Video Explains Why Did We Blow on Classic Nintendo Game Cartridges

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If you owned a classic Nintendo growing up, then I’m sure you used a lot of time blowing inside of the NES game cartridge to get it to work. I remember doing it because that’s how they worked! You blow in it one or two times and that’s it, the game starts up, every time!

It turns out that the act of blowing into the cartridge never actually did anything to make the game work! There’s this who thing called “Post-Hoc fallacy,” that made your brain believe that it did and this is what the video explained.


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