Anybody who had a wading pool or bathtub growing up knows what happens when you try to sit in it and the water’s too high. It makes a wet mess thanks to water sloshing everywhere, and the adults get angry at all the clean-up.
Jumping into a pool of liquid nitrogen might sound like an awesome way to cool off when the, uh, mercury is rising, but it’s really a terrible idea that no one should ever attempt.
Followers of the What If show suggest hundreds of what if? questions every day. We've collected the most memorable ones and are pleased to present this non-exhaustive list peppered with the wildest form of imagination social media has to offer.
We love our convenience -- single-use plastic utensils, paper plates, disposable cups, plastic wrap, wrapping paper for presents, myriad types of plastic bags, etc. If there’s a way to create something to throw out after use, we’ll find it and run with it.
Jupiter has four sets of them made up of dust and particles due to its moons being bombarded by meteors. Uranus has 13, and recent thermal imaging shows they are the same temperature as the boiling point of liquid nitrogen. Saturn’s are made up of fragments of asteroids and comets, with pieces ranging in size from small icy specks to looming mountains.