Did you know eggs can explode?

Allow me to explain.

If you start to make hardboiled eggs, and forget that you were making hardboiled eggs so that the pan boils dry, and you hear a sudden bang that sounds like a large book being dropped on the floor and a little later you can’t figure out why there’s only one (slightly scorched and smoking) egg in the pan when you KNOW you put in 2...

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... then check the ceiling, the cupboard doors, the floor, and the counter for bits of eggshell and overcooked egg. Because that bang was the egg blowing up like a grenade.

SCIENCE! (Also, Mondays.)