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Most recent answer: 01/12/2008
Q:
how does a thermos know when to keep hot things hot and cold things cold?
- danny son 14
coventry
A:
I don't know if you're really a kid with a nice question or a cognitive scientist telling the oldest cognitive scientist joke in the book. Let's say it's the former.

The thermos keeps much heat from flowing, either in or out. So it keeps things at whatever temperature they start at.

Mike W.

(published on 01/12/2008)

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