food
Ben & Jerry’s Gives a Whole New Meaning to ‘Netflix and Chill’

Ben & Jerry's has teamed up with Netflix so that it can slap the streaming service's name on its new flavour of ice cream - Netflix and Chill'd. Read More >>

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Enjoy Ben and Jerry’s in the Bath in Style With These Limited Edition Tub Floaties

The low calorie line of Ben and Jerry's is getting a new flavour and you can get tub floaty for free to celebrate. Read More >>

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Ben & Jerry’s Needs You! To Vote Today and They’re Giving You Free Ice Cream to Do It

It's voting day here in the UK as we participate in the European elections although we  have no idea how much our votes are actually going to matter what with Brexit still floating over our heads. To get people motivated to actually give a shit, American ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's is rewarding voters with a free scoop of ice cream at one of its Scoop Shops. If that news alone is enough to get you to drag your arse to the polling booth, you probably shouldn't be voting in the first place. If anything, we'll send you an ice cream to keep you at home. Read More >>

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Deliveroo Is Giving Out A Shedload Of Halo Top Ice Cream In January

Halo Top ice cream is a bit of a sensation in America, not least because of this freaky-deaky ad that has been haunting our dreams ever since it went viral: Read More >>

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McDonald’s Scientists Debut Method of Getting More Chocolate Bits on Ice Cream

People looking to fatten themselves up to stay warm through the winter are being given a helping hand to bulk up by McDonald's, which has revealed a new innovation in the world of adding varying sized lumps and crumbled pieces of branded products to its desserts range. Read More >>

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Derby Ice Cream Seller Threatened Over Boozy Rum & Raisin

A Derby man's ethical ice cream business is under pressure from local council watchdogs, because his take on the classic rum & raisin flavour has been deemed too alcoholic – to such an extent that the council says he needs an alcohol license in order to continue selling it. Read More >>

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YouGov is Handling the Heatwave by Working Out Britain’s Favourite Ice Lolly

It's hot. Too hot. Especially inside where we don't have the luxury of air conditioning. What's the best and most delicious way to cool off? With an ice lolly, naturally. The problem is deciding which one to have, since there are so many and everyone has their own opinion on which one is best. If you'd rather go with the flow, you may want to pay attention to YouGov's latest poll which worked out which lollies are the most popular. Read More >>

food
Toblerone Wants to Make Friends Again so Here’s an Ice Cream

Toblerone has an idea that might make people like it again, and to be fair it is quite a good one. It's a Toblerone ice cream made in the shape of one of the triangles it controversially cut from the recently savaged chocolate bar. It's ideally shaped to be gently worked in. Read More >>

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Watching Ice Cream Melt Up Close Will Make You Crave Ice Cream

Time-lapse footage has the power to turn mundane things into the most fascinating video you’ve ever seen. Aside from making sure you don’t step in it, you’d probably barely notice ice cream melting on the sidewalk. But when the hours long process is sped up so it takes just a few seconds, you’re left with something spectacular—and an insatiable craving for ice cream. [YouTube via Taxi] Read More >>

history
How Did They Make Ice Cream in the 17th Century?  

History’s first confirmed ice cream graced the court of Charles II in 1671. It was made using a special flavour, orange blossom, and one very special chemical ingredient that made ice cream without refrigeration possible in the first place. Read More >>

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Heroic Scientists Invent Ice Cream That Won’t Melt as Fast

In a game-changing breakthrough that will usher in a golden age of peace and prosperity, scientists have figured out how to make ice cream that doesn’t melt so bloody fast. Read More >>

happy hour
Boozy Ice Cream Is the Best Ice Cream

Booze and ice cream. Two of humanity’s greatest inventions, so why not combine them? As I discovered on a weekend trip to San Antonio recently, you can, and it’s magical. And while boozy ice cream is typically made with gelatin, if you’re willing to put in a little extra leg work, yours can be 100% vegetarian. Read More >>

stunts
It’s International Free Ice Cream Day for Uber Users

Uber's annual PR stunt has just got under way in the UK, with the #UberIceCream campaign now live. In short, it means that you can have a free Cornetto today if you live in an Uber-active city, in return for getting the app on your phone and hopefully using it again in the future on a day when there's not a powerful incentive to do so. Read More >>

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Glorious Video Shows How Chocolate and Vanilla Ice Cream Bars Are Made

Sploid reader Alden Gleason saw this beautiful GIF last week and decided that we should all see the full source video, which he made at Julie's Organic Ice Cream in Eugene, Oregon. He kindly uploaded it to YouTube in high definition for all of you to enjoy the glorious film of cream dreams. Read More >>

overkill
This Giant Ice Cream Scooper Serves You an Entire Pint Every Time

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. But apparently not loud enough as kids because the tiny portions we got from those standard-sized ice scream scoopers pale in comparison to what this monster can serve up in one fell scoop. That's a full pint of the good stuff there, ready to crush cones and overflow bowls. Read More >>