Ice Cubes

Why Do Ice Cubes Crack When You Drop Them In Drinks?

Why Do Ice Cubes Crack When You Drop Them In Drinks?

The sound of summer is ice cracking as you pour yourself a cold drink. Hearing that snap and pop cools everybody down. But why does ice crack? Periodic Videos explains the reason why ice straight from freezer suffers that sudden crack versus how ice left on a tray will just…

Hands Down The Easiest Way To Make Ice Spheres

Hands Down The Easiest Way To Make Ice Spheres

Have you seen some of the contraptions needed to make those sphere-shaped ice cubes that are all the rage? They look like they belong in a factory stamping out auto parts from sheet metal. This silicone Frozen Peas mould looks infinitely easier — and so much more adorable.