It's hot. I know, I know.
But, have you ever wondered how much heat you can take?
232 years ago, three British gentlemen decided to find out.
They designed a room, sealed it off, and heated it to 211 degrees, that's one degree shy of water-boiling hot.
What would happen, they wondered, if they stepped in and stayed? Could they take 211 degrees? How about 212? How about higher?
At what point does a person start to boil? These were very daring gentlemen. And just to make it more interesting, they brought three other "subjects" into the room: