Greg and Mitch, the gay couple behind ASAPScience, whose videos we often feature here on Towleroad, have launched a new series called “The Lab” where they take viewer questions and turn them into experiments to experience science first-hand.
In the first episode in the series, the guys test their tolerance for pain while simultaneously testing different hypotheses about what factors might exacerbate or lessen one’s feelings of pain. For example, can cussing help you endure ice-cold temperatures longer? Does the fear of being imminently electrocuted make actual electrocution more painful? And why is milk the best remedy for spicy food?
All these questions and more get answered in The Lab, below: