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I Tested The Old Saying That “A Watched Pot Never Boils”

as I prepared my first cup of coffee this morning.

Photo by Ameen Fahmy on Unsplash

I am happy to report that:

A watched pot, indeed, will boil, given enough heat and time.

But as important as this data is to the world, the real lesson came when I turned off the flame:

The water immediately




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Cristo López, PhD

Cristo López, PhD

I dream, think, and create, then write about it all with an open heart | American living & writing full-time in Monterrey, Mexico |

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