I place the frozen box of spinach in a colander in the sink and let it thaw. I then wring out the spinach like laundry to squeeze out the water, then let it sit a bit and wring it again. This works well and no paper towels are required.
For you to be here now, trillions of drifting atoms had somehow to assemble in an intricate and intriguingly obliging manner to create you. It's an arrangement so specialized and particular that it has never been tried before and will only exist this once.
--Bill Bryson, "A Short History of Nearly Everything"