20 Things That Work, But Scientists Have No Idea Why

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Our world is brimming with discoveries and innovations, and thanks to science, you don't have to take any of it on faith. Only as it turns out, sometimes you do. There are aspects of our daily lives that scientists looked at, shrugged their shoulders, and decided to green-light anyway.

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