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The Thought Bunker #1 Answered

Hello!

I am doing a new Forum Topic train. This one involves some thinking. But it's not math! It's the fun thinking. The kind you can talk and laugh(and in this case, maybe yawn) about. So, what do you say?

This week's Thought Bunker:

If everyone in the world were to yawn at the same exact time, would Earth have enough oxygen to sustain all of us?

Well, what do you think? Tell us!

And now for this weeks best-thought:

Nov 4, 2009. 4:33 PMSeleziona says:
 yes, everybody breathes normally, no oxygen shortages, and yawning takes a little more air, but not too much. So earth would have enough oxygen, and half of the world is asleep when we are awake, so it would be highly improbable

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Zaphod Beeblebrox
Zaphod Beeblebrox

11 years ago

what kind of crazy coincidence would that take to happen?

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chopstx
chopstx

Reply 11 years ago

If it did happen!

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Seleziona
Seleziona

11 years ago

 yes, everybody breathes normally, no oxygen shortages, and yawning takes a little more air, but not too much. So earth would have enough oxygen, and half of the world is asleep when we are awake, so it would be highly improbable

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chopstx
chopstx

Reply 11 years ago

Congratulations with your Best-Thought!

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chopstx
chopstx

Reply 11 years ago

Yep! It's up there!^

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Seleziona
Seleziona

Reply 11 years ago

1st and best thought!

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chopstx
chopstx

Reply 11 years ago

Oh yeah! I forgot about the day/night thing! Smart. Hey, that reminds me, have you seen the movie "get smart"?

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Tool Using Animal
Tool Using Animal

11 years ago

First, what proof do you offer that a yawn is of greater volume than a normal breathe?

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chopstx
chopstx

Reply 11 years ago

No, if everyone yawned at the same exact time.

I don't know if the air intake is more or less.

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

Reply 11 years ago

.  It doesn't matter as there is no net gain/loss of volume. The chest expands in proportion to how big a breath you take.

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Fred the Penguin
Fred the Penguin

11 years ago

you do know yawning is a defence mechanism to stop other people stealing your air, this is why yawning is considered contagious