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

Mar 25, 2022

Why don’t hurricanes seem to hit the West Coast of the USA or Europe? What is the Coreolis effect and why does it determine which direction a hurricane spins? They say the water flushes down a toilet or down a drain in opposite directions in the northern and southern hemispheres - fact or fiction? Why did hurricanes...

Mar 18, 2022

Why do we still change clocks to Daylight Savings Time when so many people dislike it? Who came up with the idea in the first place? Why is there a movement to permanent Daylight Savings Time? Are farmers for or against Daylight Savings Time?

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Mar 11, 2022

How did business suit and tie become the standard men’s attire for business? How did it become a global fashion standard? Who was Beau Brummel? Why was he central to the story of the business suit? Practically, what is the slash pocket for? Why do some shirts have cufflinks?

... we explain like I'm five

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Mar 4, 2022

What is a half twin? If twins have identical DNA, how come their fingerprints are different? If identical twins have kids with another set of identical twins, are their offspring technically brothers or sisters? If two twin brothers are disputing to see who is the father of a child, can science determine which of the...