This is What Happens When Boiling Water Meets Freezing Air

By Jack Tomlin on at

It is -41C outside. You fire-up the kettle to make a cup of warming tea when you spot your kid's not-used-since-summer water gun abandoned in the corner. There's only one thing for it isn't there?

In the above video, an Ontario-based gun-wielding genius fires boiling water into the freezing air – producing a plume of mist that cascades in a stunning arc reminiscent of a smoke machine.

The instant freeze essentially turns the water into snow. Is this the coolest snow machine known to man? [Metro]