Conditions and Diseases
Conditions and Diseases include everything from aches and pains to broken bones, chronic conditions to life-threatening diseases, symptoms and possible causes, and much more. Questions range from what causes hair to turn grey, possible causes of pains, origins of viruses, and anything to do with conditions and diseases associated with health.
TV Programming and Commercials
A TV program refers to a broadcasted segment in television. The segment may be a part of a television series or may be a one-off broadcast only. Commercials are usually played during or between the programs, and feature feature products or upcoming events.
Percentages, Fractions, and Decimal Values
Percentages are defined as a fraction or portion of a whole. Generally percentages deal with an amount out of one hundred but can be used in sales, economics, and science. If you've walked into any store you're sure to find something marked a certain percent off. Fractions are not whole numbers with a numerator over a denominator. Usually the numerator and denominator are expressed as integers. There are four types of fractions: simple fractions, complex fractions, mixed fractions, and improper fractions. Decimals are also not integers. They are expressed often like 0.34 and are often rounded off since some go for too long. Both decimals and fractions are also used to convert to percentages.
Religion & Spirituality
Throughout human history, humans have been searching for meaning. Many people find it in religious or spiritual worship or practice. The questions of religion have occupied humanity since our beginnings. Questions here include the ancient, organized, and new & evolving religions; faith, spirituality, and alternate pathways; as well as those of people still searching. Questions about the origins of religion, comparison of religion, and Atheism are also found here.
US Civil War
This category is for questions and answers about the American Civil War. This was an internal conflict involving the state rights, and divided the United States in a bloody struggle. It was fought after the secession of eleven southern states, and lasted from 1861 to 1865.
Do you ever wonder why one river is straight and flows quickly while another meanders along curves and seems to be slow and peaceful, or how the mountains were formed? Geology is the study of the earth, its materials, and the processes acting upon them. It includes the study of rocks and minerals; and their formation, weathering, and metamorphosis. So, when you need an answer to a question about rivers, mountains, volcanoes, rock cycles, plate tectonics, or other geological aspects, our Geology category is the place to ask it.
Business & Finance
Ever since money was invented, we've been involved in business and financial transactions. Questions here are about all commercial, financial and industrial activity related to the economy, investing, and stock markets. This includes questions and information about production and manufacturing, exchange and distribution of goods or commodities, and management of money and other assets.