Almost Impossible Trivia Question: “Hot water does this faster than cold water… what is it?”

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Popular Answers: boils, steams, evaporates

Correct Answer: freezes!

(It’s called the Mpemba Effect.  (Pronounced mmm-PEM-buh.)  The theory behind it is that the molecules in hot water are more stretched out, which allows them to release energy faster and freeze quicker.)