Why People Keep Eating Tide Pods

By : SciShow - 9 months ago
Recently, you may have noticed a lot of memes on the Internet joking about eating Tide Laundry Pods. It was just a bit of absurdist fun until videos and stories started popping up of people actually eating them and experiencing some pretty horrible side effects.

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