place at Sutters Mill, California?
128596. I'm told that rattlesnake tastes like chicken but are any other North American snakes considered to be good eating?
128597. What was the occupation of Marlo Thomas on the TV series "That Girl"?
128598. How many people live in New York?
128599. What does it mean to plan a service ?
128600. What does it mean to put in hard graft?
128601. Who owned the first mobile phone?
128602. Is it true that a compressed spring weighs more than a relaxed spring?
128603. What do Jack Klugman and Charles Durning have in common?
128604. Who came up with the idea of Santa Claus?
128605. What four states border Lake Erie?
128606. How long does it take to make Worcestershire sauce?
128607. Are there any plans to give more permanent names to the four elements (113, 115, 117, 118) currently assigned generic names along the lines of ununoctium?
128608. Who was the first person on television in Australia?
128610. Who was the first person on television in South Africa?
128611. Why does it take so long to make jelly beans?
128612. Why are ham and turkey traditional Christmas meats in England?
128613. In National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, how is Cousin Eddie related to Clark?
128614. Who were the female singers on the Lawrence Welk show?
128616. National Geographic did a documentary on George Wegers. Why?
128617. What conditions can help silver coins develop rainbow colored toning?
128618. What was the first U.S. television show cancelled during the 2012 calendar year?
128619. In what area on Mars did Curiosity land?
128620. Why are there typically TWO peanuts in a pod, in most cultivars of the peanut?
128621. Has an NFL team ever scored three defensive touchdowns in a single game?
128622. Is it possible for humans to survive indefinitely breathing air without any carbon dioxide in it?
128623. In what year did the Trailmobile trailer company (both Canada and the U.S.) file for bankruptcy?
128624. In the 1930s who was governess to the Duke and Duchess of York's daughters?
128626. What's so special about Hiller Lake?
128627. Who were all the lead singers of Deep Purple in chronological order?
128628. When did the tradition of newly married couples going on a honeymoon begin?
128629. What is the highest grossing Christmas movie of all time?
128630. In what year was the last U.S. one thousand dollar ($1,000) bill printed?
128632. Who completed the first Pacific Crest Trail hike, hiking the entire way from Mexico to Canada?
128633. How did Hostess come up with the name for the immortal "Twinkie"?
128634. How does air-condtioning actually cool a room?
128635. Where did the tradition start of placing a candle in the window during the Christmas season?
128636. Where did the custom of eating the seven fishes on Christmas Eve originate?
128637. How does the tire pressure sensor on my car know that the tires are low?
128638. How did John Johnson get nicknamed "Liver-Eating" Johnson?
128639. What obscure job did Hugh Jackman have before becoming famous?
128640. Other than MASH and The Odd Couple, are there any other TV shows that originated as a movie?
128641. Which 1998 movie featured three actors who have all played Bond villains?
128642. A sneeze followed by an expletive in German is the last word on this film?
128643. Which recent film ? about the making of a 1957 film ? was shot in the actual studio and the female star's dressing room that was used for the original film?
128644. What does it mean to rub the dust off a crystal ball?
128645. The characters in a child's book start to come alive when the book is read. It's enough to make one put pen to arm. Name the 2008 movie?
128646. How many calories of food-type nutrition would an average sized blue whale yield?
128647. What is the record for most Oscar-winning actors to star in a film, and what was the film?
128649. Who is the oldest running back in NFL history?
128650. What is the word flatulence shortened to?
128651. Who receives the royalties from Agatha Christie's 'The Mousetrap'?
128652. A furlong is 220 yards, but why was this distance named a furlong?
128653. Why did Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice stop working together?
128654. Who produced the first commercial cat/dog food - and when?
128655. If one were total all the gifts given in the song 'The Twelve Days of Christmas', the recipient would get 40 golden rings. Totaling the rest of the gifts, what would be the greater amount, birds or people?
128656. What year was the Studebaker Avanti last made?
128657. If Canning was the 22nd, Baldwin the 57th, what was Heath?
128658. What was the reason for former anchor TJ Holmes' sudden return to CNN this morning?
128659. When was the last gas street light used in London?
128660. What is the difference between machine language and assembly language?
128661. Which Arnold Schwarzenegger movie had the last line "They caught the train"?
128664. Which Irish player plays for the LA Galaxy in soccer in 2012?
128665. How many countries in the world do not have rivers?
128666. Which non-island countries in the world have a highest point lower than that of Denmark at 171m?
128667. Do the 12 days of Christmas end at Epiphany or at "Old Christmas"?
128669. Why did Microsoft name their new storage service "Cloud"?
128670. Sadie Hawkin's Day featured in which comic strip ?
128671. How many hours will the battery withstand in the Dell Laptop during power failure?
128672. Who was the first person to win the "Settlers of Catan" World Championship?
128673. How many studio albums have been released by Led Zeppelin?
128674. Which tale, told by Chaucer?s Canterbury Pilgrims was the 6th?
128675. Why did the NFL decide to call off-weeks "bye weeks"?
128677. Who's the only actor to receive a best acting nomination for a performance in any of the Star Wars movies?
128678. Who was originally offered the role of Michael Corleone in 'The Godfather'?
128679. What is the difference between a pelt and a skin if there is any?
128680. When a reporter is doing a story outside when it's cold, like on the Weather Channel, why can't you see their breath? Is it because they aren't really outside, it's just a film on the screen?
128681. What happened to the train The Aberdeen Express in England on August 8th 1963?
128682. What was real the name of the person who played Sarah the telephone operator on the Andy Griffith Show?
128683. Who later managed Cilla Black and Billy J.Kramer and the Dakotas?
128684. What book did Charles Dickens publish first?
128685. Milwaukee was home to only one NFL team during the nineteen twenties, What was its name?
128686. Who is considered the 'father of biogeography'?
128687. What was the first US state to ban the chemical DDT?
128688. What Alex Haley novel was originally going to be titled "The Surly Bonds of Earth"?
128689. What British movie studio in the 1960s was famous for making very budget horror films?
128690. What famous singer once said, "Recording gospel music has become big business; every saint and sinner does it"?
128691. What percentage of the world's population celebrates New Year's Day on January 1?
128692. How close is MIT's DRACO molecule to being available to the public?
128693. Why is there no remedy for a cold?
128694. Are there any games considered to be "unsolvable" by computers?
128695. How many UNESCO World Heritage Sites are there in Malaysia?
128696. What is the average weight of newborn babies in the United States?
128697. What is the meaning of the 7-point star on the Australian flag?
128698. What is the etymological source of the German surname Mertesacker?
128699. Does the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) publish its membership list?
128700. In which French novel is a fearful ogre standing up horizontally in a revolving centrifugal tube at a fair?
128701. What car sold for the highest price at the Barrett-Jackson?
128702. When did Eric Clapton first acknowledge that his hit song "Tears In Heaven" was written about his son?
128703. What country did the first Lager (Beer) come from?
128704. In what year was the first Christmas card sent?
128705. Who was the only female college basketball player to score over 4000 career points?
128706. Who chose to be called Boss rather than his given name of Bluebonnet?
128707. What athlete became famous for pole vaulting backwards?
128708. In the movie "The Santa Claus", what 4 digit number did the elf input into the the "north pole" keypad to initiate the lowering of Santa's sleigh?
128709. What is the most consecutive appearances in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament?
128710. What flower symbolizes distinction?
128711. What was a 49er seeking?
128712. Does the U.S. Lemon Law differ from one state to another?
128713. What is the busiest day of the year for the US Post Office?
128714. Was there ever known the ingredients of Lil'Abners Kickapoo Joy Juice?
128715. In 1973 which New York race track hosted the largest attended rock concert beating out Woodstock?
128716. What geological event inspired a local bestseller titled "The Last of the Late, Great State of California"?
128718. Who hosted the New Year's Eve countdown (U.S. television) before Dick Clark?
128719. When did the United States Congress last declare war?
128720. What was Arthur Treacher's job (other than Fish n Chips)?
128721. What was Preident Ford's wife's maiden name? Her first name was Betty.
128722. As of January 2013, what is the longest consecutive recorded amount of time someone has stayed awake for, or, in other words not slept?
128723. Who is the youngest (i.e. born latest) member of The Monkees?
128724. Does Canada have an independent military, or is it under the control of the US Northern Command?
128725. How many British Billionaires (citizens) were there in 2012?
128726. Who compared bringing order to Poland to squaring a circle?
128727. Is there proof that Jonah Black, author of "Black Book", is identical with Jennifer Finney Boylan?
128728. What accounts for the fact that Labrador Retrievers thrive in cold wet environments?
128729. In the British system of racetrack betting on horses, do the odds paid out depend on what they were at the time the ticket was bought?
128730. Which newspaper published the first obituary?
I thought of the obituaries for ordinary people, not for eminent people like kings or actors.
128731. Who scored Ireland's winning goal in the penalty shoot-out against Romania at the 1990 Soccer World Cup?
128732. Which Japanese automotive company was the first to open a plant in the U.S.?
128733. What is the difference between a ferret and a polecat?
128734. How many men have orbited the moon ?
128735. What was Abraham Lincoln's favorite color?
128736. Is there an opposite to absolute zero--a maximum temperature?
128737. What is Leonard Cohen's favorite wine?
128738. What was the most popular first name (male or female, any language) of the 1900s?
128739. At the start of the Cricket Test match in Sydney on January 3, tribute was paid to the great cricket player and commentator Tony Greig, who recently died of a heart attack while fighting lung cancer. The tribute included members of his family, including two children from his first marriage. What was his first wife's name?
128740. What is the highest altitude at which clouds have been seen or documented?
128741. Is a 'bone test' a reliable way to prove age?
128742. Where is the northern most location where wine grapes are grown?
128743. What is the average annual snowfall in the Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN area?
128744. Where was the Inca capital city?
128745. In which year was the Thames flood barrier in London opened?
128746. Will even a small amount of heat burn off the alcohol when cooking with wine or other spirits?
128747. When a vehicle with spoked wheels is filmed the wheels often have the optical illusion that they are moving backwards. Why?
128748. Did Marilyn Monroe appear in the film 'The Egg and I'?
128749. Does HIPPA's privacy rule prevent Americans from answering health questions asked by law enforcement agencies?
128750. In the U.S., what is the diameter and thread pitch of the screws used to screw in a light switch to the light switch box?
128751. What was the population per square mile of the U.S. in 1860?
128752. What baseball team in the U.S. was the first to wear uniforms?
128753. Richard Lawrence attempted the first assassination of a U.S. president. Who was the president and why did Lawrence fail?
128754. Who invented the thermos and in what year?
128755. Which American university or college was the first to award a doctorate to a woman, and who was the recipient of the doctorate and in what year?
128756. Because the exact length of a year is a little less than 365.25 days, how long will it be until the actual time and the calendar are at least 24 hours off?
128757. How did former Australian cricketer Bert Ironmonger get his nickname (and what was this name)?
128758. What was the first (not the oldest) language to no longer be commonly used?
128759. What sports team is the 'winningest' in history?
128760. What are the 10 animals David Attenborough chose to take on Attenborough's Ark a Natural World Special on the BBC?
128761. When did Coventry City last win the FA cup?
128762. What is Alice Cooper's real name?
128763. Over the five main national professional soccer leagues in Europe (Germany, England, France, Italy and Spain) combined, which team suffered the worst season (fewest matches won) in the last 50 years (1962-2012)?
128764. Who is the only men's basketball team to win the NCAA and NIT tournaments in the same season?
128765. How does one read a DNA chart?
128766. Are there any determining factors as to how a paved roadway for automobiles is named a "street", "road", "avenue", "drive", etc.?
128767. What was the worldwide top bestseller in 2012?
128768. What is the largest city in Armenia?
128769. Who sang lead on "Can't You See" by the Marshall Tucker Band?
128770. What rank was Lloyd Tilghman and what rank was John F. Reynolds when they were involved in a prisoner swap in 1861?
128771. Can dogs count?
128772. What NFL quarterback is the all-time playoff leader in passing yards?
128773. Which classic French novel's plot is culminating on the day of Victor Hugo's funeral, in Paris?
128774. Is Latin taught in any American University?
128775. Is there a story behind Gale Garnett's lyrics for her song "We'll Sing in the Sunshine"?
128776. Which film series has won the most Oscars over the whole set of films?
128777. Why was everyone dressed in pink at the Sydney Cricket ground today?
128778. Who portrayed Gerald Crich in the movie "Women in Love"?
128779. What was the last song The Supremes sang (with Diana Ross) in their farewell performance at the Frontier Hotel in January 1970?
128780. What author first used the term "heavy metal" to replace "out of sight" as hip lingo in his writings?
128781. What 1981 animated cartoon featured large breasted women toting laser guns?
128782. What does the acronym SVAS stand for? It is a business located in Minot ND.
128783. How many countries still have a royal family?
128784. What is the name of the Trans-Pennine route - from Sheffield to Glossop called (3,5,4)?
128785. What is the name of the Trans-Pennine route - from Buxton to Macclesfield called(3,3,3,6)?
128786. How old was the character Amanda Woodward on "Melrose Place"?
128787. When do we hear Dorothy say her last name in the movie "The Wizard of Oz"?
128788. What variety of grapes are normally used to produce Champagne?
128789. What was the relationship between the Lone Ranger and the Green Hornet?
128790. How do you say "Keep off the Grass" in Latin?
128791. In what film did Jack Klugman make his debut?
128792. Who came up with the words "fiscal cliff"?
128793. What year was the bicycle invented?
128794. What do the initials "NRBQ" mean regarding the band NRBQ?
128795. What is the Monash Freeway Melbourne commonly nicknamed?
128796. When and where was the first recorded recipe for hashbrowns, and what was it?
128797. What breed of cat is featured in the cartoon "Lady and the Tramp"? (It's one of my favorite cat breeds.)
128798. What is the title of the instrumental song playing while Tuco is racing around the cemetery near the end of "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"?
128799. Who reminded us that "When life looks like Easy Street there is danger at your door"?
128800. Who was President Jimmy Carter's national security adviser?
128801. Where did the 2 submarines Skate and Sea Dragon meet up in July 1962 in an undersea first?
128802. In which of Arthur Schlesinger's books did he comment, "Corruption appears to visit the White House in 50 year cycles"?
128803. What movie is this quote from? "As God is my witness I will never be hungry again."
128804. In which year were the Littlewoods Pools founded?
128805. How many muscles are there in a cat's ear?
128806. In what year was the Pontiac Firebird first produced?
128807. What person invented the umbrella?
128808. Were the Mount Rushmore carvings directly inspired by "The Great Stone Face", a story by Nathaniel Hawthorne?
128809. Where did the Robert Cray Band originate?
128811. What did Paul Revere supply to the USS Constitution?
128812. What is a Cutty Wren, as mentioned in English Folk song?
128813. How many astronauts came from New England?
128814. I've heard Louise Mitchell (or Michel, I'm not sure about the spelling) was a female philosopher. What did she write?
128815. How many National Parks are in the state of Florida?
128816. Who said "Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom"?
128817. How many ways can a NFL defense score?
128818. Who is Horrid Henry?
128819. What former minor league baseball player became the oldest person to win the NCAA football's Heisman Trophy?
128820. Why do people in the US eat black-eyed peas on New Years?
128821. The first generation Boeing 737 used which engines?
128822. Are swimmers Ricky Berens and Rebecca Soni currently dating?
128823. What is the tallest building in Raleigh, North Carolina?
128824. What was soccer player Tobin Heath's jersey number when she played at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill?
128825. What Cleveland Indians player has the most home runs?
128826. How many touchdowns did Joe Montana throw for during the first season that he was in the NFL?
128827. I recently saw the 2003 movie "Young Adam" with Ewan McGregor. Since noone in the movie is named Adam, to what does the name "Young Adam" refer?
128828. Is it true that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle played in goal for Portsmouth F.C.?
128829. What is the name of the rarest house cat in the world?
128830. The UK is a constitutional monarchy. But does it have a constitution?
128831. What is the name of Bristol City Football Club's home ground?
128833. What was the name of Agatha Christie's daughter?
128834. Why does salt kill slugs?
128835. Does the distance between the earth and the moon change?
128836. What brand of cigars did Winston Churchill smoke?
128837. What does Glycolysis create?
128838. Speaking of British currency, is there a difference between 6 million pounds and 6 million pounds sterling?
128839. What was the last police force to use horses in the line of duty?
128840. Who went on The Dick Cavett Show,The Tonight Show,The Mike Douglas Show and The David Frost Show all within 2 months after the Clifford Irving hubbub?
128842. What instrument did Stevie Wonder play in his TV debut on the Ed Sullivan Show?
128844. What name did Frodo use while traveling in "The Fellowship of the Rings"?
128845. What poet/songwriter was featured in the movie "McCabe and Mrs. Miller"?
128846. Where in North Carolina is "Lizard Lick" found?
128847. What is the difference, if any, between a ghost and an apparition?
128849. Whats the difference between a tax and a tariff?
128850. What convicted serial killer sat alongside Jed Mills and was rejected by Cheryl Bradshaw?
128851. Why do rivers run both north and south?
128852. What is the capital of the Marshall Islands?
128853. Are there any placenames in the U.K beginning with the letter "x"?
128854. In worldwide sales, what is the biggest selling single and album of all time respectively?
128855. Who won the first F.A cup?
128856. Which is the lowest ranked team to win the F.A cup?
128857. What incident is considered the first mass school shooting in the United States?
128858. As of 2013, what was the last conference besides the Southeastern Conference to win consecutive national football titles in the U.S.?
128859. When was the anagram of "Tony Blair MP" - "I'm Tory plan B" - first recorded?
128860. Where is Fort McHenry?
128861. How many touchdown passes has Tom Brady thrown?
128862. What is the cost of the training prospective NFLers go through before the Combine ?
128863. Who was the only actor to appear in only five films as a featured actor and all five films were nominated for best picture?
128864. What is the longest road tunnel in Britain?
128865. Is the Little Jimmy Boyd, who sang, "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus", the same Jimmy who was on "The Mickey Mouse Club"?
128866. Who was the only actor to appear in both the original versions of "Twelve Angry Men" and "The Dirty Dozen"?
128867. Who was the first female to be both Governor General of Canada and Speaker of the House of Commons?
128868. Are there any super-centenarians who are famous for something besides their age?
128869. What hotel in Hollywood is reportedly haunted by Marilyn Monroe?
128871. What is foot reflexology?
128872. What name is given to the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way?
128873. How many of the Sherlock Holmes novels and short stories did Professor Moriarty actually appear in?
128874. Do we know what colour dinosaurs were? If so, how?
128875. Where was Agatha Christie born ?
128876. Where in the world was the first lottery with prize winnings worth over 1 million (US$) won?
128877. What is the minimum number of signatures required when petitioning the City Council of Salt Lake City?
128878. What is the name of the shortest guitarist of the band Anthrax ?
128879. What is the idiom for being anxiously ready to go: "champing at the bit" or "chomping at the bit"?
128880. How does a company manufacture a 'low tar' cigarette?
128881. Today, 9th January 2013, no one was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. How often does that happen?
128882. What is the longest Marillion song?
128883. What is the altitude record for a helicopter?
128885. Who has coached U.S. college football the longest at the same school?
128886. What does K.G.B. as in the Russian police force stand for?
128887. What famous author's now deceased daughter wrote a book in 1981 titled "Baby Driver"?
128888. It is been alleged that the Father, Son and Holy Ghost in the Don McLean song "American Pie" were suppose to be John F.Kennedy, Bobby Kennedy and Martin Luther King. Is this true?
128889. What book did the U.S. Supreme Court rule was not obscene in March 1966?
128891. On a ship - what colours are the "Quartermaster's Balls"?
128892. Cupronickel is an alloy containing Nickel and which other metal?
128893. I just finished watching the Kennedy mini series. How many different actors have portrayed Kennedy over the years? I know the number changes over time, but curious to see how many you can find.
128894. In how many films did Boris Karloff play Frankenstein's monster ?
128895. How did Falco die?
128896. Which symbol is represented on the Royal Signals beret badge?
128897. How many books were in the Bible before the period of Martin Luther?
128898. How many crusades were directed against Constantinople or the Byzantine Empire?
128899. Are there football players or managers who played for or managed both Newcastle United FC and Exeter City during their career?
128900. "Yes, yes, why yes" is a movie quote that my parents use, but they do not know what it's from and I cannot find it anywhere; can someone tell me what movie the quote is from?
128901. How many saints are from Canada?
128902. Who was the first queen regnant of Denmark?
128903. In what year was Pluto "downgraded" to dwarf planet status?
128905. How many different actors have played the character The Master in the Doctor Who TV series?
128906. Exactly how many members of congress are there in the U.S.?
128907. What are those large round human-sized transparent plastic orbs, that look like giant hamster exercise balls, called?
128908. In which state of the US was education first made compulsory and when, and did this apply throughout the state or only in certain places?
128909. What does the name Nintendo mean?
128910. How many territories does Australia have?
128911. Who brought us the adventures of Peorgie Tirebiter (son of George Leroy Tirebiter) and Mudhead?
128912. What World War II movie was divided into 3 parts: The Waiting, The Night and The Day?
128913. What country did Richard Nixon offer Art Linkletter an Ambassadorship to, which he turned down?
128914. What 1968 Broadway play by Daniel Berrigan centered on his own trial in Maryland?
128915. When did the metric system start and why?
128916. What is the 59th national park in the USA?
128917. When the interstate system was created in the United States, which one (number, like I-35 or I-10) was work started on first?
128918. Which station on the London Underground is the oldest?
128919. Do chili peppers have the capacity and spiciness to cause harm to a person from eating one?
128920. Before the start of "Dr No", a song called "Three Blind Mice" is playing, who is singing it?
128921. What is the first line spoken in the first Bond film, "Dr No"?
128922. What is the first line spoken by James Bond in the film "Dr No"?
128923. Did J.R appear in every episode of the original "Dallas"?
128924. Who played the part of "Dusty" the rodeo rider who falls for Sue Ellen in series 3 of "Dallas"?
128925. How many Vice Presidents of the United States were from Virginia in the 19th century?
128926. How many administrative counties are there in Wales?
128927. As of January 1st 2013, how many countries in the world have English as their primary language?
128928. When was a guitar first called a "guitar"?
128929. "Crying cockles and mussels, alive, alive-o." What is a cockle?
128930. What actually causes the heart to pump?
128931. In what year and how old was Tupac when he was killed?
128932. What Richmond, Virginia band featured 3 brothers: Jimmie, Harry, and Chris?
128933. Which is the only town in the world to employ a whale-crier?
128934. When a cricketer wins the man of the match award, he (or she) received a cheque from the sponsor. Do they keep it for themselves, or does it go into a shared kitty?
128935. At what speed does the moon revolve around the earth?
128936. How many Siberian tigers are left in the world?
128937. What is the only US state to have an official "State Question"?
128938. Who was the most recent Socialist mayor of a major American city?
128939. What Howie Mandel game show was on NBC for a short time? It's not 'Deal or No Deal'.
128940. Was looking at the 2013 Oscar Noms, and saw EVERY supporting actor nominee (male) has won an Oscar already. Has this ever happened where nobody would be a first time winner in a category?
128941. I was watching "The Shawshank Redemption" on US Cable TV last night and noticed that certain swear words were bleeped, but others left alone. Is there an official standard saying somewhere "these words are okay, these words will get you fined"?
128942. "The Long, Long Trailer" (among others I'm sure) has a word repeated in a row exactly twice, and "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" has one repeated in a row exactly four times.
Is there any movie with a word repeated in a row exactly three times?
128943. Has the American alligator ever been on an endangered species list?
128944. What percentage of the sun's composition is helium?
128945. What is the number of permanent household staff working in The White House?
128946. What is the supposed reason people get wrinkly toes and feet in the bath?
128947. At the very start of the film "Dr No" the first line spoken is, "That's it. Hundred honours, and ninety below." What is the meaning of this line?
128948. In the original "Top of the Pops" performance of the hit song "Karma Chameleon" by Culture Club, what is most of Boy George's band dressed as?
128949. What was the name of the movie in which a James Bond type spy succeeds by writing checks to all his opponents ?
128950. Does the removal of natural resources for human consumption affect Earth's orbit and/or gravitational pull?
128951. What was the French TV series from the 1960's set in the middle east based upon the adventures of Thibaud the Crusader ?
128952. In the Bond series of films who is the first villain that Bond encounters in his first outing in "Dr No"?
128953. What is Dr. No's first name in relation to the Bond movie?
128954. Is "Crab Key" a fictitious place name or does it really exist?
128955. What is a key to a city in the United States?
128956. In what year was the first Pizza Hut opened in the United States?
128957. Which is the only European country still to have a permanent military presence in Africa?
128959. Where was the first Godfather's Pizza restaurant opened?
128960. What's the name of the operetta in which one of the main protagonists was born on the 29th of February ?
128962. What current NFL record is also the oldest?
128963. What was the last year that S & H Green Stamps were issued?
128964. How many Nobel laureates have been on the faculty of the University of California at Santa Barbara?
128965. Which actor/actress has starred in the most number of consecutive Oscar nominated films?
128966. What is the longest run of consecutive balls bowled in first class cricket without conceding a run (by a single bowler)?
128968. What year was the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk opened for public?
128969. Did Fidel Castro sell all the important aftifacts in Cuban Museums to garner cash?
128970. Is it true that if you find someone's wallet with all the proper ID (without the money of course) in it that you can drop it in any mail box and the post office will deliver it?
128971. In the last minute of the movie Psycho the cop the opens the door to give Norman a blanket. Is it Ted Knight from the Mary Tyler Moore Show? It's a nonspeaking part and a non close-up.
128972. Which was named first, the water fowl duck or the term duck meaning hide, watch your head, etc.?
128973. What writer non TV personality hosted CBS's coverage of Apollo 11?
128974. Which song kept "Vienna" by Ultravox from the UK Number One spot in 1981?
128975. Who were George Washington's heirs?
128976. What is the equation that explains why a spinning object, like a bullet, is more accurate than one that does not spin ?
128977. What town was used for town square scenes in the Back to the Future movie?
128978. Which Australian, born in the 1960s, attended tech school in England for a bit but returned to Australia to pursue another dream?
128980. What is track athlete/bobsledder Lolo Jones' middle name?
128981. Are grapes always hand-picked ?
128982. Is Carter Pewterschmidt, Lois Griffin's father on 'Family Guy', based on Ted Turner?
128983. Why does sound travel farther in cold weather?
128984. Why is green used for night vision?
128985. What golfer holds the record for most PGA Tour events played?
128986. What makes a movie a prequel or sequel and not just part of a series of movies using the same characteers?
128987. What jersey numbers have Steven Gerrard of Liverpool FC worn prior to his current number 8?
128988. Why are snowflakes usually hexagonal?
128989. Which famous Japanese film director died yesterday, 15th January 2013, at the age of 80 years old?
128990. What is a Yakeil?
128991. How many U.S. states now have gaming casinos?
128992. Where in the United States is Ho-Chunk Casino located?
128993. What song was used in place of the "The Star-Spangled Banner" in Super Bowl X!?
128994. Which "Paper Roses" singer sang the "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Super Bowl?
128995. Who was the first "American Idol" winner to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Super Bowl?
128996. How many instrumental performances of "The Star-Spangled Banner" have been played at the Super Bowl?
128997. Who sang as Melody Valentine on "Josie and the Pussycats" and later sang the "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Super Bowl?
128998. What songs did The Who play at the Super Bowl XLIV halftime show?
128999. Who produced the "It's a Small World" halftime show at Super Bowl XI?