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Have You Ever Wondered Archives

By: Nik Hunder

February 24, 2017: What’s new on the website?

Why? Check out the “What’s New” page on the right hand sidebar

February 22, 2017: Are we going to make it through 2017?

Why? Maybe? We still have ten more months

February 17, 2017: Why we can’t think of anything to put here on a day like today?

Why? We’re having a writers block… Our bad

February 16, 2017: Why does Michigan’s Upper Peninsula not belong to Wisconsin?

Why? In 1835, What is know as the Michigan-Ohio War, both states fought over what was formerly called the “Toledo Strip” and the Ohioans lost the territory to Michigan

February 10 and 13-15, 2017: Why do we drive on parkways and park on driveways?

Why? This Might Explain

February 8 and 9, 2017: If radioactive cats have 18 half-lives?

Why? This isn’t how half lives work, you wouldn’t have a cat after one half life

February 7, 2017: Why the high school has wings A,B,C,E, and F, but no D wing?

Why? Suspicion is that the Cafeteria is the D wing

February 6, 2017: Why they put braille dots on a drive up ATM?

Why If you have a blind passenger in the back seat you can pull up to let them use the ATM

February 3, 2017: Why popcorn weighs more before its popped compared to after?

Why? When popcorn is popped, moisture is released therefor making it weigh less

February 2, 2017: Why is it called a hamburger if there is no ham in it?

Why? It is named after the place it originated from: Hamburg, Germany

February 1, 2017: Why ghosts say boo?

Why? It’s a latin verb for “I scare”

January 27, 2017: When are mattresses not on sale?

Why? It’s called the Mattress scam. Mark It high to mark it off. It’s a technique that’s been used for decades

January 26, 2017: How deep would the ocean be without sponges?

Why? Since sponges absorb water to eat plankton, the oceans would be 766ft higher which puts 67% of everything east of the Mississippi River underwater and the cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles entirely underwater (*cough cough* climate change… *cough cough*)

January 25, 2017: Why kids have to wear seatbelts in cars but when you put 50 of them on a bus its ok?

Why? A bus can take the force of a hit and is easier to evacuate

January 24, 2017: Why is the dollar sign in front of a number ($100) if we read if after (100$)?

Why? Fraud Prevention

January 23, 2017: Why isn’t “phonetic” spelled the way it sounds?

Why? The English Language is weird

January 20, 2017: If you lick the air, does it get wet?

Why? Air Molecules replace water ones on your tongue

January 19, 2017: Why do they report power outages on TV?

Why? Apparently to “let others know about your outage”-Channel 5 News

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