Curiosity

This phone call happened a few months ago, but I felt the urge to write something… and I ate a whole can of easy cheese over the weekend.

“Thanks for calling Kraft Foods Customer Support. This is Dan, how may I help you?”

“Hey Dan, my name is Ben. I’m have a question about Easy Cheese.”

“I can help you answer that, Ben. Which flavor are you asking about?”

“Uhh… this one is Sharp Cheddar, but I don’t think the flavor will matter. My question is more science-related.”

“Oh, ok then. Ask away.”

“I want to know what will happen if I pull the black rubber stopper out of the bottom of the can.”

“I wouldn’t recommend doing that, Ben.”

“Why? Will it explode? What if I already depressurized the can by sucking out all of the cheese?”

“It’s not meant to be pulled out. I wouldn’t do it.”

“I understand your position, but I’m not saying I’m going to do it. I just want to know what would happen if I did.”

“Just don’t.”

“I’m beginning to think that you don’t know what will happen either, and that’s only feeding my curiosity…”

In the end, I didn’t do it. But over the weekend, I felt that familiar curiosity stirring in me as I looked at the bottom of that can. Luckily, I have Google. However, the answers provided do not provide pictures or video… so I suspect that I may be performing a four-dollar science experiment in the near future. (God, I hope I don’t lose my hands.)

2 thoughts on “Curiosity”

  1. Google to the rescue, I had to look up what that is.
    WHY would you wanna eat that stuff in the first place? Yuuuuuuck!!!
    Pull the plug outside and aim it somewhere that is not a window. Shouldn’t be a worse effect than throwing a can of hair spray on a bonfire 😀
    And now please go and get some real cheese, this is terrible.

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