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Some scientists believe the second law of thermodynamics, also known as what, supports Murphy’s Law?

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Scientists have recently estimated that it would take approximately how many licks to get to the center of a lollipop with a radius of 1 cm?

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Emergency water supplies aren’t stored underground or in ponds because water towers provide what necessary thing?

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Which of the following is probably NOT a factor in a motorcycle’s stability?

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The method used to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel is known as what?

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The Veyron is made by which automobile manufacturer?

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