Wanted: good home for illustration

There’s got to be a way I can use this as an illustration of something, but I haven’t figured out what yet exactly. Got any suggestions? From the “I just know you’ve been kept sleepless at night yearning for the answer to this question” files . . . grasp a piece of straight, uncooked spaghetti at each end. Attempt to bend it. What happens? It will break into a multiple pieces; never just two pieces. Why? Scientists think they have the answer now!