How to make a candy machine made of cardboard at home! Why bother with vending machines that require complicated coin systems? Just get right to the fun ...
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Get fit in 2018 with these easy tips to help you keep you New Year's ... "Get fit" and "lose weight" are two of the most common New Year's resolutions out there. People start off with good intentions -- joining a gym and tossing the junk food from the fridge -- but often by Groundhog Day most are already backsliding into [...]
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Aurora event offers early, low-key New Year's celebration "We had 500 people pre-register, and I would imagine we'll have another 200 to 300 walk up," he said. "We've tried to add a few new things including a cotton candy machine, and a Tarot card reader for adults to predict their future, and a vendor that [...]
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Priest's 'sweet secret': He invented machine that 'hooked' the candy cane Bobs Starlight Mints, Peppermint Candy Balls and Sweet Stripes are still produced today. This candy-shaping process was labor intensive because was it done by hand, until McCormack's brother-in-law, Father Gregory Harding Keller, stepped in to make the [...]
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A Denver Artist is Now Selling His Work from an “Art Vending Machine” for $20 Understudy will not be making any commission on these paintings either, the $20, if paid, will go entirely to Saiz. The hours to stop by and get a painting of your own are more ambitious than any art museum, too— from December 5 to 24, Saiz will be [...]
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@GHSaysRockChalk My kids got a cotton candy machine for Christmas. I’m trying to figure out if we can make some out of our own ingredients.
Written by Jacopo Prisco, CNNVending machines are a mainstay of Japanese culture. There are over 5.5 million in the country -- one for every 23 people, the highest ratio in the world. They're ubiquitous and almost always outdoors, making them immediately stand out to anyone visiting Japan. They sell nearly everything -- including some rather peculiar items. Most are stocked with hot and cold drinks. Some have funny English names, like "Pocari Sweat" or "Calpis Water."At night, rather than...
[embedded content]Cotton candy machines may hold the key for making life-sized artificial livers, kidneys, bones and other essential organs.For several years, Leon Bellan, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Vanderbilt University, has been tinkering with cotton candy machines, getting them to spin out networks of tiny threads comparable in size, density and complexity to the patterns formed by capillaries – the tiny, thin-walled vessels that deliver oxygen and nutrients to cells...
This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.Sing to me, my caffeine muses. Sing of plundering the hallowed heights of Bloomingdale’s. Sing of wily Odysseus, disguised as a small appliance salesman who seduces middle-aged housewives into the tempting embrace of a gleaming and new Nespresso machine. I confide my longing to my husband. He furrows his brow. “You want a trip to Greece?”You’d think after 36 years of marriage he’d catch on quicker. Then it dawns on him what I’m...
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — An Arkansas priest-inventor had a hand in creating the candy canes that you know and love this time of year.The history of the candy cane is a little murky. Legend has it that the candy started as plain white sugar sticks, maybe in the 1600s, according to a 2015 National Geographic blog, The Plate.“The stick got its cane-like hook, one unsubstantiated story claims, when a 17th-century choirmaster at Germany’s Cologne Cathedral convinced a local candy maker to bend...