Water disobeys the Particle Theory of Matter; rather than contracting when cold, water expands. For complicated reasons, the molecules spread out instead of huddling together despite the fact they are indeed in a crystalline lattice and vibrating in a solid state. Yes, that means that frozen water is a mineral. Anyway, the PToM, as it pertains to water was one of my favourite topics to explain when I taught children because it sets the perfect example of how much life, like people, frequently refuses to follow the common rules of engagement.
Changing the World Happens a Person at a Time
This interview is the beginning of a series of interviews collected as part of the ongoing column by Call Me Les in the new Vocal Creators Chronicle. The column titled "Chat with Les", presents candid interviews with artists, scientists, humanitarians and authors. Both Les and The Chronicle are deeply honoured Dr. Roshdy is our opening interview.
Why Vocal Is For Everyone
I genuinely believe Vocal is THE place to drop my writing creations—I wouldn't have co-founded the Vocal Social Society if I didn't. In fact, I went into detail about my thoughts on writing for Vocal in my previous piece, Forget Insta-Famous. Aspire to be Vocal-Famous.
Vocal Subscribe: The Power Is In Your Click
Well, this has been quite a weekend. Not only did our online literary society, The VSS, successfully launch its new social media presence using our article, Introducing The Vocal Social Society: A New Way to Network, but Vocal turned around and surprised us all with the long awaited subscribe button! We at the VSS are over the moon excited to follow our friends, and, more importantly, attract and retain more readers.