My coconut oil melted during a heat wave and later re-solidified. Why did it form this honeycomb structure?

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Why does it take 5 seconds for credit card companies to take money out of my account but 5 days to refund it?

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What are the oldest debts still being paid today?

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Do you think the US Government has technologies the public has never even heard of before?

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How can you get a tan through glass if it blocks all UV rays?

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How does Google Now, Siri and Cortana recognize the words a person is saying?

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5 Things You Should Know – Part 1

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How can we be sure about the Speed of Light and other constants?

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