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

Sep 4, 2020

Why does microwaving a mug of water alongside a frozen bread roll, keeps the bread from getting soggy? Why can't we put metal objects in the microwave? Especially since the inside is made of metal, including the metal mesh on the inside of the door! How does a meal that takes 30 minutes to cook in an oven cook in 4 in a microwave? There are so many questions about microwaves!


... We explain like i'm five!


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