Do You Know
Questions & Answers on General Knowledge.
Why when we have no choice at all do we say it’s a “Hobson’s choice”?
Thomas Hobson lived between 1544 and 1631 and was the owner of a livery stable in Cambridge, England. He was a very stubborn man Whom Seinfeld might have called the “Livery Nazi” because, regardless of a customer’s rank, he would rent out only the horse nearest the stable door. Hobson became famous for never renting horses out of order, so “Hobson’s choice” came to mean, “take it or leave it.”
How does a paper towel absorb water?
Can all birds fly?
Do all flowers close up at night?
Is there rain above the clouds?
How many kinds of venom do snakes produce?
Why do people speak different languages?
How does a snow making machine work?
What is a superconductor?
Why are there various types of film (speed, purposes, etc.)?
Is there an effective shield for the EMF generated from mercury vapor ballasts?
How does ammonia refrigeration work?
How many primate species are there in the world?
I was wondering if a pitot tube is a very efficient way to measure airflow and, if so, what would be the conversion formula to cfm?
How did the word curfew come to mean “stay in your homes”?
What was the Declaration of Independence?
Occasionally my receiver will pick up two stations at the same time, fading in and out and fighting to be heard. How is this possible?
Are tears good for me?
How do rubber bouncing balls work? Does the table exert more force than is applied, causing an upward acceleration?
Why does a roller coaster end on a lower level than where it starts?
Why do many fluorescent lamps blink before they come on?
Can you get a suntan or sunburn through glass?
Why is the coelacanth called a living fossil?
Why do we say,“When in Rome, do as the Romans do”?
Do fish defend their young?
How did people communicate from their cars before cellular phones?
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The excuses you keep reciting to yourself
Sooner or later you will come to realize that its not what you lose along the way that counts its what you do with what you still have. When you let go, forgive, and move on, you in no way change the past, you change the future.