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Bubbles with Dry Ice

Ordinary soap and water bubbles from your childhood are now a thing of the past with the help of dry ice! Our favorite super scientist, Steve Spangler, has created a video of a dry-ice bubble experiment that you can safely try at home: To recap, here’s what you need: Plastic jar with a lid 1 Threaded […]


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Simple Halloween Decorations from the Science Whiz!

Dr. Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D., is the pro behind the great chemistry content on About.com. Each October, she provides scary fun tips for readers to dress up their Halloween parties. The best part? They’re easy to recreate in your own home! Here are just a few of her fantastic ideas: Homemade fake blood for an […]


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And the winners are…

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s October Photo Challenge!  Whether you submitted an entry or simply a vote, we appreciate your input. Without further ado, here are the winners in each category: Best Decoration for Food or Beverage Grand Prize Winner:  Drinks from the Mad Scientist   Runner Up:  Hallow Eve’s Fruit […]


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Don’t Forget to Vote!

With election season coming to a close (The Penguin was up until the wee hours last night watching polling results), it may seem a day late to think about voting…but it’s not!  Our October Photo Challenge is still accepting votes.  Make sure your voice is heard, and help us determine the finalists in each of […]


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Need Some Last-Minute Ideas for Your Halloween Party?

Happy Halloween!  In honor of the Penguin’s favorite holiday, we’ve rounded up some tips to create great party effects, even if you forgot to plan ahead. Party-goers are always impressed with dry ice fog.  Here are a few tips from one of our most popular posts for maximizing this effect: The ideal “water to dry ice ratio” […]


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How to Throw the Coolest Halloween Party on the Block

What’s the easiest way to impress Halloween party guests? Simple – just add dry ice. The Penguin has the following tips and recipes to make sure your friends and neighbors have a scary good time at your monster bash. Go Beyond Boring Lawn Décor – Anyone can decorate their yard with plain old pumpkins. Instead, […]


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Tweets of the Week – Celebrate Halloween on a Budget

Purchasing seasonal decorations and extravagant costumes – not to mention stocking up on enough candy to feed an army – means that Halloween can get very expensive very quickly. This week, the Penguin is on the lookout for tweets that translate into frugal fun through cost-saving shopping techniques and DIY ideas.  And don’t forget… a […]


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Five Fun Fall Activities for the Kids

The change of seasons is a great time to introduce some fresh family fun to your routine.  Whether you celebrate Halloween, Oktoberfest or Fall Festivus here are five great ways to make sure your family doesn’t miss out on all the allure autumn has to offer. Make the most of your local farm’s pumpkin patches, apple picking, […]


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Five of Our Favorite Halloween Ideas on Pinterest

The weather is getting cooler, the candy displays are coming out at your local grocery stores, and the kids are starting to get that twinkle in their eyes.  It can only mean one thing – we’re closing in on the Halloween season!  We’ve taken to social media to see what the hot trends in dry […]


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Check Out Our Video: How & Where To Buy Dry Ice!

We get dozens of questions each week here at Penguin Brand® Dry Ice but none more frequent than “how and where do I buy dry ice?” In addition to our handy locator that can pinpoint the closet grocery, hardware or party supply store to you that carries dry ice, we decided to put together a video: […]


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