Why does microwaving a mug of water alongside a frozen bread roll, keeps the bread from getting soggy? Why can't we put metal objects in the microwave? Especially since the inside is made of metal, in...Show More
When scientists say an eagle can see a rabbit in a field from a mile away, what do eagles actually see. Is their vision automatically more zoomed in? Do they have better than 20/20 vision? Why is 20/2...Show More
Why did the Russian team arrive at the 1908 olympics 12 days late? How does the whole world agree on what day and date it is? Why did the Pope step in to replace the Julian calendar? Why is 2000 a lea...Show More
Why are nursery rhymes so morbid? Is Ring Around the Rosie really based on the bubonic plague? Why were they used as anti-authority memes? Where does the term Mother Goose rhymes come from?
When I pluck a hair out of my forehead, the area hurts a lot, but I can reduce the pain to nearly zero and almost instantly simply by briefly rubbing the area. Why is this? What is the gate control th...Show More
Why is vanilla the neutral flavor? Who invented ice cream? Why does ice cream in root beer foam so much (and taste so good)? Which country in the world consumes the most ice cream per capita?
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Which US city has a 4 block area nearly identical to its sister city of Seville, Spain? Are twin cities a gimmick or is there more to the relationship? Where did the concept start? What's the most bor...Show More
Why did the De Havilland Comet aircraft lead to a critical design decision? Why do planes and ships have circular windows instead of square ones? Why do airplanes have more windows than seat rows?
Do women get more mosquito bites than men? Does your blood type mean you get bitten more? Why are mosquitos unable to spread HIV and AIDS? Why is it only female mosquitos that bite?
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