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TechnologyELI5: Why doesn’t the United States have a high speed rail system? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 2 hours ago by po40361
RepostELI5: Why does a familiar word sound unfamiliar after you overly repeat it? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 19 hours ago by HauntedHead
BiologyELI5: There's 21% oxygen in air. When we breathe out, there's still 16% oxygen in the exhaled air. Why's our lung so inefficient? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 13 hours ago by radicalrachelw
CultureELI5: how did women shaving their legs/armpits come about and why did men not do it too? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 6 hours ago by shottaman
ChemistryELI5 Why does water turn white when going over a waterfall? My 8 year old asked me and I was at a loss to explain. (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 1 hour ago by denbro7
OtherELI5 why is there so much activity with the Ring of Fire recently? How do we know which earthquakes are directly linked? Should California be as worried as the media makes out? (self.explainlikeimfive)
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RepostELI5: Why might it be so hard for me to fall asleep again after waking up, but once my alarm goes off and I'm supposed to wake up, I suddenly can't stop hitting snooze and going back to sleep? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 4 hours ago by streetlighter
RepostELI5 why is it that we always see so many new awesome ways to fight cancer and yet it seems nothing of it is ever being used? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 1 day ago by 19trasher94
BiologyELI5: How close to 50/50 are genes from our parents? Is it possible to have more genes from one parent than the other? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 19 minutes ago by woodnash
BiologyELI5 If symptoms of a cold serve the function of ridding our body of the illness, then do cold medicines that reduce these symptoms slow our recovery? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 11 hours ago by taylor_stack
OtherELI5: Why is CTE brain damage such a hot topic in the NFL, but don't hear anything from the Rugby community? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 1 day ago by Toytacoman
BiologyELI5: That feeling you get when you’re traveling in a car and you go over a small but quick hill and your stomach has that weird sensation in it right as you reach the top and are hearing back down. (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 12 hours ago by Liquor_Bush
BiologyELI5: A lot of toddlers have a physical reaction to eating something they really enjoy (usually a little dance of some sort) Why do we stop doing this as grown ups? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 20 hours ago by chp4
OtherELI5: How did it happen that the population of Oman upwards of age 25 contains a lot more men than women? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 7 hours ago * by Julakech
EconomicsELI5: Why are there still a few operating Blockbusters, and where does the money that they make go? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 2 hours ago by Samuel_R_Irvin
TechnologyELI5: Why does "HD-ready" 720p TV panels have a resolution of 1366*768 rather than a 1280*720. (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 5 hours ago by anktombomb
BiologyELI5: How some people who smoke 2 packs a day have the lung film of a person who has never smoked? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 3 hours ago * by Mivvv
BiologyEli5:Why are some people naturally better at fighting than others? (self.explainlikeimfive)
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OtherELI5: why does certain sand make a squeaky sound when you walk on it? (self.explainlikeimfive)
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BiologyELI5:How is it that sperm and eggs can be frozen for years to be used later but we can't freeze a living person without killing them? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 1 day ago by captainstorm34
OtherELI5: Why do some plastics discolor and turn white when they are stressed/bent? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 17 hours ago by Repulsionn
BiologyELI5: What exactly is happening when one has water trapped in their ear? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 1 hour ago by SillyMilly88
OtherELI5:Why do some books have "This page has been intentionally left blank" page? (self.explainlikeimfive)
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BiologyELI5 - Is someone born a narcissistic or is it learned behavior? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 20 hours ago by velvetgalaxy
EconomicsELI5: How much money does a club owner (Premier League) profit annualy? (self.explainlikeimfive)
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