Why Does It Hurt To Step On A Lego?

Wochit Headline News - Friday, 13 January 2017
Ever wonder why it hurts so much to step on a lego? Apparently, it’s because legos are sturdy and can handle a lot of pressure, so they don’t give when someone steps on them. Also, a person has literal hundreds of nerve endings at the bottom of their foot. Put those two things together, and a person landing their entire weight on a lego ends in them stomping around the room in searing pain.

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