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Burning Ice

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Puzzle ID:#8419
Fun:*** (2.74)
Difficulty:*** (2.56)
Submitted By:stonemug***
Corrected By:seanlandrews




Bob dares Jack to squeeze an ice cube in the palm of his hand, as tightly as he can for 5 minutes. Within a matter of seconds Jack starts to feel a burning sensation. Trying to prove his manhood Jack bears the pain as long as he can. About 65 seconds later, Jack opens his hand and quickly wipes his palm clean, revealing a big white blister. What caused this to happen?

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