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Story about reaction with water that must proceed, ending with hurricane

It remembers me Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle, where the heirs of a scientist are given some ice-nine, which is a form of ice stable at room temperature. When accidentally the fragment of ice-nine gets in ...
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Story about reaction with water that must proceed, ending with hurricane

This is likely one of Isaac Asimov's Thiotimoline stories. They describe a chemical that dissolves slightly before it is added to water, with the consequences you describe if it ends up not getting ...
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Story ID: Corporate brands as massive invisible creatures attaching to human minds with creepy tendrils?

Sounds like you're thinking of Branded (2012). From Wikipedia: Branded (also known as The Mad Cow and Moscow 2017 (Москва 2017 in Russian)) is a 2012 Russian–American dark fantasy science fiction ...

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