Skeptics Stack Exchange by Kiwix

Q&A for scientific skepticism

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503 Does torture work well as an interrogation technique? 2011-06-11T15:52:56.373

426 Was the experiment with five monkeys, a ladder, a banana and a water spray conducted? 2011-11-02T22:42:33.973

306 Did Jesus live? 2011-04-01T04:05:09.447

255 Do bigger or more monitors increase productivity? 2011-04-03T11:20:54.833

253 Has Stack Overflow saved billions of dollars in programmer productivity? 2013-11-30T03:38:56.213

230 Does hot water freeze faster than cold water? 2011-05-19T05:26:40.893

224 Has man walked on the Moon? 2011-03-22T12:13:27.133

203 Is popping your knuckles bad for you? 2011-03-25T17:31:45.353

202 Is this news article from 1912, essentially explaining climate change, real? 2018-08-14T14:01:54.017

198 Are these claims about Japan’s health system true? 2019-01-03T23:17:04.790

195 Did the Twitter account Fifndhs predict the exact World Cup results ahead of time? 2014-07-15T06:02:50.103

191 Does the President of the United States have the ability to deploy nuclear weapons at will? 2016-07-19T14:39:22.973

187 Did people think the Earth was flat? 2011-03-07T07:31:54.170

186 Will a mother bird abandon her young if touched by a human? 2011-05-12T19:30:42.563

183 Do cats always land on their feet? 2011-05-11T01:46:48.567

175 Does a webpage with a black background save energy? 2011-06-07T22:42:58.730

174 Does YouTube delete video dislikes? 2019-01-17T07:24:42.247

172 Is Google using ReCaptcha as a free source of human-intelligent labour? 2016-05-30T13:14:36.537

169 Did NASA invest a million dollars in the research of a space pen, when the USSR simply used a pencil? 2012-11-05T20:35:43.163

168 Would the top 100 men in most physical sports beat each of the top 100 women? 2018-12-26T13:22:51.743

162 Is it illegal to own a rabbit in Queensland unless you're a magician? 2017-10-19T07:36:14.430

159 Is bread bad for ducks? 2019-04-09T13:36:04.470

158 Does being cold increase your chances of catching the common cold? 2011-02-25T11:07:14.820

156 Was Einstein a poor student? 2011-03-17T15:46:33.983

155 Did Donald Trump say that "global warming was a hoax invented by the Chinese"? 2016-12-17T21:31:25.667

154 Do victims of rape have biological defenses that prevent pregnancy? 2012-08-19T18:57:42.527

153 Is closed-source code more secure than open-source? 2011-05-20T10:20:09.453

152 Are people of Nordic Nations "happier, healthier" with "a higher standard of living overall than Americans"? 2017-01-07T11:52:03.947

150 Do wind turbines consume more energy than they produce in a lifetime? 2017-04-25T11:29:12.583

148 Do human activities contribute to climate change? 2011-02-25T00:34:17.597

148 Was pink a boy color and blue a girl color prior to the 20th century? 2017-06-05T22:37:23.203

147 Are there 96 million workers in the US who want a job and can't get one? 2017-01-12T10:37:48.937

146 Did Amazon pay $0 in US taxes in 2018? 2019-03-05T00:34:28.910

143 Can you only trace a phone call if they don't hang up? 2011-03-30T13:16:18.243

143 Is this a ship-shipping ship, shipping shipping ships? 2014-11-27T06:48:10.407

141 Are violent video games a better explanation of school shootings than access to guns? 2018-02-19T14:22:52.757

140 Did the @POTUS Twitter account use a picture from Obama's inauguration for its cover image? 2017-01-22T04:18:23.503

140 Do solar panels create 300 times more toxic waste per unit of energy than nuclear-power plants? 2017-07-05T15:51:02.100

140 Did Yuri Gagarin end up in critical condition after coming back to Earth due to the missing magnetic field? 2017-09-13T09:00:50.937

139 Did Republicans take 10 of 13 Congressional seats in the 2018 North Carolina general election with roughly the same number of votes as Democrats? 2018-11-12T03:46:49.277

138 Is one not able to tweet "Get Better." because it's something Dorsey's father used to say? 2012-05-23T09:44:26.390

138 Is the USA murder rate at a high? Specifically is it at a 45 year high? 2017-02-07T20:24:13.437

137 Is the Amazon rainforest the "world's lungs"? 2019-08-26T21:01:03.207

136 If you shave or wax, will the hair grow back stronger or thicker? 2011-03-07T22:16:47.490

136 Are some oceans so remote that the closest person is in the space station? 2017-05-19T08:19:10.663

135 Do the Finnish have a word for getting drunk alone in your underwear? 2017-10-25T08:12:26.630

134 On 9/11, was Building 7 destroyed in a controlled explosion? 2011-03-26T15:45:41.267

132 Is the Ballmer Peak real? 2011-05-03T23:10:28.777

132 Was Opportunity's last message to Earth "My battery is low and it's getting dark"? 2019-02-14T01:41:33.830

129 Do consumer computers include components that can connect to the internet when the computer is apparently turned off? 2016-06-06T17:06:57.957

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