Co-Host of Explain It Slowly
Linh Bouniol has hosted 211 Episodes.
19: How does dye sublimation work?
May 27th, 2021 | 36 mins 18 secs
canon selphy, dye sublimation, inkjet printer, laser printer, photo printer, solid to gas
Linh wonders how dye sublimation works, and Dimitri tries his best to explain it… slowly…
18: How do old TVs work?
May 24th, 2021 | 28 mins 54 secs
black and white pictures, color tvs, electromagnetic fields, electron gun, glow in the dark rocks, phosphorus, vacuum
Linh wonders how old TVs work, and Dimitri tries his best to explain it… slowly…
17: Bonus: Randomness with Spencer
May 22nd, 2021 | 17 mins 12 secs
allergies, cats, covid, life, masks
This week we invited our friend, Spencer Curtis, to join us where we discussed some very exciting topics.
16: What is protein folding?
May 20th, 2021 | 15 mins 50 secs
amino acids, atp, dna, nucleotides, protein folding, rna
Our special guest, Spencer, wonders what protein folding is, and Linh and Dimitri try their best to explain it… slowly…
15: How does an air conditioner work?
May 17th, 2021 | 26 mins 15 secs
ac, air conditioner, compressed air, earth tubes, electric, freon, gas, heater, radiator
Linh wonders how air conditioner works, and our special guest, Spencer Curtis, and Dimitri try their best to explain it… slowly…
14: How does a cassette tape work?
May 13th, 2021 | 14 mins 35 secs
#2 pencil, cassette tape, magnetic strip, negative charge, positive charge
Linh wonders how a cassette tape works, and Dimitri tries his best to explain it… slowly…
13: Why would you steal a catalytic converter?
May 10th, 2021 | 12 mins 19 secs
cat burglar, catalyst, catalytic converter, palladium, platinum, rhodium
Linh wonders why you would steal a catalytic converter, and Dimitri tries his best to explain it… slowly…
12: Why do people steal art?
May 6th, 2021 | 12 mins 19 secs
17th century art, art collateral, immunity, mafia, museum, rembrandt
Dimitri wonders why people steal art, and Linh tries her best to explain it… slowly…
- This Is a Robbery: The World's Biggest Art Heist (Netflix)
- Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669), 17th century Dutch art master
11: How does a water heater work?
May 3rd, 2021 | 13 mins 56 secs
control valve, gas tank, pilot, soft water, water tank
Linh wonders how a water heater works, and Dimitri tries his best to explain it… slowly…
- Recommended temperature for water heater is 140 degrees Fahrenheit (Good job Dimitri!)
10: What is a stenographer?
April 29th, 2021 | 34 mins 55 secs
narrow writing, phonetics, shorthand, stenography, syllables
Dimitri wonders what a stenographer is, and Linh tries her best to explain it… slowly…
TTY - TeleTypewriter (also TDD - Telecommunication Device for the Deaf)
Stenographer Average Salary in California: ~$45,000 (not very high if living in California)
Stenography is based on the phonetics of English
9: How does a camera work?
April 26th, 2021 | 22 mins 50 secs
camera, cones, electrons, hubble telescope, lenses, light buckets, photons, pixels, pupil, retina, rods, sensor
Linh wonders how camera works, and Dimitri tries his best to explain it… slowly…
Charge-Coupled Device (CCD)
8: What are some things you've learned from gardening?
April 22nd, 2021 | 22 mins 51 secs
almonds, daughter vines, flowers, gardening, germination, leaves, plants, strawberry, winter
Linh wonders about Dimitri's gardening experience, and Dimitri tries his best to share it… slowly…