This may be the coldest week of the winter for northern United States
Minnesotan Funda Ray sprayed a cookie pan with Pam and broke an egg on it in the cold. Within a half hour, the egg was frozen.
January 22nd, 2013
05:21 AM ET

This may be the coldest week of the winter for northern United States

How cold is minus 20 degrees really? Cold enough to freeze an egg sunny-side up. Funda Ray was making breakfast in Hibbing, Minnesota, when she got an idea to demonstrate just how dramatically the temperature had dropped outside.

"I sprayed the cookie pan with Pam and broke an egg on it, and in half an hour, I had a frozen egg," she said. Her husband shot photos, which she posted to CNN's iReport.

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  1. PittBry

    I poured water on my sidewalk and it froze in 25 minutes. If the egg froze instantly it would've been an interesting story.

    January 22, 2013 at 3:29 pm | Report abuse |
    • sballalien

      Water is a normal thing to experiment with when it's cold out, an egg, not so much. Jealous much?

      January 22, 2013 at 4:23 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Josh Chandler

    If you ever lived in Alberta, Canada, you would've not found that "cool"

    January 22, 2013 at 3:49 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Lynneval Dixon

    Now is an ideal time to takea vacation in sunny Jamaice ..... the country of USAIN BOLT & BOB MARLEY .... my coutry of birth and residence.

    January 22, 2013 at 3:50 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Nick

    was the egg organic? cage free?

    January 22, 2013 at 3:51 pm | Report abuse |
    • Luma

      It was oval in shape

      January 22, 2013 at 4:20 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Jimmy

    Inanimate objects freeze? Nice Headline CNN...

    January 22, 2013 at 4:09 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Dave

    Where's the cookie pan? Under the snow?

    January 22, 2013 at 4:38 pm | Report abuse |
  7. >shaw

    Toss boiling water into the air - more fun.

    January 22, 2013 at 6:03 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Pipere

    Darn global warming :)

    January 23, 2013 at 5:51 pm | Report abuse |
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