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

Jan 28, 2022

What does honey have in common with botox? How exactly do bees make honey? If ants love sugar and honey, why don’t we see bee hives constantly attacked by ants? What did native americans call bees when they first encountered them? How did bees help in a drug investigation in NYC?

... we explain like I'm five

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Jan 21, 2022

How intelligent are traffic light systems? What sensors are used? Why not use pressure sensors under the pavement? How do traffic systems coordinate across intersections in a city? Do emergency services like fire trucks and ambulances have the ability to control traffic signals?

... we explain like I'm five

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Jan 14, 2022

What is anxiety, and how does it become a disorder? What is happening physiologically when people describe getting an anxiety lump? How is anxiety different from depression? How is clinical depression diagnosed? Why do mental health symptoms seem more intrusive, disruptive and severe at night time? Why does exercise...

Jan 7, 2022

Why was VitaminWater sued over the 33g of sugar in each bottle? How do our bodies work with artificial sweeteners? Why do diet sodas taste different to regular ones? Are artificial sweeteners a good way to lose weight? Do they cause cancer? Why nutrition labels for TicTacs list zero sugar?

... we explain like I'm...