What Happens If You Fall Into a Pool of Liquid Nitrogen?

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Shared July 17, 2019

What would happen if you poured liquid nitrogen all over your car? Or used it to fight a fire? Or even tried to cool down with it on a hot day?

Liquid nitrogen may look like a lot of fun when you're watching people dump everyday objects into it, but it's actually a very dangerous substance. And if someone were to dump you in it, the fun would quickly come to an end.

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