At 211 degrees, water is hot. At 212 degrees, it boils. And with boiling water, comes steam. And with steam, you can power a train.  —S.L. Parker

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At 211 degrees, water is hot. At 212 degrees, it boils. And with boiling water, comes steam. And with steam, you can power a train.

S.L. PARKER

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Sophie from Oregon JULY 27, 2017
Wow. Never knew science could be so inspiring! Like they say "You can't judge a book by its cover"

jean from Pa. JULY 26, 2017
This is nice to know..

:) from Somewhere... JULY 26, 2017
Nice one

GARY from NAPLES, FL JULY 26, 2017
Love this quote!

RJ from Valley of the Sun  JULY 25, 2017
Several meanings from this, but I really like it! Just one degree more! When you're about to give up, you're closer than you think! Etc.......


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