Keeping a cool head

Jul 24, 2023

All hotels have a few standard amenities that guests can rely on. These include ice and, often, bibles (although the latter are slowly disappearing, God knows why 😉).

Ice, ice baby (to a familiar tune)

1755: water was artificially frozen
1830: scientists in London and Florida found a way to make it.

  • 1860: four artificial ice factories in the U.S.
  • 1889: two hundred
  • 1909: two thousand.

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