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Make Ice Cubes Shaped Like the Moon

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When it comes to glasses of scotch, the shape of your ice cubes makes a big difference. Most bartenders agree that large spheres are the best shape for whiskey drinkers who don't want too much dilution in their drink because they're slower to melt. But with exciting ice shapes like sharks to grenades on the market, a plain sphere might seem a little bland. Luckily, fun-loving scotch drinkers don't have to sacrifice fun for practicality. These special molds toe the line between whimsy and function by resembling the moon while still retaining the optimal sphere shape. 

To make a special ice moon, the user just needs to pour water into the mold through the small hole in the top and pop it in the freezer. Once the water freezes, the drinker can unscrew the top and take out their delightfully shaped ice cube (is it still called an ice cube if it's not cube shaped?). 

The mold is made out of silicone and dishwasher safe. Arguably, you can fill it with juice and place a popsicle stick in the top hole for a moon pop—perfect for your next space-themed shindig. 

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Here's How to Turn an IKEA Box Into a Spaceship
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Since IKEA boxes are designed to contain entire furniture items, they could probably fit a small child once they’re emptied of any flat-packed component pieces. This means they have great potential as makeshift forts—or even as play spaceships, according to one of the Swedish furniture brand’s print ads, which was spotted by Design Taxi.

First highlighted by Ads of the World, the advertisement—which was created by Miami Ad School, New York—shows that IKEA is helping customers transform used boxes into build-it-yourself “SPÄCE SHIPS” for children. The company provides play kits, which come with both an instruction manual and cardboard "tools" for tiny builders to wield during the construction process.

As for the furniture boxes themselves, they're emblazoned with the words “You see a box, they see a spaceship." As if you won't be climbing into the completed product along with the kids …

Check out the ad below:

[h/t Design Taxi]

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The Best Cupcake in All 50 States
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We’re going to sugarcoat it. Twelve years after the advent of the cupcake-only bakery (the California-launched chain Sprinkles is credited with opening the first in 2005), there are a lot of options. We rounded up 50 of the best decadent desserts across the country. So go out, have your (cup)cake—and eat it, too.

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