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TED-Ed Explains Why You Get Motion Sick to the Best of Science’s Ability, Which Is Not Entirely Great [Video]

Your body doesn't like all this newfangled technology.

Why does riding in a car or flying in a space ship fill you with the urge to vomit all over the inside of your space helmet? It turns out that scientists aren’t entirely sure, but they think that your body basically rejects fast-moving modern conveniences like someone from the 1700s would, but instead of burning cars as witches, it vomits.

(via Laughing Squid, image via TED-Ed on YouTube)

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