Friday, October 07, 2011

Can Someone Explain How This Happened?


This is the second time I've seen this happen and there were two like this in the ice cube tray. I didn't do anything unusual.


Megs said...

LOL - before I saw your comment I thought "wait, Howard's posted this before!" Totally cool.

Richard said...

They are called ice spikes and have to do with the expansion of water when it freezes. I as wondering how they stay up when the water is liquid, I couldn't imagine that it froze fast enough after being shot out of the cube, but the link below explains how a tube forms and then water flows up the tube and then freezes.

Howard said...

Thank you.

A friend and regular reader said with this post he thought it was time I get a job again. I just found it interested and figured you might come through :)