The Science of the Cinnamon Challenge

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Hank explains the science behind the "cinnamon challenge," and reveals why it is nearly impossible to complete.Do not attempt the cinnamon challenge! Instead, why not just watch some videos of the thousands of YouTubers failing at it! That's what we at SciShow call doing it "the Smart Way."Like SciShow: SciShow: John try the cinnamon challenge on Crash Course World History:

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It's hard to not feel like you are smarter and in better control of your body than most of the people that you see failing to do this on the internet.

With successful videos like these: (clearly this guy is crazy)

It makes me feel like I could definitely do this challenge. Now I just need someone to bet me $50 that I can't do it.


blah, mix the powder up in your mouth, and hold it to the roof of your mouth with your tongue as you breathe through your nose...i figured this technique out the SECOND packet of cocoa mix i ate with a spoon while stoned and playing WoW ... after i almost died a chocolatey death

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