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Ice cubes are small, cube-shaped parts of ice used to cool regular and mixed drinks. Ice cubes are made by filling a tray with water and putting it in a freezer. Even though he was not trying to cool drinks, John Gorrie is the creator of ice cubes.
Back in 1844 Gorrie built a refrigerator to be able to cool air. His refrigerator made ice, which he hung from the ceiling in a basin. He used the ice to cool the room’s temperature. During that time, people thought that bad air quality made people sick. So, to help treat sickness, he advocated for the draining of swamps and the cooling of sickrooms.
The first rubber ice cube tray was made by Lloyd Groff Copeman in 1928, and the first flexible, stainless steel, all-metal ice cube tray was made by Guy L. Tinkham in 1933. I guess you can say that ice cubes/trays have come along way, since 1844.
Today you can literally have any kind of ice shape you desire. You can search for them online, or dish out a few thousand dollars for a 3D printer and create whatever you wish. Today we collected twenty creative ice cube tray for your home. Enjoy!
Polar Ice – Penguin and Polar Bear
Lego Man Ice Cube Tray
Cold Fish Ice Cube Tray by Gama-Go
Gummy Bear Ice Cube Tray
Mustache Ice Cube Tray
Cool Jewels Ice Cube Tray
Heart-Shaped Ice Cube Tray
Darth Vader Ice Cube Tray
AK Ice Cube Tray
Portal 2 Companion Cube Ice Tray
Star Wars Millennium Falcon Ice Cube Tray
Jazz Guitar Ice Cube Tray Mold
COOLamari Octopus Ice Cube Tray
Lego Ice Cube Trays
Batman & Superman Chocolate / Ice Mold
Han Solo in Carbonite Ice Cubes
Tetris Ice Tray
Shark Fin Ice Tray
Vampire Fangs Ice Tray
Shot Glass Ice Mold
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