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ELI5 Explain Like I'm Five Podcast
Explain Like I'm 5
Bite sized answers to stuff you should know about - in a mini podcast
Explain Like I'm Five, aka ELI5, is the mini-podcast series where we take the questions you always wanted to ask, and talk about them in a way that is easy to understand. Made possible by the amazing reddit community at r/explainlikeimfive. See episode show notes for user credits.
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4.8 stars from 108 ratings
Great mini podcast!
I really enjoy listening to these pods casts that are informative and pretty fun to listen to! I love it that these questions are actually things that you would never think about OR have always thought about but never dug in!
ARealOpinion via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/12/21
So interesting
These bite sized episodes are so cool. I never knew baking soda had so many magical properties. I never even thought to ask why we don’t put metal in a microwave… now I know! Subscribed!
timThePdcstr via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/09/21
Do not trust this information
I was interested until, in episode 6, they declared that a BAC (blood alcohol content) level of 0.50 “literally means that 50 percent of your blood can be determined to be alcohol.” So, first of all, 0.50 percent is half of one percent, so 1/200th of the total blood. But more concerning is that...Read full review »
Fjshebjsid1648848827 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/27/20
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