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ELI5 Explain Like I'm 5: Bite sized answers to stuff you should know about - in a mini podcast

Feb 28, 2020

What makes 70% alcohol a better disinfectant than 90% alcohol? What is the pancake alcohol analogy? What is Isopropyl alcohol?


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Feb 21, 2020

Why are the new chip and pin credit cards safer than the magnetic stripe, especially when most cards still have both? How is the 3 digit security code useful? What is credit card skimming and how does it work? Why does American Express have a different security code format to Visa and MasterCard?


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Feb 14, 2020

With such great speeds and a significant vertical drop, how do ski jumpers not sustain injury when landing? What makes one ski jumper better than others? How is a ski jumping course designed? Where is the largest ski jumping hill?


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Feb 7, 2020

What was the recent algorithm change that is affecting everyone's credit scores? Why do FICO scores start at 300 and end at 850? What factors affect my credit score?


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