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Amanda is a science grad student in Boston whose favorite pastimes are having friendly debates and running amok.

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  1. I remember as a young child watching a program on television about a volcano that was erupting at the time. I asked my mother what lava was and she replied that lava was molten rock.

    My response was that that was silly – rock doesn’t melt. Her next statement destroyed any illusion I had that the world I lived in was even remotely safe : “If it gets hot enough anything will melt”.

    If you don’t believe steel can melt or at least become pliable – how do you think they make I-beams in the first place? Do you think they dig them up?

    Mike.

  2. Wait, if fire couldn’t melt steel, would it even be possible to make steel in the first place? I kind of thought steel was something you made out of iron in a process involving melting it. Possibly with fire. I could be wrong. I’m no metallurgist, me.

      1. So it all goes back to Donald Rumsfeld who is secretly in cahoots with George Soros and the (ISC) International Steel Cabal?[*]
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        [*] I refuse to Google this because it will almost certainly turn out to be a real conspiracy theory and my hay fever is so bad that my brain wouldn’t take the pressure and would explode.

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