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

Oct 29, 2021

Why does soap not work with hard water? Is hard water a good or bad thing? What are water softeners? Why are they banned in some places? When you buy bottled water in plastic bottles, how come they have an expiration date? How can water expire?

... we explain like I'm five

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