Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Self-sculpting bottle

Pressure does it all.
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I recently noticed how, when I drink from a very cold drink, then put the lid on, the bottle will collapse slightly. The room-temperature air that enters the bottle whilst I drink is cooled by the still-cold liquid inside, and reduces in pressure.

These collapsing bottles seem rather boring - sometimes the sides buckle slightly, sometimes a bit of the base folds in. I'm sure with a little variation in thickness of the plastic of the bottle, it would be possible to make a simple sculpture - perhaps a bottle that bends itself into an arch, pleats itself, or maybe even makes a jellybaby like human form. The sky is literally way beyond the limit.

It would be even better if you did not know about it before hand, and went back to a half-flempty bottle in the fridge to find it had twisted into an interesting spiral shape.

MadnessInMyMethod, Feb 24 2009

canundrum slightly_20pre-crushed_20cans
[xenzag, Feb 25 2009]

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       You mean the limit is beyond the sky.
zeno, Feb 25 2009
  

       Beyond, limitless literacy is the skyway
loonquawl, Feb 25 2009
  

       Sky limits are literally the way
miasere, Feb 25 2009
  

       Venus de Milkshake
hippo, Feb 25 2009
  

       //You mean the limit is beyond the sky// I suppose it depends on what direction you are coming from   

       <Note to elf> When you think - shall I put that stupid phrase in or leave it out - next time leave it out </nte>
MadnessInMyMethod, Feb 25 2009
  

       disregarding that phrase...still a nice idea - here's a shrink wrapped croissant. +
xandram, Feb 25 2009
  

       I like the phrase. The limit, the boundary, is the bottle. Indeed, zeno proposes the exact opposite of your literal truth.
daseva, Feb 25 2009
  

       //Venus de Milkshake// [marked-for-tagline]
FlyingToaster, Feb 25 2009
  

       Can I have mine in brown plastic, so that it can shrivel up into a little cat turd that no one will touch? Excellent idea...what idiot boned this? (see a little bit of the opposite of it in link)
xenzag, Feb 25 2009
  

       An image of Jesus, with a single enigmatic phrase beneath it, "vis per famulus"
RayfordSteele, Feb 25 2009
  

       Other halfway potential taglines:   

       // The sky is literally way beyond the limit. //   

       // a half-flempty bottle in the fridge // (whatever that means)
notexactly, Apr 22 2019
  

       It’s twice as much as a quarter-flempty bottle obviously, [notexactly]
AusCan531, Apr 23 2019
  
      
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