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BrainStuff

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture, Technology

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Science & Medicine 12
Natural Sciences 5

Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

What is the heat index?

January 16th, 2009

Episode 173 of 1068 episodes

Your body has efficient ways to release excess heat, but high temperatures and high humidity create a sticky situation. Find out how the heat index keeps you abreast of dangerous heat situations in this HowStuffWorks podcast.

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