By now, as sure as you scroll, you’ve seen a video or two of someone using a 99 cent pack of Ramen noodles aka “oodles & noodles” to patch up holes in cars, tables, broken sinks and then some. It’s completely ridiculous, but entertaining AF.

But then again it’s also perplexing. How are uncooked Ramen noodles fixing household items, but also safe enough to ingest? What in the world have we been putting in our bodies since childhood? Are these videos real? We need answers people–haaaalp!

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There’s just so many questions and we’re looking for answers. Check out the video above to watch The OverExplainer navigate through the confusion and shed some light on these repairing Ramen noodles.