explainlikeimfive

ELI5: What stops pop up ads and viruses from simply making the "no" or "cancel" button take users to the same place as the yes button?

ELI5: What stops pop up ads and viruses from simply making the "no" or "cancel" button take users to the same place as the yes button?

ELI5 : Why do we wake up starving the morning after a night of binge eating?

ELI5 : Why do we wake up starving the morning after a night of binge eating?

ELI5: Why do planes need to turn?

ELI5: Why do planes need to turn?

Why do planes need to turn and bank. Couldn't they just point in the direction they need to go and fly there? If LAX was say 273° west, why wouldn't they aim the plane at the direction and just fly straight?

ELI5: Why social media apps prefer showing a trending or popular timeline as opposed to a chronological one?

ELI5: Why social media apps prefer showing a trending or popular timeline as opposed to a chronological one?

ELI5: When and why did saluting start in the military?

ELI5: When and why did saluting start in the military?

ELI5: What actually happens when your ear starts to ring randomly?

ELI5: What actually happens when your ear starts to ring randomly?

ELI5: How does the human body know when to go into labor?

ELI5: How does the human body know when to go into labor?

ELI5: Why can't the asteroid belt accumulate into one rocky planet?

ELI5: Why can't the asteroid belt accumulate into one rocky planet?

ELI5: What holds fingernails in place? How far under the skin do they go?

ELI5: What holds fingernails in place? How far under the skin do they go?

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