I worried about him all day. I felt so guilty.

Q. What was the most bizarre way you ended up adopting a pet? answered by Jacquelyne Ricco March 31, 2006. When I went to sleep that evening, I owned three dogs. When I woke up in the morning, my three dogs were waiting to say good morning and a 4th dog I’d never seen before […]

He just wanted a normal life and to be happy.

Q. What was the cruelest rumor you’ve heard about another kid when you were in school? answered by Robert Hartford (Studied Building Technology at RMIT University, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) There was this boy in my class at school in 7th grade. He was short for his age. He kept to himself and never […]

I hope she learned from it, too, but somehow doubt it.

Q. What’s the fastest you’ve wiped a smirk off of someone’s face? answered by Verna Gates (Author, worked for Reuters & TIME. Original CNN Crew member.) My beloved great aunt was dying. She was holding on in her misery for her grandson to arrive. He was a standout in medical school and her pride and […]

This is Where Your Problem is.

Q. Why are pizzas so expensive whereas the ingredients which go into them are not? answered by Jeff Lewis There’s an old joke in engineering: There was an engineer who had an exceptional gift for fixing all things mechanical. After serving his company loyally for over 30 years, he happily retired. Several years later his […]

The whole thing creeped me out.

Q. Have you ever found an undisclosed secret room in a house you rented or bought? What treasures did it contain? answered by Lee Anthony (University of Sydney master of publishing) I once rented a house that was built behind another street-front house. We had to access it by using the front neighbour’s driveway (and […]

Since the idea of trying to predate on a bear is a suicide call.

Q. Why don’t predators eat hibernating bears? answered by Serge Elia – In love with animals since childhood Like the two others have said: Just because bears perform their annual hibernation doesn’t mean they’ll sleep unabated for the entire winter, because nothing prevents them from waking up in the blink of an eye when they […]

“Where’s my baby?”

Q. What moment in your life was so shocking that you didn’t even believe that it was happening? answered by Jenny March Worked at Loyola University Chicago (2002–2019) Forty six years ago when I was 24 I had my first child. Right after I delivered my son the doctor immediately had me put to sleep […]