If there were a giant with her head in Baltimore and her toe off the coast of South Africa and she was bit by a great white shark on the toe on Monday, she wouldn’t feel it until Wednesday and she wouldn’t jerk her toe until Saturday.
The segment begins at 16:24. The quote comes at 17:50.
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Update [8/24/10]: Science writer Lauren Rugani wants your best (and worst) science analogies.