Ever Wonder...

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  1. Vicky

    Vicky Well-Known Member

    Ever Wonder...

    Why the sun lightens our hair, but darkens our skin?

    Why don't you ever see the headline "Psychic Wins Lottery"?

    Why is "abbreviated" such a long word?

    Why is it that doctors call what they do "practice?"

    Why is it that to stop Windows 98, you have to click on "Start?"

    Why is lemon juice made with artificial flavor,
    and dishwashing liquid made with real lemons?

    Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker?

    Why is the time of day with the slowest traffic called rush hour?

    Why isn't there mouse-flavored cat food?

    When dog food is new and improved tasting, who tests it?

    Why didn't Noah swat those two mosquitoes?

    If you choke a Smurf, what color does it turn?

    Is it OK to use the AM radio after noon?

    What do people in China call their good plates?

    What do you call a male ladybug?

    What hair color do they put on the driver's license of a bald man?

    What would Geronimo say if he jumped out of an airplane?

    If you throw a cat out the car window, does it become kitty litter?

    Why do they sterilize the needle for lethal injections?

    You know that indestructible black box that is used on airplanes?
    Why don't they make the whole plane out of that stuff?!

    Why don't sheep shrink when it rains?

    Why are they called apartments when they are all stuck together?

    If con is the opposite of pro, is Congress the opposite of progress?

    If flying is so safe, why do they call the airport the terminal?

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  2. morlocko

    morlocko Member

    Lots of questions in one post! but i don't have any answer!

    other one i don't have the answer:

    Why michael jackson is grey?

    nice day

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  3. vacant1

    vacant1 Well-Known Member

    Hey now don't pick on michael. Leave the poor guy alone, the greatest pop star of all time
    and to this day still my favorite. Think i'm the only one i've ever heard blaring thriller or billie jean as i drive down the street with the windows down.

    seriously though!!
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  4. Vicky

    Vicky Well-Known Member

    I like his music...
    But you have to admit...
    he IS WEIRD!​
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  5. Thrap

    Thrap Member

    The sun lightens hair because the UV light triggers the breakdown of melanin molecules into simpler and evidently less colourful compounds. Sun darkens skin because it triggers the production of melanin, a brownish-black pigment that helps filter out harmful ultraviolet rays.
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  6. Thrap

    Thrap Member

    The black box is made of three layers. A harded steel or titanium covering, with insulation underneath to protect against high impact crashes. Underneath that is fireproofing, a special material that allows the box to withstand hours at high temperatures, so making a full sized plane like this would probably impossible to fly ( and too expensive). Dunno why they call em black boxes either, cos they're bright orange to be spotted easily.
  7. Vicky

    Vicky Well-Known Member

    Thank you Thrap
    Now we know
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  8. Thrap

    Thrap Member

    :nuts:Sorry to be such a geek, I'm full of useless information like that! lol.
    Have you ever wondered why kamikaze pilots wore crash helmets? There's an explanation for that too!
  9. nada333

    nada333 Banned

    NO :lmao:
  10. Vicky

    Vicky Well-Known Member

    No I haven't...BUT
    WHY do they?​
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  11. Thrap

    Thrap Member

    Oh the helmets? They were for radio contact only, didn't help much with the collision!
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