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Why Your Hair Is Tougher Than Razor Blades

You think stainless steel is a strong metal. So would it surprise you to learn it can't hold an edge when it comes to your hair? Plus, find the answers to other curious science questions.

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Why Your Hair Is Tougher Than Razor Blades

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    You've probably stood over the bathroom sink or in the shower and wondered: How is it possible that your hair can dull a steel razor blade? Hair is …

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