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How To Search ELI5: A Quick Reminder About Rule 7
4125
ELI5: Why do your legs fall asleep when you sit on the toilet for a long time but not when you sit in a regular chair?
899
ELI5: How can we know that the observable universe is 46.1 billion light years in radius, when the furthest object we can see is 13.3 billion light years away?
137
ELI5: why does your vision become so much worse when you’re hungover /still drunk?
2461
ELI5 Why does water turn white when going over a waterfall? My 8 year old asked me and I was at a loss to explain.
64
ELI5: What causes the testes to produce more sperm? How does the body know not to produce more when they are full?
16
ELI5: How do countries with nukes know they'll still work if tried to be used? Is there some kind of shelf life?
46
ELI5: How exactly do movies and tv shows work when an actor or actress starring in them is also the one directing it?
9
ELI5 Why are bugs so good at getting in the house, but so bad at getting out?
54
ELI5: Why is older wine considered "better"?
4
ELI5: What was so unique about Captain Sullenberger's ("Sully") water landing?
8
ELI5: Where does the energy for gravity come from?
65
ELI5: Why does having "good lawyers" get people off with lesser punishments even if they're obviously guilty?
6
Eli5: why are flies such annoying creatures?
16
ELI5: Why is walking up a hill backwards easier than walking up a hill forwards or sideways?
5
ELI5: Why is it that Racecar tires wear out with a few laps while the tires on a regular car can last years?
3
ELI5: How does tattoo removal work, and how does it affect uninked skin around a tattoo?
6
ELI5: Why aren't burn victims kept numb during healing?
4
ELI5: Why does turning on Wifi on your phone improve location accuracy?
10
ELI5: Why do we make unintentional noises when lifting weights?
4
ELI5: Why does 0! equal 1?
5
Eli5: Why are high quality speakers and headphones built to reproduce frequencies outside the audible range?
3
ELI5: "No one was harmed during the making of this film" - what do they do when someone does get hurt?
471
ELI5: how did women shaving their legs/armpits come about and why did men not do it too?
11
ELI5:If wood is decomposiable why wont the roots decompose?
3
ELI5:What does "taking a knee" symbolize in US
2
ELI5: When abroad, when asked where you're from, people usually answer with the country. Except Americans, they answer their state. Why?
147
ELI5: How close to 50/50 are genes from our parents? Is it possible to have more genes from one parent than the other?
4
ELI5: How do large purchases of companies/sports teams occur?
8420
ELI5: Why does a familiar word sound unfamiliar after you overly repeat it?
3
ELI5:How someone can live to 122 years while smoking?
193
ELI5 why is there so much activity with the Ring of Fire recently? How do we know which earthquakes are directly linked? Should California be as worried as the media makes out?
10
ELI5: why is it not possible to mentally "think yourself" into having feelings similar to the effects of MDMA?
1216
ELI5: There's 21% oxygen in air. When we breathe out, there's still 16% oxygen in the exhaled air. Why's our lung so inefficient?
1
Do demo beats from Apple stores have trackers?
1
ELI5: Why is it that when I'm at work or a social event, I am extremely tired feeling like I could fall asleep at any moment but as soon as I get home I am wide awake?
1
ELI5: Why does a combination of weird scents, sounds, and visual stimulation make me feel nauseous?
0
ELI5 How is audio position and direction simulated through a mobile phone speaker
1
ELI5: What is Ledger Balance
2
ELI5: Why NFL players are getting brain damage when they are all wearing huge helmets.
0
ELI5: Who creates and updates all the playlists on Spotify?
4 godzillabacter The appendix is basically a tiny pouch at the far end of your large intestine. For the longest time, we thought it was a vestigial organ (an organ that used to have a function but has lost that function through evolution). Many now think it serves as a reservoir for gut bacteria. We don’t really know because people live with out it just fine, and it is logistically hard to detect subtle differences (for instance slightly different rates of GI infection) between groups of people over decades.
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2 0 godzillabacter The appendix is basically a tiny pouch at the far end of your large intestine. For the longest time, we thought it was a vestigial organ (an organ that used to have a function but has lost that function through evolution). Many now think it serves as a reservoir for gut bacteria. We don’t really know because people live with out it just fine, and it is logistically hard to detect subtle differences (for instance slightly different rates of GI infection) between groups of people over decades.
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