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How often does the planet Earth have a "close call" with a giant asteroid?

Countless movies have been made about the end of the Earth. We all know the history of dinosaurs. I'm wondering how often we get close to a catastrophic/apocalyptic meteor/asteroid event?   ...

Space , Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors
asked: UTC 2020-09-28 07:35 PM
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How effective are Amazon's spam filters for product reviews?

How do we know who has made a purchase when reading through reviews? I feel like the verified purchase is a bit of a misnomer, and also it's probably being gamed by companies having people that work for them make purchases to leave good reviews....

Online Shopping , Customer Reviews/Feedback
asked: UTC 2020-09-28 07:31 PM
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How do lower-margin business categories (e.g. car dealerships) get funded? Are there any special rules?

I've always wondered how car dealerships make money. I'm sure margins are higher on used cards, but new cars, coupled with sales incentives from factory and dealer, seem to be low margin to me.   How do businesses like car dealerships make money this way? Is it sheer volume?...

Sales , Sales Strategy/Business Plans
asked: UTC 2020-09-28 07:26 PM
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Is agar agar candy a choking hazard?

A friend of mine is from Tokyo and he brought me Kohakutou, and I am concerned if it is a choking hazard (especially for kids)?...

Health
asked: UTC 2020-09-27 04:54 AM
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What is it like to have synesthesia?

It's mind boggling to me that one could have senses altered like "hearing" a music could be "seeing" colors. I'm wondering if that's a literal as it's described in the books ?...

Health
asked: UTC 2020-09-25 06:25 PM
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How do I re-activate my NFL Game Pass account after renewing my NFL Sunday Ticket Max streaming package on DirecTV?

I'm very frustrated as I've been trying to reactivate my NFL Game Pass account the last two weeks. I had the NFL Sunday Ticket Max Plus account last year and renewed it for this year. The first year, it was very easy to take the activation code and use it to activate a new NFL Game Pass account. How...

Television & Internet Streaming , NFL Sunday Ticket
asked: UTC 2020-09-25 06:16 PM
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Can you catch legionnaire's disease from wearing an old/dirty/unwashed mask?

A friend of mine keeps using the blue masks all the time, They're dirty and sweaty and it's gross but I am concerned if he'll catch legionnaire's disease ?...

Covid-19
asked: UTC 2020-09-25 02:22 AM
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How much of the Donner Party's tragic fate could have been avoided with better planning? Would they have been fine if they'd followed the more established route?

I read in an article A Donner Party member murdered two people for use as food. The Indians were then butchered and eaten by the hikers. It was the only time during the entire winter that people were murdered for use as food." Not that I feel bad but I can't help wonder if Donner Party's tragic fa...

History
asked: UTC 2020-09-24 09:39 PM
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How do I convert a weed and grass covered area into a fertile garden plot for late summer planting in San Diego, CA?

I want to turn a hard-packed weed and grass infested area with two garden plots on it into one big giant garden for late summer planting. I need advice on how to transform it in the easiest, quickest, cheapest way possible. Any suggestions taken!   Come mid-October, I want to be planting pota...

Around the House , Gardening
asked: UTC 2020-09-24 02:57 PM
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What are some fun, socially-distanced, outdoor date-night ideas around Denver, Colorado?

My wife and I have been trying to come up with fun outdoor distant date night activities. Two that we thought of so far: 1. Batting cages - A lot of these have moved indoors, but outdoors ones still exist2. Drive-in movies. I know some places have been opening back up. Any close to Denver?3. We're ...

Covid-19 , Socializing
asked: UTC 2020-09-23 10:26 AM
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What's the best paint color to go with ivory kitchen cabinets?

We have ivory kitchen cabinets and I'm trying to pick a paint color for the walls. Anyone else have ivory cabinets and/or have a suggestion? I'm repainting the first floor and every gray/griege color I try just makes the cabinets look yellow.   Help!    ...

Home Improvement , Painting
asked: UTC 2020-09-22 10:54 AM
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Is it environmentally irresponsible to use an outdoor UV fly zapper to kill mosquitoes before they bite me?

I don't want to contribute towards the depletion of the ozone layer. I wonder if it is selfish for me to use outdoor UV fly zapper to kill mosquitoes before they bite me?? ...

Climate
asked: UTC 2020-09-21 09:38 AM
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What is the tastiest way to prepare and eat insects?

A friend of mine is from South Africa and as a person who lives in North America, it is pretty uncommon to see people eating insects on regular basis unlike you would in South Africa. As weird as it sounds, I can't help but wonder if there are actually ways to cook insects so they taste delicious ?&...

Food and Drink
asked: UTC 2020-09-21 09:20 AM
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How does branding get incorporated into automobile design?

I was watching the show "the fastest cars" the other day and I couldn't help but wonder how branding gets incorporated into automobile design....

Automotive
asked: UTC 2020-09-21 08:32 AM
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How do you price your house properly when selling it yourself (For Sale by Owner)?

My mother is a realtor herself, so the value of using a certified buyer's or seller's agent is amazingly powerful to me. But there are times when it just doesn't make financial sense to bring in a realtor. Those times would be when you're either in a really hot sellers' market, or your home happens ...

Real Estate , Home Purchases
asked: UTC 2020-09-20 11:31 AM