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The No-Sweat Band

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This band, great for wet walks or inclement, convertible cruising, has a mini-radar over each ear to identify raindrops in close proximity and calculate their position, velocity and trajectory, in order to steer four compressed gas vents situated around the head to push the noggin away from each drop in time, and if the wearer feels self-conscious, one can wear a Walkman or punch and jab with a towel around the neck, not over the scalp as it will stay dry.
FarmerJohn, Sep 09 2003

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       Whoa! You could move your head in bullet time! Bring lots of aspirin. Could you direct the jets up, and just blow the drops of water away?
TIB, Sep 09 2003
  

       Yes, but that's no fun.
FarmerJohn, Sep 09 2003
  

       Let me guess, you're a shill for a chiroprator? ;)
ato_de, Sep 09 2003
  

       A soggy biscuit for the no-sweat band, also known as the de-nogginizer.
pluterday, Sep 09 2003
  

       (I realize this is not quite the same thing, but) Didn't we discuss air-powered umbrellas before? Or was that bug protection - these things are beginning to blur.
DrCurry, Sep 09 2003
  

       Beginning to blur, you say? It gets real blurry when you wear one these no-sweat things. I’m trying out a prototype right now, and I’ve had to put my eyeballs back in twice. Otherwise, thumbs up!
pluterday, Sep 09 2003
  

       It was some time before I realized that the idea did not contain a group of water proof musicians. A slightly begrudged croissant. +
k_sra, Sep 09 2003
  

       I googled for water torture and got more than I bargained for.
po, Sep 09 2003
  

       If you don't have a waterproof Walkman, you can duct tape it to the top of your head with the use of this invention.
Cedar Park, Sep 10 2003
  

       Woe to he (or she) who dares to wear this infernal contraption in a heavy rain shower, because there'd be so many raindrops to dodge your head will either implode due to extreme pressure from the opposing gas jets pushing inwards simultaneously, or it will be rent asunder by their concurrent outward pressure. Not a pretty picture in either case! Back to the drawing board, FJ.
Canuck, Sep 10 2003
  

       Me thinketh youth exaggerateth too much [Canucketh].
bristolz, Sep 10 2003
  
      
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