Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
h a l f b a k e r y
Eureka! Keeping naked people off the streets since 1999.

idea: add, search, annotate, link, view, overview, recent, by name, random

meta: news, help, about, links, report a problem

account: browse anonymously, or get an account and write.

user:
pass:
register,


     

Mylar Burnoose

None cooler.
  (-3)
(-3)
  [vote for,
against]

The plight of our troops sweltering in the desert has moved me to invention. Arab desert dwellers have long worn long black burnooses, which theoretically cause some sort of air convection cooling, but look fiendishly hot to me. I propose that burnooses be made of mylar. Brilliantly reflective, the suns rays and infrared heat will be reflected away, keeping the wearer cool. The burnooses will be roomy enough to go on over bulletproof vests and opaque enough to wear over an "unfurnished basement", as Bart would say. They will become standard for all hot weather folks everywhere.
bungston, Aug 12 2005

Please log in.
If you're not logged in, you can see what this page looks like, but you will not be able to add anything.
Short name, e.g., Bob's Coffee
Destination URL. E.g., https://www.coffee.com/
Description (displayed with the short name and URL.)






       Is it worth the sacrafice in breathability? You might get pretty damp in there.
oxen crossing, Aug 12 2005
  

       Ah, yes, let's give our troops reflective gear that will make them really stand out for those snipers...   

       I thought they all had air conditioned clothing?
DrCurry, Aug 12 2005
  


 

back: main index

business  computer  culture  fashion  food  halfbakery  home  other  product  public  science  sport  vehicle