Rarely Asked Questions

Q: Where is the North Star?
The North Star is located almost between the Big Dipper and Cassiopeia (looks like a large W or M ) constellations. It is a medium bright star.

Q: I found a hair in my package. What is it from?
The Quality Control inspectors. We have found they work for free as long as they can take naps around the equipment.

Q: Can you laser a tattoo on parts of my body?
No. Marvin the Martian controls the machine and he would vaporize you.

Q: I have a lot of excessive hair on my body. Can you laser the hair off?
See previous answer. Try using duct tape.

Q: Why is the sky blue?
If your parents felt it was necessary to not answer that question, we cannot go against their wishes. You need to ask them again. Repeatedly. Tears and whining help too. With your parents. Not us.

Q: When is Once in a Blue Moon?
It is the third Full Moon in a season which has four Full Moons.

Q: Why are blue jeans sewn with orange thread?
The orange thread traditionally used to sew Levi Strauss blue jeans was intentionally selected to match the copper rivets that doubled the durability of the jeans.

Q: Who was the first telephone operator?
Emma McNutt was credited as the first female telephone operator. Teenage boys were employed in the 1870's before her, but often pulled pranks on customers and were rude & unruly.

Q: What major (common) fruits are native to North America?
There are only 3 commercially grown fruits native to North America.  Cranberries, Blueberries and Concord Grapes.

Q: How big is a lightning bolt?
A typical lightening bolt is 1" to 4" wide and 2 to 9 miles long.

Q: What is the most recognized scent?

Q: What are the plastic things on the end of shoelaces called?
They are called Aglets or Aiglets.  They keep the fibers of the shoelace from unraveling.