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How cold? T-shirt freezes solid in 5 minutes (VIDEO)

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It took five minutes for this t-shirt to freeze solid outside the FOX 5 studios on Tuesday morning. It took five minutes for this t-shirt to freeze solid outside the FOX 5 studios on Tuesday morning.
How cold is it in D.C.?  Cold enough for Tucker Barnes to do this: He dipped Steve Chenevey's t-shirt in warm water outside the FOX 5 studios, and five minutes later... it was frozen solid! 

CLICK ON THE VIDEO AND THE SLIDE SHOW ABOVE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED!


What fun, freezing cold experiments have you tried?  Tweet us yours @myfoxdc, or post them on our FOX 5 DC & MyFoxDC Facebook page!  (Keep 'em safe and clean, though)

More cold weather experiments you can try:

While we recommend staying indoors today, if you need a bit of fresh air, there are some cool experiments you can try outdoors.

THROW HOT WATER IN THE AIR-- AND IT FREEZES!
With wind chills reaching as low as -20 in some spots, this one is perfect. Grab a cup of boiling water, head outside, and toss it in the air (away from yourself and your friends!) and watch the once boiling water freeze to a snow like substance instantly.

FREEZE BUBBLES
Have you ever wanted bubbles to last longer? Well, in freezing temperatures bubbles will begin to freeze and harden, maintaining their shape almost instantly.

A BANANA HAMMER?
Can't find your hammer? In temperatures like these, you can do that with a banana. Yes, a banana.

First, leave the banana outside for about an hour and a half hour.  It'll be rock solid after that-- so much so that you'll actually be able to use it to hammer a nail!


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