Impossible Questions for August 2017

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The world’s largest one of these is 27 km long (on the border between France and Switzerland).

ANSWER: Refrigerator [source].

The 9,300 magnets inside the 27 km (approx. 17 miles) circumference of the Large Hadron Collider are designed to be refrigerated for operational use. 10,080 tonnes of liquid nitrogen are needed to cool them down to just -193.2 C, before they are filled with nearly 60 tonnes of liquid helium, which cools them further to just -271.3 C.

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Women have one more of these than men.

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Pairs of jeans (on average women own 7 pairs and men 6 pairs).

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 15% of households have two of these.

ANSWER: Refrigerator [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Doing this actually does help heal a wound.

ANSWER: Kissing it [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The first one was built in 1994. By 2020 there will be about 82 million of them. I have one!

ANSWER: Virtual reality headsets [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: Apparently 39% of us have this in our kitchen.

ANSWER: Chopsticks.

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: 11% of us do this at home, the rest of us wait til we get to our workplace to do it.

ANSWER: Work (11.2% of Canadians work from home) [source].

IMPOSSIBLE QUESTION: The smallest, working one of these is about 2 feet wide and 4 feet long.

ANSWER: A road-worthy car [source].

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