I keep getting shocked

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  • Here’s a simple technique: tap the door with your knuckle, forearm, or elbow as you exit. These areas are much less sensitive than your fingertip, so you’ll feel little to no pain.

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What causes static electricity?

It can happen when you pick up too many ultra tiny things called electrons – sometimes from certain fabrics – which are negatively charged.

But when they come into contact with a positively charged surface – often metal – the negatively charged neutrons what to jump on to it.

The sheer speed of their quick movement causes the tiny shock you feel.

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  • Hajiera Williams

Jan 5, 2019

    Hajiera Williams Jan 5, 2019

    “I’m always shocking myself getting out my car. The tips very helpful, and I didn’t know you can actually cause a small explosion. Thank you.” …” more

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