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Why does the alarm clock snooze button give you nine extra minutes, not ten? (straightdope.com)
2 points by jackweirdy 10 months ago | past | web
A Note from Cecil Adams about the Straight Dope (straightdope.com)
125 points by severine on July 1, 2018 | past | web | 25 comments
Why is East Asian earwax different from black and white people’s earwax? (straightdope.com)
14 points by masonic on May 25, 2018 | past | web | 3 comments
If Europe is more expensive, why do Americans pay more for healthcare? (straightdope.com)
75 points by iamjeff on May 8, 2017 | past | web | 127 comments
The horror of blimps (2003) (straightdope.com)
289 points by coldtea on Feb 12, 2017 | past | web | 13 comments
Do electronic bathroom scales use tricks to appear more accurate? (straightdope.com)
1 point by jeffbaumes on July 2, 2016 | past | web
How long are dams like Hoover Dam engineered to last? (2006) (straightdope.com)
79 points by monort on Dec 20, 2015 | past | web | 39 comments
Why are there so many mattress stores? (straightdope.com)
9 points by jseliger on Dec 14, 2015 | past | web | 5 comments
The sperm trees of LA (straightdope.com)
1 point by fezz on Dec 14, 2015 | past | web
Are Japanese kids as enamored of Pokémon as American kids are? (straightdope.com)
1 point by JacobAldridge on Nov 16, 2015 | past | web
Why were the star and pound symbols originally added to phone keypads? (straightdope.com)
4 points by CapitalistCartr on Sept 23, 2015 | past | web
Why is there no blue food? (straightdope.com)
3 points by personjerry on Aug 23, 2015 | past | web
What does the filler text “lorem ipsum” mean? (straightdope.com)
2 points by cw on Aug 12, 2015 | past | web | 1 comment
Origins of Ctrl-C, X and V (2002) (straightdope.com)
3 points by tomkwok on June 26, 2015 | past | web
Will driverless cars cost us more than they’re worth? (straightdope.com)
1 point by JacobAldridge on May 7, 2015 | past | web
Are flamingos pink because they eat shrimps? (2001) (straightdope.com)
1 point by pif on Apr 29, 2015 | past | web | 2 comments
What happened to vitamins F, G, H, I, and J? (straightdope.com)
3 points by JacobAldridge on Apr 17, 2015 | past | web
Tool to make the windows clipboard work like a stack. Does such a thing exist? (straightdope.com)
1 point by wslh on Apr 1, 2015 | past | web
Did Disney's The Lion King Rip Off an Old Japanese TV Series? (1999) (straightdope.com)
61 points by networked on Mar 20, 2015 | past | web | 57 comments
Why does the alarm clock snooze button give you nine extra minutes, not ten? (straightdope.com)
1 point by JacobAldridge on Mar 2, 2015 | past | web
The Straight Dope: Did a mob of angry Dutch kill and eat their prime minister? (straightdope.com)
2 points by networked on Feb 20, 2015 | past | web
McDonaldland was plagiarized from the old “H. R. Pufnstuf” kids' TV show (straightdope.com)
1 point by JacobAldridge on Jan 18, 2015 | past | web
Why were mid-century futurist predictions – like flying cars – so wrong? (straightdope.com)
3 points by JacobAldridge on Dec 6, 2014 | past | web | 1 comment
Does advertising work? (straightdope.com)
1 point by pif on Aug 21, 2014 | past | web
Why has no animal species ever evolved wheels? (1998) (straightdope.com)
2 points by JacobAldridge on Aug 19, 2014 | past | web
Water contains hydrogen and oxygen. Why doesn't it burn? (straightdope.com)
2 points by pif on Aug 18, 2014 | past | web
Does a refrigerator cool more efficiently when full? (straightdope.com)
6 points by davidbarker on May 25, 2014 | past | web | 1 comment
Is disease much of a problem in the US Navy? (straightdope.com)
1 point by yanowitz on May 2, 2014 | past | web
Does a refrigerator cool more efficiently when full? (straightdope.com)
3 points by davidbarker on Apr 29, 2014 | past | web
Which came first, paper airplanes or real ones? [1992] (straightdope.com)
1 point by CrazedGeek on Apr 23, 2014 | past | web

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