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BiologyELI5: Sharks, crocodiles etc. When they eat in the water their prey, where does all the water goes when they swallow? Do they somehow filter meat from water or do they just swallow it all? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 14 hours ago by shodan_HR
OtherELI5: if the deepest depth drilled by man is about 8 miles, and the crust is nearly 20 miles deep, how were scientists able to discover that there is an upper and lower mantel and inner and outer core? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 1 day ago by Snowbunnies44
BiologyELI5: Why can you go hours without speaking or eating and have your mouth (mostly) unaffected, but you rest/nap for 30 minutes and your mouth feels dirtier? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 19 hours ago by ross5781
EconomicsELI5: Amazon's Jeff Bezos is now the richest person on Earth because Amazon's stock went up and he owns 80 million shares. How does someone rich from a company's stock actually obtain and spend money? Do they have to sell shares constantly? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 5 hours ago by Enduer
OtherELI5: Why are do many US employers withhold salary information on open job listings? Wouldn't it cause more of a hassle/expense for the company to spend time interviewing people who might not be interested once they learn the pay rate? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 6 hours ago by spuzmonj
BiologyELI5: Before the advances in dental surgery, how did people deal with wisdom teeth? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 1 hour ago by AllZeus
TechnologyELI5: What is the purpose of spam email that entices a reply with no personal information? For example, I have a spam email that just says, "if you don't want to talk to me, just say it." In what way are spam senders benefitting? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 2 hours ago by donutholezzz
CultureELI5: Wasn't the Basque country the one with the independence movement (ETA) - why is Catalunya the one getting independence now? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 3 hours ago by JlSATSU
BiologyELI5: You spray an ant with Raid (or a similar product), what is actually happening to it while it is dying? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 8 hours ago by itzpiiz
BiologyELI5: Why do drops in barometric pressure mess with our bodies (ex: "my bones know when a storm's a-comin'!")? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 14 hours ago by boopbaboop
RepostELI5: How does your body proportionately distribute fat/mass across your body? How does it evenly for the most part distribute to all parts of the body? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 11 hours ago by JStanley614
EconomicsELI5: During the 20 year patent period, does the pharmaceutical companies determine the price of the drug or is it regulated somehow? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 5 hours ago by DetectiveBirger
EconomicsELI5: What do people mean when they blame the "older generation" for ruining housing and the economy? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 5 hours ago by Flighterist
EconomicsELI5: How does the US have Trillions in debt but is still considered wealthy? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 6 hours ago by tildodildo
TechnologyELI5: Why do pens not work on certain surfaces, but after scribbling on another surface and getting the pen to write, it works on the original surface? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 2 hours ago by -2late2theparty
BiologyELI5: How do animals teeth stay so white? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 29 minutes ago by Cash-That
PhysicsELI5: what's happening internally when volume of a device is raised or lowered (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 15 hours ago by JFerb
BiologyELI5: How do sleeping pills work? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 1 hour ago by Psyman2
CultureELI5:Why do customer service people add the word "do" before verbs? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 4 hours ago by svenliden
BiologyELI5: What is the connection between the amount of oxygen and the size of insects? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 5 hours ago by MinimalResults
EconomicsELI5: How do student loans contribute to the rising price of higher education? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 4 hours ago by Yummy275
EconomicsELI5: Why do so many American TV shows & movies film in Canada? Does Canada look more "American" than the actual USA? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 17 hours ago by ghostathogwarts
ELI5: Why do very small amounts of elements such as Arsenic and toxins such as Botulinum toxin have such deadly effects. Is it some type of crazy chain reaction? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted just now by Tacticalogistics
ChemistryELI5: How comes water makes sand grains stick to your skin and wet sand can hold a shape while dry sand cant? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 1 minute ago by BoBertBo
BiologyELI5:What are spiders doing when crawling across the ceiling/wall and randomly changing direction? (self.explainlikeimfive)
submitted 4 hours ago by yourboobies_pm_to_me
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