The 5-Second Rule: Expectations vs. Reality

Have you ever dropped food on the ground but ate it anyway since you were able to pick up the remaining morsels within the limit of the five-second rule? While you’ve been led to believe that no significant number of germs could infect your grub within such a quick recovery time, would you still eat your food if you knew what really happens, scientifically?

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Daniel Zeevi

By Daniel Zeevi

Daniel is a social network architect, web developer, infographic designer, writer, speaker and founder of DashBurst. Full-time futurist and part-time content curator, always on the hunt for disruptive new technology, creative art and web humor.