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When cyclists race in the Tour de France, how many calories, on average, do they burn in a day?

When cyclists race in the Tour de France, how many calories, on average, do they burn in a day? 6,000 The newspaper ‘L’Auto’ organized the first Tour de France in 1903 as a means of increasing sales. The race has run annually since then, except when stopped during the World Wars that gripped Europe. It…
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June 27, 2017 0

Who released the alternative rock album ‘Meat is Murder’ in 1985?

Who released the alternative rock album ‘Meat is Murder’ in 1985? The Smiths The original members of The Smiths were lead singer Morrissey, guitarist Johnny Marr, bass player Andy Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce. Morrissey presented a flamboyant stage style and teased fans with a conflicted persona. With the release of ‘Meat is Murder’ in…
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June 26, 2017 0

What film marked Steven Spielberg’s 1964 directorial debut?

What film marked Steven Spielberg’s 1964 directorial debut? Firelight Spielberg’s first venture into theatrical film directing came in 1964 with a feature-length science fiction tale, ‘Firelight.’ He followed it in 1968 with an acclaimed short film about hitchhikers called ‘Amblin’.’ He began directing for Universal Studios after attending California State College, but it was his…
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June 26, 2017 0

In southeastern Turkey, there is a real city named…

In southeastern Turkey, there is a real city named… Batman Answer: In southeastern Turkey there is an oil producing city named Batman. Batman, Turkey, made world news in 2008 when its mayor, Huseyin Kalkan, announced he was planning lawsuits against Warner Bros. and director Christopher Nolan, makers of the Dark Knight movie trilogy. ‚ÄúThere is…
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June 26, 2017 0

Other than President U.S. Grant, who rests in Grant’s tomb?

Other than President U.S. Grant, who rests in Grant’s tomb? Julia Dent Grant Julia Dent Grant, wife of President Ulysses S. Grant, is also buried in the Grant Tomb facility. Born on a plantation near St. Louis, Illinois, Julia married Grant in 1848. She would accompany her military husband to military posts, as was the…
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June 25, 2017 0

Which novel opens with the line, “All children, except one, grow up”?

Which novel opens with the line, “All children, except one, grow up”? Peter Pan Answer: Peter Pan is J. M. Barrie’s most famous work, in the form of a 1904 play and a 1911 novel. Both versions tell the story of Peter Pan, a mischievous yet innocent little boy who can fly, and has many…
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June 25, 2017 0

Which island would you visit to enjoy a dinner of authentic Jerk Chicken?

Which island would you visit to enjoy a dinner of authentic Jerk Chicken? Jamaica Jamaican Jerk Chicken is one of the true treasures exported from this island nation. True Jerk Chicken is not cooked over coals alone but over freshly cut green wood. For truly authentic Jerk Chicken, it must cook on the wood of…
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June 23, 2017 0

Who led a team of Chicago law enforcement agents nicknamed “The Untouchables”?

Who led a team of Chicago law enforcement agents nicknamed “The Untouchables”? Eliot Ness Answer: Eliot Ness was a law enforcement official in Chicago, best known for his efforts to enforce Prohibition. Ness assembled a team of Prohibition enforcement personnel known as “The Untouchables” to combat the activities of gangster Al Capone. An attempt by…
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June 23, 2017 0

Julian Assange is the founder of which Internet site?

Julian Assange is the founder of which Internet site? wikileaks Answer: Julian Assange is the founder of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks. In 2006, Assange began work on WikiLeaks, a website intended to collect and share secret information and classified media provided by anonymous sources. For his efforts, the internet activist earned the Time magazine “Person…
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June 22, 2017 0

What is the national spice of Hungary?

What is the national spice of Hungary? Paprika Paprika is a powder made from grinding the pods of various Capsicum annuum peppers. Depending on the variety used and the way it is prepared, the color can vary from brown to bright red. It may have a flavor ranging from mild to spicy. Most paprika sold…
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June 22, 2017 0