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What If? Rejects #6.1: A Well-Balanced Meal, Part 3

Two years ago, I began a series of posts based on Randall Munroe’s book, What If? The What If? book and website are described as “serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions.” However, there were some questions that were too … Continue reading

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What If? Rejects #6.1: A Well-Balanced Meal, Part 2

In Randall Munroe’s What If?, one of the most complex questions that he declines to answer is the following: What is the total nutritional value (calories, fat, vitamins, minerals, etc.) of the average human body? Since he didn’t answer, I … Continue reading

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What If? Rejects #6.1: A Well-Balanced Meal, Part 1

Previous post in this series: Cutting the Cheese Q: What is the total nutritional value (calories, fat, vitamins, minerals, etc.) of the average human body? Randall’s response: Black Hat Guy [a character who plays evil pranks] says, “…I need to … Continue reading

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