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

Feb 26, 2021

Are there ways we can slow the degradation of our smartphone batteries? Why does it seem like a wireless house phone battery can last for many more years than a smartphone battery? Why do traditional cars lack any decent ability to warn the driver that the battery is low or about to die? Why does hitting a flashlight when the batteries are low keep it working for a short time?


... We explain like i'm five!


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