There are so many ways to use a Ball jar
– as a vase, a place to put your loose change at the end of the day, a
candle holder and many more. Sometimes, however, an alternative use was
determined by the company and was very specific.
the pictured thermos is a Ball Perfect Mason amber half gallon jar. The
jar was made in 1957 at Ball's Hillsboro plant for one purpose – to be
put inside a thermos bottle, specifically the Standard Jug. These amber
jars were never sold as canning jars to the home canner.
The big question has always been "Why were they made in amber?" Amber
protects the contents from ...
Robots are taking over Minnetrista! ROBOTS: The Interactive Exhibition
will open May 21, and we're all really excited about this huge exhibit. I
made a list of robots in pop culture to get us all in the robotic mood.
Also coming up is a special members-only movie night on Friday, May 20
to preview ROBOTS: The Movie.
Enjoy and be on the lookout for ROBOTS, coming soon! What robo-related
favorites would you add to my list? Let us know in the comments.
1. The trailer for ROBOTS: The Movie!
2. My favorite robot-themed song, from Daft Punk, "Robot Rock":
3. Art of Compassion: Cute Robot Becomes ...