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Sandstorm Snowglobe

With desert themes
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Many seaside resorts sell sand globes, with a mix of seashells and other beach items - we have one for our Christmas tree. They are not filled with liquid, however, so the sand doesn't swirl, only shift. So I propose using snow globe technology to fill the globe with water or oil and generate sandstorms on demand.

Instead of a snowy scene with Christmas themes, of course, the sandstorm snowglobe will have a desert theme amidst the swirling sand.

Currently available themes include Indiana Jones, The Mummy, the Twelve Tribes of Israel, and the bleached skulls of cattle.

DrCurry, Jan 18 2004

Available themes should include: https://www.youtube...j2fqjsijaMM&t=0m53s
[MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 31 2015]


       You can get snowglobes of the Pyramids and scenes from the movie Aladdin, although I can't find any online pictures, and I'm not entirely sure whether they feature snow or sand. personally, I think snow would be better.
kropotkin, Jan 18 2004

       + You could also have a series of globes featuring various other environmental phenomena such as a tornado globe, landslide globe, flood globe, pyroclastic flow globe, global warming globe, brush fire globe, drought globe, etc.
AO, Jan 20 2004

       Good idea, for the tourists. Zero-visibility, stinging-sand-blasted-face, blinding-grit-in-your-eyes sandstorms aren't so intriguing once you've experienced them. This would be much better.
half, Jan 20 2004

       The "Carthage must be destroyed" offering would feature before and after globes. Green Paradise and later dune blown wasteland.   

       The global warming crowd would love it.
popbottle, Oct 30 2015

       whats the 12 theme?
pashute, Oct 31 2015

       Add the sand people planet to that mix.
travbm, Oct 31 2015


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