13 Nagging Questions, Finally Answered

13 Nagging Questions, Finally Answered

According to research, the top questions that drive adults insane are: "Did I lock the front door," "Did I forget my cell phone," and "Did I leave the stove on?" Most of us have spent at least some time worrying if we switched off lights, grabbed our keys.

It can be difficult to shrug off a fear once it has grabbed us, and the majority of people can’t concentrate on anything else until they’ve resolved their compulsive worry. The truth is, you don't need to have any kind of disorder to be occasionally plagued by worries, obsession and fears. 

The fact is, even beyond every day worries, we all have nagging questions we just can't let go of.  Consider these the ear worms of curiosity.

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions, ranging from which country people believe is the most corrupt to who truly fathered Jan's child in The Office.

Airplane safety

Q: Why are most airplane seats blue? A: It's supposed to keep us calm. Traveling-and especially air travel-isa natural stress inducer, and studies show that the color blue can have a calming, relaxing effect. On some, at least. CRACKED.COM


Most corrupt country according to people

Q: Which country is perceived as the most corrupt? A: Iraq. According to 17,000 global citizens who took U.S. News' 2021 Best Countries rankings survey, Iraq is the least transparent and most corrupt. In 2020, the Iraqi Commission of Integrity charged 63 former and current government ministers with 92 counts of corruption. Germany, Canada, and Denmark were ranked best in transparency. CRACKED.COM


Car safety

Q: Where's the safest place to sit in a car? B: The front seat Turns out that the back seat is less safe, because over the years manufacturers were so focused on keeping front seat passengers safe with quality air bags that backseat safety has now become inferior. Even the rear seatbelts are less efficient. CRACKED.COM


This painting has been around

Q: Which painting has been stolen the most? A: The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb Also known as the Ghent Altarpiece done by Flemish brothers and painters Hubert and Jan van Eyck, the altarpiece has been burned, almost destroyed by Calvinist iconoclasts, taken apart, almost blown up while it was hidden in a mine, and stolen by Napoleon, Hitler, and many others. One of its panels remains missing to this day. CRACKED.COM


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