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I like this idea, only I think it should be run by the government.
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Given the aversion of airport security staff to liquids,
perhaps the purveyors of popular shampoos, deodorants
and drinks could market a "travel range", consisting of
the solid ingredients in powder form.
Upon arrival at your preferred destination (or New
simply add water
to the level marked on the container
- gadulka! - instant whatever!
This will not work for ingredients which are inherently
irrepressibly liquid, such as the ethanol in alcoholic
beverages. However, the ethanol component of a bottle
wine or beer will be comfortably under 100ml, allowing
to be transported legally.
[some time later]
But wait! It appears that your friend and mine, ethanol,
can be bound by cyclodextrins to produce a dry powder!
When dissolved in water, the powder releases the
ethanol, to yield an alcoholic drink.
No, seriously. [MaxwellBuchanan, Nov 05 2013]
||Nice idea - I'd have to see powdered champagne work before I was totally convinced though
||*Instant whatever* is what I always say.
||The manufacturers would hate this, as it would show consumers just how much of the product they're paying for is "Aqua" ...