Monthly Archives: October 2015


Cry ice ice cream is bubbly and carbonated, similar to a root beer float. (photo: Joel Kramer) 1
Have you tried fizzy ice cream? It has the flavor and bubbles of an ice cream float without the soda. It’s an extremely easy recipe to try. It doesn’t even require a freezer; you just need dry ice. I’ve had a recipe for vanilla dry ice ice cream up for […]

How To Make Dry Ice Ice Cream



As long as there is good air circulation, dry ice smoke should be safe for use around pets and kids. (photo: Rosana Prada)
Halloween parties are the best! There are cool costumes, Halloween party beverages¬†and spooky fog. Have you ever thought about the safety of the fog? Here’s a question from a reader that you may be wondering about, too: “… I just have one quick question that I can’t seem to find […]

Are Smoke Machines Safe for Pets?




The incandescent light bulb glows when current passes through the filament and heats it enough to release light. (photo credit kessLflickrZ) 3
Here’s a handy list of things that glow in the dark. I’m talking about objects and substances that truly emit light and glow on their own. This is different from a list of things that glow under black light, which are fluorescent and phosphorescent, not truly luminescent. Really glowing includes […]

Things That Glow in the Dark