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How Does an Ice Cream Maker Work?

Ice cream remains one of the perennial favorites for many folks in the desserts industry. Although there are hundreds of flavors and types and sold commercially, none can beat the ice cream made at home.At home, you use the ingredients you of your preference to give you the tastiest and the freshest of the ice […]

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  • January 11, 2017
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Can I Add Ice Maker To a Refrigerator?

Yes, adding an ice maker to your refrigerator is possible and incredibly simple. You’ll just need to equip yourself with a few tools and materials to get the work done.Right below here, I’m going to offer you a step by step guide on how you can successfully add your ice maker to your freezer. I’ll […]

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  • January 11, 2017
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Yukon River Freeze-up and One Sad Truck

I love watching the Yukon River freeze over in early winter (2nd time for me) because it’s a 2-4 week period of continuous drama. Every morning, the river is going to be completely different. And we all know that after freeze-up the river enters deep-sleep mode, which means no more visible river movement until spring. […]

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  • January 6, 2017
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Karin Rehnqvist: Ice Music for Chamber Orchestra

To compose for instruments of ice requires a large dose of intuition and a pinch of craziness. How will these instruments possibly sound? One has to guess: most likely softer or probably not so expressive as a traditional instrument. The lowest register of cello and double bass are certainly not as sonorous and dark. What […]

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  • Updated January 16, 2017
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Tavares Strachan: Arctic Ice Project

The full title of Tavares Strachan’s ice sculpture is a poetic line of yearning: The Distance Between What We Have and What We Want (Arctic Ice Project). The phrase is almost conversational, long and lingering enough to hook me in right away, even before I see the images of what it is. Arctic Ice Project […]

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  • Updated January 16, 2017
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Nele Azevedo: Melting Men

Small ice sculptures in the shape of humans were placed on the steps of the music hall in Gendarmenmarkt public square in Berlin on Sept. 2, The Winnipeg Sun reported. Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo made one thousand of the ice figurines, which began melting immediately on the sun-soaked cement. Many melted within 30 minutes. The […]

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  • Updated January 16, 2017
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Ice Palaces in Montreal, 1883-89

With the exception of remote luxury ice-hotels and a few contemporary winter festivals, large-scale, humanly constructed ice architecture has become increasingly rare. This is either a shame or simply a reflection of our increasingly pragmatic culture, depending on your perspective. But from 1883-1889, anyone living in or traveling to Montreal could enjoy the incredible Ice […]

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  • Updated January 16, 2017
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Shackleton’s Whiskey at Last (Plus Brandy!)

My Darling Wife, I am working day and night I can only send a line all I will tell you when I get back and on the way to Sydney. Child I cannot say how I feel about all the worry to you but it is over now sweeteyes and all will go well you […]

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  • Updated January 16, 2017
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Shackleton’s 100-yr-old Whiskey

What kind of whiskey would you offer this man? While we wait for meetings in the Copenhagen Climate Conference to draw some conclusions about the future of Ice, The Ice Cubicle takes a moment to consider some ice from the past – and what it saved for us. The expedition: It’s no news that Ernest […]

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  • Updated January 16, 2017
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Ice Trumpet: Terje Isungset

Ice music produces a range of sounds that seem familiar and strange at the same time. There’s an airiness in some sounds, while other ice pieces sound almost like glass when struck. In this excerpt from a London concert, last December, the Norwegian free-jazz composer and percussionist Terje Isungset plays a set of sculptured ice […]

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  • Updated January 16, 2017
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