Results of a contest for "theories"
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When a cat is dropped, it always lands on its feet, and when toast is
dropped, it always lands with the buttered side facing down.
I propose to strap buttered toast to the back of a cat; the two will
hover, spinning inches above the ground . With a giant buttered cat array, a
high-speed monorail could easily link New York with Chicago.
If an infinite number of rednecks riding in an infinite number of pickup
trucks fire an infinite number of shotgun rounds at an infinite number of
highway signs, they will eventually produce all the world's great literary
works in Braille.
Why Yawning Is Contagious: You yawn to equalize the pressure on your
eardrums. This pressure change outside your eardrums unbalances other
people's ear pressures, so they must yawn to even it out.
Communist China is technologically underdeveloped because they have no
alphabet and therefore cannot use acronyms to communicate ideas at a
The earth may spin faster on its axis due to deforestation. Just as a
figure skater's rate of spin increases when the arms are brought in close to the
body, the cutting of tall trees may cause our planet to spin dangerously fast.