Having an appliance in our house that keeps various food and drinks cold is a basic facility in every household, but it is very easy to take it for granted so we don’t know of a time before refrigeration. Not only did the humble refrigerator allow us to store food and other items for longer, it totally transformed our lives and society in ways that are very profound. Steve and Ben take a look at the history of refrigeration, as well as what it has in store for us in the future.

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