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Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 10 May 2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,456
Posted By Kahdra
A girl at my kids' elementary did her science...

A girl at my kids' elementary did her science fair project on this. She used Dawn dish soap and human hair to clean water into which she had poured motor oil. The hair was vastly superior.

It...
Forum: Fauxtography 09 April 2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 125,561
Posted By Kahdra
The insides of their mouths are not gray, which...

The insides of their mouths are not gray, which has always been the give-away for me for a colorized movie. But, I agree that is has that Technicolor, over-saturated look of movies from the 30s and...
Forum: Old Wives' Tales 19 March 2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 39,019
Posted By Kahdra
When I was in elementary, the understood rule was...

When I was in elementary, the understood rule was that if you pinched someone who was in fact wearing green, that person then got to pinch you 10 times. So, there was a set of kids who would try to...
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 01 December 2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,995
Posted By Kahdra
The two different messages list the same address...

The two different messages list the same address with different cities. The zip code listed is for South Jordan, UT. St George, UT is about 300 miles south of South Jordan.

ETA: Also, there has...
Forum: Medical 30 November 2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 50,987
Posted By Kahdra
I assumed the OP had misunderstood and was really...

I assumed the OP had misunderstood and was really thinking of Vitamin A, which has been shown to cause birth defects in animals if taken in high doses during pregnancy. When I went looking for a...
Forum: Science 29 September 2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 42,140
Posted By Kahdra
Someone explained it to me using "boiling point...

Someone explained it to me using "boiling point elevation" (the colligative property). Basically, the warm tap water has more stuff from the pipes dissolved in it, so it boils at a higher...
Forum: Medical 01 June 2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 116,676
Posted By Kahdra
When my son fainted, our pediatrician said the...

When my son fainted, our pediatrician said the most common fainting trigger he'd come across was hair brushing in pre-teen girls. Maybe they are combing their hair for the Grade 6 boys and they'll...
Forum: Disney 25 April 2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 148,850
Posted By Kahdra
They were both voiced by the same actress,...

They were both voiced by the same actress, Kathryn Beaumont (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0064607/), and the voice actor often influences the look of the character.
Forum: History 08 April 2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 67,496
Posted By Kahdra
I remember being taught in elementary school to...

I remember being taught in elementary school to specifically avoid referring to the emergency number as "nine-eleven" because in an emergency I might panic and not find the "eleven" on the phone. I...
Forum: Horrors 29 March 2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,585
Posted By Kahdra
I think I'm more confused. Looks like I'll be...

I think I'm more confused. Looks like I'll be re-reading soon.
Forum: Medical 27 March 2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,306
Posted By Kahdra
I found some promising titles in the Journal of...

I found some promising titles in the Journal of Sleep archives, but most of those didn't have an abstract. I did find the following text that addresses this issue starting on page 130:

Sleep...
Forum: Medical 27 March 2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,306
Posted By Kahdra
That's what I've noticed - if I am too hot or too...

That's what I've noticed - if I am too hot or too cold, I don't sleep well or feel rested when I wake.

Thanks for the replies everyone.
Forum: Medical 27 March 2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,306
Posted By Kahdra
Sleeping Cold Burns More Calories

So, it has been suggested to me that my body will burn more calories if I am a little cold when I sleep than if I am comfortably warm. I can see the reasoning behind this: my body would have to...
Forum: Old Wives' Tales 08 February 2008, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 40,046
Posted By Kahdra
I am a nail biter, and as such was advised by the...

I am a nail biter, and as such was advised by the nurse who assisted in the delivery of my first baby to bite my baby's nails. She said it usually resulted in few cut fingers if all parents bit the...
Forum: Disney 03 December 2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,880
Posted By Kahdra
In the movie, she's announced at the ball as...

In the movie, she's announced at the ball as "Lady Tremaine."
Forum: Science 30 October 2007, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 39,627
Posted By Kahdra
I have not read the book in question, but the...

I have not read the book in question, but the scenario presented reminded me of the Byford Dolphin (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byford_Dolphin) accident.
Forum: Glurge Gallery 12 July 2007, 02:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 33,936
Posted By Kahdra
I haven't forgiven Pepperidge Farm for dropping...

I haven't forgiven Pepperidge Farm for dropping this jingle. It used to be my favorite commercial. And, I don't like the new ending to the starfish story. If it weren't for Orange Milano cookies,...
Forum: Legal Affairs 03 July 2007, 05:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 185,051
Posted By Kahdra
Just a little note on LDS missionaries:...

Just a little note on LDS missionaries: missionaries are usually sent far enough away from their homes so that they are unlikely to see a lot of people they know and thus be distracted from their...
Forum: History 21 March 2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,237
Posted By Kahdra
Millard Fillmore helped fund the initial...

Millard Fillmore helped fund the initial construction of the Utah Territorial Statehouse (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utah_Territorial_Statehouse), conveniently located in the town of Fillmore...
Forum: Glurge Gallery 08 March 2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,046
Posted By Kahdra
Ponder Forgive my confusion, but isn't life support for...

Forgive my confusion, but isn't life support for people who are brain dead (moreso than the kids in the glurge)? I mean if you can still carry on a conversation, do you need life support? And who...
Forum: Glurge Gallery 14 February 2007, 02:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,820
Posted By Kahdra
I am so relieved to hear that all the pain and...

I am so relieved to hear that all the pain and suffering my family has experienced because of the numerous members of said family struggling with depression is because we're all a bunch of sinners...
Forum: Trivia 17 January 2007, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 81,823
Posted By Kahdra
Check it out from the library.

Check it out from the library.
Forum: Trivia 11 January 2007, 05:19 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 84,536
Posted By Kahdra
I've picked up take-out from this KFC. It was...

I've picked up take-out from this KFC. It was recently extensively remodelled, but I think they saved the "World's First KFC" sign.
Forum: Trivia 10 January 2007, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 81,823
Posted By Kahdra
Icon101 I read the book, and if I recall correctly, his...

I read the book, and if I recall correctly, his point was most people cannot accurately estimate exponential growth. Thus, they cannot understand that a few sick people can start an epidemic or that...
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