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By Mitchell Moffit

From the creators of the wildly well known and heavily clinical YouTube channel, AsapSCIENCE, comes unique, irreverent, and absolutely obtainable solutions to the questions you by no means obtained to invite in technological know-how class.

Why can we get hung over? What might occur if you happen to stopped dozing? Is binge-watching television really undesirable for you? Why should still I take an influence nap? of their first-ever e-book, Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown, the geniuses in the back of YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE, clarify the real technology of the way issues paintings of their trademark hilarious and interesting fashion.

Applying the joys, illustrated layout in their addictive movies to issues starting from mind freeze to hiccups to the technology of the snooze button, AsapSCIENCE takes the underpinnings of biology, chemistry, physics, and different demanding sciences and applies them to lifestyle via quirky and relatable examples that might attract either technological know-how nerds and those that didn’t ace chemistry. this can be the technology that individuals really are looking to examine, shared in a pleasant, enticing kind. And within the spirit of technological know-how, no topic is taboo. Amid the humor is superb details and cocktail dialog fodder, all thoughtfully offered. no matter if you’re a complete beginner or the subsequent Albert Einstein, this consultant is bound to teach and entertain...ASAP.

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The claim goes on to suggest that being kicked in the balls brings more than 9,000 del. Now, in addition to the absurd assertion that both of these events can surpass the alleged human limit, it uses a unit of pain, the del, that doesn’t even exist. At one time, people used the term “DOL,” from the Latin word for pain dolor to measure pain, but this has since been tossed aside in favor of other more accurate modes of assessment. 26. To intelligently evaluate this question, we need to understand what pain is—which isn’t an easy task.

So sleep tight knowing you won’t likely spontaneously combust! 49. 50. Whether it’s watching the Olympics for two weeks straight, playing a new video game start to finish, or bingeing on your favorite TV show, most of us have spent a significant amount of time in front of a screen. So what effect does this extended watching, or bingeing, have on the body? 51. In the past, it may have actually been deadly! In 1967, an error in manufacturing caused some TVs to emit harmful X-rays, with radiation levels one hundred thousand times higher than what is considered safe today.

A condition called myopia— where the eyes cannot focus properly—is seen much more frequently in children who spend a lot of time inside. Not only are they constantly focusing on nearby objects, as opposed to far-off landscapes and distances, but scientists believe that the sun itself may actually play a role in healthy eye regulation. And while TV may feel like a nice way to relax your body and brain, that may not always be a good thing. Not only is a sedentary lifestyle a major ­contributor to obesity, but studies have also shown that people who watch less TV tend to burn more calories—even if they aren’t doing more physical activity!

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