We discuss the narrative that Idiocracy is currently viewed as a prescient documentary that foretold today’s events regarding Trump being elected President. We argue that this may be true, but not in the way that they think. It is the echo-chamber of social media that allowed people to be blindsided to the Trump-phenomenon and the current attack on “fake news” is only going to double-down on the problem and compound it. This is a pretty fun one that feels like we really hit our stride.
Also, apparently I was not quite right about the water being the only thing that expands. A few more things do…but it’s RARE PEOPLE!
Gallium is a liquid at 85.6 degrees Fahrenheit and expands as it freezes, according to Chemicool. The four other elements that expand when they freeze are silicon, bismuth, antimony and germanium. However, gallium is the only element out of those five that has a melting point near room temperature.
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