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

Apr 30, 2021

What's the difference between the shiny and dull side of aluminum foil? Are you supposed to cook with one side rather than the other? Why is it called tin foil if it's made of aluminum? Why does tinfoil affect teeth nerves so much? Why is it alumiNUM in the US and aliuminIUM in the UK?


... We explain like i'm five!


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