It's something many Americans take for granted in our daily lives: clean, fresh ICE. Pretty simple stuff, really -- it's just frozen water, after all. Aha, so one would think. Drill down to the details about ice, and you realize it's an integral part of life as we know it.
From its early use in preserving food, to modern cocktail perfection, to climate change, ice is elemental.
Join us on a journey down the slippery slope of everything ice: