Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
h a l f b a k e r y
Keep out of reach of children.

idea: add, search, annotate, link, view, overview, recent, by name, random

meta: news, help, about, links, report a problem

account: browse anonymously, or get an account and write.



Please log in.
Before you can vote, you need to register. Please log in or create an account.

Rainbow Milk

Floating sugar crystals in milk act as prisms.
  [vote for,

I thought it would be neat to have a semi-sweet, rainbow-colored milk. This could be accomplished by making granulated sugar float, which would allow light to penetrate the sugar crystals, acting as a prism.
rgovostes, Nov 30 2003


       Um... sounds so simple that seems impossible. It would be neat if done.
cancan, Nov 30 2003

       It could float if you construct the sugar crystals into a little prism barge.   

       Unless your kids require sweetened milk, you may find (or design) a plastic tumbler that has built-in spectra dispersion qualities for the optimum lactic acid trip.
Amos Kito, Nov 30 2003

       There is also the problem of the opacity of milk - I don't think that the coloured light is going to penetrate the milk to any great depth (unless milk is held under a spotlight or similar).
benjamin, Nov 30 2003

       mmmmm....milk sweet enough to have crystalline sugar...sweeeeet
suctionpad, Nov 30 2003

       1- What if the individual sugar crystals were encapsulated in an edible coating which takes a fair amount of time to dissolve.
2- The crystals could then be kept suspended by stirring the milk, as long as the fluid is in motion the sugar crystals will only slowly rise to the surface.
3- The light source could come from the glas or cereal bowl itself, cutting through the opacity of the milk by shining through it.
Mmmm Rainbow swirls. (+)

       How could anyone vote against rainbow milk? (+)
lizziepunkin, Dec 01 2003


back: main index

business  computer  culture  fashion  food  halfbakery  home  other  product  public  science  sport  vehicle