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Nosehair Floss

genetically altered accelerated growth nosehair solves bad breath and cavity problems.
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Alter a single nose hair to grow about 1-meter overnight.

The nose hair will be used to floss teeth and then cut away, saving on floss and floss packaging. It would also reduce plaque build up.

If there is no stimulation to the root as a result of flossing, the hair changes to a flourescent color and grows faster during the day, warning away would-be victims of bad breath.

Plucking the hair would result in an ingrown flossing nosehair; it would work its way into the back of the throat and have to be surgically removed.

it sobad, Jan 02 2004


       It sobad.   

       it would however make it possibe to garotte your nemesis with his own nasal hair
p1stonbroke, Jan 03 2004

       [hb]exactly Houston, this oven has malfunctioned :]   

       [2fsoahm]With the possibilities offered by genetic research, namely the current effort to allow the cloning of human organs, suddenly it may not be necessary to medicate portions of the body as we traditionally have.   

       Besides the heroic possibilities of replacement of spinal tissue, the more immediate effect of the cloning would be to allow testing of treatment on human body parts with out an associated entity, for the purposes of making more medicines and procedures that we can go out and buy. There is also the possibility of cloning hearts, spinal tissue, liver, teeth to solve all those problems with the degree to which our body is not suited to our environment.   

       All the above create even more medical treatment. Alternative to this would be to engineer hairs, tissues, etc. in a way that aids the maintenance of the body, rather than more body parts to fix and more medicine to take. Nosehair Floss would engrain tooth preservation into our lives.   

       No more buying floss, no more bad breath, maybe not even dentures.   

       [pb]or at night you could use it to communicate with partner in ritual nosehair embrace :]
it sobad, Jan 04 2004

       Tie a nosehair around your finger to remind yourself to floss...
phundug, Jan 05 2004

       Do you have to floss with your own or can you borrow a friend's?
dobtabulous, Jan 05 2004

       No no no no no. I have enough trouble with rapidly growing nasal hair as it is.
suctionpad, Jan 05 2004

       Well, at least no-one's mentioned pubes yet.
lostdog, Jan 05 2004

       Aww, [lostdog] ... look at what you HAD to go and do!
Letsbuildafort, Jan 05 2004

       I am awaiting your punchline, [MrCutieFinster]
Letsbuildafort, Jan 05 2004

       Oops - right. I'm sorry. Mondays suck.
Letsbuildafort, Jan 05 2004

       Can't we call it gross-out humour and chuck it?
k_sra, Jan 05 2004

DesertFox, May 06 2004


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