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

Toy airplanes made of Aerogel
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Toy airplanes made of aerogel. Preferably edible aerogel. They really fly and they are low calorie!
haywardt, Mar 09 2004

sea foam candy http://www.cooks.co...4175-242200,00.html
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       With what this stuff costs to produce, I don't think I'd want to give it to a child as a toy. Find a way to cut down production costs, and you've got my bun.
Freefall, Mar 09 2004
  

       Damn the cost, I just want to see one fly. [+]
Klaatu, Mar 09 2004
  

       It'd be fun to fly one, but I think you'd lose plenty. So light, it won't be so easy to convince it to land.
phlogiston, Mar 09 2004
  

       On a serious level, you're probably talking extremely slow flight since it's so light. With such slow speeds, you're looking at very low reynolds numbers, meaning high drag. I predict it would fly much like those little "toypedo" pool toys, sort of a gradual angled sink towards the ground.
Freefall, Mar 09 2004
  

       Almost like a [FreeFall]... I'd never eat mine, way too cool for that. Besides, it's been in dirt!!
spacecadet, Mar 09 2004
  
      
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