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A great Big Question will get your SOLE off to a flying start, but deciding what to ask is the hardest part! Children love questions with no easy answer.


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Teeth - Posted by Mike Lyons


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  Location: Japan



Why do humans grow only two sets of teeth?

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Why do humans grow only two sets of teeth?

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Biology | Human Beings | Human Body | Teeth

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Living on other Planets


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Can we live on a different planet?

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Can we live on a different planet?

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Human Beings | Humans | Life | Planets | Science | Space | Universe

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Heart Beats


  Author - James Stanfield



How does our heart beat?

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How does our heart beat?

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Biology | Heart Beats | Human Beings | Human Body | Human Organs

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Music: Why do we like it?


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Why do humans like music?

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Why do humans like music?

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Arts | Human Beings | Humans | Music

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Human Potential


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Will humans ever realize their true potential?

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Will humans ever realize their true potential?

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Evolution | Human Beings | Humans | Potential

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Human Error


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Why do humans commit the same errors (in terms of the environment or society or politics) again and again?

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Why do humans commit the same errors (in terms of the environment or society or politics) again and again?

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Evolution | History | Human Behaviour | Human Beings | Humans | Political History | Politics | Social History | Social Studies

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Describing Humans to an Alien


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If you were to meet an alien on another planet how would you describe humans on earth?

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If you were to meet an alien on another planet how would you describe humans on earth?

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Aliens | Human Beings | Humans | Planets | Space

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Human Beings: What is our purpose?


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What is our purpose as a human being?

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What is our purpose as a human being?

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Human Beings | Humans | Life | Purpose

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Humans Taking Risks


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Why humans take risks and animals don’t?

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Why humans take risks and animals don’t?

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Animals | Human Behaviour | Human Beings | Nature | Risk

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Creation of Man


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Did God create man or did Man create God?

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Did God create man or did Man create God?

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Creation | God | Human Beings | Life | Origins of Life | Philosophy | Religion

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Purpose of Life


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What is the purpose of life?

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What is the purpose of life?

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Human Beings | Humans | Life | Life Science | Purpose

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Speed of Evolution


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How much is the speed that we evolve at changing over time?

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How much is the speed that we evolve at changing over time?

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Earth | Evolution | Growth | Human Beings | Life | Life Science | Speed | Time

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Asking Questions


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Why do humans ask questions?

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Why do humans ask questions?

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Human Behaviour | Human Beings | Humans | Questions

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Human Limbs


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Why do humans have limbs?

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Why do humans have limbs?

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Biology | Human Beings | Human Body | Humans

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Best Creatures on Earth


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Why Humans are considered best creature on earth?

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Why Humans are considered best creature on earth?

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Earth | Evolution | Human Beings | Humans

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Nations and Governments


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Can Human live without Nations and governments?

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Can Human live without Nations and governments?

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Government | Human Beings | Humans | Nation States | Nationalism | Politics

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Hair


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Why do we have hair?

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Why do we have hair?

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Biology | Hair | Human Beings | Human Body

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Water on Earth and in Humans


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Is it more than a numerical co-incidence that 70% of the earth is WATER and as much is the composition of water in the human body.

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Is it more than a numerical co-incidence that 70% of the earth is WATER and as much is the composition of water in the human body.

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Biology | Chemistry | Earth | Evolution | Geology | Human Beings | Human Body | Science | Water

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Brains


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Does brain control humans or humans control brain?

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Does brain control humans or humans control brain?

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Anatomy | Biology | Brains | Human Beings | Neuroscience

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iPhone and Harvesting of Wheat in Iran


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How did the harvesting of wheat in Iran 11,000 years ago lead to the creation of an I phone in California?

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How did the harvesting of wheat in Iran 11,000 years ago lead to the creation of an I phone in California?

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Agriculture | Capitalism | Digital Technology | History | Human Beings | Iran | Technology

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Competition


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Is competition a good motivator for human progress?

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Is competition a good motivator for human progress?

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Competition | Human Beings | Humanity | Humans | Nature | Progress

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Self Conscious Humans


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What makes human self-conscious?

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What makes human self-conscious?

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Biology | Evolution | Human Beings | Humans | Memory | Neurology | Philosophy | Self-conscious

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Humans on Mars


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Could the human race live on Mars?

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Could the human race live on Mars?

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Environment | Human Beings | Humans | Mars | Space | The Future | Universe

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Altitude


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Does altitude impact human gas production?

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Does altitude impact human gas production?

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Altitude | Biology | Chemistry | Geology | Human Beings | Humans | Physics | Science

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Sleeping Humans


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Why do humans sleep?

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Why do humans sleep?

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Biology | Human Beings | Humans | Science | Sleep | Sociology

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Humans liking Art


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Why do humans like art?

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Why do humans like art?

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Art | Arts | Human Beings | Humans

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How Babies Think


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Before they learn to talk, do babies think in a language like you and me?

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Before they learn to talk, do babies think in a language like you and me?

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Babies | Biology | Human Beings | Humans | Philosophy

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Time Humans will live on Earth


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How long will Humanity be able to live on the Earth for?

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How long will Humanity be able to live on the Earth for?

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Earth | Human Beings | Humans | Immortality | Life | The Future

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The Purpose of Being Human


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What is the purpose of a human being?

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What is the purpose of a human being?

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Human Beings | Humans | Philosophy

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Ageing


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Why do people age?

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Why do people age?

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Ageing | Biology | Human Beings | Humans | Mortality | People

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Human Body - How does it Work?


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How does our body work with such precise synchrony?

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How does our body work with such precise synchrony?

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Anatomy | Biology | Human Beings | Human Organs | Physiology | Science

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Hands and Feet


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Why do each hand and foot have 5 fingers and toes?

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Why do each hand and foot have 5 fingers and toes?

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Anatomy | Appendages | Biology | Human Beings

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Food Consumption affect on wellbeing


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How does the food that your food consumes affect individual aspects of your well-being?

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How does the food that your food consumes affect individual aspects of your well-being?

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Consumption | Food | Human Beings | Nutrition | Wellbeing

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Globalisation


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How does globalization harm people?

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How does globalization harm people?

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Globalisation | Human Beings | People

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Extending Human Lifespan


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What are the feasible pathways for extending the average human lifespan by several hundred years, and what are wide-reaching implications of achieving this ambitious goal?

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What are the feasible pathways for extending the average human lifespan by several hundred years, and what are wide-reaching implications of achieving this ambitious goal?

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Human Beings | Humans | Mortality | Physiology

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Virtuous Humans


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Are human beings inherently virtuous and if so why do they sometimes not act virtuously?

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Are human beings inherently virtuous and if so why do they sometimes not act virtuously?

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Human Beings | Humans | Virtues

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World Religion and Society


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Have the big world religions help human societies become better

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Have the big world religions help human societies become better

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Human Beings | Religion | Society | Sociology

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Mediation


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Does meditation help us become better human beings?Or is it just religion by a different name?

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Does meditation help us become better human beings?Or is it just religion by a different name?

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Human Beings | Mediation | Neuroscience | Religion | Science

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Human Blood


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Can any scientist make human blood?

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Can any scientist make human blood?

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Biology | Human Beings | Humans | Science

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Immortality


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How Do you become immortal?

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How Do you become immortal?

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Human Beings | Humans | Immortality | Science