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How Things Work

Some time ago, I did a blog post entitled How It REALLY Works.

This is not it.


      How the Big Bird suit worked                 

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How ice cream cones are made
 
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How a beanstalk grows
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How Wi-Fi is distributed inside an apartment
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How camouflage gets on a helmet
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How Michael Jackson was able to defy gravity
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What dogs do when they drink water
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How coins get sorted inside a machine
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The way braces change your teeth
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How a trumpet makes that beautiful music
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The way pretzels are tied en masse
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How peanut butter jars are filled full of creamy goodness
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What happens when you put a key in a lock
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How all that stuff gets into a Pop-Tart
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What it looks like when you swallow
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How hay bales get wrapped
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How water affects light
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How wire turns into paper clips
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The life of a dandelion
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How flight patterns change throughout the day
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And how terrifying the human face is when it’s forming in the womb
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h/t Doc in Yuma
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About guffaw1952

I'm a child of the 50's. libertarian, now medically-retired. I've been a certified firearms trainer, a private investigator, and worked for a major credit card company for almost 22 years. I am a proud NRA Life Member. I am a limited-government, free-market capitalist, who believes in the U.S. Constitution and the Rule of Law.

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