The “Half-Mile”: recap-ing questions #026 – 050 that made the cut.

Well, reached that halfway point of 100 questions I initially wanted to ask and get answers to. But I’m such a curious nutcase that I’m likely to make it 1000 easy (already got a notebook of 300+ more to tackle as topics, so why not?).

So, for easier perusal, I’m providing the links to #026 -#050 below

And for the 1st 25 questions I asked when starting this blog, you’ll find the links in this post

#026–How much power has Congress given away to the Executive Branch?

#027–Why do they show the World Series of Poker on ESPN?

#028–What positive purpose does standardized testing have?

#029–When dogs do their thing outside, what are they sniffing for?

#030–Why would anyone who is not a peace officer want to “open carry” a firearm?

#031–How long have ships had “watertight compartments” and how were they developed?

#032–Can you train your taste buds to want healthy fruits and veggies instead of processed crap?

#033–The Titanic had 20 lifeboats. Why did Carpathia only end up with 13 of them?

#034–How the hell did Sharknado come to exist?

#035–What’s the difference between “salsa” and “picante sauce”?

#036–What would we have to lose by believing in human-made climate change?

#037–What do you do if a natural disaster hits your part-time job?

#038–How do you know you’re meditating correctly?

#039–What is this “debt ceiling” thing I keep reading about?

#040–Why don’t women’s pants have useful pockets?

#041–Who would win in the superhero battle of Freakazoid vs. The Tick?

#042–How do people work multiple jobs, 12 or more hours a day, and not go crazy?

#043–Can we really change and control our dreams?

#044–Why don’t they call white male mass shooters “terrorists”?

#045–What do you do when you need a mental health day, but can’t get off work for it yet?

#046–How much would the conversation change if the media focused on the victims instead of the killers?

#047–The Hot Dogs vs. Hot Dog Buns question…good business or stubborn tradition?

#048–Why do some people play music on their phones without headphones or earbuds in public places?

#049–Why is Stairway to Heaven THAT song–the rock song many can’t ignore or stop listening to?

#050–What do flat-earthers have to say about the trade winds and doldrums, or ’round the world air travel?

And more will come, because it’s like Seth Myers says:

3 thoughts on “The “Half-Mile”: recap-ing questions #026 – 050 that made the cut.

  1. bobcabkings says:

    Your curiosity knows no bounds. This sent me to the connection between such curiosity and the different meanings of the sentence, “I wonder.” So, here is was Mirriam-Webster has to say about that:
    ———–
    won·der
    ˈwəndər/
    noun
    noun: wonder

    1.
    a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar, or inexplicable.
    “he had stood in front of it, observing the intricacy of the ironwork with the wonder of a child”
    synonyms: awe, admiration, wonderment, fascination; More
    surprise, astonishment, stupefaction, amazement
    “she was speechless with wonder”
    the quality of a person or thing that causes wonder.
    plural noun: wonders
    “Athens was a place of wonder and beauty”
    synonyms: marvel, miracle, phenomenon, sensation, spectacle, beauty; More
    curiosity;
    informalhumdinger
    “the wonders of nature”
    a strange or remarkable person, thing, or event.
    “the electric trolley car was looked upon as the wonder of the age”
    having remarkable properties or abilities.
    modifier noun: wonder
    “a wonder drug”
    a surprising event or situation.
    “it is a wonder that losses are not much greater”

    verb
    verb: wonder; 3rd person present: wonders; past tense: wondered; past participle: wondered; gerund or present participle: wondering

    1.
    desire or be curious to know something.
    “how many times have I written that, I wonder?”
    synonyms: ponder, think about, meditate on, reflect on, muse on, puzzle over, speculate about, conjecture; be curious about
    “I wondered what was on her mind”
    used to express a polite question or request.
    “I wonder whether you have thought more about it?”
    feel doubt.
    “I wonder about such a marriage”
    2.
    feel admiration and amazement; marvel.
    “people stood by and wondered at such bravery”
    synonyms: marvel, be amazed, be astonished, stand in awe, be dumbfounded, gape, goggle; informalbe flabbergasted
    “people wondered at such bravery”
    ——————–

    Such an interesting language we have.

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