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How To Search ELI5: A Quick Reminder About Rule 7
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ELI5: How to find lumps in breast? Everything feels lumpy, I don't get it.
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ELI5: How is an i7 processor faster than an i3 if the clock speed is almost the same?
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ELI5: how do cuts on the inside of your mouth, on your cheek, tongue and lip not get super infected by all of our nasty mouth germs?
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Eli5: What’s the point of hiccups? Does it serve a purpose for humans to have them.
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ELI5: What makes the Mona Lisa painting special?
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ELI5: what determines whether a surface becomes slippery or sticky when wet?
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ELI5: What is gentrification, and why does everybody that talks about it seem so opposed to it?
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ELI5: how come people sometimes shake their legs or bounce them up and down repetitively when when they are sitting?
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ELI5: Why does the marginal cost curve has an U shape?
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ELI5:What is the greenish crud that builds up on the tips of my metal liquid soap dispensers?
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ELI5: Why do so many mobile phone manufacturers sell their devices in different regions of the world with different processors?
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ELI5: Why are DVDs encoded differently around the world (i.e. Region 1, Region 2, etc.)?
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ELI5: Why do airplane engines rev up so fiercely upon landing?
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ELI5: How does acid stay in a person’s stomach after death and not begin to immediately eat away at the body?
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ELI5: Where does cremation come from and why did it get so embedded with the Slovenian customs while being so rare in other countries?
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Eli5: how do radios with a scanning option know the difference between static and a station that comes in?
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ELI5: How do glucose monitors actually work?
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ELI5: Why does water dry out our hands?
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ELI5: Fed minutes release and why it affects the market
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ELI5: Why does perception of vision fade when thinking deeply?
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ELI5 Why does wine give me such a quick buzz?
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ELI5: How does the body know where send immune cells?
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ELI5:How is air a good insulator?
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ELI5:Why does mouthwash burn when you swish?
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ELI5: What's a PKI
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ELI5: How does stomach medicine like peptobismol work? As in, what does it do to your stomach?
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ELI5: e-ink technology
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ELI5: How do companies like that popular company selling EVs or that other popular ridesharing company lose billions of dollars each quarter and yet manage to avoid bankruptcy? Not only that they are viewed as companies which have a bright future in front of them?
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ELI5: In the deepest parts of the ocean what would happen to the ecosystem if we introduced permanent light sources.
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ELI5: Why do even the cheapest soap products have their labels in French and in English?
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ELI5: How come people go to school for so many years?
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ELI5: Why did adultery become decriminalised in many western countries?
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ELI5: How much damage will magnets cause in an average house?
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ELI5: In determining blood type, the O allele is recessive to both the A and B alleles. Why is it then that O is the most common blood type and it's prevalence hasn't declined?
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ELI5 Hyperloop tunnel?
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ELI5: what is a high resistance ground system, how does it work, and why is this used?
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ELI5: If waves only cause medium to oscillate vertically, then how come ocean waves splash water on the shore?
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ELI5: What is a magic eraser and why does it work?
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[ELI5] Why is soda/pop/cola carbonated
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ELI5: How do movies get that distinctly "movie" look from the cameras?
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7 Daroseer Read through the comments and while they are correct, it's not really the answer to your question. The difference between light colors and paint colors is the way they mix. Light (additive color mixing): Light gets brighter when added to each other. Think of 3 spot lights. The light gets brighter if the spots have the same target. Combining a red spot, a green spot and a blue spot, produces "perfectly white light" (Just in theory, as it is fairly hard to produce light of only one exact color) Paint (subtractive color mixing): With paint it's the other way around. There are the 3 cleanest colors, or basic colors, Cyan, Magenta and Yellow. As opposed to Red, Green, and Blue when working with light. Everytime you mix a basic color with another, it gets darker. Adding yellow to cyan, makes it green. Adding magenta makes it brown. Where I am from, we call this 'breaking the color'. Adding the basic colors in same parts, would theoretically produce black. Source: Worked as an offset printer and now working as a graphic designer. Had to use these principles everyday for the last 7 years. Edit: Forgot the answer to your last question: Our eyes are far from seeing all colors and our printers are far from being able to print all colors For the eyes: We see in RGB. So everything you have ever seen, is just that. Everything we can see. What we call colors, are just the wavelengths our eyes can detect. Infra-red cameras basically convert invisible light (infra red) to visible light (RGB on the screen of the camera) For printers: Printers have a really limited amount of colors they can produce, compared to RGB. The problem being that a screen shines, producing nicely saturated and bright colors, while paper doesn't. There are specialized systems to increase the color range of a printer, but even then, it's no match for RGB.
0 howeirdo I'm a little color blind so I call shenanigans since I really see all the colors but a little differently than most. How weird, oh…
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9 0 Daroseer Read through the comments and while they are correct, it's not really the answer to your question. The difference between light colors and paint colors is the way they mix. Light (additive color mixing): Light gets brighter when added to each other. Think of 3 spot lights. The light gets brighter if the spots have the same target. Combining a red spot, a green spot and a blue spot, produces "perfectly white light" (Just in theory, as it is fairly hard to produce light of only one exact color) Paint (subtractive color mixing): With paint it's the other way around. There are the 3 cleanest colors, or basic colors, Cyan, Magenta and Yellow. As opposed to Red, Green, and Blue when working with light. Everytime you mix a basic color with another, it gets darker. Adding yellow to cyan, makes it green. Adding magenta makes it brown. Where I am from, we call this 'breaking the color'. Adding the basic colors in same parts, would theoretically produce black. Source: Worked as an offset printer and now working as a graphic designer. Had to use these principles everyday for the last 7 years. Edit: Forgot the answer to your last question: Our eyes are far from seeing all colors and our printers are far from being able to print all colors For the eyes: We see in RGB. So everything you have ever seen, is just that. Everything we can see. What we call colors, are just the wavelengths our eyes can detect. Infra-red cameras basically convert invisible light (infra red) to visible light (RGB on the screen of the camera) For printers: Printers have a really limited amount of colors they can produce, compared to RGB. The problem being that a screen shines, producing nicely saturated and bright colors, while paper doesn't. There are specialized systems to increase the color range of a printer, but even then, it's no match for RGB.
0 0 howeirdo I'm a little color blind so I call shenanigans since I really see all the colors but a little differently than most. How weird, oh…