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    Questions You Really Want Answered!??!!?

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Lewdog, Feb 1, 2014.

    Are there any nagging questions you really want answered? Is the pretzel the coolest Jewish invention? Did Earth get the real Superman, or is he the Bizzaro form of the Bizzaro Superman? How do Dolphins sleep without drowning?

    My question is, do square bottles make water better, or just more expensive?
     
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    Square bottles generally make better use of storage space, at least for the majority of people who are accustomed to arranging items in rows and columns.
     
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    So that should save space and waste, which should make the water...less expensive?
     
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    Dolphins (and all other cetaceans) sleep without drowning by putting only one hemisphere of their brain into "sleep mode" at at time.
     
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    But do dolphins surface while sleeping to get a breath?
     
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    My nagging question is:

    What was going through the mind of the very first person to ever decide to eat a potato? I mean, have you ever chomped a raw potato? Not very appealing. What was the process from Hey look at these funny lumpy root thingies to Well, maybe if we heat them up they'll taste a little less like ass to Yum! Potato!

    Now, remember, my question applies to the very first human to ever do it.
     
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    Jackie Robinson.
     
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    Who is FICA and why is he getting all my money?
     
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    Yes, they do. Only one hemisphere is asleep, so the creature is never truly in as unconscious a state as you or I when we sleep.
     
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    However square bottles may be more expensive to make. Thereby jacking the price.

    Bottled water is one of the great marketing successes of all time. Nearly free and easy to acquire, no refining needed, yet more expensive than gasoline. Brilliant when you think of it. I live in Vancouver where we have snow fed reservoirs which yield ultra clean and super tasty tap water. Yet you see people filling plastic jugs at the supermarket, which are likely tainted with all kinds plastic, chemical and biological ickies. And they pay for this. Incredible.
     
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    I believe I have heard of other animals that do this as well.
     
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    Wouldn't surprise me in the least. And it would be even less surprising were those animals to be found amongst the ungulates of which the cetaceans are a highly specialized branch falling under the line of artiodactyls.

    No, what about my potato question! :p
     
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    And what about cows? Who was the first guy to say, "Let me pull on those things and drink whatever comes out"?
     
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    Potatoes were basically a very rugged and cheap crop that can be stored long periods of time, so eating them and finding a more tasty way of fixing them became a necessity.
     
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    How did the invisible man see? Did HG Wells think about this? If the retina absorbs light, wouldn't we be able to see two dark concave disks. Could he see in infrared and maintain invisibility? I would have addressed this
     
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    What he said.

    I'm qualified cause I'm Irish. :cool:
     
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    Potatoes are from central and South America
     
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    I also wondered, so Cyclops from the X-men, the lasers out of his eyes could cut through almost anything, but his sun glasses could hold them back...why wouldn't villains just make suits out of the same stuff Cyclops sun glasses are made of?
     
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    Yeah, but they are traditionally grown in Ireland.
     
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    Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?
     
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    Fixed it for you.
     
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    Who was the first person to ever eat a lobster? And why? Was it a dare?

    EDIT: Same question, but with oysters.
     
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    Maybe he just didn't care. Isn't it an allegory anyhow?
     
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