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Is it ever acceptable to wear a suit and tie?

Yes. But not with Converse. Ever.

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What's it called when you are like burning up but not actually sweating?

That is called 'being on fire'.
Is someone burning you at the stake for being a witch in the middle ages?

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What happens if I put aviation fuel in my car?

It will gain the ability to fly.

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Will I be better with three toes?

That all depends. How many have you got now?

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If you unscrew your belly button will your bum fall off?

No. Because I am sitting down.

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What is your goal for the next 24 hours?

If... I can just... recalibrate... the photon beam... to reverse the bosonic flow... I just... might... be able... to save the Earth...

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What art form do you like best?

Science.
What do you mean "science isn't an art form"?
THAT IS SO TYPICAL OF YOU ARTS GRADUATES WHO RUN THE MEDIA. YOU'RE THE REASON WHY SCIENCE GETS SO MUCH LESS MONEY THAN TRADITIONAL ART FORMS. SCIENCE IS THE BEST FORM OF CULTURE THERE IS.

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What is your favorite sporting activity?

Does PCR count?

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Is it possible to make a shirt catch fire using on potassium permanganate and glycerine?

Wouldn't "a match" be quicker? Don't go making this complicated.
Wait. You're not trying to destroy evidence of your terrible crimes, are you?
DO NOT BURN THE SHIRT. TAKE IT AND YOUR GUILTY SELF TO THE POLICE IMMEDIATELY.
I can't believe how many criminals this ask.fm account has uncovered. It's incredible.

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Explain why DNA replication is semi-conservative? Please and thank you

The mechanism for DNA replication was originally suggested by Crick (who was very liberal and left-wing) and Watson (who was very right-wing). It's therefore considered one of a small number of important scientific discoveries to have been partly carried out by someone from the backward end of politics, and this is reflected in the way we talk about it.

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Can a girl get pregnant if she has sex on her period? If there is no egg during that time wouldnt that be impossible?

Places you do NOT want to go for advice on sexual health:
1. Church
2. A frat house
3. Most of reddit
4. ask.fm/scienceshowoff

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A source of light emits a train of waves lasting 0.04 μs. The light has a wavelength of 600 nm and the speed of light is 3 × 108 m s–1. How many complete waves are sent out?

None. Trains aren't made of waves, they're made of carriages.
Seas are made of waves.
And goodbyes. Goodbyes are made of waves too.

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can you expalin to me how can milk turn into stone?? can you explain to me detail bout it ?? please i need the answer immediately

Sell the milk. Maybe to someone who has a shot of espresso but really wanted a latte. Use the money to buy stone.
I'm not sure how this is a science question. Isn't it more like economics or something?

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suggest me one experiment ...simply but amazing

"What will happen if I taser myself in the balls (other sensitive body parts are available)?"

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When a substance freezes, what happens to the mass? The mass stays constant as it changes from a liquid to a solid. The mass increases as it changes from a liquid to a solid. The mass decreases as it changes from a liquid to a solid. There is no mass once the substance becomes a solid.

Now look. LOOK. I think you should leave the "just making up physics" as you go along to me.
When a substance freezes it is better to put in your gin and tonic. That's all that changes.

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chemistry?physic?biology ? which one is more interesting(its experiments)

Well, we can discount chemistry immediately. The only interesting thing about chemistry is watching the people who do it cry.
Biology is pretty cool, lots going on, vital research and that.
But physic. PHYSIC! Taking medicine specifically because it will make you vomit? That is THE BEST. You can experiment with eating different food beforehand to see what colour it all comes out, you can mix in some bicarb to make foam, the possibilites are endless.

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Regeneration can be obeserved in

Docetor Who.

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What is one thing you will never do again?

Titration. Thank God. I could not be happier.

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can you give me the experiments that is really awesome and can make people suprise with it ???

Why not test the hypothesis "Will the police really arrest me for running through the streets naked shouting 'SCIENCE' into the face of anyone I meet?". That would turn a few heads.

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When a ballpen is hanged on a string does it move?What forces is acting on it?

What has the ballpen ever done to you? Why are you hanging it? That sort of barbaric treatment of stationery is completely illegal under the Geneva convention.
As you well know, the only legal ways to execute a ballpen are lethal injection (of ink erasing fluid) or the electric chair.

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can we use quantum teleportation as major communication technology in next decade?

Only if we want to find ourselves transported into the bodies of people who lived in the past, in our lifetimes, and helping them solve things that went wrong.
And hoping each time that the next leap, will be the leap home.
Sounds like WAY too much work to me.

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A classmate tells you that a person can have type AO blood. Do you agree? Explain.

Yes. I learned it in a song:
AO
AAAAO
Daylight come and me want go home.

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Why are black boxes orange? Is this some kind of blackbody radiation?

They're black. Do they look orange to you? Do you have a mutant power that means you can see the radio waves coming off them as orange light?
Or are you weirdly specifically colour blind?

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Who are you?

I'm Batman

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show a system constant of three charges q1= +5.00uC, q2 = +5.00uC at the point vertices of an equilateral of side d = 2.95cm (a) find the magnitude of the electric field at a point halfway between the charges q1 and q2 (b)is the magnitude of the electric halfway between the charges q2 and q1 greate

a). zero probably. b). no it is rubbishe

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