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Season 163

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Season 163 - Day 14 of 14

Season 163 - Day 14 of 14

Particle Physics

What is the hypothetical subatomic particle that is postulated to travel faster than the speed of light and is believed to have the potential to violate the principle of causality, the idea that cause must come before effect?

Season 163 - Day 13 of 14

Season 163 - Day 13 of 14

Awards and Recognition

Which prestigious accolade is given annually to recognize excellence in storytelling, journalism, and entertainment media, and is considered to be the most coveted award in electronic media?
The awards were conceived by the National Association of Broadcasters in 1938 as the radio industry’s equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.

Season 163 - Day 12 of 14

Season 163 - Day 12 of 14

Counterculture

What is the name of the American psychologist and writer (1920 - 1996) who was known for his advocacy of the use of LSD and other psychedelic drugs in the 1960s counterculture, and who is often associated with the slogan 'Turn on, tune in, drop out'?"
He is considered a controversial figure and is sometimes referred to as the "father of the psychedelic movement.

Season 163 - Day 11 of 14

Season 163 - Day 11 of 14

Vexillology

What was the name of the American upholsterer who, according to legend designed and made the first official flag of the United States in 1870?

Season 163 - Day 10 of 14

Season 163 - Day 10 of 14

Philosophy

What philosophical theory, popularized by the French philosopher René Descartes, suggests that one's own mind is the only thing that can be known to exist, and that the existence of external objects and other minds cannot be proven?
This belief is often described as the idea that the self is the only reality and that the external world and other people are mere projections or creations of one's own mind.

Season 163 - Day 9 of 14

Season 163 - Day 9 of 14

Adaptations

What is the title of the 1815 novel by Jane Austen that was loosely adapted into the 1995 American coming-of-age romantic comedy film Clueless, which follows the life of a wealthy, fashionable teenager named Cher Horowitz as she navigates the social scene at her high school in Beverly Hills and tries to find love for others (and herself) in the process?

Season 163 - Day 8 of 14

Season 163 - Day 8 of 14

Astronomy

What is the collective term for the scientific effort to discover and study intelligent life beyond Earth, including the search for evidence of such life through various means such as listening for radio signals from space, analyzing the atmospheres and surfaces of celestial bodies, and studying the properties of exoplanets?
This term is often associated with the use of radio telescopes and other instruments to scan the universe for signs of technologically advanced civilizations.

Season 163 - Day 7 of 14

Season 163 - Day 7 of 14

Literary Terms

What is the term, popularized by the American mythologist Joseph Campbell, for the common narrative structure found in many myths, legends, and stories, in which a character embarks on a quest, faces challenges and tests, and ultimately returns home transformed or enlightened?

Season 163 - Day 6 of 14

Season 163 - Day 6 of 14

Historical Weapons

What is the name of the traditional Japanese sword with a curved, single-edged blade, and a circular or squared guard and long grip to accommodate two hands?
The sword was used by the samurai in feudal Japan.

Season 163 - Day 5 of 14

Season 163 - Day 5 of 14

Football

Which English professional football club has ex-bond actor Daniel Craig, American rapper Dr. Dre and Danish former professional tennis player Caroline Wozniacki as some of its many notable fans?
Among the club's most successful and well-known players are Kenny Dalglish, Steven Gerrard, and Mohamed Salah.

Season 163 - Day 4 of 14

Season 163 - Day 4 of 14

Rhetoric

In rhetorical theory, which term refers to the credibility or trustworthiness of the speaker or writer?

Season 163 - Day 3 of 14

Season 163 - Day 3 of 14

Anatomy

Which type of immune cells play a central role in the body's immune response by identifying and killing infected or cancerous cells, activating other immune cells, and regulating the immune response?

Season 163 - Day 2 of 14

Season 163 - Day 2 of 14

Metropolises

What is the second holiest city in Islam after Mecca, also known as the city of the Prophet, located in the Hejaz region of western Saudi Arabia, where the Prophet Muhammad settled in 622 CE after his migration from Mecca?
The city contains the Prophet's Mosque and the Quba Mosque, which is the oldest mosque in the world?

Season 163 - Day 1 of 14

Season 163 - Day 1 of 14

Song Titles

Which iconic song, released by Michael Jackson in 1982, features lyrics about a woman who claims that the singer is the father of her child?
The song has been covered Weezer, Chris Cornell, Kodaline and many others.

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