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Bo: Political liability?, Eagle Eye

Bo: Political liability?

Number 823 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No is asked, of the Presidential Dog (pictured), by Politico. Apparently someone has done a serious study of political pets.

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 15 June 2012 at 2:13 pm

Baghdad Spa Offers Fish Pedicures: Are Luxury Treatments The Newest Sign Of Progress?, Eagle Eye

Baghdad Spa Offers Fish Pedicures: Are Luxury Treatments The Newest Sign Of Progress?

Number 820 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No is asked by Huffington Post.

By | Eagle Eye | Sunday, 10 June 2012 at 10:07 pm

Will the euro survive until 5 July?, Eagle Eye

Will the euro survive until 5 July?

This headline may look like a cheap way of bulking out my own series of Questions to Which the Answer is No, but I ask it in a genuine spirit of inquiry. I am puzzled by the absence of any serious economic commentator who suggests that the euro will survive for longer than a few years [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 6 June 2012 at 9:48 pm

Does the Pentagon have the right weapons to fight off an alien invasion?, Eagle Eye

Does the Pentagon have the right weapons to fight off an alien invasion?

Outstanding number 817 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No. Asked by Foreign Policy. Thanks to Ian Leslie, author of the outstanding Marbury blog and the outstanding Born Liars book.

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 6 June 2012 at 12:10 pm

Did Life On Earth Originate From Zombie Microbes?, Eagle Eye

Did Life On Earth Originate From Zombie Microbes?

Those are microbes that rise from underground singing “Thriller” in falsetto voices, presumably. Number 813 in the long-running series of Questions to Which the Answer is No, coming shortly to bookshops near you. This one is asked by NPR, National Public Radio in the US, for whom “zombie” seems to mean “extra-terrestrial”.
Thanks to Roger.
Number 814 [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 4 June 2012 at 10:34 am

Did Jesus Foresee the US Constitution?, Eagle Eye

Did Jesus Foresee the US Constitution?

Andrew Sullivan in The Daily Beast asks number 811 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No, in the headline on an article about Mormonism. Possibly not a genuine QTWTAIN (I don’t think Sullivan believes the US Constitution was foretold in 1st-century Judaea), unless it is rephrased to ask, “Does Mitt Romney [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 30 May 2012 at 2:23 pm

Is there a relationship between the decline of smoking and the decline of profits at JP Morgan?, Eagle Eye

Is there a relationship between the decline of smoking and the decline of profits at JP Morgan?

The full version of number 807 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No is:
I’m reluctant to bring this up again, but is there a relationship between the decline of smoking (pondering things with a cigar) and the decline of profits at JP Morgan on smoke-free Wall Street?
Asked by David Hockney, in [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 14 May 2012 at 8:04 pm

Did the Elite use Paris leylines to kill Lady Di?, Eagle Eye

Did the Elite use Paris leylines to kill Lady Di?

I have still not settled on a suitable Question to Which the Answer is No with which to end the selection for The Book of the Blog Series.
The above, number 805, is very good, spotted by Stuart Ritchie, but as he says David Icke forums are easy pickings.
Meanwhile, in a different part of the internet, [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Sunday, 13 May 2012 at 6:09 pm

Are Dads the New Moms?, Eagle Eye

Are Dads the New Moms?

I have just finished the first draft of my book, Questions to Which the Answer is No, which collects the best of the 801 examples from newspapers and new media that I have listed on this blog since 2009.
There was one thing missing, though. I have listed the questions in chronological order, in the hope [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Saturday, 12 May 2012 at 4:17 pm

Tony Blair will he become the Antichrist of prophecy?, Eagle Eye

Tony Blair will he become the Antichrist of prophecy?

I haven’t watched this YouTube clip (pictured), but it asks number 799 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No, although a similar question has been asked before.
Meanwhile, Live Science asks number 800:
‘Jackie’ the Ripper: Was the Infamous Serial Killer a Woman?
Thanks to Nick Stanton.
As the Independent on Sunday’s Katie Price correspondent, [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 11 May 2012 at 9:41 pm

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