Hey water: what’s your deal?
5 Basic Things You Won’t Believe Science Can’t Explain

#5. Water Is the Weirdest Substance on Earth
A very simple principle of matter is that a liquid fills less volume when it freezes into a solid. … But water, unlike anything else, actually expands when it freezes, as you’ll know if you’ve ever had a beer explode in the freezer after forgetting about it. … Why? Nobody knows. … There are complicated theories, but none of them are a slam dunk. In fact, despite the fact that water is the most ubiquitous substance, we know embarrassingly little about it. Why is ice slippery? Fuck if science knows that one either.

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Hey water: what’s your deal?

5 Basic Things You Won’t Believe Science Can’t Explain

#5. Water Is the Weirdest Substance on Earth

A very simple principle of matter is that a liquid fills less volume when it freezes into a solid. … But water, unlike anything else, actually expands when it freezes, as you’ll know if you’ve ever had a beer explode in the freezer after forgetting about it. … Why? Nobody knows. … There are complicated theories, but none of them are a slam dunk. In fact, despite the fact that water is the most ubiquitous substance, we know embarrassingly little about it. Why is ice slippery? Fuck if science knows that one either.

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