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20+ Photos That Easily Answer the Question of “What If?”

Kids from the ages of 3 to 5 ask a lot of “why” questions. They’re really interested in the world and they want to know millions of things. But we think it’s never too late to learn new things and are going to answer some “what if” questions in this article.

Together with Bright Side, you’ll find out what sugar that spent 20 years in a jar looks like and what happens to corn when you put it in the microwave.

A jar of sugar left in storage for 20 years

“Some moisture got into the jar. If it hadn’t gotten into the jar, the sugar would’ve been fine.”

What happens when you leave a bag of grass seed out

“Found a car decorated with pennies.”

This is what happens when you put dish soap in a fountain.

“At first, I thought this was mosaic tile until I got closer and realized it had been in the sun too long.”

What happens when you put corn on the cob in the microwave

What happens to gummy worms when you freeze-dry them

“I opened a decade-old Play-Doh container to find it had grown crystals.”

What happens when you put M&Ms in a dish of water — diffusion force barriers!

What happens when an oil drip pan gets rained on overnight

“This is what happens to an uncooked egg when you soak it in vinegar for 24 hours, corn syrup for 24 hours, and then distilled water for 24 hours.”

What happens if you leave an apple and a banana for 6 months in an office locker

“I forgot about this spaghetti squash for so long that it sprouted inside the shell...”

What happens when you leave a soda can in a hot car

This is what happens when no one keeps ornamental cabbage trimmed.

“I was out of commission with pneumonia for a week and a half. Got up to clean the house when I discovered this. It seemed like I could pet it like a dog. Insane!”

This is what happens when a marker is accidentally left in a 350ºF oven for 10 minutes! The insides explode out of this tiny rupture!

“This sack of potatoes I left in the basement about 4 months ago and forgot about”

This is what happens if you don’t eat your artichoke right away.

“This watermelon grew into my tiny fence.”

“This is what a book looks like after being ravaged by termites...”

What happens if a cat touches a plasma ball

What experiments have you done? Share them in the comment section below!

Preview photo credit bananaboat95 / Reddit