Exploding from nowhere as a short term social media phenomenon is the milk crate challenge, where people attempt to walk over scaled milk crates, mostly with mixed success and causing injury. Where and why did this online activity come from and start? Steve and Ben examine the milk crate challenge and attempts by people to up their online view counts. Steve and Ben also discuss the case of the exploding phone battery of a Samsung Galaxy A21 on an Alaska Airlines flight, and they also discuss the increased focus on children being affected in the coronavirus pandemic thanks to the rapid advance of the Delta Variant, which is infecting a lot more children compared to the initial waves of spread of the coronavirus.

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