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Why is there so much oil in the Middle East?

There isn't necessarily more oil in the Middle East; it's just the most cost-effective place to extract oil from due to it having ideal conditions...
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What is the difference between Tylenol, Advil, Aleve, acetaminophen, ibuprofen, asprin, etc.?

Tylenol, Advil, Bayer, Aleve, Motrin, Excedrin, Bufferin, Midol, etc. are company and product names. Acetaminophen (a.k.a paracetamol), ibuprofen, naproxen sodium, and aspirin are the active...
Why is it called the Coronavirus?

Why is it called the Coronavirus?

The name coronavirus comes from the physical appearance of the virus. Under a microscope, a coronavirus is covered with pointy structures that look similar...
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Where does the new car smell come from?

The new car smell comes from the outgassing (aka off-gassing) of volatile organic compounds (aka VOCs) being released from the new plastic, vinyl, etc....
Fortnight

What is a fortnight?

The etymology of the word fortnight is rather bland. It’s short for “fourteen nights." More specifically, it comes from the Old English word, "fēowertīene niht,"...

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