Why Did We Blow in Nintendo Cartridges? It’s Okay To Be Smart Explains

Everyone knows you just push it up and down real fast.

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If your Nintendo cartridge isn’t working, taking it out and blowing on it gets it working again… right? It’s Okay To Be Smart‘s Joe Hanson explains why it didn’t actually do anything, and why it still made us feel better in this explanation of confirmation bias and the ad hoc fallacy.

(It’s Okay To Be Smart via Nerdist)

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