Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Radarange Revisited

extra dish in the microwave
 
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The world's first microwave oven was called "Radarange”, being a by-product of radar-related research. In a radiation blast from the past, this oven would employ an additional microwave source at its back to scan the food about an inch above its floor. The small, oscillating dish antenna would read the pulse echo and feed the result to a usually transparent LCD oven window.

When switched on, ordinary microwave radiation would cease, and the radar function would show a 50’s era radar sweep and echo display of warming leftovers on the oven front. Coming soon: the dropped-in-the-bathwater-soap-locating-sonar.

FarmerJohn, Jun 17 2004

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       <ping> love the soap idea! </ping>
po, Jun 17 2004
  

       Burgers at 3 o'clock
oneoffdave, Jun 17 2004
  

       But food looks so greenish on 50' radar images, with a rotten, fungus like glow. Is this for people on diet?
kbecker, Jun 17 2004
  

       Yes, the Fermented Mushroom Diet.
FarmerJohn, Jun 17 2004
  

       I've heard rumors of seismic gardening......   

       "BOOM"   

       "......Yup, they're ready to harvest......"
normzone, Jun 17 2004
  
      
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