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  • With this one simple trick, you'll be able to take any bottle of soda, and pour out an

  • instant slushy on command. Now if you don't believe what you're seeing, that's ok, but

  • it is real, and in this project you'll discover the insanely easy secret to making an instant soda slushy.

  • For this project, grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently. We want

  • as much pressure to build up inside as we can get. Now I've done this with these 500mL

  • bottles, and set them in the freezer for 3 hours and 15 minutes. This is the point when

  • they're colder than freezing, but not actually frozen. Now you can show your friends that

  • it's just a normal soda, but watch what happens if we simply release the pressure, tighten the cap,

  • and turn it upside down. In just 3 seconds, the entire bottle has turned to

  • an icy soda slush. Pour it in a glass, and you'll get a good idea of how thick the slush

  • really is, and when it starts pushing up at the top you can see it's a light and fluffy,

  • delicious carbonated ice. Now let's try removing the pressure very slowly. This is going to

  • take a bit of patience, but when you get the cap off, you might notice, your soda didn't

  • freeze. If you pour it into a frosty bowl that just came out of the freezer, it'll ice

  • up right before your eyes. There's one chilled soda ready to be served. You could try keeping

  • your soda liquified by pouring it in a clean bowl, then freezing it by dropping in one

  • flake of ice. These crystals will grow rapidly, until your entire bowl is filled, and now

  • we have another chilled soda, ready for your enjoyment. On a bigger scale, like in a glass,

  • you'll notice that the crystals collect at the top. To get them to spread out, just take

  • a spoon, or a straw, and give it a little swirl. You should see the whole drink quickly ices over.

  • Now, if you're wondering why this works, it's because the liquid is supercooled and

  • actually wants to freeze. It just needs some help getting started. Now this works with

  • every soda, and sports drink that I've tried because it's the water in the drink that's

  • actually freezing. As the ice forms, the syrup gets trapped between the ice crystals, so

  • the slush keeps its flavor. If you try this yourself, keep in mind that every freezer

  • is a little different, so just play around with the time it takes to get your best results.

  • I tried supercooling canned soda and found that they work as well, but you have to release

  • the pressure very very slowly or they'll ice up in the can. When you do get them open,

  • you'll see the trick works exactly the same as the others. Well now you know how to super-chill

  • your favorite soft drink, and master the art of the 3 second slushy. If you like this project,

  • perhaps you'll like some of my others. Check them out at www.thekingofrandom.com

With this one simple trick, you'll be able to take any bottle of soda, and pour out an

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Self Freezing Coca-Cola (The trick that works on any soda!)

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    Andy Chihsiang Hsieh posted on 2015/01/25
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