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Posts tagged hot water

March 22, 2013

 

a man looks into a microwave

Exploding Water

Heating water in the microwave seems quick and easy, but you may be taking a dangerous risk.

July 2, 2012

 

emergency fire hose

Cold Water And Fire

Everyone wants to know what to in case of a fire. Will cold water work better?

September 12, 2011

 

man outside in the cold

Thermal Adaptation: How Your Body Adjusts To Temperature

When you adapt to a temperature it means it doesn't feel cold or hot, but neutral.

December 1, 2005

 

Incredible Shrinking Pants

If your hair drier shrunk your head to the size of a grapefruit, you’d be astounded. If your wool pants shrank in the drier, you’d be angry but not amazed. How can clothing disobey the laws of common sense, and shrink in the laundry? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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