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How To Search ELI5: A Quick Reminder About Rule 7
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ELI5:How do air breathing sea animals like dolphins or whales not drown during violent seastorms?
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ELI5 : Why do we wake up starving the morning after a night of binge eating?
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ELI5: How a music video is shot in slow motion, but the singer’s lips are synced with the audio
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ELI5: why is math (statistics, calculus, etc) so important for a strong programmer?
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ELI5: How does Japanese multiplication work? Why does this work?
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ELI5: why the value of so many western currencies is roughly equal?
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[ELI5] How to clearly explain the Monty Hall paradox
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ELI5: Why do older video games look so angular, like they were pasting faces on the blocks of wood? What changed?
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ELI5: Approximately how wide is Earth’s “orbit zone” and why is this the case?
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ELI5: The purpose of Black Friday
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ELI5: gastrointestinal sounds
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ELI5: Why the cost of living has increased so much relative to inflation in the U.S.
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ELI5: Why are the poles so cold?
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ELI5: They say 70% of taste is smell. When we smell, let's say a public restroom, are we actually inhaling and "tasting" particles?
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ELI5: Why are my photos horrible and professional photos look amazing? I used to think it's because I don't have a nice professional camera but I've seen pro photos taken with a cell phone and they make mine look like garbage in comparison. What's the deal?
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ELI5:Why do we not feel food go down our bodies?
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ELI5: In the case of muscular injuries - why does it hurt more 24-48 hours after, than at the point of injury?
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ELI5: how do some areas have more than one power supplier since I would assume they would be using the same power lines and infrastructure?
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ELI5: Why do fridges pop and bang (very loudly)
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ELI5 When doing the same amount of physical labor, why do some people sweat a lot while others don't?
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ELI5: The Flux And Gauss's Law
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ELI5: If temperature is defined by the movement or jiggling of particles like atoms and molecules and if a vacuum is defined by an absent of those particles. How can a vacuum have a temperature?
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ELI5 : If we have 1440p 120hz screens on phones(the Razer phone),then why can't we have tv sized screens with like 16k that are available for consumers?
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ELI5: Why do you sometimes have to use the bathroom immediately after you eat or drink even if you didn’t need to before?
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ELI5: what physically changes in a computer when you save something?
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ELI5: What is the difference between a root and a rhizome?
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ELI5: Why does swapping the batteries position in the remote control sometimes give you extra battery life?
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ELI5: The physics behind this Russian recreational equipment. Link inside
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ELI5: If tuition remission becomes taxable income under new U.S. House plan, why can't Universities list the cost of PhD programs at $0 a semester?
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ELI5; why is it that, after a little while, y9u get used to the smells in a particular room or place and can no longer smell it i.e. like a room freshener in your home?
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ELI5: Why do we sometimes like the smell of our own body odors (gas, armpit odor, tartar, etc.) but get grossed out by the odors of others?
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ELI5: Does the amount of sucrose in a fruit correlate with its rate of decay?
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ELI5: Where do the bubbles come from when boiling water?
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ELI5: Why does our body subconsciously lean forward or stand when there is an intense moment happening (Like during a hard boss fight in gaming)?
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ELI5: Why is any number to the power of zero 1?
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ELI5:How dangerous would it be to transfuse blood from a diabetic who has a bad glucose regulation?
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ELI5: Why do humans enjoy "gatekeeping"?
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ELI5: The process of adding, changing, or repealing amendments of the U.S. Constitution?
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ELI5: Could a planet get sucked into the sun?
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ELI5: What causes different animals to have such different perceptions of time?
13 stairway2evan It's actually believed that chloroplasts and mitochondria used to be their own unique, single-celled organisms, which evolved to work symbiotically with the bigger, eukaryotic (more complex, with a true nucleus) cells that were beginning to develop and become more complex. The relationship made a lot of sense: the chloroplasts and mitochondria would get lots of free food from the host organism, and in exchange it would help make energy for its host through photosynthesis or respiration processes. So those two organelles kept their DNA through today, because they're still kind of their own thing. That also leads to an interesting quirk: because a female's egg cells contain mitochondria but a male's sperm cells don't, all mitochondrial DNA is passed down from the mother - in other words, I have my mom's mitochondria, but not my dad's. This can be used to track descent down the female line.
4 PrionBacon There's a theory that eukaryotic cells started out as large cells that managed to form symbiotic relationships with other smaller cells. The smaller cells eventually turned into organelles like the chloroplasts. The organelles essentially live and reproduce within the larger eukaryotic cells while providing a great deal of benefits like generating energy from light (chloroplasts) and enhanced aerobic energy generation (mitochondria). This is why larger life forms are generally formed from eukaryotic cells. Mitochondria also contain DNA. Mitochondria is only provided by the female egg (the sperm only contributes nuclear DNA) so mitochondrial DNA can be used to track genetic changes passed down by females.
4 cdbloosh Nobody knows for sure but one theory is that chloroplasts and mitochondria were originally independent prokaryotic cells that eventually were incorporated into other cells in some sort of symbiotic/cooperative relationship.
10 0 stairway2evan It's actually believed that chloroplasts and mitochondria used to be their own unique, single-celled organisms, which evolved to work symbiotically with the bigger, eukaryotic (more complex, with a true nucleus) cells that were beginning to develop and become more complex. The relationship made a lot of sense: the chloroplasts and mitochondria would get lots of free food from the host organism, and in exchange it would help make energy for its host through photosynthesis or respiration processes. So those two organelles kept their DNA through today, because they're still kind of their own thing. That also leads to an interesting quirk: because a female's egg cells contain mitochondria but a male's sperm cells don't, all mitochondrial DNA is passed down from the mother - in other words, I have my mom's mitochondria, but not my dad's. This can be used to track descent down the female line.
5 0 PrionBacon There's a theory that eukaryotic cells started out as large cells that managed to form symbiotic relationships with other smaller cells. The smaller cells eventually turned into organelles like the chloroplasts. The organelles essentially live and reproduce within the larger eukaryotic cells while providing a great deal of benefits like generating energy from light (chloroplasts) and enhanced aerobic energy generation (mitochondria). This is why larger life forms are generally formed from eukaryotic cells. Mitochondria also contain DNA. Mitochondria is only provided by the female egg (the sperm only contributes nuclear DNA) so mitochondrial DNA can be used to track genetic changes passed down by females.
3 0 cdbloosh Nobody knows for sure but one theory is that chloroplasts and mitochondria were originally independent prokaryotic cells that eventually were incorporated into other cells in some sort of symbiotic/cooperative relationship.