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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Energy is also found in food, and measured in joules. How long would you have to plug yourself into the wall to get the same amount of power as a day’s worth of food? Well, the average adult male needs 10 million joules of energy a day. When you consider that your laptop probably charges at a rate of 50 joules a second, you would need to plug yourself in for a whopping 55 hours. But if you were charging yourself at the same rate a microwave does – around 1,500 joules per second – it would only take 1.9 hours. (Source: