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Does torture work well as an interrogation technique?

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Do bigger or more monitors increase productivity?

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When did people first know the Earth was a sphere?

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Did the Twitter account Fifndhs predict the exact World Cup results ahead of time?

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Did NASA invest a million dollars in the research of a space pen, when the USSR simply used a pencil?

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Was pink a boy color and blue a girl color prior to the 20th century?

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Do consumer computers include components that can connect to the internet when the computer is apparently turned off?

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Do 10 Asian and African rivers generate 90% of plastic trash in the ocean?

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Was Morocco the first country to recognize USA?

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Have phone scammers recorded "Yes" statements to fraudulently authorise payments?

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Does polyphasic sleep work? Does it have long-term or short-term side effects?

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Did Euler make the elementary mistake √-2 √-3 = √6?

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Were people shorter in the middle ages?

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Has a fifteen year old from Canada discovered a hidden Mayan city?

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Do programmers who learn to type faster become better programmers?

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Is the placebo effect a purely psychological effect?

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Were World War II scrap drives in the United States truly necessary for the procurement of raw materials?

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Did Christopher Columbus believe America was India?

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Do airlines in North America make around $10 profit per customer?

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Does water have a memory as claimed in homeopathy?

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Are old glass panes thicker on the bottom due to "flow"?

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Is this popular optical illusion made of a grey-scale image with coloured lines?

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Did the United States reject an offer by North Korea to freeze their nuclear missile development?

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Did climate scientists in the 1980s predict a 1 meter sea level rise by now?

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Is it less dangerous to box without gloves than with gloves?

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Is cleaning yourself with toilet paper cleaner than using water?

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Does a pear contain 600 times more formaldehyde than a vaccine?

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Do predators tend to have vertical slit pupils versus horizontal for prey animals?

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Is a writer named Lisa Holst responsible for the belief that everyone eats eight spiders a year?

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Do we need 8 hours of consecutive sleep a day?

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