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Russell J. Wells Jr.
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from Rahim yar Khan, Pakistan
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I thought that...
from Lansing, MI
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Wilma de leon
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from New York
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from niagara falls
What is the ingredient used to make "hair gel" stiff and hold?
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from Thunder Bay
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from Victoria, BC, Canada
My wife asked me, "What does the sun burn and why doesn't it burn out?" I told her about helium...
Bruce MacKinnon, CET
from Kitchener, Ont
Is polyol used in the reaction of isocyantes (methylene diioscyante) the same compound as Glycerol?
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from Nampa, Alberta,Canada
Why was Mars formed?
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