Chewing ice can be a delightful experience on a hot summer day, but for some people simply observing and listening to their teeth crushing the ice can be a relaxing experience, known as autonomic sensory response of the meridians (ASMR).
ASMR is defined as a tingling sensation in the skin that occurs after hearing certain sounds. There are YouTube channels dedicated to creating ASMR videos of whispers, fingers touching a surface or even the crushing of egg shells.
Now it seems to see people rustling quickly through tasty ice creations that can be added to the list of ASMR triggers. 19659002] Thousands of short videos, mainly of Chinese women, who eat ice in different colors and shapes can be found on Instagram with the hashtag #IceEating.
You can search on your own or simply visit the Instagram account as raddcasts to see videos posted in one place.
The ice that appears in the videos comes in the form of flowers, triangles, stars, cones, sticks and even animals. While it is fascinating to see people eating ice, there is also a competitive component where subjects try to eat the ice as quickly as possible.
Watching people eat ice may seem like a peculiar way to spend their time, but those who are sensitive to the sounds of ASMR may find it highly satisfying.
Watch some of the more creative ice eating videos below to see if you get the tingling sensation ASMR.