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Category: Science and Innovation   •   Results found: 21

What’s the difference between poison and venom?

What’s the difference between poison and venom?

What is Wi-Fi short for?

What is Wi-Fi short for?

Is Sodium Pentothal real and is it actually a truth serum?

Is Sodium Pentothal real and is it actually a truth serum?

How do viruses jump from animals to humans?

Which came first, the word “crap” or Thomas Crapper’s toilet innovations?

What percentage of the human body is made up of other organisms?

Why is the same side of the moon always facing earth?

Why is the same side of the moon always facing earth?

How long is an eon?

Which way do helicopter blades rotate?

Which way do helicopter blades rotate?

Which planet was originally known as "George"?

Uranus

Which planet was originally known as “George”?

What is the horsepower of one horse?

As much as 15 HP

What is the horsepower of one horse?

What is the horsepower of one horse?

What is brimstone?

Sulphur

What is brimstone?

What does the acronym Taser stand for?

What does the acronym Taser stand for?

What is an “REO Speedwagon”?

What is an “REO Speedwagon”?

Which came first – the electric car or the gasoline car?

When and where was the fastest recorded temperature change?

When and where was the fastest recorded temperature change?

Are redheads going extinct?

Which came first – the match or the lighter?

Which came first – the match or the lighter?

Was Sputnik the first man-made object in space?

Is there “zero-gravity” in space?

Is there “zero-gravity” in space?

Is a scientific theory less certain than a scientific law?