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What If the Earth Was Always Facing the Sun?

What If the Earth Was Always Facing the Sun?



A scorching hot never-ending day on one side and a permanent frozen night on the other. This is what our planet would be like if it was tidally locked to the Sun. How would your life be different on this Earth? Where would you actually be able to survive? And what would happen to your sense of time?

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00:00 Tidally locked to the Sun
00:44 Rotation and revolution
03:43 Life on Earth
06:35 Living deep underground

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What If You Ate a Brick of Dry Ice?

What If You Ate a Brick of Dry Ice?

Dry ice is one of the coldest substances on Earth. This is what it does to a flower. And check out what it does to this action figure. Now, what would happen if you swallowed dry ice? What would it do to your skin? How much could you eat before it hurts you? And how would it affect your stomach?

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