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each pod on the london eye should be fitted with concave lenses on each side to give tourists a zoomed view of london.
For a limited time only and perhaps sponsored by Johnsons&Johnsons giant contact lens brand; Acuvue
(inspired by Ian Tindale's; The London other eye - linked)
the London other eye
[shinobi, Jan 15 2006]
||When the sun came in at a particular angle, and passed
through the lens, whom ever inside the pod who was in
the path of the focused ray would sizzle away and
disappear in a puff of smoke... Eye-Fry with my little Eye -
I'm sorry but it had to be said.
||On a sunny day, all the visitors would be toast!
||"Step-in, Step-in... give us a few moments to vacuum out the previous occupants"
||<technicality> if you had a con*cave*: >> )( << lens then everything would be fisheye view and passengers would be vomiting excessively from motion sickness. if you wanted a zoom view, you would need a
con*vex*: >> () << lens. however, if you were just using temporary additions to windows, then you might as well only use a bulge on the outside of the window: >> (| << it would work just as well. </technicality>
||other than that, good idea. bun for you. (+)