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DrKarl: 1 Nov 12: Brain Freeze explained - almost

November 1st, 2012

Episode 220 of 678 episodes

In this edition: in 2010, the USA used 98 quadrillion British Thermal Units (BTUs) of energy - about 20% of the world's total. About 40% of that went into buildings. How this could be easily and hugely improved without loss of comfort. Why both men and women, wearing revealing attire are perceived as more sensitive, but less competent . And Brain freeze finally explained - almost