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JonnyRokBRONZE Member
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Have you ever had one of those questions that just dont really seem to have an answer? A question that you spend hours thinking about but just cant seem to come to a conclusion? A good example would be in "The Matrix" when the oracle asks Neo if he would have broken the vase if she hadnt told him about it. Well, this is a place for those questions. Pitch them here and who knows? Maybe someone out there will have an answer. ubbidea

Alright, heres some simple ones to start off with:

1)If there was no air, would planes still fly?
2)What would it really feel like to have a tail?
3)What came first, the chicken or the egg? (one of my personal favourites)

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yoniGOLD Member
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oh right
well i am not in the most awake and sciency of my heads so i will probably wait for your explanation unless i finish reading the theory of spin before you finish your shower and stuff

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Petergnewbie
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the sky may be blue but what is blue? We may be all seeing a different colour but because we learn from babies to call that colour blue we think every ones is seeing the same as us. ubbloco

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lauz the caterpillagoddess of all things slimey and an interchangeable insect!
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except dogs and cats ofcourse

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SethisBRONZE Member
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Hang on, if C=Speed of light, then how can you have C squared? I thought you couldn't go faster than light??

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LavatwilightGOLD Member
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C is the speed of light yes, and nothing can go faster than it.

ok this might not be right, but it is making sense in my head, a 3D object, so it exists in the direction it is traviling in, on a 2D plane (lets say we have a cube traviling through space) so its surface area is xy since is a cube is x^2, so any energy is has is going to be spread out accross its cross section.

so any energy it has is spread accross its face, this is C^2 for the max, or something like that, i know i haevnt explained it that well

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IgirisujinSILVER Member
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All this crap is why I hate physics, there are so many equations in it we should just rename it Maths.

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You know men are originally female cos of the little seam running up... whoops.


There is a speacial name for that, its called your Peraneum I think, someone tell me if I'm wrong

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Why is Tarzan always cleanshaven?

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Thistleold hand
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Location: Nottingham UK


Posted:
The hormone which floods the womb making the fetus become male is Androgen.



Q) Where do all the odd socks go?

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SethisBRONZE Member
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Location: York University, United Kingdom


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To a mysterious black hole in the back of your drawer that disappears as soon as you look for it. (go on, prove it doesn't happen) wink

All my socks are the same anyway, black! Then 1. They never get dirty, and 2. It doesn't matter which two you put on as they all look the same!

After much consideration, I find that the view is worth the asphyxiation.
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yoniGOLD Member
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it matters that they look the sam?!?!

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Thistleold hand
950 posts
Location: Nottingham UK


Posted:
Written by: Sethis



To a mysterious black hole in the back of your drawer that disappears as soon as you look for it. (go on, prove it doesn't happen) wink








I only ever put pairs of sock in the drawer so your theory does not explain the odd sock phenomena. I always remove socks in pairs and put the in the machine in pairs. However, when I put them away there are always odd socks left over. Could the black hole be in the washing machine?



It does not matter whether your socks match, the question is where do they go?

Are we nearly there yet?


IgirisujinSILVER Member
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The washing machine eats them silly!

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Written by: sparkey!


Why is Tarzan always cleanshaven?




Because Jane doesn't like stubble rash wink

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rita queen of cheesemember
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Location: warwickshire


Posted:
hehehehe dats a question ive never heard before smile

i wud like 2 think hes clean shaven because he uses a razor! but they didnt have them in cave man times

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[noodles]*Property of Pigeon Wigeon*
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Here's a question then.. If Tarzan shaves, what razor does he use?

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bing!BRONZE Member
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Location: manchester UK


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ok ive got a question. as we look up in the sky we see the stars as they were millions of years ago. so if we were magically transportedto those stars right now we would see the earth (assuming we had a good enough telescope) as it was millions of years ago, so we would be able to see dinosaurs etc. if we went further we would be able to see the creation of the earth and if we went further still (billions of light years away) we would eventually get to the point of seeing the big bang. what would happen if we went that big further? what would we see?

if a tree faslls in a forest and theres nobody to hear it, does it make a sound?

if you're not looking at something how can you prove that its really there?

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VampyricAcidSILVER Member
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well bing, that is what physists and stronomers ahave been trying to do for years, find clear bit of space and develop a strong enough piece of equipment to make philosophers unemployed

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SethisBRONZE Member
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Location: York University, United Kingdom


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Noodles: Occams razor, of course wink

bing!: You can't go "futher away" outside the big bang because the entire universe is inside it. You cannot go outside the universe. That is the whole definition of it.

There's always someone in the forest, whether it's the badger wondering what that *crack* was, or the squirrel curious as to why the sky is suddenly going sideways biggrin

By holding it in your hand? You're talking to the person who thinks the entire universe disappears when you shut your eyes so... ubbrollsmile

After much consideration, I find that the view is worth the asphyxiation.
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VampyricAcidSILVER Member
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if you made a box of one way mirrors (the kind you can see through one way but refeltive on the other side like police interrogation rooms...not that i'd know) and shined a light on it, would the light be trapped, would you be able to see the light inside, and if it was trapped, how could you see it?





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SpiderbabySILVER Member
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Written by: MiG







You know how planes fly, right? the suction on top of the wing pulls them into the air? how do they fly upside down without both gravity and the suction (bernoulli) effect pulling them down to earth really quick?






My explaination is based on rc planes but they work on the same principles.

A simple wing has a flat underside while the top is curved. Most aircraft have a semi-symetrical aerofoil shape. This means both sides are slightly curved but the top is more curved. The wing produces more lift right-side up but will still produce lift upside-down since there is still a curve on the bottom (which is on the top since the aircraft is inverted). So with 2 curved surfaces it produces lift on both sides.

The aircraft will go into a shallow dive while inverted but the elevators ( the control surfaces on the tail) can be used to keep the plane upright.



Jaffa Cakes have to be cakes its even in the name. It just so happens they are packaged like biscuits.

IgirisujinSILVER Member
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OH i hate that Ifa Tree Falls crap, yes the soud is made all sounds are air melecules being disturbed, while no one would actualy hear it it would still make a noise, just because you dont hear something dosent mean the noise wasnt made

*Slaps Occams razor* You hear that!? lol

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linden rathenGOLD Member
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whats the sound of one hand clapping? tongue

if everything in the universe is orbiting something else isnt it possible that eventually the sum of all those rotational orbits could push an object pass the speed of light in relation to a truely stationary object? tongue

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IgirisujinSILVER Member
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Slap yourself (or someone else on the cheak and thats what one hand sounds like clapping), or you could tap your left hands fingers against your left hands palm.

hah

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SpiderbabySILVER Member
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I believe Bart Simpson answered the question of one hand clapping and the tree falling in the woods. Those explainations are good enough for me.

linden rathenGOLD Member
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ok

why do kamakazee pilots wear helmets?

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SpiderbabySILVER Member
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Posted:
For insurance reasons.

IgirisujinSILVER Member
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Do thye possibly have breathing masks attached to the helmets for flight? Wouldnt be good for the pilot to pass out before it reached it target

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SpiderbabySILVER Member
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Location: Ireland


Posted:
Flying during WW2 would have been relatively low altitude. Planes back then were very simple so they wouldnt have had oxygen masks or they wouldnt need them either.
They didnt really wear helmets they wore a tight fitting hat with goggles attached. The hats they wore look kinda like a rugby players scrum hat.

SethisBRONZE Member
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Location: York University, United Kingdom


Posted:
1 hand clapping: Cl-

Are americans soft because they need body armour to play rugby (american football), or are we soft because we don't play hard enough to need it?

After much consideration, I find that the view is worth the asphyxiation.
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SpiderbabySILVER Member
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Posted:
THEY are the soft ones.



Theres an extension being built in our school. So we were wondering what would happen if one of the cranes hooked the bottom of itself and then lifted? So far the theory we worked out is the universe would implode ubbloco ubblol



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