Oddly Captivating Time-Lapse of Ice Cream Melting Isn’t Nearly as Boring as You Think

You know the saying “that’s about as exciting as watching water boil?” Well, this time-lapse is about as exciting as watching ice cream melt… actually, it is exactly as exciting as watching ice cream melt — but that’s not nearly as banal as you might think it is.

Created by YouTube user Ilsoo Yang, the time-lapse is made up of various shots of frozen treats (often augmented with a bit of glitter) melting at an alarming rate. Or, if you live in Alabama, melting a teensy bit slower than your ice cream melts on a typical July or August day.

Sort of like the GoPro video of the inside of the dishwasher, we’re not certain why this seemingly absurd subject had us so captivated for two and a half minutes, but we’re okay with it.

(via Doobybrain)

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  • Gregory Havenga

    It’s the arguement of a awesome video against the wasting of pefectly good ice cream… *sniffle*

  • Oj0

    Who says he didn’t eat it afterwards? ;)

    Cool video, I went into it expecting to be bored to death, yet I quite enjoyed it.

  • Gregory Havenga

    Probably the fact that he put glitter on it. I don’t find the idea of eating sparkly plastic bits very appealing.

  • GlitterPoo

    But then you can poop like a unicorn!

  • John R

    I don’t know how he did that without his dog helping out. One of those times when a motion slider rail might have added something. But great all the same.

  • Oj0

    Some people already think their farts don’t stink, this will make others believe them :D