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    Posted January 4, 2014 by
    bemidji, Minnesota
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Wintry weather 2014

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    Boiling Water Rainbow of Ice Vapor!


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     willmster wanted to demonstrate how cold it was in Bemidji, Minnesota, on December 31. He captured a video of himself throwing two cups of boiling water into the air where it vaporized because of the freezing temperatures. 'I wanted to show my kids that 30 below weather can still be fun,’ he said. 'It was silent, like throwing water up but never hearing it hit the ground. Not until I saw the movie did I get to see how cool it really looked.’
    - Jareen, CNN iReport producer

    I grew up in Bemidji, MN, but I had never done this trick of throwing boiling water into subzero temp air. When I was back over the holidays, I had the chance as it hit -25 and lower. The beautiful sunrise over Lake Bemidji provided the spectacular backdrop! Best viewed in slow motion (see http://youtu.be/eTLc9NXV_Cw)
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