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Can wisdom teeth replace 2nd molars?
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See A prospective study on transplantation of third molars with complete root formation Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology vol. 97, pp. 231–238. A total of ...

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Did Gandhi supporters block trains by lying down in front of them?
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According to the World Diary 1929-1934 at page 35: On April 5 [1930] Gandhi carried out his threat... Within a week British soldiers throughout India were using their swagger sticks to flick the ...

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What is the largest amount of protein the body can absorb in a single meal?
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There is a very relevant article A Review of Issues of Dietary Protein Intake in Humans International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 2006, vol. 16, pages 129-152. The rate at ...

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Did radically fewer new banks open after Dodd-Frank was enacted?
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It is not precisely true that there was only one new bank to open since 2010. In addition to the bank in Bird-in-hand, Primary Bank of New Hampshire was the second De Novo bank having a new charter ...

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Does elective single embryo transfer (eSET) reduce pro-life hangups against IVF?
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As the website says, the one embryo is: selected from a larger number of available embryos So many lives are created, and only one is saved.

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In USA the foreign-born are only a fifth as likely to be incarcerated as the native-born?
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The fraction of people in the United States who were born elsewhere was 12.9% according to the most recent census. (Many of these are citizens, only 7.2% of the population is foreign born non-citizens)...

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Did family members of Osama Bin Laden get to leave America during the no-fly restrictions after 9/11?
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They were flown out, but not when air travel was banned. Firstly, civilian air traffic was allowed to resume "at 11 a.m. EDT [eastern daylight time] Thursday [13 September 2001]", so there was only ...

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Does the Jones Act double import prices in Puerto Rico?
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The prices in Puerto Rico grocery stores versus the prices in other US grocery stores, such as the nearest mainland city, Miami, can be readily compared online. For a 1.5 liter bottle of water: ...

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Does the DuPont/Denka plant in Lousiana emit 250,000 pounds of chloroprene annually?
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The correct value for chloroprene emissions at the plant is 403,580 pounds per year according to the following Denka document submitted to the EPA April 2016: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/...

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Was kissing punishable by death in 16th century Naples?
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The book The Kiss and Its History, translated into English in 1901, says: The question of kissing by main force can be treated not only from an ethical, but also from a juristic point of view. ...

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Did Henry Ford say, "Jews control the business..."?
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In addition to what tim answered, the quote "Jews have always controlled the business" separately appears in a 1922 authorized biography of Ford, which was partially written by Ford. In The Amazing ...

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Is Al Qaeda more likely to attack on anniversaries?
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11 September 2011, two days after Paul asked this question, the later Boston Marathon bomber, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, killed three Jewish men. Only 3 other deaths of Americans due to terrorism worldwide ...

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Is shaving your pubic hair bad for you?
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According to Correlation between pubic hair grooming and STIs: results from a nationally representative probability sample Sexually Transmitted Infections 5 December 2016: We conducted a probability ...

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Does "Plan B" (Levonorgestrel) prevent implantation of fertilized eggs?
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There is a recent review article on this topic Does levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive have a post-fertilization effect? A review of its mechanism of action The Linacre Quarterly 2016 Feb;83(1):...

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Did witchcraft testing inevitably result in death by either drowning or execution?
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See the 1866 Superstition and Force: Essays on the Wager of Law, the Wager of Battle, the Ordeal, and Torture starting at page 226 in the "Ordeal by Cold Water" section: In 1583, a certain ...

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Did Kiranjit Kaur set herself ablaze?
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According to The jobless of Punjab find a new way to government jobs — threaten suicide from atop high water tanks The teachers doused themselves with petrol. They tried to light a match, but the ...

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Is "We, the willing, led by the unknowing" correctly attributed to Konstantin Jireček or Mother Theresa?
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Moderators deleted an answer that is based on another site: https://quoteinvestigator.com/2017/05/13/anything/ which traces the origin of this quote back to a 1942 quote by Hugh S. Johnson. I would ...

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Does circumcision reduce HIV risk?
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According to the World Health Organization's Male circumcision for HIV prevention: There is compelling evidence that male circumcision reduces the risk of heterosexually acquired HIV infection in ...

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Is this chart of executive branch criminal prosecutions accurate?
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No, the graphics are incorrect. The graphic talks about "Executive Branch Criminal Activities". The Executive Branch is a well-defined term of the US Government, and includes many departments and ...

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Is it illegal to give water to voters in line in Delaware?
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The Delaware Constitution, Article V, Section 7 says, in part: Section 7. Every person who either in or out of the State shall receive or accept, or offer to receive or accept, or shall pay, transfer ...

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