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What Happened To This Car?

What Happened To This Car?

On June 7, 1692, the Jamaican city of Port Royal, a notorious pirate haven, sank into its own harbor. This disaster (or blessing, depending on who you ask) was caused by liquefaction of the ground following a major earthquake, and we know it happened at exactly 11:43 am thanks to a pocketwatch that went down along with two thirds of…

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Avoid electric shock getting out of a car!

Avoid electric shock getting out of a car!

[MUSIC PLAYING] [MUSIC PLAYING] [ZAP] I hate that! Why do you get shocked sometimes when you get out of your car? Or when you touch a doorknob? Or when you take off a sweater and hug someone? And is there a way to not get shocked? To prevent this from happening, you have to figure out what’s happening. So this…

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