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What would you do if you were told you had inoperable brain cancer?

Question by Warren D: What would you do if you were told you had inoperable brain cancer?
Of course this question is inspired by the diagnosis for Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy.

Since I am at an age where such a cancer would likely be a death sentence for me, this disease hits home.

I would get my affairs in order and then I would spend whatever time I have left writing everything I could think of–my memories, my cares, my concerns.

I would try to get closer to God. I would find the books I’ve always wanted to read and didn’t have time and read them. I would stay busy. I would try to do some traveling. I would like to see the Great Wall of China, the Taj Mahal, and the Pyramids.

I would try to find everyone I loved so I could personally tell them I loved them. I would forgive all my enemies. I would try to get at least one flight on a supersonic airplane. I would take at least one cruise. I would try to find someone who would let me drive a train.

I would try to spend my last days as much like a little kid as possible.
I know I said what I’D do…

My question was, what would YOU do?

And the serious answers have been pretty good.
Wow, you guys have some great answers. I hope all of us live so long that they’ll say about us “He (she) lived a great and full life, and I’ll miss ’em until we meet again in heaven.” And, in the words of the great Irish toast, “May we be in heaven an hour before the devil knows we’ve died.”

Darn it, some of us SHOULD live forever. Too bad we can’t.

Best answer:

Answer by silver
I would do pretty much the same thing you would do!

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Q&A: If you were on a sinking ship?

Question by Sam-I-Am: If you were on a sinking ship?
What would be the one thing you’d carry around with you in constant fear?

I had this wacked dream this morning that I was on this holiday cruise with all my friends, the daily activities included bull riding in the sea and tea partys with fancy china.

One of the bulls got out the water and was hella mad, he ran around knocking into people and walls etc, everyone was gathered in this massive room, the the ship began filling with water and thick mud.

So began our quest to escape, only I couldnt concentrate because I was clutching a polka dot china cup under my arm.

Very weird. If only I was more resourceful, I should try Lucid Dreaming.
Seriously, lifeboats and jackets are out the question, youre pretty much going to die. Sorry.

Best answer:

Answer by Sinz & Tattooz
A life boat

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Were these animals on the ark too?

Question by Humbert Humbert: Were these animals on the ark too?
Yangtze River Dolphin, Lipotes vexillifer, 13 December 2006 (functionally extinct)

Western Black Rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis longipes, 8 June 2006

Po’o-uli Melamprosops phaeosoma, 28 November 2004

Miss Waldron’s Red Colobus Monkey, Procolobus badius waldronae, 2000-2001

Pyrenean Ibex, Capra pyrenaica pyrenaica, 6 January 2000

Atitlan Grebe, Podilymbus gigas, 1989

Golden Toad, Bufo periglenes, 1989

Arcuate Pearly Mussel, Epioblasma flexuosa, 1988

Kauai Oo, Moho braccatus, 1987

Eungella Gastric-brooding Frog, Rheobatrachus vitellinus, March 1985

Conondale Gastric-brooding Frog, Rheobatrachus silus, November 1983

Javan Tiger, Panthera tigris sondaica, 1980s

Cyprus Spiny Mouse, Acomys nesiotes, 1980

Southern Day Frog, Taudactylus diurnus, 1979

Dutch Alcon Blue, Maculinea alcon arenaria, 1979

Colombian Grebe, Podiceps andinus, 1977

Round Island Burrowing Boa, Bolyeria multocarinata, 1975

Guam Flying Fox, Pteropus tokudae, June 1974

Bali Tiger, Panthera tigris balica, 1972

Bush Wren, Xenicus longipes, 1972

Tubercled-blossom Pearly Mussel, Epioblasma torulosa torulosa, 1969

Greater Short-tailed Bat, Mystacina robusta, April 1965

Santo Stefano Lizard, Podarcis sicula sanctistephani, 1965

South Island Piopio, Turnigra capensis, 1963

Glaucous Macaw, Anodorhynchus glaucus, 1960s

Caspian Tiger, Panthera tigris virgata, 1959 (might persisted longer or surviving)

Crescent Nail-tail Wallaby, Onychogalea lunata, 1956

North Island Piopio, Turnagra tanagra, 1955

Little Swan Island Hutia, Geocapromys thoracatus, 1955

Ilin Island Cloudrunner, Crateromys paulus, 4 April 1953

Caribbean Monk Seal, Monachus tropicalis, 1952

Queen of Sheba’s Gazelle, Gazella bilkis, 1951

Perrin’s Cave Beetle, Siettitia balsetensis, 1950s (probably at the end)

Lesser Bilby, Macrotis leucura, 1950s

Japanese Sea Lion, Zalophus japonicus, 1950s

Hula Painted Frog, Discoglossus nigriventer, 1950s

Ratas Island Lizard, Podarcis lilfordi rodriquezi, 1950

Wake Island Rail, Gallirallus wakensis, 1945

Laysan Rail, Porzana palmeri, 1943

Barbary Lion, Panthera leo leo, 1942 (survived longer in captivity, and maybe still does)

Vegas Valley Leopard Frog, Lithobates fisheri, 13 January 1942

Arabian Ostrich, Struthio camelus syriacus, 1941 (or 1966)

Canarian Black Oystercatcher, Haematopus meadewaldoi, 1940s

Titicaca Orestias, Orestias cuvieri, 1940s

Arc-form Pearly Mussel, Epioblasma arcaeformis, 1940

Toolache Wallaby, Macropus greyi, 30 June 1939

Schomburgk’s Deer, Cervus schomburgki, 1938

Tobias’ caddisfly, Hydropsyche tobiasi, 1938

Tasmanian Tiger, Thylacinus cynocephalus, 7 September 1936

Pink-headed Duck, Netta caryophyllacea, 1936, but maybe surviving!

Ryukyu Wood-pigeon, Columba jouyi, 1936

Desert Rat-kangaroo, Caloprymnus campestris, 1935

Roque Chico de Salmor Giant Lizard, Gallotia simonyi simonyi, 1935

Hawaii Oo, Moho nobilis, 1934

Lesser Stick-Nest Rat, Leporillus apicalis, 18 July 1933

Pemberton’s Deer Mouse, Peromyscus pembertoni, 26 December 1931

Yunnan Box Turtle, Cuora yunnanensis , 1930s

Darwin’s Rice Rat, Nesoryzomys darwini, 16 January 1929

Paradise Parrot, Psephotus pulcherrimus, November 1927

Caucasian Wisent, Bison bonasus caucasicus, 1927

Syrian Wild Ass, Equus hemionus hemippus, 1927

Madeiran Wood Pigeon, Columba palumbus maderensis, 1924

Bubal Hartebeest, Alcelaphus buselaphus buselaphus, 9 November 1923

Red-mustached Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus mercierii, 1920s

Robust White-eye, Zosterops strenuus, 1918

Carolina Parakeet, Conuropsis carolinensis, February 1918

Rodrigues day gecko, Phelsuma edwardnewtoni, 1917

Passenger Pigeon, Ectopistes migratorius, 1 September 1914

Laughing Owl, Sceloglaux albifacies, July 1914

Cape Verde Giant Skink, Macroscincus coctei, 1914

Guadalupe Storm-petrel, Oceanodroma macrodactyla, 1911

Grand Cayman Thrush, Turdus ravidus, 1911

Slender-billed Grackle, Quiscalus palustris, 1910

Bogota Sunangel, Heliangelus zusii, 1909

Huia, Heteralocha acutirostris, 28 December 1907

Black Mamo, Drepanis funerea, June 1907

Nendo Tube-nosed Fruit Bat, Nyctimene sanctacrucis, 1907

Bishop’s Oo, Moho bishopi, 1904

Choiseul Crested Pigeon, Microgoura meeki, January 1904

Bulldog Rat, Rattus nativitatis, 1903

Maclear’s Rat, Rattus macleari, 1903

Antillean Giant Rice Rat, Megalomys desmarestii, 1902

Auckland Islands Merganser, Mergus australis, 9 January 1902

Long-tailed Hopping Mouse, Notomys longicaudatus, 1901

Pig-footed Bandicoot, Chaeropus ecaudatus, 1901

Greater Amakihi, Hemignathus sagittirostris, 1901

Guadalupe Caracara, Polyborus lutosus, 1 December 1900

Chatham Islands Fernbird, Bowdleria rufescens, 1900

Chatham Islands Rail, Cabalus modestus, 1900

Hawai’i Mamo, Drepanis pacifica, 1899

Nelson’s Rice Rat, Oryzomys nelsoni, 18 May 1897

Short-tailed Hopping Mouse, Notomys amplus, June 1896

Greater Koa-finch, Rhodacanthis palmeri, 1896

Stephens Island Wren, Xenicus lyalli, 1894

Kona Grosbeak, Chloridops kona, 1894

Red Gazelle, Gazella rufina, before 1894

Sea Mink, Neovison macrodon, 1894

Ula-ai-Hawane, Ciridops anna, 20 February 1892

Portuguese Ibex, Capra pyrenaica lusitanica, 1892

Lesser Koa-finch, Rhodacanthis flaviceps, October 1891

Eastern Hare-wallaby, Lagorchestes leporides, 1889

Bonin Wood-pigeon, Columba versicolor, 15 September 1889

Tarpan, Equus ferus ferus, 1887

Hawaiian Rail, Porzana sandwichensis, 1884

Quagga, Equus quagga quagga, 12 August 1883

Seychelles Parakeet, Psittacula wardi, 1883

Labrador Duck, Camptorhynchus labradorius, 12 December 1878

Brace’s Emerald, Chlorostilbon bracei, 13 July 1877

Falkland Island Wolf, Dusicyon australis, 1876

Bocourt’s Giant Skink, Phoboscincus bocourti, before 1876

Himalayan Quail, Ophrysia superciliosa, 1876

Newton’s Parakeet, Psittacula exsul, 14 August 1875

Broad-faced Potoroo, Potorous platyops, 1875

Large Palau Flying Fox, Pteropus pilosus, 1874

Samoan Moorhen, Gallinula pacifica, 1873

Atlas Bear, Ursus arctos crowtheri, 1870s

Kawekaweau, Hoplodactylus delcourti, 1870

Cape Lion, Panthera leo melanochaitus, 1865

Cuban Red Macaw, Ara tricolor, 1864

Lesser Mascarene Flying Fox, Pteropus subniger, 1860s

Jamaican Parauque, Siphonorhis americana, 1859

Kioea, Chaetoptila angustipluma, 1859

Gould’s Mouse, Pseudomys gouldii, 1856-1857

Saint Lucia Giant Rice Rat, Megalomys luciae, 1852

Norfolk Island Kaka, Nestor productus, 1851

Tasmanian Emu, Dromaius novaehollandiae diemenensis, 1850

Spectacled Cormorant, Phalacrocorax perspicillatus, 1850

White-footed Rabbit-rat, Conilurus albipes, 1845

Great Auk, Pinguinus impennis, 3 June 1844

Black-fronted Parakeet, Cyanoramphus zealandicus, 1844

Big-eared Hopping Mouse, Notomys macrotis, 19 July 1843

Rodrigues Giant Day Gecko, Phelsuma gigas, 1842

Marbled Toadlet, Uperoleia marmorata, 1841

Bourbon Crested Starling, Fregilupus varius, 1840

Oahu Oo, Moho apicalis, 1837

Mascarene Parrot, Mascarinus mascarinus, 1834

Delalande’s Coua, Coua delalandei, 1834

Bonin Grosbeak, Chaunoproctus ferreorostris, 1828

Bonin Thrush, Zoothera terrestris, 1828

Kosrae Island Crake, Porzana monasa, 1827-1828

Kosrae Island Starling, Aplonis corvina, 1827-1828

Tonga Ground Skink, Tachygia microlepis, April-May 1827

Kangaroo Island Emu, Dromaius baudinianus, 1827

Mauritius Blue Pigeon, Alectroenas nitidissima, 1826

Mysterious Starling, Aplonis mavornata, 9 August 1825

Arabian Gazelle, Gazella arabica, 1825

King Island Emu, Dromaius ater, 1800-1804

Bluebuck, Hippotragus leucophaeus, 1800

Sardinian Pika, Prolagus sardus, 1800

Red-headed Green Macaw, Ara erythrocephala, early 19th century

Dominican Green-and-Yellow Macaw, Ara atwoodi, late 18th or early 19th century

Jamaican Red Macaw, Ara gossei, end 18th century

Guadeloupe Red Macaw, Ara guadeloupensis, late 18 century

Saddle-backed Rodrigues Giant Tortoise, Cylindraspis vosmaeri, 1795

Carpathian Wisent, Bison bonasus hungarorum, 1790

Lord Howe Swamphen, Porphyrio albus, 1788

Society Parakeet, Cyanoramphus ulietanus, November-December 1777

Tahitian Sandpiper, Prosobonia leucoptera, August-September 1777

Steller’s Sea Cow, Hydrodamalis gigas, 1768

Rodrigues Solitaire, Pezophaps solitaria, 1761

RĂ©union Flightless Ibis, Threskiornis solitarius, 1705

Dodo, Raphus cucullatus, 1690

Red-tailed Blue-and-Yellow Macaw, Ara erythrura, 1658

Martinique Macaw, Ara martinica, 1640

Aurochs, Bos primigenius, 1627

Atlantic Grey Whale, Eschrichtius robustus (Atlantic population), 1600s (17th century)

New Zealand Eagle, Harpagornis moorei, 1400-1500

Little Bush Moa, Anomalopteryx didiformes, 1400-1500

North Island Giant Moa, Dinornis novaezealandiae, 1400-1500

South Island Giant Moa, Dinornis robustus, 1400-1500

Eastern Moa, Emeus crassus, 1400-1500

Coastal Moa, Euryapteryx curtus, 1400-1500

Stout-legged Moa, Euryapteryx geranoides, 1400-1500

Upland Moa, Megalapteryx didinus, 1400-1500

Crested Moa, Pachyornis australis, 1400-1500

Heavy-footed Moa, Pachyornis elephantopus, 1400-1500

Mappin’s Moa, Pachyornis mappini, 1400-1500
Seems very unlikely these animals, in addition with the ones still in existence, could have fit on the ark.

Best answer:

Answer by going postal
I don’t know, but I think you win the prize for the longest question.

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Q&A: The age of ________established that there were people in northern China 500,000 years ago.?

Question by horse: The age of ________established that there were people in northern China 500,000 years ago.?
A. dynasty cycle
B. feudalism
C. Haung He River
E. oracle bones
F. Peking Man
G. Shang
H. Shang Di
I. Yangtze River
J. Zhou

Best answer:

Answer by brand_new_pops

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If you were offered a trip to San Fransisco for only 10$ but it was a school trip and your 16th birthday was..?

Question by livvy b: If you were offered a trip to San Fransisco for only 10$ but it was a school trip and your 16th birthday was..?
Your 16th birthday was the day you left, and you dont know who else is going because other students in other schools are going as well. and you never been away from family on your birthday! But ur visiting Alcatraz island a dinner cruise, golden gate bridge, cable car ride, china town, fisherman’s wharf and COLLEGE VISITS.! WOULD YOU GO ON THIS TRIP!?

Best answer:

Answer by Dinka
if your in the UK hell yeah if your in america don’t bother

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Q&A: around what time period were the tigres and euphrates rivers used? also indus and ganges? huang he &yangtze ?

Question by Congi: around what time period were the tigres and euphrates rivers used? also indus and ganges? huang he &yangtze ?

Best answer:

Answer by loveanonymoty
I am familiar with the tigres and euphrates river of mesopotamia. During the neolithic period, men discovered how to domesticate animals and cultivate food and in turn, civilization occurred. Permanent constructions of settlements usually occur near rivers. And also during this period the discovery of using copper alloy in conjuction with tin created a stronger metal, bronze. So I would confidently say during the late neolithic period.

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Were is the Yangtze River?

Question by Guillermo N: Were is the Yangtze River?
were is the mouth to the Yangtze River?

Best answer:

Answer by harryd

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