Watch the moment this man's life is made complete by a bottle of water turning to ice ๐Ÿ˜Œ๐ŸงŠ
ยท Dec 26, 2022 ยท

This man sounds like he just witnessed God parting the Red Sea ๐Ÿ˜‚

At the time I'm writing this, that video has 13.5 million views.

You may have guessed, but it isn't actually the rarest moment in history.


All you need is a bottle of purified bottled water. DON'T get the fancy stuff that has minerals and such in it.

Put said bottle in the freezer (or outside) for awhile โ€“ someplace it won't be moved around.

Then, take it out slowly, give it a good whack, and watch as the water instantaneously turns to ice!

Here's the deal: Water molecules rely on impurities โ€“ bits of sediment, metals, or organisms like bacteria โ€“ to form ice crystals. Without them, water can be cooled to well below its freezing point and still remain in a liquid form.

Regular water from your tap probably has quite a bit of TDS (total dissolved solids). My city tap water has about 150 parts per million. With my cheap reverse osmosis system, however, I can get that down to two parts per million.

Your store-bought bottled water relies on the same reverse osmosis or distillation techniques to get rid of all the cysts, E-coli, lead, copper, PFAS, nitrates, phosphates, and other fun things that could make you sick โ€“ i.e., all the stuff that ice forms around.

Now get out there and enjoy the Arctic air with a little bit of science!

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