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If The World Lost Oxygen For 5 Seconds

Hits: 7322 | Rating: (2.7) | Category: Science | Added by: Gottamgear
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baglad
Male, 18-29, Europe
 29 Posts
Friday, June 07, 2013 11:33:59 AM
The air is only like 20% oxygen...and does it include oxygen in compounds? pretty poo video.

Thonious
Male, 40-49, Western US
 960 Posts
Friday, June 07, 2013 5:45:35 AM
I refuse to accept quasi-scientific bullpoo from a guy who doesn't know that spiders are not giant man-eating insects.

spanz
Male, 50-59, Eastern US
 508 Posts
Friday, June 07, 2013 1:29:05 AM
this already happened in the movie spaceballs to druidia. Nothing bad happened.

Sleepyhallow
Male, 50-59, Western US
 1924 Posts
Thursday, June 06, 2013 10:19:18 PM
About half of that is pure crap.

bordo
Male, 50-59, Western US
 847 Posts
Thursday, June 06, 2013 6:37:53 PM
Insects wouldn't grow fantastically large, they would evolve into larger versions, I process that would take eons. Also, be consistent, don't count oxygen bounded to other elements in the first example and ignore it in the second one. It would take a lot more than five seconds to sunburn, even without an ozone layer. Earth had no atmospheric oxygen for billions of years.

CrakrJak
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 17321 Posts
Thursday, June 06, 2013 5:32:51 PM
Also, If the oxygen doubled any fire would go out of control because we wouldn't be able to extinguish it with water.

emmettyville
Female, 40-49, Australia
 4286 Posts
Thursday, June 06, 2013 4:37:11 PM
can we arrange that never to happen please?

Kaagan
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 1560 Posts
Thursday, June 06, 2013 3:39:17 PM
hmm mars sky isn't black

aquaman1227
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 663 Posts
Thursday, June 06, 2013 3:32:26 PM
These facts... they're made of so much wrong.

skypirate
Male, 18-29, Southern US
 2122 Posts
Thursday, June 06, 2013 3:18:25 PM
so basically, with more oxygen we get starship troopers? totally worth it.

TeChNo_RaVe
Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 159 Posts
Thursday, June 06, 2013 2:52:56 PM
In other words: We would all be dead.

FoolsPrussia
Male, 30-39, Western US
 3402 Posts
Thursday, June 06, 2013 2:43:54 PM
It seems like they did themselves a disservice by including the "for 5 seconds" thing. That removes credibility from some of their facts.

Matwix_2004
Male, 18-29, Europe
 2105 Posts
Thursday, June 06, 2013 2:34:43 PM
tedgp - No, a youtube vid showing a slideshow of captioned images that is essentially a dumbed down version of yahoo answers.

turdburglar
Male, 30-39, Western US
 4028 Posts
Thursday, June 06, 2013 2:17:19 PM

This whole thing is a gigantic exaggeration. How would insects grow larger in 5 seconds? They wouldn't.

Gerry1of1
Male, 50-59, Western US
 33913 Posts
Thursday, June 06, 2013 2:09:14 PM

Oxygen is 20% of the air. It'd be an uncomfortable 5 seconds but the entire planet would survive just fine. Now if we lost "atmosphere" for 5 seconds, that's another story.

MeGrendel
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 5008 Posts
Thursday, June 06, 2013 2:06:16 PM
If the level oxygen doubled, the world would instantly become a burning pyre.

tedgp
Male, 30-39, Europe
 3313 Posts
Thursday, June 06, 2013 2:05:34 PM
So a youtube vid based on what is essentially a dumbed down version of yahoo answers?

Gottamgear
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 358 Posts
Thursday, June 06, 2013 1:50:01 PM
Link: If The World Lost Oxygen For 5 Seconds [Rate Link] - Things would be really really really different.


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