13 Questions We Never Knew We Needed Answers To

13 Questions We Never Knew We Needed Answers To

Sometimes, interesting questions need to be asked to folks at random. In an interview for example. Or when proposing to your future spouse. What the heck do you believe the purpose and meaning of life is? What would you be doing if money was no object? What would you do right now if you know you're going to die soon? What's the strangest piece of advice you've ever gotten?

Are you attempting to engage in more intelligent discussions? Big mistake, but it happens. Inviting your colleagues, relatives, and coworkers to a round of fun ‘questions of the day’ is one of the best ways to interact with them. Take it from us, internet hermit content goblins.

But before you can become a true quizlord, master of questions, you must know all of the answers for yourself.

Who among us hasn't wondered, "What is that floaty thing that appears in front of my eyes now and then?" "Could a sexbot truly kill a person?" and "WOULD a bot genuinely kill a person?" Yes, that includes all of us. Here's a list of questions we've set out to answer for you, all of which are equally valid. So what are you waiting for? Get to scrollin’!

Some books are good for a snooze

Q: Which classic novel is most often abandoned by readers? A: Catch-22 Joseph Heller's satirical war novel was followed by The Lord of the Rings, James Joyce's Ulysses, Moby Dick, and Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged. LORD CATCH-22 OF THE Surprising though is that RING none of these classics made ULYSSES the overall abandoned Centi N book list, which includes JAMES JOYCE J.K. Rowling's The Casual Vacancy, Stieg Larsson's The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Fifty Shades of J.R Grey, and Eat, Pray, Love. CRACKED.COM

Source: Mental Floss

Strength of the bear!

Q: Which animal will be the last surviving species on Earth? A: Tardigrades Those little water bears are the toughest of Earth's organisms and can withstand everything from extreme radiation to the vacuum of space. Scientists say they'll be the last ones standing when the Sun eventually destroys us. CRACKED.COM

Source: Gizmodo

Pant or pants?

Q: Why do we call it a pair of pants? A: Because of history and/or language. One theory points at how pants, or pantaloons, used to be two separate parts, one for each leg. Another theory is that the word pants is a plurale tantum, a Latin phrase which means plural only and refers to the fact that the noun word is only ever used in its plural form. CRACKED.COM

Source: Britannica

Floater alert!

Q: What are those strange floaty things we sometimes see in our vision? A: Either bits of tissue, protein, or red blood cells inside your eye. The phenomenon called Muscae volitantes or floaters also move funny like that because of the gel-like fluid inside your eyeballs. CRACKED.COM

Source: TED

The Catholic Church strikes again

Q: Why do we call them in-laws? A: All thanks to the Catholic church's canon law that said who you couldn't marry. In-law was used by the church to describe which non-blood relatives you weren't allowed to marry when your spouse died, which included your spouse's family members and even step family members. CRACKED.COM

Source: Mental Floss

Peach fuzz

Q: Why do we have butt hair? A: Evolution, baby. There's not one single reason or theory for why we have fuzz on our butts, but it's all quite obviously thanks to evolution. One theory suggests that humans kept hairy butts going simply because there's no evolutionary pressure against it. Another theory suggests that bum fluff helped our ancestors capture and spread their, uh, scents. And the last theory thinks that it helps reduce friction and chafing. GRACKED COM

Source: IFLS

When you got to go at Disney World

Q: Why are there no bathroom mirrors in most Disney parks? A: To make the lines move quicker. Most Disneyland and Disney World parks want to keep their foot traffic moving and uses this design trick to make sure people don't dawdle in the bathrooms, either. CRACKED.COM

Source: Mental Floss

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