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25/03/2015 14:43 GMT | Updated 25/03/2015 14:59 GMT

Science Explains Why Stepping On Lego Is A Pain Unlike Any Other

Stepping on Lego is arguably one of the most painful experiences anyone can go through. Those tiny plastic bricks can provide so much creative joy and yet one wrong step and you'll be on the floor cradling your foot with tears in your eyes loudly bawling for justice.

Justice never comes though does it, and partially, that's why Lego hurts so much. There is no justice against a tiny plastic brick because in our eyes at least, it shouldn't hurt that much.

So how does something so small and innocent cause us to temporarily ignore the problems of the world and instead threaten the four horsemen of the apocalypse on whoever didn't tidy up last?

The simple truth is that Lego is hard, like really hard. Check out the video above to find out how, and then ultimately discover why it hurts so much.