There were a fair number of videos posted to YouTube from Minnesota today, each showing the time-tested past-time at this time of the year: Throwing hot water into the air to see it turn to steam (and then ice crystals). It never really gets old. Here’s one from Tim Freeland at KYMN…
At News Cut, we’re nothing if not curious. What other substances would work?
Here’s the don’t-try-this-at-home disclaimer: Don’t try this at home. It’s not shown on the video but when I tried to microwave the Scotch, I forgot about the properties of alcohol and after about a minute, the cup full of Scotch “flashed.” No damage was done, but everything in the microwave will, presumably, smell of Scotch for a few days.
I’d hoped the orange juice would be more colorful, but that was not to be. I thought about pureeing cottage cheese and other substances, but I had to get to work.