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  • Why don't they sell DVDs in CD cases?

    DVDs are sold in large vertical rectangular boxes that have lots of empty space inside it.

    CDs and music albums are sold in small square-ish cases that are much more compact.

    Why is it that they are sold in different packaging? Why would they waste so much plastic on DVD cases than CDs? Wouldn't it be much cheaper for the DVD companies if they sold them in smaller cases?

    2 AnswersMovies7 years ago
  • Is Diastase the same as Beta-Amylase?

    Both of them help break down starch into sugar, and Diastase is sometimes referred to as Amylase (not sure which is which anymore). Any help to clearing this confusion would be appreciated

    1 AnswerBiology8 years ago
  • Using Tamiya Paints for Warhammer models?

    im new to painting warhammer models, and i dont want to spend too much money on citadel paints. BUT, i have many tamiya acrylic paints, and i wonder if they are just as effective or at least decent in painting warhammer models? any tips would be great thanks

    1 AnswerHobbies & Crafts9 years ago
  • Best time of day to ask for donations?

    Im Volunteering for the heart and stroke foundation by going door to door asking for donations

    Im just wondering what people think is the best day/ time of the day to ask, because i dont want to bother them when theyre busy so as not to be rude

    ( ex. When theyre eating dinner)

    1 AnswerEtiquette9 years ago
  • More Women Pharmacists than Men?

    I was thinking of becoming a pharmacist when I get to university (im a guy), but I cant help but notice how many ppl wanting to be pharmacists are mostly women compared to men. (not being sexist or anything) is there some sort of gender role at play here like nurses or something?

    just curious :P

    5 AnswersGender & Women's Studies9 years ago
  • Buying Electronics in Europe more Expensive?

    Im going to europe soon and i was wondering if buying some sennheiser headphones would be cheaper there, it being a german company and all, but i keep getting responses saying stuff in europe is more expensive than buying in the states or in Canada

    my question is do the prices for buying such electronics in europe cheaper or more expensive/comparatively the same than back home?

    4 AnswersOther - Europe9 years ago
  • Can't have full pension without emptying RRSP?

    im not sure but,

    my dad says that when you retire they give you a reduced pension if you still have money left over from your RRSP.

    for example:

    person 1 saves and takes $2000 from RRSP when retires (-income tax), gets reduced pension

    of $1000

    =$3000 in his pocket

    person 2 has no RRSP, gets 3000 from pension

    =$3000 in his pocket

    My dad says "whats the point of investing my money early in life when I couldve used it for something else, and then having the same amount of cash as another guy who has not payed a cent for RRSP?"

    is this true? do you have to use up your own money that YOU invested into RRSP, before you can have your full pension payment?

    cuz i always thought RRSP was for bonus cash when u retire

    3 AnswersCanada9 years ago
  • What car can I afford?

    supposing I made 78k a year. what price range is an affordable car for me?

    I could always get a corolla for 15k, but what if I wanted to get something a little more luxury like a mercedes C-class? or an acura TL? (around 35 to 45k)

    could I comfortably afford this kind of car and pay for expenses at my kind of annual earnings, or is there a certain limit to what I can pay for?

    4 AnswersBuying & Selling10 years ago
  • How will this bad test score affect my math grade?

    my math grade is 89 in school

    but i got a bad mark in one test, it was 66 and was worth 10% of my mark in the semester

    how do i calculate how much this test will drop my mark, assuming i havent done my exam which is 30%?

    1 AnswerStandards & Testing10 years ago
  • How to be a Pharmacist?

    i'm just a kid in highschool, but I've always wanted to get involved in pharmaceuticals or work as a local pharmacist. Thing is, besides getting into University and going to a school of pharmacy, i dont know anything beyond that.

    What is being a pharmacist like? What education do you need? Is there a lot of competition in graduate schools? What do you do as a pharmacist other than counting pills and mixing chemicals?

  • My new Bell Fibe internet service is slow?

    my household used to use bell performance, but we recently switched to bell fibe (fiber optics). i just got the modem for the bell fibe mailed to me today, but when im browsing online i feel like my new bell internet service is slower than usual. nothing seems to be "fast" as they say.

    is it because they have to install fiber optics wires or something? cuz its annoying when i have to refresh everytime before i can get to a website

    4 AnswersComputer Networking1 decade ago

    ive been a customer of skullcandy for 3 years, and i am freaking mad of all the money i spent on them. ive bought 1 pair of earphones and 2 headphones from them, and their speakers always break in a time period of 4-6 months. i always forgave them, cuz i often go biking or do some rough sports with them, but these headphones so widely considered good for sports are more frail than my grandma. worst part is, they don't come with warranty unless you buy from their online store.

    my question is,i need to find a company that makes high quality headphones under $100 that wont fail on me and can take a trip for some mountain biking.

    3 AnswersMusic & Music Players1 decade ago
  • Can you set a microwave on fire?

    Lets say your microwaving some pasta, or meat, or whatever, and that the plate/bowl is a microwaveable material.

    Let's also say you are going to microwave it for a long period of time.

    Is it possible to set your microwave on fire when it has been cooking for a long time?

    lets say a period between microwaving for 30 minutes to 5 hours

    6 AnswersOther - Home & Garden1 decade ago

    do they? i dont want my family members finding out about me buying a game on steam.

    2 AnswersOther - Computers1 decade ago
  • Does Steam Send Me Mail or Call My Phone?

    i want to get a game from steam online so my lil brother doesnt find out about it,when i buy a game from retail stores hes always annoying me if he can play it first, and he NEVER stops playing.

    so i decided the most inconspicuous way to prevent him finding out about me getting a game was from downloading by steam.

    problem is, does steam send confirmation mail or by phone about your purchase to you directly? cuz hes the type of kid who pokes his nose everywhere, one small slip and im screwed when he finds out.

    in short, does steam leave you alone once u buy a game or do they call, send mail, or annoy you about anything after that? other than confirmation email that is..

    1 AnswerVideo & Online Games1 decade ago
  • How do you pronounce Antietam?

    im doing a civil war project, and one of my topics is the battle of Antietam. how exactly do you pronounce that? an-TEE-tam? an-TIE-tam? an-TATIM? really appreciate any help, thanks in advance. ;D

    7 AnswersWords & Wordplay1 decade ago
  • My Mouse stopped working??

    around an hour ago my mouse was working fine, no problems, no errors, ive had it for a long time and it never had any troubles with anything. but then when i plugged in my usb plug for my ipod, my mouse shut down all of a sudden, it stopped working, later on the computer said it did not recognize the device and it had error code 43. if anybody knows even a shred of information could you please help??? i cant use any mouse devices and drivers are not installing....

    2 AnswersLaptops & Notebooks1 decade ago

    im on a tight budget and my recent apple earbuds have broken. (so much for the revered apple product quality) im considering buying new ear buds under $40. should i get skullcandy earbuds or the basic apple earbuds? (reminder: under $40 dollars budget.) and no, im not getting those apple in-ear headphones cuz they cost 80 bucks. and im not getting gigantic on ear headphones that rest on your head cuz i cant fit them in my pocket.

    2 AnswersMusic & Music Players1 decade ago

    sophia's age is 4 years less than twice beryl's age. in 2 years, beryl's age will be 3 quarters of sophia's age. how old is each girl now?

    1 AnswerHomework Help1 decade ago
  • simple algebra question...HELP!?

    Roberta is 3 years younger than rebecca. eight years ago, roberta was one-half of rebecca's age. how old is each girl now? please put in steps. (EASY BEST ANSWER FOR WHOEVER GETS IT RIGHT.)

    1 AnswerHomework Help1 decade ago