Photos: Frozen soap bubble

 
Sharing this delightful story:
 
Frozen soap bubble begins to defrost
 
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When the temperature dropped to 16 degrees in Washington, Angela Kelly got a crazy idea. She and her seven-year-old son mixed up some homemade soap and sent bubbles soaring through the chilly winter air.
http://distractify.com/culture/arts/frozen-bubbles-in-wintertime/

 
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Angela snapped photos as the frost created intricate designs in the larger bubbles, while the smaller ones froze and shattered as they hit the ground.
 

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Before the sun came up, they would freeze entirely and behave as though they were made of glass.
 
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But after the sun came up, the tops of the bubbles would defrost.
 
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Sometimes, in limbo between freezing and thawing, the bubbles would collapse in upon themselves and create bizarre shapes.
 
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Some of the images look like they’re straight out of a fairy tale.
 
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For her son, it was a magical experience.
 
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And for Angela, it was like seeing the world through the eyes of a child, if even just for an afternoon.

 
 
 
 

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