Sunday, July 30, 2006

The 25 Most Important Questions in the History of the Universe

  • 1. What Makes No. 2 Pencils So Darn Special?
  • 2. Who’s That AOL Guy Who Eerily Knows When You’ve Got Mail?
  • 3. Where Does Nougat Come From?
  • 4. Is There One Move That’s More Likely to Win a Game of Rock-Paper-Scissors?
  • 5. Which Came First, the Can Opener or the Can?
  • 6. How Does a Word Become a Curse Word?
  • 7. Can a Pregnant Woman Drive in the Carpool Lane?
  • 8. Why Do Battery Letters Skip from A to C? Was There Ever a B-Cell Battery?
  • 9. What Does McDonald’s Have in Common with the CIA?
  • 10. Why Does Hawaii Have Interstate Highways?
  • 11. Why Do Most Snooze Buttons Only Give You Nine More Minutes of Sleep?
  • 12. Why Do We Call Them Grandfather Clocks?
  • 13. Was Turkey a Bird or a Country First?
  • 14. How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck if a Woodchuck Could Chuck Wood?
  • 15. We Know Nothing Better Has Come Along Since then, But Who Invented Sliced Bread Anyway?
  • 16. Why Is It Called "Blackmail?"
  • 17. Is It Possible to Own Property on the Moon?
  • 18. Why Can’t You Tickle yourself?
  • 19. Human Meat Isn’t Appetizing, But is It Healthy?
  • 20. Can You Actually Sense Weather with an Injured body Part?
  • 21. Why Won’t Pineapple and Jell-O® Be Friends?
  • 22. What are Sea-Monkeys®, Anyway?
  • 23. How Many Pounds of Chimpanzee are Needed to Defeat the Average Human?
  • 24. Why are Grape-Nuts® Neither Grapes Nor Nuts?
  • 25. How Many Licks Does It Take to Get to the Center of a Tootsie Pop?

Believe it or not, the answers to these questions are here.


No comments: