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How To Search ELI5: A Quick Reminder About Rule 7
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ELI5: Why do cars travel in packs on the highway, even when there are no traffic stops to create groups?
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ELI5: Why are our fingertips, ear holes and nostrils all approximately the same size?
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ELI5: Why do body parts (fingers, eyes, etc) twitch randomly?
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ELI5 Retarded Time
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ELI5: Umbral Moonshine
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ELI5: Why do jet skis shoot a stream of water straight up when they go forward?
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ELI5: Why are some sounds, like nails on a chalkboard, so universally hated by humans?
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ELI5: How does ethylene make fruits and vegetables ripen faster?
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ELI5: Why are solar gardens good investments for wealthy people?
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ELI5: Why does a copied URL dirrct me yo a different page?
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ELI5: Why is it not blinding to look directly at the sun early in a sun rise or late into a sun set?
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ELI5 why is the polar star always north?
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ELI5: How many ants does it take to make a functioning ant colony?
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ELI5: SD. SS. SA. Gestapo. Wehrmacht. Sipo. Kripo. What were they all and how do they relate to each other?
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ELI5: If I use the same amount of coffee grounds but more water, does my caffeine content change?
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ELI5: Why do animals appear to care so much for their young, but not so much when the 'children' get older?
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ELI5; What is the difference between a break and a fracture?
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ELI5: Air movement in a house
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ELI5: Why does the wind typically pick up during the middle of the day and die down in the evenings?
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ELI5: Why does NASCAR race on oval tracks, rather than the more complicated layouts of other motorsports?
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ELI5: How can sperm cells "swim" through something as thick as seminal fluid? You wouldn't be able to swim through honey for example.
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ELI5: Why can't there be an "universe's point of reference" in relativism?
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ELI5: Why do our eyes lose focus after staring at something for a while?
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ELI5: Why/how can most species of animals hold their breath underwater for far longer than humans can?
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ELI5: Risk Parity strategies in investing - how they work and what are the advantages/disadvantages?
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ELI5: How is a bank started?
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ELI5:Why is eating healthy 80% of being healthy?
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ELI5: How is it possible to perceive a game servers tick rate going from 30 to 60 when your ping is not that fast?
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ELI5: Objectively, what are the limitations of carbon dating?
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ELI5: Security as a Service
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ELI5: How do space shuttles launch off the modified 747s?
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ELI5: What the hell is Umbral Moonshine?
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ELI5: Why are cones and pyramids exactly 1/3 of a cylinder or prism's volume?
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ELI5: How much does food affect building strength?
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ELI5: What causes exhausts to have that rasp-y sound people tend to associate with tuners? (civics, integras, etc)
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ELI5: Why is it stated sharks will suffocate if they quit swimming, but I see examples like the white-tipped reef shark who spend the day laying on the bottom?
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ELI5: Why are steroids more popular in baseball than football or basketball?
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ELI5: Why does the body make women throw up or get nauseous when pregnant?
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ELI5: When and why did 8 hours of sleep become the standard for a solid night’s rest?
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ELI5:How some stars become pulsars?
2 ItzSpiffy I think the better question would be to ask "Why do we suddenly cease to enjoy or partake in things we once were obsessed with?" It's easy to explain that we do things we like because they make us happy which is basically when your brain releases dopamine that quite simply makes you feel good (it's a natural drug), and that's why you keep going back to that song. That's the closest to a simple science explanation I can give you. We do things we like because we like it. But why do we suddenly stop liking that song and start to think "OMG I'm so tired of this song!!" and skip it every time it comes on when it once made us so damn happy?
2 0 ItzSpiffy I think the better question would be to ask "Why do we suddenly cease to enjoy or partake in things we once were obsessed with?" It's easy to explain that we do things we like because they make us happy which is basically when your brain releases dopamine that quite simply makes you feel good (it's a natural drug), and that's why you keep going back to that song. That's the closest to a simple science explanation I can give you. We do things we like because we like it. But why do we suddenly stop liking that song and start to think "OMG I'm so tired of this song!!" and skip it every time it comes on when it once made us so damn happy?