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Friday Funnies: Hilariously Stupid Science Questions

shutterstock_94008676.jpgYour chemistry professor probably told you that there's no such thing as a stupid question, but he might change his mind if asked one of these stumpers, courtesy of an esteemed panel of "logic-dodging" jokesters over at Reddit:

Before light bulbs were invented, how did people get ideas?

Does it take 18 months for twins to be born?

If a circle is 360 degrees, why can't I cook food in one?

I just found out I am bipolar. Should I avoid magnets?

From which sheep do we get steel wool?

When will the gorilla at the zoo turn into a person?

Is the water bug the natural predator of the firefly?

Did Schrödinger ever consider the fact that his cat had nine lives?

Why don't we try and land on the sun at night?

If oxygen was discovered in 1783 by Antoine Lavoisier, how did people breathe before then?

If the human body is ~90% water, why can't we put out fires with our bodies?


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