Media polls indicate Americans are becoming less religious. Unfortunately these numbers aren't reflected in the vote. So I really can't believe them until I see a significant change in congress. It would be interesting to see a new 'enlightenment' wash over the planet in my lifetime. Here's to hope!
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Google tells me that at the temperature of freezing, it takes 80 calories to melt one gram of water that remains at that same temperature. I think that's called the heat of fusion but my memories of high school science are more than 50 years old, and kind of rusty.