Cythraul: My parents told me it was because the water was causing accelerated aging, and every time I showered/bathed I would age by about three days.
SomeoneDumb: I always just thought it was nature's way of turning my normal slicks into treaded tires for better grip.
Cythraul: SomeoneDumb: I always just thought it was nature's way of turning my normal slicks into treaded tires for better grip.Did you read the article?
Honest Bender: I didn't see it mentioned in the article, but in other articles like this that have been submitted, it's been said that your skin wont wrinkle if you have nerve damage that prevents your brain from feeling the water. That suggests that it's a deliberate physiological change initiated by your brain.
AndreMA: PanicMan: Osmosis?That was my guess, but the article claims vasoconstriction. I'd like a rematch using isotonic saline.
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