By Mitchell Moffit
From the creators of the wildly renowned and heavily clinical YouTube channel, AsapSCIENCE, comes pleasing, irreverent, and absolutely available solutions to the questions you by no means acquired to invite in technology class.
Why can we get hung over? What could occur should you stopped slumbering? Is binge-watching television truly undesirable for you? Why should still I take an influence nap? of their first-ever ebook, Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown, the geniuses at the back of YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE, clarify the genuine technological know-how of ways issues paintings of their trademark hilarious and interesting fashion.
Applying the joys, illustrated layout in their addictive movies to themes starting from mind freeze to hiccups to the technology of the snooze button, AsapSCIENCE takes the underpinnings of biology, chemistry, physics, and different difficult sciences and applies them to lifestyle via quirky and relatable examples that would entice either technology nerds and those that didn’t ace chemistry. this is often the technological know-how that folks truly are looking to examine, shared in a pleasant, enticing type. And within the spirit of technological know-how, no topic is taboo. Amid the humor is superb info and cocktail dialog fodder, all thoughtfully provided. even if you’re a complete beginner or the following Albert Einstein, this consultant is bound to teach and entertain...ASAP.
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Though the contraction of muscles in your chest does temporarily constrict your blood flow, your heart doesn’t stop beating. Similarly, the action of closing your eyelids during a sneeze has little to do with securing them in place and more to do with a reflex. Since the nerve network being stimulated also controls the eyelids, you naturally close them. 42. But what about when you sneeze at extremely peculiar times? Whether after a quick drop in temperature, following exercise, sex, or on a full stomach, many people suffer sneeze attacks triggered by unusual sources.
One study concluded that every hour spent in front of the TV may cut as much as twenty-two minutes off your life. Of course, correlation does not equal causation—you can have a healthy relationship with TV if consumed in moderation. At the root of many of these findings is that the physical inactivity associated with prolonged TV watching is harmful. Ultimately, the more you move, the more you live! 53. 54. It’s a question that has perplexed humanity from as early as the ancient Greeks all the way to the twenty-first century, and we’re still dying to know: Which came first—the chicken or the egg?
They feel pain in a limb that is no longer there. And although little is understood about the mechanism for this pain, it is clear that there is no particular input to trigger the response. Yet they still feel a very real pain. 29. As such, pain is not a stimulus; it is an experience that is different for everybody. Suffice it to say, both childbirth and getting hit in the balls hurt . . a lot. So we call this one a tie. Apart from the fact that the experiences are completely different, and there are so many variables to consider, in some instances a man could feel more pain than his female counterpart, and vice versa.
AsapSCIENCE: Answers to the World's Weirdest Questions, Most Persistent Rumors, and Unexplained Phenomena by Mitchell Moffit