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Q: Why do cellphones turn people into such crummy drivers?
Q: Do you use more energy when you´re thinking really hard?
Could aliens trace our TV signals back to Earth?
Q: Does a bland diet really help alleviate heartburn?
Q: Can men produce breast milk?
Q: What is the most powerful laser in the world?
Do beautiful people always have beautiful babies?
Why does orange juice taste so bad after I brush my teeth?
Q: Do music lessons make kids smarter?
Q: Will wind farms mess up the weather by interfering with storms and wind?
Q: How do quartz watches tell time so accurately?
Do cellphones kill sperm?
Q: How loud is it inside the International Space Station?
Q: How can I send something to space on the cheap?
Q: Why do I feel sleepy after I eat?
Q: What happens when we hallucinate?
Q: Is the rock-concert lighter salute bad for the environment?
Q: Why do I get a headache when I eat ice cream too quickly?
Q: Why do people sometimes call sunlight â€vitamin Dâ€?
Q: Can I make snow with just my garden hose?
Q: Why do mosquitoes seem drawn to me like bees to watermelon, while they couldn´t care less about my wife?
Q: Why does the corpse flower smell so bad?
Q: If we built a space elevator, would it mess up Earth´s orbit?
Q: Can someone use my GPS receiver to track me?
Is it true a quack has no echo?