Daven Hiskey

Daven has a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science and a background in mathematics, physics, astronomy, history, literature, electrical engineering, and music. He spent much of his time in college trying to set a record for course credits, student loans, and years spent to achieve a single B.S. degree that had little to do with a good portion of the classes he took.

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Why Are the Academy Awards Statuettes Called Oscars?
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Are Cats and Dogs Right or Left Handed, Too?
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How Did the Seasons Get Their Names?
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What's the Origin of the Phrase "Run Amok"?
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Why is This Style of Facial Hair Called Sideburns?
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What's the Difference Between Table Salt and Kosher Salt?
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Why Do Diet Coke and Mentos React?
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Venetia Burney: The 11-Year-Old Girl Who Named Pluto
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Where Did the Phrase "Caught Red Handed" Come From?
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Does Drinking Alcohol Really Keep You Warm When It's Cold Out?
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Where Did the Phrase "Smart Alec" Come From?
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Henrietta Lacks' Immortal Cells
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Where Did the Term "Booze" Come From?
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Why Can't You Put Metal in the Microwave?
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The Man Who Survived A Proton Beam To The Brain
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Will Sitting Too Close To The TV Hurt Your Eyes?
History
The United States Once Planned To Nuke The Moon
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Pilgrims Didn't Just Wear Black and White
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The Word "Droid" is a Registered Trademark of LucasFilm Ltd.
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The First Thanksgiving Didn't Actually Take Place in America
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When Julius Caesar Was Kidnapped By Pirates, He Demanded They Increase His Ransom
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Bubble Wrap Was Originally Supposed to be Wallpaper
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Why Are Potatoes Called Spuds?
Science
The First Robot, Created in 400 BCE, Was A Steam-Powered Pigeon
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A 50% Stake in Domino’s Pizza Was Once Traded for a Used VW Beetle
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