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  1. #1 Curious Science Website name? 
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    Hi,

    I'm currently working on a website with dozens of curious science related questions and easy to understand answers. The questions on the site are like: Why do onions make us cry? Why do we dream? How is the 3D-effect made? Is it possible to clone dinosaurs?

    My problem is that I can't find a good name for this site... things like curious.info or wondering.com are taken. (the domains are occupied)
    I have come up with a few ides (though I'm not satisfied with them)
    * curiousthoughts.info /.net
    * wonderabout.info /.net
    * scienceplus.info
    wonder,curious,sciense,why,thoughts,how...
    I want it to be easy (short(?)) to remember

    I am totally empty! If you can help me find a name I would have been grateful!

    I will use this forum to get more inspiration and help for my site in the future Thanks !

    PS: I know this is not a domain/brand name forum, but I'm just asking for help in this awesome science forum (I feel like that's better )

    Thanks


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    wonderabout.info is a really good name. Use it.


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    have you tried "didyathinkhesaurus.com" ?
    "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." (Philip K. Dick)
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    AllTheAnswers. com
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    thanks for all suggestions :-D
    wonderabout.info
    alltheanswers.info
    Which one do you think are the best? im not really sure...

    thanks
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    I think alltheanswers.info is a bit ambitious. How much time are you planning on investing?
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    I think alltheanswers will get you into strife. Either you'll get stressed or the users will.

    wonderabout (or something similar) allows all sorts of strategies.

    Unrestricted crowd-sourcing would probably be unsatisfactory to everyone.

    Edited crowd-sourcing. Have you ever seen the last page of New Scientist magazine? They accept all kinds of questions - have done for years - and wait for reader responses. Presumably the editors throw away nonsense or unscientific garbage - because only good answers appear, even if they're not definitive. Sometimes 3 or 4 plausible answers are published, in areas where the science isn't caught up with the query. Sometimes no answer ever turns up.

    Expert panel. You just need to find a few people who have good domain knowledge and good contacts for suitable reference material.

    If all else fails, go to Wiki.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CMR80606 View Post
    I think alltheanswers.info is a bit ambitious. How much time are you planning on investing?
    This is marketing, not science. Hyperbole is not only permitted, but encouraged.
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    i think I'll go for wonderabout.info (if you not hve more suggestions?).

    Thanks for all help !

    See you soon
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    sorry for bumping, but here is my site if you want to have a look thanks for the help, btw. Wonderabout.info - Curious Questions
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    The question "Why do our toes get all wrinkly in the bath tub?" is answered thus: "During long baths the upper layer of your skin will soak up water like a sponge, and swell up. Warm water wrinkles you skin faster than cold water."

    That is how our toes go all wrinkly, but is it why?

    Why does the upper layer swell up? Some suggest it is an evolutionary mechanism to give the pads of our fingers and toes more grip in slippery conditions. A wrinkly pad affords more grip than a smooth pad.
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