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Blonde (and blond) hairs can act as slightly-efficient fibre-optic
threads: this is how laser hair removal works (the hair conducts a lot
of the laser energy back into the follicle, and fries it). Thanks to
MaxCo HairCair, this process can now be exploited in reverse to
dazzle your friends!
operation is simple and straightforward. The scalp is first
peeled back (under anaesthetic, if you choose), and a simple routing
procedure is used to create a meshwork of grooves in the skull. Into
these grooves is laid a miniaturized net of LED rope-lights in the
colour(s) of your choosing. The pickup coils for the trans-dermal
induction power supply and controllers can be installed in the
location of your choice. The scalp is then re-fitted.
With the press of a button, you can select one of more than several
exciting light displays! The subcutaneous LEDs will transmit their
light through the hair follicles and outward to the ends of the hair
shafts, giving you that 1970's fibreoptic lamp effect. Ripple, spiral,
wave, random and blinking modes are pre-programmed. Or
purchase the MaxCo HairCair LED Display Programmer to create your
own patterns, or even to scroll messages across your coiffure. Works
best with short hair.
I have my look picked out. [tatterdemalion, Apr 15 2009]
(?) or this?
I want one [dentworth, Apr 16 2009]
||Sounds like a reasonable proceedure.... I'll take it! I always fancied being a table lamp +
||Fringe science, if ever there was.
||Given an uneven topology for end points, how would your processor ever account for the tassle-lation from the scalp as viewed as a a smooth 3-sphere.
||Or are we relying on Occam's Razor? I would, as you would, prefer this area of topology to be *cut and dried*, but can we really, without mousse-ing out on the important issues. I would like some time to Mullet over.
||Ah, Halfbakery puns. They're to dye for.
||..and blondes come from Venus.
||Ah, and every time you have an idea...
||[bigsleep] I was hoping your pun would last. I suppose it was a bit off-colour. I guess I missed a trichos, or two, there. Anyhow, it all comes out in the wash.