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Don't Ask Don't Tell - 13 presented at the Quiz Club at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur on 18 March, 2010

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  1. 1. Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell! Shrey Goyal, Varun Singh
  2. 2. 1."Improvement in Adjustable and Detachable Straps for Garments" (to replace suspenders) 2. A history trivia game 3. A self-pasting scrapbook; a dried adhesive on the pages only needed to be moistened before use. Whose patents?
  3. 3. Samuel Langhorne Clemens ( Mark Twain)
  4. 4. 1. The Double-Double-Double-Jointed Boy 2. Bisexuals 3. Sue, Sue, Suicide 4. Sticky Shoes 5. Holiday Song 6. Ode to a Pubic Hair (Little Black Curly Hair) 7. _______ _______ 8. The Grandma Song 9. The Cow in the Meadow goes Moo 10. Happy Birthday Emma
  5. 5. Phoebe Buffay
  6. 6. Who’s missing?
  7. 7. Actresses who have won both Oscars and the Razzies
  8. 8. Connect
  9. 9. Oscars for Performing in a Spoken Language Other Than English 1. Sophia Loren, Two Women (Italian) 1960 2. Robert DeNiro, The Godfather Part II (Italian) 1974 3. Roberto Benigni, Life Is Beautiful (Italian) 1997 4. Benicio del Toro, Traffic, (Spanish) 2000 5. Marion Cotillard, La Vie en Rose (French) 2007 6. Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona (Spanish) 2008
  10. 11. The cartoon, drawn by Clifford Berryman and titled "Drawing the Line in Mississippi," showed President Theodore Roosevelt refusing to shoot a baby bear, during a hunt organized after a visit to settle a border dispute between the state and Louisiana. Roosevelt's refusal to fire at such a helpless target inspired Berryman to draw his cartoon with its play on the two ways Roosevelt was drawing a line—settling a border dispute and refusing to shoot a captive animal. The cartoon inspired New York store owner Morris Michtom to create a new toy and calling it the teddy bear after taking permission from Roosevelt.
  11. 14. <ul><li>Hitoshi Igarashi (Japan), stabbed to death on July 11, 1991. </li></ul><ul><li>Two others survived attempted assassinations. </li></ul><ul><li>Ettore Capriolo (Italy) was seriously injured in a stabbing the same month as his Japanese counterpart. </li></ul><ul><li>Aziz Nesin (Turkey) was the intended target in the events that led to massacre which resulted in the deaths of 37 people. </li></ul><ul><li>William Nygaard (Norway), barely survived an attempted assassination in Oslo in October 1993. </li></ul>
  12. 15. Those involved in the publishing of The Satanic Verses , and &quot;were aware&quot; of its &quot;contents.&quot;
  13. 16. Since the late 1950s, the term has been used to refer to unusual or costly materials, or when theoretically considering a material perfect for their needs in all respects, except that it does not exist. By the 1990s, the term was in wide use, even in formal engineering papers such as &quot;Towards ____ [new composite materials for space applications]” The properties of any particular ___ depend on the intended use. For example, a pulley made of __ might be massless and frictionless, while if used in a nuclear rocket, __ would be light, strong and resistant to radiation damage. The concept of ____ is often applied flippantly or humorously.
  14. 17. Unobtanium
  15. 30. Stigler's law of eponymy is a process proposed by University of Chicago statistics professor Stephen Stigler in his 1980 publication &quot;Stigler’s law of eponymy&quot;. In its simplest and strongest form it says: &quot;No scientific discovery is named after its original discoverer.&quot;