Japanese designer Atsuhiro Hayashi has created a poignant way to keep your favorite beverages chilled: ice cubes shaped like polar bears and penguins on ice floes.  These beautiful frosty figurines will help you keep your lemonade cool as summer’s heat sets in while serving as a reminder of the reality of climate change.

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The stylish silicone ice moulds offer ‘The North Pole and the South Pole Floating in Your Glass’.  These ice cubes are great conversation starters and are sure to be favorites of kids and adults alike.  You can visit monos or White Rabbit to buy the set for about $30.  Summer is approaching fast – why not put a reminder of global consciousness in your glass?

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Via Jay Mug