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

Jun 4, 2021

What makes cling film sticky? Why are there competing theories for how it clings? Why is the Saran Wrap product significantly less sticky today than it was before 2004? Why does wrapping a plastic bag around your credit card help it scan?


... We explain like i'm five!


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