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#10 - 10/10 accuracy 04/08/2014 on pokemon 0
#7 - too young* 04/05/2014 on Spongebob 0
#6 - At the time I was to young to understand the negative impacts …  [+] (2 new replies) 04/05/2014 on Spongebob 0
#8 - gisuar (04/05/2014) [-]
i just wanted to be sure you are thinking of the same thing
User avatar #7 - allennis (04/05/2014) [-]
too young*
#4 - Never understood that joke until now...  [+] (4 new replies) 04/05/2014 on Spongebob 0
#5 - gisuar (04/05/2014) [-]
arteriosclerosis?
User avatar #6 - allennis (04/05/2014) [-]
At the time I was to young to understand the negative impacts of fast food on your arteries.
#8 - gisuar (04/05/2014) [-]
i just wanted to be sure you are thinking of the same thing
User avatar #7 - allennis (04/05/2014) [-]
too young*
#7 - Picture 04/05/2014 on Average day at the morgue +89
#58 - "Time to read Shakespeare" ahahaha 04/05/2014 on Stock P0rn Comments... +2
#105 - mfw SD 04/05/2014 on Spoiled Daughter 1 (Sister... 0
#32 - I want my internet gay, my marriage renewable, and my … 04/03/2014 on (untitled) +2
#81 - Sweet, thanks. 04/03/2014 on What the fuck is wrong with... +1
#79 - sciencexplain, why isn't that kid ******* dead?  [+] (28 new replies) 04/03/2014 on What the fuck is wrong with... +14
#90 - mcbexplain (04/03/2014) [-]
It has been a while since I've taken an Anatomy&Physiology class but with my knowledge of how tissues and cells work, I can provide a pretty reasonable explanation for this.

As scienceexplain said, to some degree, not tensing up does help a bit as you don't put extra pressure on your bones but it's not the only reason.

The child is obviously still growing, which means that a good percentage of his bones are still going through ossification, which means his bones are still cartilaginous and have some flexibility to them. This prevents them from breaking.

Another thing that has the child standing up so quickly, is due to the quick stress response that children have. At that point, the child had a greater amount of adrenaline flowing through him then the adult, which temporarily causes his brain to ignore the damage, and look for a way to get away of the stimulus causing the stress (the stimulus being the car running him over). The reason why children have an overreaction stress response is due to them not having been exposed to certain stimuli for as long as the adults have.

It is for this reason why the kid didn't pass out, but the adult did.

I call upon bioexplain to asses my response and confirm or refute it

#93 - anonymous (04/03/2014) [-]
It also looks like the tire went over the neck, and not the head proper. That might help explain the liveliness of kid?
User avatar #80 - sciencexplain (04/03/2014) [-]
Most likely that he didn't have enough time to react and therefore didn't tense. When you don't tense, things are less likely to damage. In babies, there's a reaction where you can't tense and they can survive falling from buildings.

Or this kid's tough as all hell.
#140 - nagafever (04/03/2014) [-]
nigger, i heard of a grown-up who jumped from a plane and forgot his chute or it didnt work or something and he passed out for some reason. anyways, he broke a few ribs when he landed and that's it
User avatar #142 - sciencexplain (04/03/2014) [-]
When he passed out, his brain couldn't make him tense, so he hit the ground and didn't damage much. That's the effect of tensing.
#151 - nagafever (04/03/2014) [-]
In babies, there's a reaction where you can't tense and they can survive falling from buildings.

iknow. i was pointing out that grownups can do it too
User avatar #196 - sciencexplain (04/03/2014) [-]
Ohh, I see. My bad.
User avatar #139 - saberrr (04/03/2014) [-]
Not only that but because he's still young many of his bones have yet to fuse together thus allowing them to move around more and prevent breakage.
User avatar #143 - sciencexplain (04/03/2014) [-]
There is that as well. Well done.
User avatar #112 - sciencexplain (04/03/2014) [-]
Side Note:

Babies also have the reflex ability to hold their breath and open their eyes underwater without thinking. They need some training, but as babies, it's really difficult for them to drown or take in water.
User avatar #109 - cakezs (04/03/2014) [-]
I fell out of a two story window when I was about a year old, I only received some bruises and no breaks or cuts or anything. So I can confirm this first-hand, I didn't have the mind to tense up or know what was going on so I was perfectly fine.
User avatar #99 - drastronomy (04/03/2014) [-]
...has this been experimented on?
User avatar #108 - shadowedge (04/03/2014) [-]
There was actually a case where a man was ripped from a mobile home by a tornado and thrown about two miles (Well, moved that far.) After landing, he had no broken bones, only minor injuries. He was okay because as he was ripped out, he was struck in the head by a lamp and knocked out, therefore unable to tense up. Scienceplain is a pretty smart cookie
User avatar #110 - drastronomy (04/03/2014) [-]
i learned this from some documentary about tornadoes once i think
User avatar #114 - shadowedge (04/03/2014) [-]
It's pretty amazing, really! The human body never ceases to amaze me.
User avatar #116 - drastronomy (04/03/2014) [-]
thats what i say when i manage to cum past by head when i fap
User avatar #118 - shadowedge (04/03/2014) [-]
Only past your head? Total weak sauce...
User avatar #102 - sciencexplain (04/03/2014) [-]
Yep.
User avatar #103 - drastronomy (04/03/2014) [-]
so people have thrown babies off buildings to see if they die?


fuck yeah i wanna try that
User avatar #96 - noobieman (04/03/2014) [-]
Enginerd reporting for duty here. In addition, wouldn't the fact the car is on an uphill surface sliding down (and also noticeably falls down on it's back wheels while hitting the kid for round two) play into it? It would make the prime force in the situation be directed towards the back end of the car, therefore, the kid wouldn't have felt all the fucktons of weight being rolled over it.
User avatar #101 - sciencexplain (04/03/2014) [-]
Indeed. A downward force would have applied more pressure on his bones.
User avatar #84 - nazkillah (04/03/2014) [-]
Aren't their bones also alot more supple and don't break that fast? And I've heard about this tensing thing before, not so long ago a baby in my country fell from a fecking 20 storey high building and survived with minimal injury.
User avatar #85 - sciencexplain (04/03/2014) [-]
Yep. They can survive ridiculous injuries and come out unscathed.
User avatar #92 - zekeon (04/03/2014) [-]
Why can't we fucking retain these superpowers?
User avatar #107 - sciencexplain (04/03/2014) [-]
As you age, your brain relies more on reflex and sense to trigger tensing to prevent attacks. It's more to do with primal reaction to combat over mates and stuff and also to prevent being hit by thrown and flying objects. As you age, your body handles shock and that a lot better if you can do it right. Not really many situations where the human needs it anymore, I suppose.
User avatar #187 - kievaughnb (04/03/2014) [-]
Also, our cartilage ossifies and our bones fuse. Our ability to heal goes down as well. Evolution has turned babies into blobs of jelly that can take a hit and absorb the shock without a problem. However, that prevents any kind of real structural strength, as the bones are broken into unnecessary sections joined by nothing or cartilage. Humans need to have functional strength in terms of both muscles and bones later in life to fight off predators and to hunt. I suppose if we could feed ourselves and reproduce without ambulating, we'd retain our fluffy ass resilient bodies and look like the fuckers from WALL-E.
User avatar #193 - sciencexplain (04/03/2014) [-]
I like you. You know your shit.
User avatar #81 - allennis (04/03/2014) [-]
Sweet, thanks.
#48 - You are one cool mom.  [+] (8 new replies) 04/03/2014 on From our friends at /b/ +8
#49 - beerwench (04/03/2014) [-]
Thanks!
User avatar #51 - itsmedumbass (04/03/2014) [-]
Are you actually a soccer mom?
#52 - beerwench (04/03/2014) [-]
lol...No soccer Yes I'm a Mom. 42 at the end of this month.
User avatar #56 - JOEKEWL (04/03/2014) [-]
DO NOT VISIT THE NSFW SECTION. IT'S NOT SAFE FOR WORK. LITERALLY. IT SAYS RIGHT ON THE NAME. ALSO YOU MAY NOT LIKE WHAT YOU SEE.
#57 - beerwench (04/03/2014) [-]
Thank you. Yes, my son warned me!
#58 - beerwench (04/03/2014) [-]
...and you're awesome for thinking to warn me also!
#53 - itsmedumbass (04/03/2014) [-]
Never thought I'd see the day where a mom would be on FJ. Welp have fun
#54 - beerwench (04/03/2014) [-]
It's entertaining. Thanks.
#44 - Lost it at "all of the men start grabbing their crotches … 04/03/2014 on From our friends at /b/ +5
#43 - How did a 40 year old soccer mom find her way onto Funnyjunk?  [+] (11 new replies) 04/03/2014 on From our friends at /b/ +13
#46 - beerwench (04/03/2014) [-]
My son introduced me naturally! I also have looooong stretches of severe bordom at work.
#47 - beerwench (04/03/2014) [-]
Oh, but no Soccer
User avatar #48 - allennis (04/03/2014) [-]
You are one cool mom.
#49 - beerwench (04/03/2014) [-]
Thanks!
User avatar #51 - itsmedumbass (04/03/2014) [-]
Are you actually a soccer mom?
#52 - beerwench (04/03/2014) [-]
lol...No soccer Yes I'm a Mom. 42 at the end of this month.
User avatar #56 - JOEKEWL (04/03/2014) [-]
DO NOT VISIT THE NSFW SECTION. IT'S NOT SAFE FOR WORK. LITERALLY. IT SAYS RIGHT ON THE NAME. ALSO YOU MAY NOT LIKE WHAT YOU SEE.
#57 - beerwench (04/03/2014) [-]
Thank you. Yes, my son warned me!
#58 - beerwench (04/03/2014) [-]
...and you're awesome for thinking to warn me also!
#53 - itsmedumbass (04/03/2014) [-]
Never thought I'd see the day where a mom would be on FJ. Welp have fun
#54 - beerwench (04/03/2014) [-]
It's entertaining. Thanks.
#61 - Picture 04/03/2014 on Desperate desire 0
#54 - This man is ******* genius!  [+] (1 new reply) 04/03/2014 on Powernapping +29
User avatar #75 - narcomancer (04/03/2014) [-]
that shit looks so comfy
#3 - Holy **** , Hank are you okay?!  [+] (1 new reply) 04/03/2014 on Be honest bro 0
#5 - chiefmanybowls (04/03/2014) [-]
No im not HELP me
#23 - Picture 04/03/2014 on do it +2
#13 - Picture 04/03/2014 on g fucking g +4
#60 - You also have a cool name! 04/03/2014 on (untitled) 0
#57 - Damn, you have a cool name. I shall call upon you many times.  [+] (3 new replies) 04/03/2014 on (untitled) 0
User avatar #59 - Dwarf (04/03/2014) [-]
Why? Kid's a dick.
User avatar #77 - Crusader (04/03/2014) [-]
What the fuck?

I'm not a kid.
Albeit all of us human races may look young compared to the long-lived dwarves, at least we can ride actual horses
User avatar #60 - allennis (04/03/2014) [-]
You also have a cool name!
#44 - I WANTED JOKEXPLAIN TO DO IT! but thank you i understand…  [+] (8 new replies) 04/03/2014 on (untitled) +6
User avatar #54 - Crusader (04/03/2014) [-]
You might say that he was quite arrogant to do such a thing
User avatar #72 - arrogant (04/03/2014) [-]
Your name... it's so blue
User avatar #78 - Crusader (04/03/2014) [-]
I have been here for far too long
User avatar #57 - allennis (04/03/2014) [-]
Damn, you have a cool name. I shall call upon you many times.
User avatar #59 - Dwarf (04/03/2014) [-]
Why? Kid's a dick.
User avatar #77 - Crusader (04/03/2014) [-]
What the fuck?

I'm not a kid.
Albeit all of us human races may look young compared to the long-lived dwarves, at least we can ride actual horses
User avatar #60 - allennis (04/03/2014) [-]
You also have a cool name!
User avatar #45 - arrogant (04/03/2014) [-]
You never know, say his name enough and he may well be summoned. Hell, you already got wrongexplain
#41 - wrongexplain is also welcome 04/03/2014 on (untitled) 0
#40 - jokexplain, halp pls  [+] (20 new replies) 04/03/2014 on (untitled) 0
User avatar #43 - arrogant (04/03/2014) [-]
This is the intro to the British car/entertainment program Top Gear, in which one of the three hosts, Jeremy Clarkson, introduces - sarcastically - the three most interesting parts of the show, and meanwhile introducing his cohosts.
User avatar #71 - lizardnigger (04/03/2014) [-]
#44 - allennis (04/03/2014) [-]
I WANTED JOKEXPLAIN TO DO IT! but thank you i understand now <3
User avatar #54 - Crusader (04/03/2014) [-]
You might say that he was quite arrogant to do such a thing
User avatar #72 - arrogant (04/03/2014) [-]
Your name... it's so blue
User avatar #78 - Crusader (04/03/2014) [-]
I have been here for far too long
User avatar #57 - allennis (04/03/2014) [-]
Damn, you have a cool name. I shall call upon you many times.
User avatar #59 - Dwarf (04/03/2014) [-]
Why? Kid's a dick.
User avatar #77 - Crusader (04/03/2014) [-]
What the fuck?

I'm not a kid.
Albeit all of us human races may look young compared to the long-lived dwarves, at least we can ride actual horses
User avatar #60 - allennis (04/03/2014) [-]
You also have a cool name!
User avatar #45 - arrogant (04/03/2014) [-]
You never know, say his name enough and he may well be summoned. Hell, you already got wrongexplain
#42 - wrongexplain (04/03/2014) [-]
jarhillsandwhich is a sex position involving 3 men
#76 - rightexplain (04/03/2014) [-]
User avatar #49 - hates (04/03/2014) [-]
How do you find all these jokexplain requests?
User avatar #50 - wrongexplain (04/03/2014) [-]
You cant see all the mentions by not clicking a button on peoples profile pages
User avatar #65 - richardastley (04/03/2014) [-]
That made me laugh way more than the original wrongexplain. How do you do it?
#66 - wrongexplain (04/03/2014) [-]
Dude youre not gonna have to restate that because I know exactly what youre saying
User avatar #67 - richardastley (04/03/2014) [-]
"How do I bake a cake?" is essentially what I asked.
User avatar #68 - wrongexplain (04/03/2014) [-]
out of character but dude I still have no idea what youre saying
User avatar #41 - allennis (04/03/2014) [-]
wrongexplain is also welcome
#76 - God damn. 04/02/2014 on Oh shit +1
#168 - Picture 04/02/2014 on Bad Dad 1 (Father of BCG) +2
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